Fireworks Spectacular Spectator Guide
C & E
02 Nov 2016
If you’re coming along to our SOLD OUT Fireworks Spectacular on Saturday 5 November, read on for our full Spectator Guide.
4.00pm Gates & Fairground opens
6.45pm Fairground closes (temporarily)
7.00pm Fireworks Show starts
7.12pm Fireworks Show end & Fairground reopens
9.30pm Last orders at bar and concession outlets
10.00pm End of night
The Edgbaston Shop on Edgbaston Road is the designated collection point for all tickets purchased in advance.
Please note that we expect a high number of tickets to be collected on the evening, so please do arrive in good time to avoid the expected queues on the evening.
Tickets SOLD OUT
Please note that the Fireworks Spectacular is completely SOLD OUT and no tickets will be sold on the evening.
Only spectators who have purchased advance tickets will be able to gain access to the stadium and fairground.
All tickets for our Fireworks Spectacular have a reserved seat number within the stadium.
We would therefore encourage all spectators to take your seats in plenty of time to ensure that you do not miss any of the show, which is scheduled to start at 7pm.
National Express West Midlands Buses
National Express West Midlands is an official partner to Edgbaston and has three services (1, 45 and 47) running direct to the stadium.
Edgbaston is located in a residential area with the streets located within close proximity subject to stringent parking restrictions.
Car parking can be purchased off-site on the day at the nearby Edgbaston Nature Centre on Pershore Road (postcode B5 7RL) priced at £3 per vehicle on a first-come, first-served basis.
Please note that car parking is not available on-site at the stadium.
From M6: Leave at Junction 6, follow signs for A38(M) City Centre and then "A38 South West" through Queensway Tunnel, turn left at 1st set of traffic lights and then right at the roundabout onto the A441 (Pershore Road). Turn left on to Edgbaston Road at the cross roads.
From Redditch: A441 through Kings Norton, Cotteridge and Stirchley. Turn right at Edgbaston Road (B4217) traffic lights, the ground are situated on your left.
From Wolverhampton: A4123 and A456 (Hagley Road) to Five Ways island. Follow signs to Moseley and Edgbaston along the A450 until joining Pershore Road (A441). Turn left onto Edgbaston Road at the cross roads (B4217) and again into the Main Entrance.
From M40: Join M42 (M42 west and M5), leaving at Junction 3. Follow A435 towards Birmingham, through Kings Heath and turn left onto Salisbury Road (B4217), which become Edgbaston Road. Turn right into the Edgbaston Main Entrance.
From Solihull-Stratford: Leave Stratford Road (A34) at College Road (B4217) which becomes Wake Green Road, Salisbury Road and finally Edgbaston Road. Turn right into Edgbaston's Main Entrance.
From Worcester/BromsgroveA38: or M5 (leave at Junction 4) through Northfield and Selly Oak, turning right at Priory Road traffic lights onto Edgbaston Road (B4217). Edgbaston is situated on your left after crossing the next set of traffic lights.
The Edgbaston Fairground opens at 4pm, with a wide selection of paid rides available for people of all ages to enjoy.
Face painting and glitter tattooists will also be based around the stadium, with music starting inside the stadium bowl from 6pm before fireworks get underway at 7pm.
FOOD & DRINK
Our Edgbaston catering outlets will be serving a wide choice of hot and cold, savoury and sweet food for spectators to enjoy at our Fireworks Spectacular.
Amongst the choices will be fish & chips, hog roast, burgers, hot dogs and pies as well as doughnuts, popcorn and toffee apples.
Hot and cold soft drinks and a range of wines and beers will also be available from the stadium bars.
If you have younger members in your group for the Fireworks Spectacular and plan to bring a buggy, we have four buggy stores located inside the stadium and please see our stewards to direct you to your nearest drop-off point.
The Shop at Edgbaston will be open from 4pm until the start of the Fireworks Spectacular at 7pm, selling full range of England, Birmingham Bears and Warwickshire CCC merchandise, New Era caps and much more.
If you have any queries or concerns on the evening, please do speak to your nearest located steward or visit our Spectator Helpdesk, located in the Exhibition Hall
If you require any medical attention please alert the nearest steward who can then summon help. The First Aid point on the ground located between the West Stand and Drayton Manor Family Stand.