Saturday November 4th 2023
The Big Field site, London Road, St Ives, PE27 5ER

Gates open 5.00pm | Bonfire at 5.30pm | Spectacular Fireworks Display at 6.45pm

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Remember, remember the Fifth of November…

Get ready to rock and roll with a spectacular extravaganza of musical fireworks and entertainment! It's the return of the most thrilling event in Huntingdonshire, and it’s going to be a blast for the whole family.

This historic event, running for over 50 years, brings together the local community to enjoy the colours, the sounds and the explosions in the sky.

Giving out the ‘ooohs, and ahhs’ at this spectacular show is provided by award-winning Cambridge Fireworks, winner of the 2018 Fireworks Championship, believe us, they know how to light up the sky like nobody else!

Alongside the bonfire and rockets, we’ll also have our traditional funfair, street food vans, and other entertainment all brought together to help benefit the community.

This year we welcome UK's Family Entertainer of the year 2022 and former Britain’s Got Talent contestant, Jezo who will be our compare for the evening with his wild magic tricks.

Not only that but we’ll have spectacular Big 10 taking to the stage to entertain before and after the fireworks, bringing live music to Fireworks in Hemingford for the first time ever!

You'll feel the warmth of our welcome from miles away, from the cozy crackling of the bonfire to the breathtaking whoosh-flash-bang of the rockets, we can’t wait to see you there!

So, mark your calendar and gather your gang, because this November night is going to be a blast!

Event Information

  • Spectacular fireworks display perfectly synchronized with music!
  • One of Cambridgeshire's largest bonfires
  • Funfair
  • Live Music
  • Magic Compare
  • Street food vans & refreshments

Tickets (advanced tickets only)

Early Bird prices (ends September 30th)
  • Family saver ticket: (2 adults, 2 children): £22
  • Family saver ticket: (1 adult, 2 children): £15
  • General admission - Adult: £8
  • General admission - Child (3-16 yrs must be accompanied by a responsible adult): £3
  • General admission - Child (under 3’s): Free
  • Parking: £2

Please be aware that this will be an advanced ticket-only event and there will be no tickets sold at the gate. To ensure entry and the fastest possible admission on the night, please purchase and download your tickets before arriving.

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There is limited car parking on grass so please car share where you can or use the public car spaces in St Ives.

Please note: There is a charge for onsite car parking and tickets will need to be purchased in advance

As always, please consider the most sustainable method of transport where possible. Parking must be purchased in advance.

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ATTENTION! Please do NOT bring sparklers, glass bottles or cans. The event is held in a farm field where sheep will be grazing shortly after the event. All rubbish should be taken home or put into bins provided on the field.

Accessibility & Guests with Additional Needs

The event is held on grass. The terrain is mainly solid and suitable for both buggies and adapted wheelchair users, however, if you feel uncertain, our volunteers will be happy to help. If you are a blue badge holder or require additional support, please make it known to the parking marshals and you will be directed to a parking area closer to the entrance. For those in wheelchairs or with limited mobility we cannot guarantee that the site will be dry enough to move around on. If you have any questions please contact us by e-mail or Facebook.

This fireworks show is brought to you by Cambridge Fireworks
With event management by The Crane Event

With special thanks to our supporters who make the event possible:

  • Fireworks by Cambridge Fireworks 
  • Bonfire and site courtesy of Geaves Farm
  • Harris's Funfair
  • 1st Needingworth Scouts
  • Hemingford Football Club
  • The Axe and Compass
  • 73 Huntingdon Sqn., Air Training Corp
  • St John Ambulance
  • Novahub
  • Burmor Construction
  • Hemingfords’ Regatta
  • David Smith St Ives Ltd
  • St Ives Now
  • Mid Anglia Caravan Club
  • Latta Hire Limited
  • Jones Boat Yard
  • Cromwell Explorer Scouts
  • St Ives Nursery
  • Blueshed
  • Parker Properties

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