22 Oct 2019

What's on: Halloween and Bonfire Night 2019

There is plenty going on across the local area this Halloween and Bonfire Night. We have put together a few recommendations if you’re looking for somewhere to pick your own pumpkin or to watch some fireworks. 

Pick your own pumpkin 

The pick your own season is underway and there are various locations worth a visit. If you're short of time your nearest local farmshop will more likley have pre-picked pumpkins ready to go!

The Pumpkin Patch, Canterbury – Highland Court Farm is open everyday between 09:00-17:30 (weather permitting) up until Wednesday, October 30. They are also serving food, drinks and have activities for the family. 

Felderland Farm, Sandwich – Along the Deal Road in Sandwich, Felderland Farm has pick your own openings throughout the year.

Saffery Farm, Faversham – Saffery Farm is open each day throughout half term between 10:00-16:00, they recommend taking your wellies!

Updown Farm, Margate – Found in their usual spot along Ramsgate Road in Margate, Updown Farm's pumpkins are a popular stop off point in Thanet.

Bonfire Night

As you'd expect there are many Bonfire Night and Firework displays ahead of Guy Fawkes Night on Tuesday, November 5. We have picked out a selection of locations for both free and paid entry events. 

Viking Bay, Broadstairs 
When: Tuesday, November 5 from 17:00
Cost: Free

Viking Bay Fireworks x2Viking Bay Fireworks, by James Davies for Miles & Barr

The Spitfire Ground, Canterbury 
When: Tuesday, November 5 from 17:00
Tickets: Can be purchased in advance or on the day 
Cost: £8.00 adult, £4.00 child, £20.00 family (higher prices on the gate)

Tyler Hill, Canterbury 
When: Saturday, November 2 from 17:30
Tickets: Available in advance 
Cost: £8.00 adult, £4.50 child (higher prices on the gate)

Folkestone Rugby Club, Folkestone
When: Sunday, November 3 from 17:30
Tickets: On the gate 
Cost: £5.00 per person, £20.00 per car (tickets only on the gate)

Quex Park, Birchington
When: Saturday, November 2 from 16:00
Tickets: Available in advance and on the night if not sold out
Cost: £11.50 – £13.50 (higher prices on the gate)

Minster Fireworks, Minster 
When: Friday, November 1 from 18:00
Cost: Free