How can we help you...

Content Related Links

Fireworks Spectacular 2015

Fireworks logo Date: Thursday 5 November 2015
Venue: Aberdeen Beach

The Winter Festival starts off its seasonal calendar on the 5th November with Aberdeen's spectacular fireworks display at Aberdeen Beach.

The spectacular is compered by Original 106 FM presenter John Mcruvie and starts at 6.30pm with Fire Jugglers and a Charity Firewalk. The main event is a 20 minute display of colourful and loud  fireworks set to music from 7.30pm.

The best vantage points for the display are in the areas around the Beach Boulevard and along the Esplanade.

Please remember it is the 5 November and wrap up for the weather. Leave your dogs at home and don't bring your own fireworks or alcohol to the display. Any fireworks or alcohol found at the event will be confiscated by event stewards and Police.

Catering, light products, toilets and medical provision will be available at the event.

Fireworks Frequently Asked Questions

Getting to the Event

You are encouraged to use public transport when attending this event


Aberdeen has a good variety of services and providers serving the City Centre and the event will also feature additional Park and Ride services. The event site at the Aberdeen's Beach is approximately 15 minutes walk from Union Street.

First Bus Timetables
Stagecoach Timetables

Park and Ride

A dedicated Fireworks Park and Ride service will be available from Kingswells, Calder Park and Bridge of Don Park and Ride sites

Fireworks Park and Ride Timetable


There will be limited disabled parking spaces for Blue Badge holders on Links Road between Urquhart Road and the Beach Ballroom. Due to the limited number of spaces available access to this area will be on a first come first served basis and is only from Urquhart Road.

If you intend using your car the city centre offers a number of car parks. For more information please use the link below.

Aberdeen City Council Car Parking

Road Closures

There will be a number of Fireworks Road Closures and restrictions in place for this event. The majority of the closures are in place around the Queens Links area between 5.45-9.00pm.

Contact Information

Should you require any further information regarding the Fireworks Event, please contact:

John Purcell, Events Officer, Aberdeen City Council, Town House, Broad St, Aberdeen, AB10 1AQ

Tel: 01224 523575