Firework displays 2018: Scotland

Treat the kids, and yourself, to a fun and magical evening at one of these family events across Edinburgh, Glasgow and the rest of Scotland.

Arm yourself with a hot toddy and set off to one of the best fireworks in Scotland, 2018 with this handy guide to where to go and when. If you’re really keen you could even see more than one since many of the firework displays are on different days!

Edinburgh fireworks 2018

Here’s our pick of the best firework displays in Edinburgh

Hopetoun Bonfire and Fireworks Night, South Queensferry

Renowned as one of the best fireworks around, the 2018 firework extravaganza at Hopetoun is set to be bigger and better than ever! Set against the backdrop of the majestic Hopetoun House, the evening will climax with a fabulous finale of fireworks, and watch out for the ‘Greatest Showman’ inspired ‘Greatest Fireworks Show on Earth’ theme!
When? Saturday November 3rd, 4pm – 8pm
Where? Hopetoun House, South Queensferry, Edinburgh, EH30 9SL
How much? Adults £15 and children £7.50, children aged 3 and under are free. Remember to buy your tickets online before!
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Glasgow fireworks 2018

Here’s our pick of the best firework displays in Glasgow

Glasgow Green Fireworks, Glasgow

Celebrate Guy Fawkes’ night in Glasgow Green at the spectacular musical fireworks display. The night isn’t just about oohing and ahhing at fireworks though, as there will also be pre-show music, a funfair and food and drink stalls.
When? Sunday 5th November, from 5pm – fireworks at 7.30pm
Where? Glasgow Green, Saltmarket Greendyke St, Saltmarket, Glasgow G1 5DB
How much? Free
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Paisley fireworks, Glasgow

With entertainment from midday you can make a real day out of Paisley’s family-friendly fireworks in the town centre. There will even be face painters, street entertainers and circus skills workshops to keep the kids happy all day long.
When? Saturday 4th November, 12pm – 7pm
Where? Abbey Close, Gauze St, Paisley town centre
How much? FREE
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Strathclyde Park fireworks, Glasgow

Get your fix of fireworks on the 5th of November at Strathclyde park where North and South Lanarkshire councils will join together to put on 30 minutes of back-to-back dazzling fireworks. With up to 50,000 people expected to join in the fun you can be sure of a carnival atmosphere and a great evening all round.
When? Sunday 5th November, timings TBC
Where? Strathclyde Park
How much? Free
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Aberdeen, Inverness and Dundee fireworks 2018

Here’s our pick of the best firework displays in Aberdeen, Inverness and Dundee

Fireworks against cancer spectacular, Turriff

Held every year in aid of UCAN, the North East’s local Urological cancer charity, this is a fantastic fireworks display for a good cause. Enjoy fairground rounds, good food, sweetie stalls and more.

When? 27th October 2018, 8pm – 11pm
Where? Turriff Showground, Queens Road, Turriff, Aberdeenshire, AB53 5EF
How much? TBA
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Inverness Bonfire and Fireworks Display

As well as bright and brilliant fireworks lighting up the sky, you can expect live music, a funfair, hot food stalls and much more.
When? Monday 5th November 2018, gates open at 7.30pm
Where? 3 Torvean Ave, Inverness, IV3 5SP
How much? Free entry
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Bonfire night, Inverness

A warming bonfire followed by a magical fireworks display. Anyone feeling a bit peckish can indulge in a variety of refreshments from stallholders! This is a real Scottish celebration, being held over the river at Loch Ness, we wonder if the famous monster will make an appearance!
When?  5th November, 7.30pm-8.30pm
Where? Bught Park, Inverness, IV3 5SR
How much? Free
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Banchory Bonfire & Fireworks Night

Stay warm around a large bonfire while kids play with glow sticks and enjoy the fireworks as they burst above you in the Scottish sky.
When? Saturday 3rd November, from 6.30pm
Where? King George V Park & Pavilion, Dee Street, Banchory, AB31 5HT.
How much? Free
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