Rushmoor Fireworks Spectacular

The Rushmoor Fireworks Spectacular is back - and it's free!

Fireworks and crowd Displays a larger version of this image in a new browser windowOur Rushmoor Fireworks Spectacular will be returning to Manor Park, Aldershot on Saturday 28 October - and again this year, admission is free.

The event has been held at Manor Park for more than 20 years and has grown to be one of the largest public fireworks events in the region. Having previously attracting between 7,000 and 10,000 people each year, a record 14,000 people attended in 2016 when admission charges were dropped.

Thank you again to the tremendous support of event partners Grainger plc, developers of the Wellesley Housing Scheme, and Barons BMW and MINI of Farnborough. 

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Gates will open at 5pm.

A large funfair, with catering vehicles offering food and refreshments, will be available leading up to the 20-minute firework spectacular, which will start at 7.30pm

Crowd at the fireworks spectacular Displays a larger version of this image in a new browser windowLimited capacity at Manor Park - arrive early

The capacity of Manor Park is limited. Please arrive early to avoid disappointment.

No sparklers, alcohol or dogs

You will not be allowed to bring sparklers, alcohol or dogs into the park with you.

Parking

Free parking

Free parking will be available from 3pm at the Parsons Barracks and High Street car parks:

The Wellington shopping centre has also kindly agreed to make its car park free after 6pm on the night. There are more than 400 spaces in this car park, and it is a ten-minute walk to Manor Park.

Parking will also be available at the Aldershot Lido - 168 spaces, fifteen minutes walk to Manor Park.

Other car parks

You can also park at the following council-owned car parks, although you will have to pay to park. Each is about a ten to 15-minute walk to walk to Manor Park:

There is also the following car park:

Residents living near Manor Park

Fireworks and crowd Displays a larger version of this image in a new browser windowWe are aware that a large event like this causes some inconvenience to residents living close-by and we will be hand-delivering a letter providing details of traffic management and parking arrangements to all houses surrounding Manor Park in the week leading up to the event.

The park will be closed to the public from 7am on the day to allow for preparations for the event to be carried out safely.

Fireworks and pets

We appreciate that many animals find fireworks scary. The RSPCA provides information and advice about fireworks and your pets on its website.


 
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towncentremanager@rushmoor.gov.uk
Tel: 01252 327671
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