Fireworks Night & Fun Fair: Visitor Guide

Tuesday 2nd November 2021
& News

Derby’s biggest fireworks display returns to The Incora County Ground on Friday 5 November, with our Fireworks Night & Fun Fair spectacular, in partnership with Incora.

To help plan your night with us, please read the below visitor information to ensure your visit is safe, enjoyable and comfortable.

Venue & Timings

Friday 5 November
4pm  Gates open, fun fair starts and catering units open
7pm approx. – Fireworks display
9.30pm – Fun Fair closes

The Incora County Ground
Derbyshire County Cricket Club
Nottingham Road
DE21 6DA

Tickets – SOLD OUT

Tickets for tonight’s Fireworks Night & Fun Fair have SOLD OUT, after unprecedented demand saw record numbers of advanced sales. 

Derbyshire County Cricket Club looks forward to welcoming all guests to The Incora County Ground this evening, and we ask that anyone without a ticket does not travel to the event, as no tickets will be available on the gate.

There will be no ticket collection points on the night. All postal tickets will be dispatched no later than Monday 1 November to the address provided at the point of purchase. If you have not received your postal tickets by Thursday 4 November, please contact Derbyshire County Cricket Club.

We advise all e-Ticket buyers to download their tickets in advance of arriving. e-Tickets can be displayed on a mobile phone. If you’re having problems with your e-Tickets, please email [email protected] before travelling to the venue.

Please note; to comply with ground regulations, under-14s must be accompanied by an adult. 

Payment Methods – please read

We advise all visitors to bring both card/contactless and cash payment methods on the night.

Fun Fair and Food & Drink – CASH ONLY

The Fun Fair, which is operated by popular fair provider, Mellors Group, will only be able to accept cash. This will include all Fun Fair rides, as well as catering units and bars run by Mellors Group (this will be the majority of refreshment units on the night).

There are no cash machines on site at The Incora County Ground and we advise all visitors to bring sufficient cash with them on the night. The nearest cash machine is located at the Texaco garage, off Pentagon Island (DE21 6EN).

The Boundary Bar – Card/Contactless

The Boundary Bar, located by the main Seat Unique Falcons Stand, which is operated by the Club, will accept card/contactless payment only.

Premier Upgrade – Card/Contactless

All payment terminals in the Incora Pavilion – exclusive to Premier Upgrade guests – will accept card/contactless payment only.

Parking – Sold Out

All official on-site car parking has now sold out.

There will be no on-site car parking available on the night without a pre-purchased car park pass for the specific car park printed on the ticket.

Please respect our neighbours and do not block access or driveways in nearby streets. A traffic management plan will be in place and we advise visitors arriving by car to park in town and walk to the venue.

Official Pre-Purchase Car Parks: 

  • Racecourse Car Park (Car Park B), entry off St Marks Road (DE21 6AL) – SOLD OUT
  • Pentagon House (Car Park C), entry off Stores Road (DE21 4XA) – SOLD OUT
  • Cardinal Square (Car Park D), entry off Nottingham Road / Stores Road (DE1 3QT) – SOLD OUT Access from 5.30pm

Limited disabled parking is available on-site. To secure your disabled parking space, please call 01332 388 101 in advance of the night. Proof of eligibility will be required.

All car parks will be stewarded.

We ask that all visitors try and schedule their arrival at the ground, allowing plenty of time.

Public Transport

We recommend visitors who live locally walk to the venue where possible, or make use of the regular bus services which stop directly outside of The Incora County Ground.

You can plan your bus journey to The Incora County Ground by clicking the link below and entering the postcode DE21 6DA. 

Click HERE to plan your route.

Ground Access & Entry

The are several points of entry to the ground for pedestrians to enter;

  • via the main Incora Pavilion gates, which can be reached from Pentagon Island and Nottingham Road
  • via the Frank Whittle Road entrance
  • via the gates off the run-through car park, opposite the Nuffield Gym and directly behind the main Seat Unique Falcons Stand –
  • via the pedestrian gate behind the Elite Performance Centre via Grandstand Road

The Club is advising all guests to give plenty of time to arrive and plan their journey in advance. Gates open at 4pm.

Good to know

  • We are advising all visitors to give plenty of time to arrive at the ground. Gates open at 4pm
  • If you ordered printed tickets and they’ve not arrived by Thursday 4 November, please call our Ticket Office on 01332 388101 before travelling to the venue
  • We recommend wrapping up warm and wearing sensible footwear for the outdoor event
  • Sparklers and fireworks are not permitted to be brought into the venue
  • There are no cash machines on-site. The nearest cash point is located at the Texaco garage off Pentagon Island
  • Dogs are not allowed entry
  • Alcohol is not allowed to be brought into the ground
  • No glass or cans are allowed


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