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 artists Princess Parade and Queen Street. Blackpool Pride 2019 is not to be missed! Visit Blackpool Pride Facebook page.

Blackpool Armed Forces Week 2019.

Monday 24th June to Sunday 30 June 2019.

Armed Forces Day 2018 is Saturday 29th June. Blackpool however continues to support the British armed forces in its own unique way by hosting a week long celebration honouring serving military past, present and future. During this week the entire town comes together with a range of special offers for members of the armed forces and their families. The activities include free concerts, exhibitions, military and ceremonial tributes and much, much more.

The week starts on 24th June with the flag raising ceremony at 10.30am at Blackpool Town Hall.
More from the Armed Forces Day website.

Classic Car Show

Sunday 4th August 2019

Central Promenade from 10am to 4pm Great FREE Event for all the family to enjoy, Always a fond favourite with vehicle owners and admirers. A great day for classic car lovers.

After the success of last years show which featured 150 classic cars of all shapes and sizes plus Live Entertainment & Bar (provided by Central Pier) we look forward to the 2019 event.
Visit Official Facebook Page.

Ride the Lights.

Tuesday 27th August 2019.

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 rest points, bike doctors and street entertainment along the way.

Blackpool Illuminations Switch-On Concert.

Friday 30th August 2019.

Which celebrity will switch on the 2018 Blackpool Illuminations? Every year, thousands of people descend on Blackpool for a musical extravaganza to watch their favourite pop stars perform before the Illuminations are switched on for another season. Who switched on Blackpool illuminations?

Blackpool Illuminations switch on times.

Friday 30th August to Sunday 3rd November 2019.

Join us from August 31st for the “greatest free light show on earth.” At 6 miles long and using more than one million lamps, Blackpool Illuminations are an awesome spectacle whatever your age.

The Lights shine every year for 66 nights and continue to attract huge crowds. 2019 will see The Lights lit until November 3rd so get your break booked now and prepare to be dazzled.

World Fireworks Championships.

Fridays 6th, 13th, 20th & 27th September 2019.

Watch the world’s finest pyrotechnic experts battle it out in Blackpool’s annual World Fireworks Championships. The event will gather together the crème de la crème of the globe’s firework elite and promises an amazing series of shows providing jaw-dropping entertainment for all the family.