Visitor Guide: The Ageas Bowl Fireworks Party 2023

Everything you need to know about the annual fireworks extravaganza at the The Ageas Bowl on Friday 3rd November

The Ageas Bowl Fireworks Party 2023


Gates Open: 6pm | Fireworks Display: 7:30pm* approx timing | Event Closes: 9.30pm


Tickets for the event have nearly sold out, get your tickets, whilst you still can below.

Seating is unreserved and unallocated and Under 5s do not need a ticket to enter the ground.

Spectators are welcome to enjoy the fireworks display from the pitch. Please note, the pitch is a grass surface and maybe wet on the evening.

Fireworks Party Presenter

Robbie James has been confirmed as The Ageas Bowl Fireworks Party 2023's presenter, and will be helping to build the party atmosphere from gates open at 6pm until the display begins at approx 7.30pm. 

Entertainment & Activities

On top of the traditional breathtaking 20-minute soundtracked fireworks display, like no other - with a playlist featuring Dua Lipa, Jonas Brothers, Cher, Little Mix and many more - The Ageas Bowl Fireworks Party 2023 will also play host to a fabulous funfair and a huge range of scrumptious food and drink stalls.

Food and drink options will include burgers, noodles, hotdogs, pasties, churros, popcorn, sweets and coffee, whilst alcoholic drinks can be purchased from the Shane Warne Stand Bar and the Atrium Bar. 

Find your way around the venue ahead of your visit by viewing the venue map via the link below.

Please note, anyone arriving with a buggy and under-5s should enter via the main West Gate. All remaining customers please enter via the turnstiles.

Venue Map

Getting Here & Parking

For full details on directions to the venue and parking arrangements, please follow the link below. 

Please note, on-site parking for the event has also sold out so please do not drive to the ground without pre-booked parking. 

Travel & Parking

Opening & Closing Times

Gates will open at 6pm. Please use West Gate for buggy and under 5 access. The funfair rides and food and drink stalls also open from 6pm.

The Fireworks Display is scheduled to begin at approx 7:30pm and end at around 7:50pm, although delays may be possible due to weather conditions.

The Ground will close to all visitors at 9.30pm.


Please click here to view the latest weather forecast for Southampton.

It is highly unlikely that this event will be cancelled due to inclement weather, with a cancellation only occuring if spectator safety is at risk. Any updates will be posted on our website and via our social media channels.

Additional Information

Please note that no sparklers or fireworks may be brought into the ground.

No food or drink may be brought into the ground, apart from a sealed 500ml plastic bottle of water.

Ground regulations can be found here

For any ticketing, parking or Fireworks Party event queries, please do not hesitate to contact The Ageas Bowl ticketing office.

Phone: 02380 472002 (Opt. 2) - Available Monday to Friday 09:00 - 16:00