Where to spend Bonfire Night in London

Here are some of the best places to go in London during Bonfire Night.

Skiddle Staff

Last updated: 11th Oct 2023

The sky is lit up all across London on Bonfire Night weekend. With the city skies completely immersed in colour, you need to find the right event to suit your vibe. Here, we have a selection of raves and family-friendly events which will see you make the most out of one of the most unique events of the year.


Breakin Science + Drumatics 16+ Fireworks All Dayer


When: Saturday 4th November

Where: E1, London

a 16+ party that will see a brilliant line-up descend upon E1, this is an all-dayer which will see you make the most of a chilly November day. Drum and Bass legends will be playing the warehouse arena including Turno, Nu Elementz, Benny L and IC3


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Celebrations On The Thames with a Secret After Party


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When: Saturday 4th November

Where: Westminster Millennium Pier, London

A party that will be one to remember, this will be the perfect way to kick off you night by dancing away on the Thames. You'll see fireworks displays popping up all around you, right behind all of London's most iconic sights. There will be two decks of music for you to enjoy too.


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Alexandra Palace Fireworks

When: Friday 3rd - Saturday 4th November

Where: Alexandra Palace, London

An annual tradition at Alexandra Palace, where else in London gives you such great views over the whole city? You'll be able to see sparks flying across London as well as Ally Pally's own display. There will be musical performances too to really get the atmosphere going.



Battersea Park Fireworks


When: Saturday 4th - Sunday 5th November

Where: Battersea Park, London

Get ready to feel nice and comfortable at this Bonfire Night display which will feature a huge amount of pyrotechnics and a good amount of Winter comforts too. The Sunday will be a family day, with an earlier start to proceedings and plenty of activities available. 



Richmond Fireworks


When: Sunday 5th November

Where: Richmond Athletic Ground, London

Richmond's fireworks spectacle will also include funfair rides, mulled wine, hot dogs and an after-party. The display itself will be put on by an award-winning company to make sure that you will witness some fireworks to remember.  



Walthamstow Forest Bonfire Night

When: Friday 3rd - Sunday 5th November

Where: Walthamstow Forest, London

This year, Walthamstow Forest won't be putting on a traditional bonfire night display. Instead, they will be putting on a stunning light show, which will see the guildhall illuminated by lights, projections and fire effects.



Check out our What's On Guide to discover even more rowdy raves and sweaty gigs taking place over the coming weeks and months. For festivals, lifestyle events and more, head on over to our Things To Do page or be inspired by the event selections on our Inspire Me page.