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Visitor Guide: Fireworks & Fun Fair 2021

SOLD OUT • Derbyshire County Cricket Club’s popular Fireworks Night & Fun Fair is back on Friday 5 November. Read our Visitor Guide below for important Event Information.

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
Derby
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

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

 

Frequently Asked Questions

What time do the gates open?
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Gates open from 4pm, with plenty to see and do around The Incora County Ground prior to the start of the fireworks display, including the popular Fun Fair. The ground will close at 9.30pm.
What time do the fireworks start?
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The fireworks display is scheduled to start at approximately 7pm (subject to change).
Can I pay on the gate?
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The event has now sold out and no tickets will be available on the gates. Please do not travel to the venue without a ticket. If your postal/e-tickets haven’t arrived, please email [email protected]
Will I need to bring cash?
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The Club went cashless in 2021, meaning that all ticket entry gates will be card/contactless payment only.

All Fun Fair rides and food units, which are operated by an outside company, are cash only and there are no cash machines on site at The Incora County Ground. The nearest cash machine is located at the Texaco Garage off Pentagon Island.

Derbyshire County Cricket Club advises all visitors to bring cash and cashless methods of payment on the night.
Is there seating available and can I bring my own camping chair?
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A limited amount of unreserved seating will be available in the main Seat Unique Falcons Stand directly opposite the fireworks location, to the back of the venue. Visitors are advised to arrive early should they wish to secure a seat. Camping chairs, picnic blankets etc are not permitted for this event.
What time does the Fun Fair open and close?
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The Fun Fair will be open from 4pm and will close at 9.30pm.
What happens if it rains?
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The display can go ahead in rain, however strict regulations are in place for extreme weather and high winds. In instances of extreme weather, checks will be made on the night before a decision can be made.

All tickets buyers are protected by our Ticket Guarantee.
Are sparklers allowed?
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Fireworks and sparklers are not permitted to be brought into the venue.
Are dogs allowed in to the ground?
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Dogs will not be allowed into the ground for this event.
Will there be music?
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Gem will be entertaining the crowd with a great music playlist from 4pm until the fireworks begin.
What time does the ground close?
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The Incora County Ground will close at 9.30pm.
Kids go free under what age?
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Children under the age of 5 will be granted admission to the event free-of charge. Junior tickets are priced at £3 in advance and apply to 6-15 year olds.
Where can I park?
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Limited on-site parking is available and can be pre-booked at derbyshireccc.com at a cost of £5 per vehicle.

Car Parks include:
Racecourse Car Park, DE21 6AL – SOLD OUT
Pentagon House Car Park, DE21 4XA – SOLD OUT
Cardinal Square Car Park, DE1 3QT – SOLD OUT. Access from 5.30pm only.

A limited amount of accessible parking is available on-site and must be purchased in advance. To secure your accessible parking space, please call 01332 388 101.

All car parks will be stewarded.
Is there disabled parking?
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A limited amount of accessible parking is available on-site and must be purchased in advance. To secure your accessible parking space, please call 01332 388 101.
Can I pay for parking on the night?
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On-site Car Parking will not be available on the night. All parking must be purchased in advance from derbyshireccc.com, or by calling 01332 388101.

A traffic management plan will be in place and roadside parking will not be available close to the venue. We ask all visitors to respect local residents and not to block driveways.
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