Lancaster's annual fireworks display returns

October 17, 2019

Lancaster's annual fireworks spectacular returns this year and you have the choice of several places to watch it from!

The event will be held on Saturday, November 2 as part of the Light Up Lancaster festival that weekend.

Fireworks will be launched from the grounds of Lancaster Castle and entry to watch the display at the two official viewing areas (Giant Axe and Quay Meadow) will be free. Refreshments available.

Wristbands to access these sites (up to six per household) can be ordered from  

Group bookings can be made by contacting the Lancaster Visitor Information Centre on 01524 582394 or by email to

The other official viewing area - which does not require wristbands - is Williamson Park. 

Refreshments will be available throughout the evening at the park’s Pavilion Café. 

The fireworks are the finale to two days of events in the city featuring light art, video mapping, workshops, music and performance.

To find out more about what’s on during this two day event, visit 

Light Up Lancaster is organised by Lancaster City Council, Lancaster BID and Lancaster Arts City.