Here is a list of organised bonfires and fireworks displays you can attend in Salford this November.

Dating back to the 5th of November 1605, Bonfire Night is celebrated after Guy Fawkes arrest while trying to blow up the House of Lords. Below are the best ways through firework displays and public bonfires across the city of Salford.

Tuesday, 5th November – Buile Hill Park 

Remember, remember the fifth of November…

Buile Hill Park will host its event on Bonfire Night this year.

  • Event starts at 5pm
  • Bonfire being lit at 7pm.
  • Fireworks will begin at 7.30pm
  • Event finishes at 9.30pm

There will also be the ‘Little Sparks in the Park’ at 5.30pm which is a smaller display with low noise designed for younger children.


Free to enter.

There is no parking at the venue and no alcohol or personal fireworks are allowed.

Where is it?

Friday, 1st November – Irlam Fireworks

In the build up to Bonfire Night, Prince’s Park are hosting Irlam Fireworks.

Dress warmly and wear your wellies for this event as the ground can get muddy.

An extra addition to this year’s display is ‘The Bones of Paine’, a spooky puppet parade which aims to mix the celebration of Halloween with Bonfire Night.

  • Funfair from 5pm
  • Puppet parade at 6:30pm
  • Bonfire 7pm
  • Fireworks 7:30pm
  • Event finishes 9:30pm


Irlam Fireworks is free entry, but there is no parking at venue.

Where is it?

Prince’s Park, Liverpool Road, Irlam, M44 6BJ

Friday, 1st November – Ellesmere Sports Club Bonfire Night

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From 6pm until late, there will be a Bonfire Night display at Ellesmere Sports Club in Worsley.


Entry into the event is £5 for adults and £3 for children. There is also a £15 family ticket option available.

Where is it?

Ellesmere Sports Club, Walkden Road, Manchester, M28 2RZ

Saturday, 2nd November – Bonfire Night at Roe Green Cricket Club

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The annual bonfire and fireworks display returns to Roe Green Cricket Club with not one but two displays.

  • Gates open at 5:30pm
  • Children’s fireworks display at 7pm
  • Bonfire to be lit at 7:30pm
  • Main fireworks display at 8pm

There will also be fairground rides (suitable for under 12’s), a Vortex Tunnel ride for all ages, food and drinks stalls and live music.


Families can save money by booking in advance here.

Tickets will cost £5 for adults and £3 for children if booked in advance, or £6 for adults and £4 for children on the night.

This year there is a VIP raised viewing area, which will hold up to 10 tables.

Tickets cost £70 which gives 4 people the chance to watch the bonfire and fireworks from the perfect vantage point whilst enjoying a bottle of prosecco and a bucket of Peroni.

Where is it?

Roe Green Cricket Club, Greenleach Lane, Worsley, Salford M28 2QW

Saturday, 2nd November – Salford’s City Airport Fireworks Spectacular

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Salford’s City Airport firework show returns with a funfair and food stalls.

Team Renegade and their model aircraft pyrotechnic show will also be back for the event.

New for 2019, you can watch the display from the Control Tower 1st Floor Balcony with a VIP Upgrade, featuring prime visibility of the display.

There will be limited availability, advance online booking only.

  • Gates open at 4pm with last entry at 7.30pm.
  • Fireworks at 8pm.
  • Event finishes at 10pm


Advance tickets for the event are £6 for adults and £3 for children with under threes free.

Tickets on the gate are £30 (cash only) for a vehicle with a maximum of five seats, £10 for adults, £5 for children (under 16)

Where is it?

City Airport, Liverpool Rd, Eccles, Salford M30 7SA

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