Blackpool Pantomimes 2019

Martin Dodd for UK Productions in association with Blackpool Grand Theatre presents a brand-new spectacular Pantomime for all the family…Beauty and the Beast. The story of Beauty and The Beast is a tale as old as time in a far-off land of two very different kingdoms....

Blackpool Fireworks Displays

World Fireworks Championships September is the month that the Blackpool skies light up with sensational pyrotechnic displays at the annual Blackpool World Firework Championships providing stunning firework displays on Friday nights during the month making a great...
Illuminations Switch On Times

Illuminations Switch On Times

What better time for a trip to Blackpool than to see the legendary Blackpool lights switch on? Blackpool Illuminations are on untill November 3rd this year (2019). All times listed here. The 2019 Blackpool Illuminations will be switched on , at approx 8.45pm. The...

Festivals And Events

Blackpool Pride Festival 2019. Saturday 8th & Sunday 9th June 2019. This year is the twelfth year of Blackpool Pride Festival, each year bigger and better than before, the weekend is a fun filled riot of colour. Featuring street parties, parades and wide range of...

Ride The Lights

The late August Tuesday evening prior to the Blackpool Illuminations switch on is the night for cyclists to enjoy a preview of Blackpool illuminations with the Ride The Lights cycle event. This event which has been held annually since 2006 sees the closing of the...

Who Switched On Blackpool Illuminations

In 1934 Blackpool Illuminations started the tradition of inviting a celebrity or well known public figure to carry out a formal switching on ceremony where a large switch is thrown to bring on that years lights, the tradition continues to today. Who has switched on...

Blackpool Air Show 2018

Blackpool Air Show is bigger and better than ever this year, 2018, and now scheduled for the two days of the weekend Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th August 2018. Blackpool launched the worlds first official air show in 1909, an historic year in aviation when French...