Where to find cheap fireworks 2020: best deals at Aldi, Asda, Lidl, Tesco and Morrisons

Here are the best cheap fireworks deals for Bonfire Night from all the major supermarkets including Tesco, Asda, Morrisons and Aldi.

With Bonfire Night fast approaching, many of us will be on the hunt for some cheap fireworks deals to mark the occasion – even if it’s a smaller event than usual due to the pandemic.

Supermarkets are a popular option for many as, not only are they everywhere, but they also have some pretty decent fireworks offers.

We've rounded up the best deals so you can plan where to pick up your supplies for less.

Don't forget to adhere to new lockdown rules across the UK, which are expected to start on 5 November (Bonfire Night). 

If you're looking specifically for Sainsbury's fireworks, please note the supermarket is no longer selling them.

A quick introduction to fireworks

Fireworks are great fun, but all these different names can be confusing. We’ve given you a quick rundown of the most popular types of fireworks.

Cake: A cake is a multi-shot firework which has its effects in tubes, so they are aligned horizontally, so you’d have tubes side-by-side, rather than stacked on top of each other.

(Roman) candle: A firework with its effects packed in a cardboard tube, as opposed to the cake’s horizontal make-up.

Finale: Fireworks which are kept for the end and are noisier than the others.

Fountain: A static firework that creates a fountain effect and a crackly sound when ignited.

Mine: All of the elements of the firework are lit at the same time and shoot upward from a card tube.

Rocket: A firework that takes off and displays its effects in the air.

Wheel: Also, known as the Catherine Wheel, these fireworks spin quickly to create a wheel of sparks.

The cheapest firework deals

Here's a roundup of the best supermarket firework deals.

Aldi fireworks deals

Aldi has a wide selection of fireworks ranging in price from £1.65 up to £59.99, which are now available in store.

Sparklers

You can pick up a 10-pack of giant gold sparklers, which lasts up to 95 seconds per sparkler, for £1.65.

All-in-one box

Ready Steady Go fireworks cost £4.49 and comes with 10 fountains, two Roman candles, one aerial shot tube, one wheel and a mine plume finale.

Aldi says these fireworks are ideal for those with small gardens and/or young children.

Going-all-out box

For a longer display, you can go for the Lol Fireworks selection box (£9.99), which comes with four aerial sky fireworks, one wheel and 14 long-lasting fountains.

There’s also the £39.99 Ultimate Finale box (pictured below), which includes an incredible 132 shots. 

Ultimate Finale fireworks. (Image: Aldi)

Still looking for something bigger? Aldi’s Big Boom fireworks costs £59.99 and includes 309 aerial shots in one box.

This includes nine aerial multi-shots, four rockets, two large display fountains, one Roman candle, one double power wheel and two aerial finale lifting mines.

Asda fireworks deals

Asda has a range of fireworks costing as little as 50p up to a hefty £50.

All fireworks need to be purchased in store.

Sparklers

Grab a five-pack of gold sparklers for just 50p or a five-pack of giant sparklers for £1.

All-in-one box

If you really don't know much about fireworks, or simply can't be bothered to shop around for a bunch of separate items, you can get the Hero Selection Box for £12 (or two for £20). 

Hero Selection. (Image: Asda)

Going-all-out box

If you have a bigger budget, you could opt for the Sensational Party All In One Pack for £50.

Lidl fireworks deals

Lidl’s fireworks range is available from £1.99 up to £49.99.

Sparklers

You can get a 12 pack of giant sparklers for £1.99 and each sparkler lasts approximately two minutes.

Giant sparklers. (Image: Lidl)

All-in-one box

A great deal here is The Equaliser 14-piece box set, which contains a selection of fountains, shot tubes and a Roman candle.

You can get one box for £7.99 or three for £20.

There's also a multibuy offer on the Plasma Attack (three for £20), which is described as "a punchy 16-shot cake full of white, gold and green glitter effects."

Going-all-out box

If you're interested in getting value for money, Lidl's best shots-per-pound firework box is the Knight's Quest

It'll set you back £24.99, includes 40 shots and burns for 35 seconds.

Knight's Quest. (Image: Lidl)

Morrisons fireworks deals

Morrisons will only sell its fireworks in selected stores, with prices ranging from 50p to £50.

Sparklers

There's a five-pack of 10-inch mega sparklers on sale for 50p.

All-in-one box

We like the look of the Demon Display Pack (£20), which has over 30 pieces in one box, including sparklers and rockets.

Demon Display pack. (Image: Morrisons)

Going-all-out box

We’re yet to get the full details of the Olympian, which costs £50, but in the past, this product has included 50 pieces in one box.

Sainsbury's fireworks deals

If you regularly shop at Sainsbury's, the bad news is you'll have to look elsewhere for cheap fireworks. The supermarket announced last year it would stop selling them in all stores over concerns for the distress caused to pets and wildlife. 

Tesco fireworks deals

Tesco offers a range of fireworks in store, which are priced between £1 and up to £100.

Sparklers

You can get a five pack of 16-inch sparklers for £1 or a three pack of star shaped sparklers for £1.50. The supermarket also sells a Rainbow Fountain Firework for £7 with 100% of the profits going to the NHS.

All-in-one box

You can get a good deal with the Northern Lights, a 15-piece selection box for £15 (or two for £20).

Northern Lights. (Image: Tesco)

Going-all-out box

Looking for something bigger? The Grand Finale costs £50, but you get a 100-shot multi-effect single ignition firework.

Home insurance

Don't get hit by horrible surprise costs after the event – make sure you have comprehensive buildings and contents insurance.

If you damage your property, with a stray firework, for example, this can be claimed for under a comprehensive buildings insurance accidental damage cover plan.

Find out how to cut your home insurance costs.

Stay safe

There are also certain precautions to keep in mind before the day. Fireworks should always be kept in a sealed tin and used one at a time.

Check for BS EN 15947 or CE markings, which confirm they’ve been made to meet British or European safety standards.

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