8 firework displays in and around Newcastle, Northumberland and North Tyneside this Autumn
Autumn is here and fireworks season is too!
Bonfire Night is fast approaching and while the earlier nights mean colder and darker evenings, it also means fireworks season is upon us once again.
There is plenty going on across the region this autumn, and these are just some of the displays you can visit in or around Newcastle, Northumberland and North Tyneside.
Saltwell Park Fireworks
Arguably the North East’s best known display, Saltwell Park will open its gates to the public for fireworks once again this year.
The Gateshead site’s fireworks spectacular will be taking place on Saturday, November 4.
A huge fairground is being promised alongside stage entertainment and live music for the two full displays throughout the evening.
The first display, which is being described as child friendly, starts at 5:30pm and the second begins at 7:30pm.
An estimated 20,000 people are expected to enjoy the evening and tickets are available online now.
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Tynemouth Cricket Club Fireworks
Other fireworks events in the city include the Tynemouth Cricket Club Firework display. The event will see a professional fireworks display choreographed to music alongside fairground rides and refreshments.
The event will kick off at 5pm for a 7pm display on Friday, November 3. Tickets are available from £6 for adults and £3 for children online.
Blaydon RFC Fireworks
Back to the other side of the Tyne, Blaydon RFC is hosting its regular firework night once again this year.
After selling out the last two years, the club is promising a bonfire and firework extravaganza on Saturday, November 4. Gates will open at 5pm and a funfair will keep families entertained until the bonfire is lit at 6:15pm before the firework display starts at 7:15pm.
Tickets are available online.
The Links, Whitley Bay Fireworks
Anyone wanting to wait until Sunday, November 5 to see a full display can head to the North Tyneside coast to finish the weekend.
Visit North Tyneside’s event at The Links in Whitley Bay will see a 15 minute display start at 7pm with free access to anyone wanting to see a display without the costs of tickets.
Gosforth Sports Association fireworks
The Newcastle Round Table firework extravaganza returns with a bang this year.
Gates for the Gosforth event open at 5pm ahead of a 7pm display and attractions, rides, and food and drink are all expected.
Tickets start from £5 for kids and £7 for adults and can be bought online.
Newcastle Racecourse fireworks
Another Friday, November 3 display, this Gosforth display will be part of a night of family entertainment at the racecourse. Organisers are promising fairground rides, fire breathers, face painters and other entertainment as well as a full display.
Tickets are now available for the night, which also includes a full race schedule. All horses will have left the area before the display starts.
Alnwick’s regular fireworks display is returning this year with a full evening of entertainment between 6:30pm and 9pm on Saturday, November 4. Tickets can be paid upon entry on the day of the event.
Segedunum Roman Fort fireworks
Wallsend’s Segedunum Roman Fort is also getting ready for its traditional fireworks display, which will be returning on Tuesday, November 2. Free family craft activities are taking place from 4pm until 6pm before the fireworks begin from 6:30pm. Entry is free although a £2 donation has been suggested by the venue.