Live-Action Family Fun Day & Fireworks

Sunday 4th November, 2018

***Knockhill Live Action Family Fun Day & Fireworks POSTPONED to Sunday 4th November 2pm-6pm***

On Sunday 4th November, Knockhill will be hosting its third Bonfire and Fireworks night. The Live-Action Family Fun Day will start 2pm (gates open at 1pm) and see a multitude of action on track, centred around Knockhill’s famous tri-oval section of the track, at the Hairpin. The Live Action Show will include racing demonstrations, drifting and end with a thrilling fireworks display at approximately 5.45pm

This is a family friendly event suitable for families with young kids. There will be plenty of activities on-site to keep the younger ones amused, in amongst some spectacular action on track. Wow, your children this fireworks night with a trip to Knockhill for a veritable feast of high-octane motorsport action. Remember, this event will run into darkness, and despite providing lighting towers throughout the venue we’d encourage families to bring torches and warm clothing.

Live-Action Family Fun Day & Fireworks
Live-Action Family Fun Day & Fireworks
Live-Action Family Fun Day & Fireworks
Live-Action Family Fun Day & Fireworks

Event Information

It’s almost time to send off the 2018 season with a bang, and what better way than with an action-packed family fun day at Knockhill ending with a spectacular bonfire and fireworks display at Scotland’s National Home of Motorsport.

As well as the spectacular climax to the event, which will run from 2pm to 6pm on Sunday 4th November, we’ve assembled a mix of motorsport action to keep young and old amused on the day including:

- Legends Racing demonstrations around the Knockhill Hairpin
- The return of Drifting with smoking drift displays around the tri-oval
- Mini Moto racing demo with kids as young as 6 on miniature bikes 
- Kevin Carmichael Stunts will be performing an array of 4-wheel tricks
- In the paddock we’ll be hosting our final car show of the year  
- We’ll also have some special ticket and driving experience promotions

And, specifically for the kids:

- Masocts on site including Paw Patrol, Superheroes and PJ Masks characters
- Kids zone with trick or treat hay fun, colouring competitions and mascot photo opportunities 
- Halloween games and fancy dress competitions (including adults) 
- Additional light-up swords and wands available for purchase as well as Knockhill merchandise (hats, gloves and jackets) from the Circuit Office

We’ll also have:

- A selection of food outlets available throughout the site
- Two on-site restaurants providing a wide array of food and drink
- All parking on-site (and free)  
- All kids under the age of 12 go free
- Two bonfires and spectacular fireworks display (@5.45pm)
- Pumpkin Parade before the fireworks – bring your pumpkins with you for an unique photo opportunity on the Knockhill track.

This will be the third time we'll have hosted this event and plans are afoot to make this the biggest, brightest and most spectacular bonfire night at Knockhill... ever. So, if you fancy joining us for an alternative bonfire and fireworks adventure, book your tickets now.

And, Remember, Remember it’s on Sunday 4th of November

Tickets cost £8 for adults and £5 for concessions in advance with children under 12 getting in free!


Event News

Kevin Carmichael Stunt Show

Kevin Carmichael Stunt Show

Kevin Carmichael returns to Knockhill for his final swansong of 2018. Kevin will be back on 4-wheels producing a range of 4-wheel tricks behind the wheel of his trusty MX5s. He’ll also be attempting to navigate the Knockhill hairpin on 2-wheels (Fall Guy style).

Kids Entertainment

Kids Entertainment

Kids activities will feature throughout the venue, with our technical inspection building being transformed into an entertainment hub that will contain, neon face painting (charges apply), balloon modeling (free) and fun and games with a Halloween theme. We’ll also have  life-size characters such as Paw Patrol and PJ Masks to interact with around the venue.

Scottish Legends Demo

Scottish Legends Demo

A selection for Scottish Legends Cars competitors will also be on hand to showcase some race simulations of their own. The Legends, which are 5/8 scale replicas of American automobiles powered by motorcycle engines. There are loud, often sideways and always spectacular… a great addition to the night’s entertainment.

Bonfires and Fireworks

Bonfires and Fireworks

Any event held around bonfire night, wouldn’t be complete without the inclusion of a fireworks display, and funnily enough, we have just that. We’ve upped the fireworks budget from last year and are expecting to send off the 2018 motorsport events season with a bang… and a big and colourful one at that.

Bonfire Night Karting

Bonfire Night Karting

As well as Knockhill’s British Championship track, we also have a custom-built 500 metre karting track on-site. So, for those wishing to combine a spot of family competition with a visit to our fireworks event, you can do that. We’ve blocked out some time on the Karting Centre’s schedule for some arrive and drive karting. Slots will be available from 5pm to 6pm at a rate of £10 per person for approximately 10 minutes (subject to availability of course). All equipment, and safety gear is provided on-site, allowing adults and kids from 12 years + a chance to race in our Sodi Karts. *Height restrictions apply.

Mini Moto Racing Demo

Mini Moto Racing Demo

Motorcycle racing is always a big part of the Knockhill events calendar, and with the help of the Scottish Mini Moto racing scene we’ll have a gaggle of young kids, some aged as young as 6 years old, racing head-to-head around the Knockhill tri-oval on miniature motorbikes. See if you can spot the next Marc Marquez or Valentino Rossi.

Important notice to spectators: As this event runs into darkness please take extra care on walkways. Whilst we have organised additional lighting between the car parking area and the main event arenas we recommend you bring a torch to maximise your personal safety. It is forbidden to set off your own fireworks. Sparklers are allowed, please take care and supervise children when using them.

Merchandise: make sure you pop into the circuit office (in the main paddock) for Knockhill merchandise, glow swords, etc

Catering: Kinnairds restaurant and the clubhouse will be open for food. There will also be burger and coffee vans located in the main spectating area.

Parking: All parking will be via the main entrance, please follow the car parking staff directions. We have a limited number of trackside disabled parking for Disabled badge holders.

Clothing: wear warm comfortable clothing and we’d recommend sturdy comfortable shoes 

Young children: Very young children may benefit from ear protection if you are concerned about the volume of the live action and fireworks. We do sell these in the circuit office.

Animals: Please note no animals are permitted into the venue.

Medical assistance – we will have a fully crewed ambulance on site, if you require assistance, please come to the Circuit Office, the Security Gate House or any member of staff wearing an orange tabard.

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