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Guide to the Best Fireworks Displays in Cornwall

Best fireworks in Cornwall

The nights are drawing in earlier, the clocks are about to go back, the fallen leaves are crisp, and the smell of wood burner smoke wafts in the chilly air – it’s a great time to enjoy a cosy stay at one of our classic cottages in Cornwall [search cottages]. Before the Christmas party seasons hits us with its glitz and sparkle, you can enjoy plenty of sparkle in the sky at one of the numerous Fireworks displays taking place across Cornwall in November.

From beach bonfires to fireworks lighting up the harbour water, there will be many fantastic displays happening around the county. Dig out your hats, scarves and gloves, wrap up warm, and prepare to be dazzled with our guide to the best fireworks displays in Cornwall:

Our guide to the best fireworks displays in Cornwall

Polperro Harbour

5th November, 6.30pm

Great fireworks display over Polperro harbour lighting up the village and water below. There will be a bonfire on the beach, a kids’ Guy Fawkes competition, and a BBQ.

Trencreek Holiday Park, Looe

5th November, 7.30pm

Bar and refreshments Entry: £4 adults, £1 children, family ticket £10.

Heartlands, Pool

5th November, 7pm

This spectacular display attracts around 8,000 visitors, and it will light up the engine house and Carn Brea area. There’s plenty of entertainment and food.

Visitors are encourage to donate generously for this free display.

Cornish Market World, St Austell

2nd November, 6pm

The display will be accompanies by food, drink, face painting, and entertainment.

Entry: £5.00 on gate

Falmouth Fireworks Display, Falmouth Cricket Club

5th November, 6pm

The firefights from Falmouth Community Fire Station will be setting off the fireworks in this spectacular display, accompanied by music from Pirate FM. There will be refreshments, and proceeds will go to various local charities.

Entry: £4 for adults and £2 for children (12 and under)

Porth Beach, Newquay

5th November, 7pm

Set on the beautiful Porth Beach, this fireworks display will light up the sky, beach and ocean from the headland. There’s food, drink, music from a DJ, and the Mermaid Inn pub is family-friendly.

Donations for to local charities

Priory Park, Bodmin

5th November, 6pm onwards

This year’s theme is John Williams, and you can watch the dazzling fireworks burst in time to famous songs including the Star Wars Theme, Harry Potter, and Jaws. There will be fairground rides, food stalls, and more.

Entry: £3.50 for Adults in advance, children £2.

Tremorvah Playing Fields, Truro

4th November, 5.45pm onwards

Organised by Truro City Council, this bonfire and fireworks display includes a Guy Fawkes competition which will be judge by Truro’s Mayor Rob Nolan. This year, the display will raise money for Cornwall Air Ambulance and Penhaligon’s Friends.

Entry: Adults £3, children over four years old £1