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 4th this year (2018). All times listed here. The 2018 Blackpool Illuminations will be switched on , at approx 8.45pm. The...

Festivals And Events

Ride the Lights. Tuesday 28th August 2018. Join thousands of riders as they travel along Blackpool Promenade for a sneak preview of the stunning 2018 Blackpool Illuminations. The 6 mile vehicle free Ride The Lights course is suitable for all ages and abilities with...

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...