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Hollywood superstar Will Smith is to perform live on Blackpool’s Tower Festival Headland this summer. The actor, rapper and songwriter will be reunited with DJ Jazzy Jeff for the final night of a spectacular new three-day music festival on the Promenade over the August Bank Holiday Weekend.

Refurbished Facilities

During the winter months we have been busy upgrading the hotels facilities ready for our grand reopening. The renovation work includes new modern bedrooms, lounge and cabaret bar refurbishments. These improvements are a major part of our commitment to constantly improve the services and facilities on offer enabling us to deliver truly memorable holidays.


Whether you enjoy watching the turmoil in the Queen Vic, catching up on the gossip with Dot in Albert Square or checking out the Dingles latest drama in the dales we have just the break for you! The soapstars will be here to meet and greet, answer your questions & mingle with our guests.
Book early to avoid disapointement


The Christmas Lights in Blackpool will be switched on on Saturday 19 November. The Blackpool Illuminations stay on for Christmas in front of Blackpool Tower and of course Blackpool Tower will also be lit throughout the festive season too. Talbot Square, the area outside the town hall in the area opposite North Pier, is always trimmed up for Christmas.


The stage will have live music, competitions and entertainers on throughout the day. Father Christmas will be dropping by and the Christmas Lights will be switched on late afternoon. Authentic crafts will be on offer with some really unusual gifts which will make the perfect Christmas present for that special someone.

NOVEMBER | A month full of events

With the nights closing in our entertainment gets bigger and better to liven up those winter months. With breaks starting from only £200 per person we have a selection of Tribute and christmas breaks suitable for everyone to enjoy!


Halloween is just around the corner, join us as we transform the hotel into a place of ghoulish haunts and spooktacular fun with special halloween treats, menus and events. Don’t forget to pack your Halloween outfit for our Ultimate 80’s Halloween Ball.

New Record Breaking Rollercoaster coming to Blackpool!

It will be the UK’s first ever with a double-launch – an advanced technology that gives the roller coaster two powerful thrusts of acceleration during the ride. ‘Construction 2018’ will feature the most number of interactions in the world with 15 interactions involving five different rides and two tunnels.


The free annual events are among the most popular features in Blackpool’s exciting calendar, featuring jaw-dropping displays – synched to music – from some of the most talented and technically gifted fireworks engineers in the world and attracting tens of thousands of visitors to Blackpool’s famous Promenade.