TICKETS have sold out for this year's Lord Mayor's Fireworks Extravaganza at Chester Racecourse.

The November 6 event, which makes its return after missing out 2020 due to Covid restrictions, will therefore not have any ticket sales at the gates.

The 2021 Lord Mayor’s Fireworks Extravaganza at Chester Racecourse features two separate firework displays. The first at 6.45pm is for children, and a second main display taking to the skies and set to music at 7.30pm.

During the display, many of Chester’s community heroes will have their name in lights, with their names appearing on big screens at the racecourse.

It follows an initiative between Chester MP Chris Matheson and local civic participation group ‘Good for Nothing’ to collect nominations for Chester’s community heroes.

The family-friendly event will also feature a funfair at the world’s oldest racecourse, as well as fire performers and LED stilt walkers performing impressive feats throughout the evening. There will also be plenty of food and drink options available at the racecourse’s own bars and eateries as well as third-party food vans.

The entire event is being run not-for-profit in order to raise money for charity with staff at the racecourse volunteering to work the event.

Share is this year’s partner charity. Share works with homeless people in North Wales and Cheshire, as well as assisting refugees internationally.

Chester Racecourse is advising people not to watch from the city walls and Nuns Road as it says it wishes to reduce crowd numbers due to health and safety.