Bonfire Night is upon us once again, but which fireworks displays in Leeds will you go to?
Bonfire Night will be a little different this year. The big council displays have been cancelled for the second year running, but there are still loads of firework displays taking place in Leeds. From family-friendly get-togethers complete with entertainment to street food-fuelled bonfires that light up the sky, there’s something for everyone. So remember, remember the fifth of November and get yourself over to a display.
The Myrtle Tavern. If you want to enjoy a fireworks display in Leeds early this year, head to The Myrtle Tavern. They’re hosting two celebrations with their Halloween Fireworks Spooktacular – come in fancy dress to enjoy the fireworks, fire breathers, DJs and food vans. 5pm on Friday 28th and Saturday 29th October 2022, £5 entry.
Kirkstall Valley Farm. If you’re looking for a low-key, relaxed bonfire night in Leeds, head to Kirkstall Valley Farm for Firepits & Festivities. From 6pm, you can gather round the small fire pits placed across the farm while enjoying food, drink and live music. There are no fireworks, but you can bring your own sparklers. 6pm on Friday 4th November 2022, £2 entry or £5 for families up to 6.
The Beck & Call. If you’re near Meanwood, The Beck & Call has got a bonfire night treat for you. Their family-friendly firework display is now one of the most popular in Leeds – two massive firework shows fizz off to make sure everyone gets to see the big bangs! 4pm & 6.30pm on Friday 4th November 2022, £5 entry including food and drink.
The Hare & Hounds. There are no fireworks on bonfire night at The Hare & Hounds in South Leeds. Instead, they’re taking a family-friendly approach with fire breathers, stilt walkers and mini fire pits. There will be street food aplenty on the night and you can get into the spirit of it with sparklers. 6pm on Saturday 5th November 2022, £5 entry.
The New Inn. Out in Eccup, The New Inn is well known for its mega firework night celebrations and 2022 will take it up a notch. They’ve teamed up with Leeds Indie Market who will host food, craft and gift stalls. Stalls and bars open from 5.30pm, followed by the bonfire at 6.30pm and the fireworks fly around 8pm. 5.30pm on Friday 4th November 2022, £5 entry, under 3s free.
Troydale Club. Bonfire Night is one of the most anticipated events of the year at Pudsey’s Troydale Club. DJs will spin tunes from 5pm at the outside bar, where you can pick up all manner of tasty street food. Fill up, then find the perfect spot to watch their epic firework displays. 5pm on Saturday 5th November 2022, free entry.
Yeadon Cricket Club. Overlooking Yeadon Tarn, the Cricket Club’s annual fireworks display is a great night out in Leeds. It kicks off with a bonfire around 6pm, but you’ll have plenty of time to visit the bar, fairground rides and secure a heaving plate of street food before the fireworks start at 7.30pm. 6pm on Saturday 5th November 2022, £6 entry or £22 for a family of 4.
Walton Village Hall. The annual Walton Village Bonfire Night festivities are back in all their spectacular glory this year. You can get drinks from the bar and tuck into a plate of tasty street food before the real fun begins. The bonfire will be lit at 6.30pm with fireworks following 45 minutes later. 6pm on Saturday 5th November 2022, £7 entry.
The Mustard Pot. This is one of the most popular bonfire night events in Leeds! It’s a sit-down event this year – you can book a table for up to 1 hour and 45 minutes and your ticket includes a pie & pea dinner. Fireworks and entertainment will continue through the night, so you’ll never miss a thing. 4.30pm on Saturday 5th November 2022, £10 entry, under 2s free.
Colton Sports and Social Club. If you want to enjoy the fireworks in a family-friendly environment in Leeds, get down to Colton Sports and Social Club. Appetite Yorkshire are serving burgers, while there will also be a disco, toys and face painting for the little ones. The bonfire is lit at 6.30pm, with amazing fireworks from 6pm. 4pm on Saturday 5th November 2022, £5 entry.
The Roundhegians. The premier fireworks display in Roundhay comes courtesy of The Roundhegians this year. From 6.30pm, head to the Memorial Ground where you can enjoy street food, hot drinks and alcohol, before you find a spot before 7pm to watch the sky light up with fizzers and firecrackers. 6.30pm on Saturday 5th November 2025, £5 entry.
Wetherby Community Bonfire. The most popular bonfire night event in Wetherby takes place at the Sports Association on Wetherby Ings. Street food, face painting and fairground rides are on the cards before the bonfire is lit at 7pm – and their mega fireworks show won’t be far behind. 6pm on Saturday 5th November 2022, £5 entry.
West Park Leeds RUFC. The family-friendly Bonfire Night fun at West Leeds RUFC is back! Doors open at 6pm when you can check out the outside bar, food stalls and activities for the kids. It’s bonfire time from 6.30pm, before they set off their fireworks display around 45 minutes later. 6pm on Saturday 5th November 2022, £8 entry.
High Farm. If you’re near Adel, you can enjoy free bonfire night festivities at High Farm pub. It starts from 5.30pm with loads of food – BBQ, hot dogs, jacket spuds, pie and peas, Pot Noodles, take your pick. Once everyone is in position, the bonfire is lit at 6.15pm and the fireworks shoot off shortly after. 6pm on Saturday 5th November 2022, free.
Moortown Rugby Club. There’s a huge bonfire night event in the works at Moortown Rugby Club this year. Fire breathers, rides, fire engines and live music are just the warm up for the main event – a massive bonfire followed by one of the best fireworks displays in Leeds. 6.30pm on Saturday 5th November 2022, £6 entry.
The Boundary House. Bonfire Night at this Methley pub is always a big one. Get down from 2pm to find your spot, have a few tipples and enjoy wood-fired pizza or street food with sweet treats for the kids. The bonfire is an early one, it will be lit at 5pm with fireworks a few hours later. 2pm on Saturday 5th November 2022, free entry.
Calverley Golf Club. If you’re looking for a booming Bonfire Night in West Leeds, head to Calverley Golf Club. No need to book, just pay at the gate. The bonfire is lit at 6.30pm, followed by fireworks 30 minutes later. There will be bars, street food and a sweet stall too as well as live music from The Sundogs. 6pm on Saturday 5th November 2022, £3 entry.
Otley Sailing Club. If you’re a member and looking for Bonfire Night fun in Otley, make your way to the Sailing Club. They kick things off with a huge bonfire from 6.30pm, before they serve award-winning pies and sausages 45 minutes later. Get a few drinks in at the bar before the fireworks go off at 8pm. 6pm on Saturday 5th November 2022, £5 for members only.
Adel St John’s School. If you’re looking for a family-friendly fireworks display in Leeds, head to the grounds of Adel St John’s School. From 5pm, you can pay in at the gate before enjoying drinks, food and a slide for the kids. The bonfire will be lit at 5.45pm with the fireworks following 45 minutes later. 5pm on Saturday 5th November 2022, £5.50 entry.