Explore the top fireworks and bonfire events in Oxford and across Oxfordshire, with our guide to the unmissable fireworks and bonfire events in Oxford and across Oxfordshire in 2023.
Wrap up warm, put on your wellies, grab the thermos, and don’t forget the tickets. Some of these Oxfordshire fireworks events are ticketed, so you may need to book in advance. Even for events offering tickets at the door, it’s wise to check whether you can book ahead to guarantee entry.
And of course, we’ll be updating this page with more events as they’re announced, so do check back ever so often.
Be sure to visit the “What’s on section”, where you’ll find more events in Oxford and across Oxfordshire, as well as a limited number of unmissable events beyond the county that would make for a great day out.
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Henley Summer Fest – The BIG Family Day Out is new for 2023 and invites families to start their summer with a bang. The festival will host multiple zones of attraction and offer families an array of activities to enjoy throughout the afternoon and into the evening.
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Head up to Abingdon Airfield with your family and friends for a breathtaking evening of air displays, hot air balloons, demonstrations, music, skydiving and world-class firework entertainment. Witness displays choreographed to music and a mind-blowing quarter-mile-wide closing display and light show.
Billed as the UK’s biggest family-friendly Halloween-themed low-noise firework event, Henley Spooktacular Bonfire & Fireworks is a spectacular spooky night of spine tingling fireworks and thrilling entertainment for the whole family. Dress up and come and enjoy a fairground, hot food and drink, bonfire, light show and fireworks.
A household event in Oxford’s South Park, the Oxford Round Table Charity Bonfire and Fireworks Display is widely considered to be Oxfordshire’s largest firework display for charity. Expect a traditional spectacular fireworks display, an enormous bonfire, Hebborn’s Funfair, and a fully licenced bar.
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Now in its seventh year at Abingdon Airfield, Illusion Fireworks returns with the Abingdon Bonfire & Fireworks. Expect a massive bonfire, fiery fireballs, a huge fairground, entertainers & fire breathers, a children’s firework display, a high-powered light show, and the UK’s biggest firework display to music!