Family-friendly firework event returns to Stand Road

Chesterfield is set to be lit up as Chesterfield Borough Council’s fireworks extravaganza returns.

The council have partnered with Chesterfield Football Club again to deliver the entertainment at this year’s family friendly fireworks extravaganza.

The event takes place at Stand Road Park on Friday, November 4, the gates will open at 4.30pm and close at 9pm.

Councillor Kate Sarvent, Chesterfield Borough Council’s cabinet member for town centres and visitor economy, said: “Our fireworks event is a fantastic event for the whole family to enjoy.

“It was great to work with the football club last year and I’m delighted that we are working with them again this year. Please wrap up warm, wear suitable footwear and come along to join in the family fun.”

Bridget Ball, Chesterfield FC’s marketing manager, said: “Presenters from our in-house radio station, 1866 Sport, will help to provide the entertainment.

“It was a fantastic night last year and we are looking forward to another successful event.”

The fireworks display will begin at the family-friendly time of 7pm and there will also be a selection of fairground rides and food vendors. There will be live entertainment for families to enjoy from 5.30pm.

Entry to the event is £3 per person – free for children under five. Visitors are asked to have the exact money ready as change cannot be given.

The Fireworks Extravaganza is a family event and in the interest of safety please do not bring alcohol, fireworks, or sparklers, these items will be confiscated if found.

Parking for the event will be available at Chesterfield FC’s Technique Stadium for a donation of £5 per car, which will help cover the cost of stewards with any excess being given to Chesterfield FC Community Trust.

There is also a bus stop on Sheffield Road which is less than a two-minute walk from the park, find more details about bus services that stop here on the Stagecoach website.

The fireworks extravaganza is one of a series of events organised by Chesterfield Borough Council.

More information about entertainment and safety at the event will be available on the Chesterfield Borough Council website.