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Tickets on sale for Leicester’s biggest Bonfire Night celebrations

Published on Thursday, October 10, 2019

Fireworks in the sky over Abbey Park

ADVANCE tickets are on sale for Leicester’s biggest and best Bonfire Night celebrations next month.

Abbey Park will once again host the stunning fireworks display and Bonfire Night festivities on Saturday, November 2, with a fun-packed programme of events for all ages, including live entertainment, a funfair and plenty of hot food stalls.

A quiet firework display for younger visitors will take place early in the evening, before the bonfire and dazzling main display light up the skies above the city.

Tickets are now on sale, offering up to 40 percent discount on the prices at the gate.

Leicester deputy city mayor for culture, leisure and sport, Cllr Piara Singh Clair, said: “The Abbey Park Bonfire and Fireworks Display are fantastic events for all the family, and the advance tickets which are now on sale are the best-value way to enjoy the fun.

“As ever, there will be a varied programme of fireworks, funfair rides, live performances and other attractions for all ages.”

Advance tickets are available from De Montfort Hall by calling the box office on 0116 233 3111.

The deadline to buy tickets online is Wednesday, October 30. Tickets will only be available after this time in person. Tickets are also available at the Visit Leicester shop on Gallowtree Gate in the city centre.

Advance tickets cost £6 for adults, £4 for under 16s and other concessions, while family tickets for up to two adults and two children cost £16. Children under four get in for free.

Tickets on the gate cost £8 for adults, and £5.50 for under 16s and other concessions. No family tickets will available for sale on the gate.

There is no car parking in Abbey Park, Abbey Park Road, St Margaret’s Pastures car park or the surrounding areas during the event, and visitors are encouraged to use public transport, walk or cycle to the event, using the bike parks on site.

Abbey Park is a short walk from the city centre car parks. More information on public transport is available from Travel Line on 0871 200 2233.

For advice on cycling and walking route plus car shares, visit