Bonfire Events in Buxton and the High Peak 2023

Here’s our usual handy guide to Bonfire events in Buxton and the High Peak for 2023.

There’s nothing like putting on your winter warmies, standing round a big hot bonfire and watching fireworks magically light up the sky! Remember to take care if you’re using fireworks at home and keep pets indoors if you can around this time, but most of all…enjoy!

If you have an event happening in and around Buxton – get in touch with all the details and we’ll get it listed, email us at @[email protected]

Buxton Rugby Club Bonfire and Fireworks Display

When: 3rd November 2023, gates open at 5.30pm, firework display at 7.15pm

Where: Buxton Rugby Club, Sunnyfields, Harpur Hill, Buxton, SK17 9PX

Entry / Cost: Tickets are pay on the gate only (cash please) – £6 per person or Family ticket £18 (x 2 Adults, 2 Children), under 3s free.

A great family event!

Whaley Bridge Community Bonfire and Fireworks

When: 4th November 2023, gates open 5.30pm, 6.30pm lighting of the bonfire, 7.30pm fireworks display

Where: Cricket Ground, Whaley Bridge

Entry / Cost: Adult £5 advance/£8 on gate, child £3 advance/£5 on gate, Family ticket £15 advance/£20 on gate. Children under 5 go free.

More information coming soon. Sponsored by Whaley Bridge Town Council.

Glossop and District Round Table Fireworks Display

When: 4th November 2023, from 4pm

Where: Manor Park, Glossop

Entry / Cost: Adult £8 (+0.67p booking fee), Concession £4 (+0.34p booking fee), family ticket £20 (+£1.68) booking fee).

A great evening for all the family as well as money being raised for local good causes and charities.

Tickets can be purchased in some local outlets in Glossop: at Roy Green’s Quality Family Butchers Glossop, Dark Peak Books & Gifts, Martins Manor stores and in Hadfield D&D newsagents and Millers store.

Buxton Fireworks Spectacular at Buxton Cricket Ground

When: Sunday 5th November 2023, Gates open 4pm

Where: Buxton Cricket Ground, Park Road

Entry / Cost: Save money on advance tickets: Adult £7.50, Child £3.50 (under 13) and a family (2 adults and 2 children) ticket £18.

One of the High Peak’s biggest displays! Bigger and better than ever before, with more fairground rides and a happy hour from 4pm – 5pm when all fairground rides, including adults ones with be just £2 during the happy hour.

There will be two firework displays, various hot food vendors, sweets and candy floss, music, bars, family entertainment and a fairground for all ages.

Gates open 4pm
4 – 5pm – Happy Hour: All Fairground rides £2.00
5.10 – 5.30pm – Flambe Circus fire performers
5.40pm – Children’s Firework display (smaller and quieter)
5.55 – 6.15pm – Flambe Circus fire performers
6.15 – 6.40pm – Clubbercise & Zumba fitness with a twist!
6.45 – 7.05pm – Flambe Circus fire performers
7.20pm – Main spectacular firework display


On the gate tickets will also be available at a slightly higher price than pre-booked tickets.

Buxton Raceway – Family Fireworks and Races

When: Sunday 5th November 2023, action starts from 12.30pm

Where: Buxton Raceway, Dale Head Road, Buxton, SK17 0RR

Entry / Cost: Adult £18 per adult, Senior £17, Children 9 – 15yrs £8, Family ticket (2 adults/3 children) £50. Book tickets online or pay on the gate (advance tickets online are the cheaper price shown).

1800 Street Bangers – Charity day in aid of
stand up to Cancer Christies Hospital and also 181 James Wilson 181 testimonial meeting.

UK Modifieds
Open Rods Whites and Yellows Final
Super Bangers Rob Jenkins Memorial

More information and tickets:

Dove Holes Fun Fair, Fireworks & Big Bonfire!

When: Sunday 5th November 2023, 4pm – 8pm

Where: Dove Holes Village Hall, Hallsteads, Dove Holes

Entry / Cost: £3 per child (16 and under), £5 per adult, £12 per family (2x adults, 2x children)

Big cosy traditional bonfire! Plus a funfair and a spectacular fireworks display!
Affordable burgers, hot dogs, jacket potatoes, hot drinks and other winter warming snacks.
Sweets & treats.
ALL THE KIDS GET A FREE LIGHT UP TOY ON ENTRY TO LIGHT UP DOVE WITH!* Rings, bracelets, helicopters, wands, whistles!
(There may be a slight different layout this year due to funfair and re-location of fireworks display.). Limited parking facilities, please avoid if possible.
*From 6pm onwards. Whilst stock lasts, child must be accompanied by an adult to receive toy and be over the age of 3 due to age restrictions & batteries.
More information:

Sterndale Moor Bonfire Night & Fireworks Display

When: 11th November 2023, 6.30pm

Where: Sterndale Moor Social Club, Sterndale Moor, Buxton Road, SK17 9QB

Entry / Cost: TBC

Please note: all timings, dates and pricing information have been submitted/taken from organisers’ websites and social media channels. All events are subject to change, particularly in regards to weather conditions. We cannot be held responsible for any changes in dates, timings, changes in ticket prices or events being cancelled.

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