From September to early November, Blackpool stages the greatest free light show on earth with hundreds of illuminated displays decorating the promenade.
takes place in February when Blackpool comes alive with a myriad of world class performances and highly acclaimed entertainers appearing at venues throughout the town.
The award-winning circus has been entertaining audiences for over a century.
Blackpool Dance Festival
has been running for more than 80 years; the festival attracts dancers of all ages from all over the world.
Blackpool Air Show
takes place in August and includes a display by the world famous Red Arrows. This event is free of charge. www.visitblackpool.com
Blackpool Winter Gardens
Europe’s second largest theatre complex consists of 12 self-contained venues which offer a range of year round events and productions.
Blackpool Fireworks Championships
Firework manufacturers from all over the world try to outdo each other with stunning pyrotechnic displays.
Europe’s ‘Tribute to Elvis’ Festival
Held 1-3 July at the Blackpool Winter Gardens, the festival pays tribute to the ‘King of Rock & Roll’ in spectacular style! Its main feature is the Ultimate Elvis preliminary contest, the winner of which will represent Europe’s Tribute to Elvis in the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest finals in Memphis USA in 2016.