Best Firework Displays In Essex 2016

With half term nearly upon us I thought it was time for a quick round up of the the best Firework Displays in Essex for 2016…

With more and more people opting to buy fireworks on sale and have displays at home alongside heading out with the family to a more structured display, Bonfire Night is big business these days.

There is lots on offer in terms of Firework Displays in Essex for 2016 – here are our top picks…

Best Firework Displays In Essex 2016

Down Hall Country House

First on our list of great firework displays in Essex is being held at the beautifully grand Down Hall country house. On November 3rd, set to the backdrop of 110 acres of gardens and woodlands, Down Hall will be the perfect place to enjoy dazzling fireworks and delicious food.

Starting at 6.30pm and costing from just £18.95 for adults and £9.95 for children per ticket, you can not only marvel at the beautiful colours in the sky but keep your bellies happy too with a show-stopping hog roast, juicy beef burgers and sausages from the BBQ. And, as the evening gets chilly, warm your cockles with freshly brewed tea, a cosy cup of coffee or a delightful hot chocolate while the display takes place. Additional beverages can be purchased from the cocktail bar. The kids can also delight in plenty of entertainment throughout the night, including face-painting, arts & crafts and a disco.

Lake Meadows, Billericay 

Next up, this annual event, organised by the Billericay Round Table each year attracting around 19,500 people from across Essex and beyond, had to make the best Firework Displays in Essex list.

Best Firework Displays In Essex 2016

Set in the beautiful surroundings of Lake Meadows park, this is an event for all the family with live entertainment, bonfire, fair ground rides, delicious food, coffee outlets and even a mulled wine and mulled cider tent. Gates open from 5.30pm and there will be two fantastic displays, one at 6pm for children, synchronised to Pixar music none the less, and the main display at 8pm choreographed to big tunes.

Abridge Fireworks, Abridge 

This year’s display on Sunday 6 November 2016 will be the biggest firework and bonfire event in the Abridge area. Taking place on the Village Hall field, all the profits go to local charies and organisations. In addition to the fantastic display, there is Guy Fawkes competition, funfair, bar and various food and drinks stalls opening during the evening.

Gates and funfair open at 4:30pm with the spectacular display starting at 7.30pm. Tickets can be purchased in advance, call 07958 535 971 to order your tickets. On the gate prices are £5 Adults and Kids £3.

Marsh Farm, South Woodham Ferrers 

If you are looking for something a little quieter for the young children of the family then Marsh Farm has the best fireworks display in Essex for you. Their exciting ‘low bangs’ firework event takes place on the 4th-5th November and is set to be a toddler friendly firework display the whole family will love! Priced at just £7.50 a ticket, this will be one not to miss.


Where will you be going on November 5th this year? Are you heading someone on our ‘Best Firework Displays In Essex 2016’ list, or having something at home?

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