Bonfire Night 2018: Where are the fireworks displays in Edinburgh and Lothians?

BONFIRE night is almost here. Whether you're in Edinburgh or the Lothians, here are some of the main organised events to choose from...

Friday, 2nd November 2018, 8:48 pm
Updated Friday, 2nd November 2018, 8:53 pm


Haddington Torchlight Procession Bonfire and Fireworks , Whittinghame Drive, 6.30pm-8.30pm, £2 (£5 with torch for procession)

Hot food and drink will be on offer along with children’s rides, inflatables and glow in the dark items.

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Linlithgow RFC Fireworks Display - Linlithgow Rugby Football Club, 6pm-9pm, £5, (£15 (family)

This fireworks show lasts just under 30 minutes.


Scottish Love in Action Fireworks Extravaganza, George Watson’s Rugby Ground, Myreside Road, £8 (family discounts are available), under-2s free

Blue Show takes place 4.30pm-5.15pm, gates open for the ‘red show’ at 6.30pm, for 7pm show.



Musselburgh Fireworks Display, Fisherrow Links, 7pm, free

This community fireworks display is always well attended and a great success.

Mayfield Fireworks, Mayfield Park, Dalkeith, 6.30pm, £2.50 (under-16s £1.50/under-5s £1)

Popular local family fireworks display.

Currie, Balerno and District Round Table Fireworks, George V Park, Currie, 6.30pm, £5 (children free)

Organisers ask unaccompanied teenagers to donate £1 at the gate.

Of course, while there’s nothing quite like going to a displays, some of the most spectacular views can be found elsewhere in the city, why not try Calton Hill or Bruntsfield Links to take in the views.