Alexandra Palace fireworks 2022: All you need to know about Ally Pally Bonfire Night

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Dubbed the ‘Glastonbury of Fireworks’, the event is an annual display taking place on Saturday, November 5.

The Alexandra Palace Fireworks Festival is set to light up London’s skyline this November.

Dubbed the ‘Glastonbury of Fireworks’, the event is an annual fireworks display taking place on Saturday, November 5, at the famous Alexandra Palace venue in north London.

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Outdoor live music, street food, DJs, ice skating, cinema and a German beer festival are set to transform the 196-acre park and palace into a family-friendly festival spectacular.

While TV presenter Gok Wan will lead the DJ line-up and an awe-inspiring fireworks display and bonfire will be set against epic panoramic views of London’s skyline.

Simon Fell, Fireworks Festival director, said: “We cannot wait to welcome everyone to this year’s event.”

Alexandra Palace Fireworks Festival. Photo: Alexandra PalaceAlexandra Palace Fireworks Festival. Photo: Alexandra Palace
Alexandra Palace Fireworks Festival. Photo: Alexandra Palace | Photo: Alexandra Palace

He continued: “We’re going big, with a packed programme featuring all the classics, a sensational display, massive bonfire, plus plenty of extras we add on to bring a proper festival vibe.

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“It’s perfect for families and with live music, street food and our bier festival, grown-ups will be able to party the night away too.”

Alexandra Palace Fireworks Festival. Photo: Alexandra PalaceAlexandra Palace Fireworks Festival. Photo: Alexandra Palace
Alexandra Palace Fireworks Festival. Photo: Alexandra Palace | Photo: Alexandra Palace

Visitors can also step inside the palace, with the ice rink featuring an ice disco.

While the Great Hall welcomes the UK’s largest German Bier Festival, including an Elvis tribute act.

Alexandra Palace Fireworks Festival. Photo: Alexandra PalaceAlexandra Palace Fireworks Festival. Photo: Alexandra Palace
Alexandra Palace Fireworks Festival. Photo: Alexandra Palace | Photo: Alexandra Palace

Film-screenings will be held in the award-winning theatre, with classics including Shaun of the Dead on offer.

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And a huge family area will ensure the event is suitable for all ages.

Alexandra Palace Fireworks Festival. Photo: Alexandra PalaceAlexandra Palace Fireworks Festival. Photo: Alexandra Palace
Alexandra Palace Fireworks Festival. Photo: Alexandra Palace | Photo: Alexandra Palace

Fireworks displays have been held at the palace for nearly 150 years.

Highlights include recreations of the eruption of Mount Vesuvius and Destruction of the Spanish Armada.

Alexandra Palace Fireworks Festival. Photo: Alexandra PalaceAlexandra Palace Fireworks Festival. Photo: Alexandra Palace
Alexandra Palace Fireworks Festival. Photo: Alexandra Palace | Photo: Alexandra Palace

“Ally Pally has become a go-to display for Londoners and we love that people from outside the city journey here as well,” Simon added.

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“It’s going to be spectacular, so grab your tickets while you can.”

Alexandra Palace Fireworks Festival. Photo: Alexandra PalaceAlexandra Palace Fireworks Festival. Photo: Alexandra Palace
Alexandra Palace Fireworks Festival. Photo: Alexandra Palace | Photo: Alexandra Palace

The festival will run from 4pm-10.45pm, on Saturday, November 5, at Alexandra Palace.

Tickets cost from £11 for an adult, from £6 for 11-15 year olds and £2 for under-10s.

Family tickets are also available from £44 (all prices + booking fee).

Full information is available at https://fireworks.london/

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