Get down to town and buy yourself some sparklers! It is the best time of the year again, it is nearly fireworks night (Remember, remember the 5th of November and all that). We have carefully crafted our top five events that are on in Birmingham over the next week. Please note that some of the events you will need to buy tickets for online in advance to guarantee yourself entry.


Fireworks at The Vale, University of Birmingham

Jump on the train at New Street and take a 7 minute journey to University (of Birmingham). Bring a few bevs and sit on the grass at the vale and watch the fireworks over the lake.

Tickets are FREE!

Fairground open from 7pm

Fireworks start at 9pm

Note: Cash only event

Perks: It’s free!


Fireworks Go Boom @ West Midlands Travel Sports and Social, Wheelers Lane, Kings Heath

This is unknown territory from me but I know many of you live out by Bordesley/Moseley even if you’re in Edgbaston/Selly you can jump in an Uber to get over to this event.

£5 tickets (Available on entry)

Fairground opens at 5pm

Perks: All proceeds are given to local charities

Edgbaston Fireworks Spectacular, Edgbaston Stadium

Get a group together and walk down to Edgbaston Cricket Stadium if you want to see a huge display of fireworks. You can sit in the stands, so make sure you wrap up warm as this is a cold night out.

£10 tickets (buy in advance via their website)

Fairground from 5.30 – 10pm

Fireworks display at 7.45pm

Note: No admittance after 6.45pm 

Perks: Face paint, fairground, food and bevs (until 10pm)

Sunday November 4th 2018

Kings Health Cricket and Sports Club

A personal favourite, this event takes place on a large cricket pitch in King’s Heath. There are lots of other adults and families there so you will feel like you have left the city student life for a couple of hours.

£5 tickets (Avaliable on entry)

Open from 4.30om

Fireworks at 7pm

Perks: Smaller, family feel event

Monday November 5th 2018

Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Edgbaston

For a different, more up-market evening, spend an hour looking at these gardens and the amazing glasshouses, then relax on The Terrace to watch the firework display over the main garden.

£8 tickets (includes entry to the grounds during the Saturday daytime)

Open from 5pm

Fireworks display set to music at 5pm

Perks: You can bring your own sparklers (yay!)

Wherever you end up watching fireworks from over the next week, please respect the guidance given at these events for your own personal safety.