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Josh Carter
17th October 2023

Remember, Remember the 5th November... Yes, can you believe it's almost that time of the year already?! The sky across Kent will light up with beautiful colours and the sound of ‘ohh’ and ‘ahh’ can be heard. Whether you want a traditional bonfire and fireworks, or experience a little more with an added funfair or even just want a quiet one that even your dog can come along to, Kent has them this year. 

So, it’s time to wrap up warm and head outside to see the fantastic fireworks light up the sky. Be sure to share your pictures with us using #VisitKent.

Reuthe’s Bonfire Night - 11th November

Reuthe’s The Lost Gardens of Sevenoaks are hosting an evening of family fun, with fireworks and live and local performers ready to add a spark to your evening. Wrap up warm and indulge in mulled cider paired with the classic firework night fare of hot dogs, burgers and more for the perfect start to the season. 

Quex Park Fireworks and Bonfire - 4th November

Get ready for an explosive evening at Quex park. With live bands, a fairground, a bonfire, and fantastic food and drink, it's going to be a night to remember. Better yet, the team behind the display will be the pyrotechnic whizzes behind the London NYE fireworks and the British Fireworks Championships!

Kent Cricket, The Spitfire Ground – 5th November

With its wide-open space, The Spitfire Ground is the setting for a firework display to make us see the evening through with a bang. Not only is the fireworks display, which starts at 7:15pm, going to be a spectacle for all of Canterbury, in the grounds there’ll be a fun fair starting at 5:30pm which means you can keep even the smallest members of your group happy. The event is hosted by KMFM's Garry and Chelsea so you’ll be seeing the night in in company. 

Kent Life Fireworks Spectacular - 4th & 5th November

The beginning of winter festivities at Kent Life is marked by their ever-popular Fireworks Spectacular, which if you are wanting to take in not just one, but two fireworks nights, is the place to go! An evening of entertainment is kicked off with 80s style glow sticks, fairground rides right through to a bar for the adults and plenty of the classic food that is fitting of fireworks night. With last entry at 5:30pm, the fireworks itself begins at 6pm.

Tyler Hill Fireworks – 4th November

An icon of fireworks night in Canterbury, the Tyler Hill Fireworks is a community event which has been running for over 30 years. Fireworks night here isn’t just the bonfire and fireworks, it’s all about the fairground rides, live music, a tombola and much more as well, although the bonfire that stands as tall as a house is quite a spectacle in itself!

Fireworks at Leeds Castle

Leeds Castle Fireworks Spectacular - 5th November 

The ultimate fireworks night in Kent, you'd better believe this should be on everyone's fireworks bucket list. As the first night has already sold out, you'll need to be quick to grab tickets to this, with a night that promises mesmerizing fireworks, lasers, projection and music to bring the castle to life. As the biggest and best fireworks display in the South East of England, there is of course plenty going on to truly make an afternoon of it, with doors opening at 2pm, a fairground and the chance to explore the grounds ahead of the big event.  

Sea views at The Flat in Deal

A cosy getaway with Keepers Cottages

Go all out with the cosy season vibes this year with a stay by the coast with Keepers Cottages. Book in for a stay at The Flat in Deal and enjoy views across to Deal Pier, cosying up by the fire, or venturing out for a brisk walk along the coast. Be sure to check out Deal's many independent shops and cafes while you're here. Along the coast in Whitstable, Rose Cottage is the perfect getaway for the whole family, granny and gramps too. Enjoy the beautifully decorated house, or take an easy stroll into the town for the chance to check out Whitstable's craft bars, fire-lit pubs, cafes and of course, those renowned oysters!