Celebrate Guy Fawkes Night with Iconic Firework Displays


Did you know about the sparkler crackling British tradition? Well, every November, Londoners gather as they gaze skywards and 9watch fireworks displays and ablaze piles of wood, all as they celebrate the Bonfire Night, more authentically known as the Guy Fawkes Night. Now, if you’re planning to travel to London around this time, you’re sure to find sparkles popping up in the clear night sky all over the city! However, with so many epic bonfires happening around the capital, you must find your best spot to watch the dazzling fireworks and enjoy the festive vibe like a local. Here’s a guide to help you find some of the best ones in town!

When is Guy Fawkes Night in London?

Guy Fawkes Day is officially celebrated every year on the 5th of November! Celebrating a failed attempt to blow up the Houses of Parliament in the year 1605, you’ll find a lot of spectacular displays over the weekend from November 3rd to 5th. With your stay at the luxurious The Montcalm London Marble Arch, enjoying a prime location in central London, make sure to plan a fun family day out as you head to afternoon funfairs, indulge in delectable street food and of course, watch the fireworks at night!

Battersea Park Fireworks

The first one on the roundup is the Battersea Fireworks Display, moments away from your 5-star hotel in London’s West End. Officially known as the Wandsworth Council’s annual display, the event is back with a bang this year and is now doubled to becoming a two-night event. On the 5th of November, watch the iconic Battersea fireworks displays as you enjoy tantalising autumnal comfort food, paired with mulled wine! The opening hours will be 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Sunday, and the event usually sells out quickly so make sure to book early.

Coram’s Fields Fireworks Display

If you’re on the lookout for a smaller, more family-friendly fireworks display event, Coram’s Field’s display in Bloomsbury is the best choice. If you’re travelling with kids, the sparkling displays take place a lot earlier here, on November 3rd with lesser, nerve-jangling crackers, perfect for people of all ages! The event lasts for a limited period, commencing at 3.30 p.m. and lifts off at 6 p.m. so, be there on time. Enjoy performances by up and coming, young talent here and performances by local school students. Also, prime viewing tickets are available for pre-booking so get yours now!

Alexandra Palace Fireworks Festival

This one is the most popular fireworks display festival in London, the iconic Alexandra Palace fireworks celebration on the 4th of November must be on your to-do list! Make sure to fuel yourself with a wholesome meal at the exquisite The Crescent Restaurant and Lounge nearby, and head to Alexandra Palace to watch the biggest fireworks display in the city! Watch the sky glistening, as you listen to an ace DJ playing the most well-curated music mixes in the backdrop and a panoramic view of the city skyline, to make your night even more special. Enjoy warming, freshly cooked seasonal food on a cold night, and get a memorable view of the Lords of Lightning light show. Not only this but add to your fireworks experience with the German Bier Festival being held here, the UK’s biggest bier festival, belting out sing-along party anthems, all night!

With your 5-star staycation experience, don’t forget to include some rejuvenating spa breaks in London to your day and feel refreshed for a much-awaited weekend of festivities in the charming capital city.