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JOIN IN WITH RIDE THE LIGHTS

Grab your cycle helmet and join us along the promenade for one of the most exciting nights of the year; Ride the Lights!   On Tuesday 30th August between 7pm and 10pm cyclists get to enjoy a preview of Blackpool Illuminations as the promenade closes to all cars. Riders will get a chance to see… READ MORE

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CALLING ALL SCI-FI AND MOVIE FANS TO BLACKPOOL!

Blackpool BID is calling all Sci-Fi and Movie fans, don’t dare miss all the action on St. John’s Square this Saturday. We have an out of this world afternoon planned to compliment the opening of the Scene Movie Exhibition in the Winter Gardens which opens at 10:00 on Saturday. Click here for further information on Scene. The… READ MORE

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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT BLACKPOOL AIR SHOW

Look to the skies as Blackpool Air Show returns for a spectacular free event that’s like nothing you’ve seen before, with stunts and fly-by’s from some of the most impressive aircraft in the world. The UK’s first official air show took place in this beach resort back in 1909 and 107 years later the Blackpool… READ MORE

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GET SET FOR THE BIG SWITCH-ON PARTY!

VisitBlackpool has teamed up with Nickelodeon and MTV for what promises to be a spectacular Blackpool Illuminations Switch-On night. The celebration on Friday, 2nd of September will include a fantastic line-up of music, dance and entertainment with special surprises too! Nickelodeon will incorporate their entertainment brand, supported by Club MTV, the biggest music touring brand in… READ MORE

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WORLD FIREWORKS CHAMPIONSHIPS LINE-UP ANNOUNCED

Pyrotechnic teams from all over the world will go head-to-head in the annual fireworks championships in Blackpool this September. Top class teams from Australia, Slovakia and the United States will compete for the coveted title, with displays taking place over four Friday nights starting on the 9th of September. A brand new winner will be crowned this… READ MORE

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DAZZLING DISPLAYS AS LIGHTPOOL TO RETURN

Visitors to Blackpool will enjoy a dazzling celebration of light again this autumn with the return of the spectacular LightPool At Blackpool Illuminations show. The £2m LightPool programme returns for a second successive year at the start of September with brand new 3D projection shows on to the Blackpool Tower buildings and a week-long festival… READ MORE

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5 FAMILY ATTRACTION DEALS TO KICK-START YOUR SUMMER

When the summer holidays start it can seem daunting to try and find fun-filled activities that everyone in the family will enjoy – and that won’t hurt your bank balance. From admission fees, meals out and souvenirs, a family day out can mount up to a lot – but it doesn’t always have to be… READ MORE

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STAR TREK: THE EXHIBITION ANNOUNCED FOR BLACKPOOL’S GOLDEN MILE

FEATURING OVER 100 EXHIBITS FROM STAR TREK’S ILLUSTRIOUS 50 YEAR HISTORY STAR TREK THEME TO FEATURE IN THE WORLD-FAMOUS ILLUMINATIONS CELEBRATIONS TO BEGIN THURSDAY 30th JUNE Blackpool – the UK’s biggest family resort which attracts 13 million visitors each year – will play host to a major celebration of the 50th Anniversary Year of the… READ MORE