Bonfire and fireworks events in Oxford and across Oxfordshire
Explore the top fireworks and bonfire displays in Oxford and across Oxfordshire, with our guide to the unmissable fireworks and bonfire events in Oxford and across Oxfordshire in 2022.
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.
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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, most importantly, a jaw-dropping 30-minute fireworks display, choreographed to a freaky Halloween soundtrack.
You are invited to the Ducklington Funfair & Fireworks for some fun at the fairground and an enormous fireworks display by local award-winning fireworks display company Illusion Fireworks Ltd. £5.00 per person at the gate and under 5s go FREE at Ducklington Showground.
The Didcot Fireworks Spectacular 2022 takes place on 04 November, with all the fun of the fairground and an enormous fireworks display by local award-winning Fireworks Display Company Illusion Fireworks Ltd. Tickets cost £5.00 per person, available at the gate.
The much-loved firework night hosted by The Plough in Wolvercote is back for 2022 on the very traditional 04 November. And they’re looking forward to being hosting this event again. BBQ will start at 5.00pm, bonfire at 6.00pm and fireworks display at 7.30pm.
Kidlington Fireworks 2022 is at Stratfield Brake Sports Ground on 04 November. Gates open at 6.00pm. Fireworks display starts at 7.00pm prompt. Great food and refreshments will be available by Gosford All Blacks – before and after the fireworks display. A bar will be open, and there will be some small funfair rides too.
Wrap up warm and take your family and friends for a night of entertainment at Witney Lakes Resort’s annual firework display. There will be food stalls, entertainment and more. Gates open at 6.00pm, fireworks from 7.30pm.
Cholsey CDT, Cholsey Cricket Club and Cholsey 1000 Plus are busy making arrangements for this years Community Bonfire Night. It will be held on Cholsey cricket field on Friday 04 November from 6.00pm. Although this is a free community event, your financial support is higly appreciated.
Gates open at 6.00pm, display starts at 7.15pm. The event will include a fairground, BBQ, jacket potatoes, hot and cold drinks and a lot more. A great night and all proceeds go towards village charities. Adult tickets £5.00 and child tickets £2.00 available on the gate (cash only). Entry by foot only as no on-site parking now due to school redevelopment and land swap.
Oxford Round Table Charity Bonfire and Fireworks Display returns to Oxford’s South Park on Saturday 05 November 2022. This household event with traditional fireworks display, enormous bonfire, Hebborn’s Funfair and fully licenced bar and is widely considered to be Oxfordshire’s largest firework display for charity.
The Bicester Round Table Charity Firework Spectacular (also known locally as the Pingle Field Fireworks) takes place on 05 November at Pingle Field in Bicester. Bicester Round Table and Bicester Ladies Circle are delighted to be able to bring the event back for 2022 and look forward to seeing you all there.
The Thame Fireworks Display is an annual fundraising event organised by volunteers from the 3 primary schools in Thame, Oxfordshire – Barley Hill, John Hampden and St Joseph’s. The money raised is shared equally between the PTFA’s of each school. Gates open at 5.00pm, and there will be a variety of food vendors and bar facilities available.
The Wallingford Bonfire and Fireworks will be going ahead this year, and like previous years, all of the money raised at the fireworks is given back to the community. The organisers want to make this year a special year – to raise more money than ever, and they need your generous help to do this. It is FREE to attend, but please consider donating generously.
Gates open at 6:30pm, with the fireworks display at 7:30pm. Alongside the stunning fireworks display will be some music, a fully stocked bar and plenty of food to get stuck into. Tickets: Single – £6.00, Family – £15.00. Free entry for under 5s.
Now in its sixth year at Abingdon Airfield, Illusion Fireworks returns with the Abingdon Bonfire & Fireworks – a 30-minute jaw-dropping quarter-mile-wide fireworks display choreographed to music. 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.
The annual school fireworks fundraiser will return on 12 November. We expect tickets will be available every morning and afternoon in the playground, and the organisers previously charged £4.00 for adults, £3.00 for children and free for under 3s).
Gates open at 6.00pm. Fireworks start soon after 7.00pm. Expect Hot Dogs, Doughnuts, Hot Drinks and – great for an evening out with friends and family. £4.50 per ticket online (£5.00 on the gate). Free for children 5 and under.