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Chester-le-Street Riverside Fireworks – 3 November

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Chester-le-Street Riverside Fireworks – 3 November

Chester-le-Street Riverside Fireworks is back on 3 November with a Magical Family Movies theme featuring a spectacular fully choreographed fireworks display accompanied by songs from family movies including The Lion King, Aladdin, Frozen and many more.

The event will once again feature a whole host of entertainment for all the family with a funfair, food and refreshments, a fully licensed bar and character meet and greets.

The event takes place at Riverside Park in Chester-le-Street with gates opening at 4pm and the show beginning at 6.30pm. Tickets are available from at £5.50 and children under 7 go free.


We’ve got 5 pairs of tickets to give away! Simply complete your details via the below link no later than 11.59pm on Sunday 27 October.

Getting there

Getting to Riverside Park is easy by bus with the Coast & Country 78/78A routes passing every 30 minutes during Sunday afternoon from Sunderland, Shiney Row, Chester-le-Street Town Centre and Stanley. Buses then run hourly during the evening to take you home.

Riverside Park is also just a 5-10 minute walk from Chester-le-Street Front Street, with frequent buses on the Angel 21 from Newcastle, Gateshead, Low Fell, Birtley and Durham as well as local bus services from Ouston, Grange Villa and Waldridge.

Money saving tickets

  • Family Day Ticket – only £12 and covers up to two adults and three children up to 16. A minimum of one adult and one child required.
  • 5 to 25 fares – great saving for everyone aged between 5 and 25, as well as our £1.20 fare for those aged under 19. ID required for anyone who is or looks 16 and over.
  • Adult fares – from £5.30 a day, or just £4 if you're just travelling in our Chester-le-Street Go Local Saver zone. Single and return tickets also available.




On the Go since 1913

Around 175,000 journeys are made on Go North East bus services every day to travel around this wonderful region. Travelling to work or education, to visit friends and family, to have a night out, or to visit one of the region's many tourist and leisure attractions.

For over 100 years, Go North East has connected the region's towns and villages with the cities of Newcastle, Durham and Sunderland and currently operates across Northumberland, Tyne and Wear, County Durham and into Tees Valley.

Employing over 2,000 local people, with a fleet of almost 700 buses and coaches and an annual turnover of £100m, the company is the regional subsidiary of the Go-Ahead Group plc, one of the UK's leading providers of passenger transport.

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