What's On Guide to Blackpool ...

Making the most of your holiday in Blackpool.

Blackpool has everything .. from waterslides and white knuckle rides to casinos, theatres
and endless other forms of entertainment. The Pleasure Beach, The Sand Castle, Arcades, North, South and Central Pier, the Grand Theatre, the Wintergardens, a variety of Casinos, Bars & Clubs and much more as well as having a great surrounding nightlife.

There is plenty to do during the day for all of the family. There is no doubt why Blackpool is one of the Uk's favourite destinations. With a fabulous 7 mile promenade to take a stroll, to the razzle and dazzle of theshows, to thrills and spills on the Pleasure Beach, there is certainly something to suit everyone.

Blackpool Entertainments


What's On Guide - Blackpool 2012/13

February 2013 Mooky & Mr Booo's International Circus Carnival
Showzam - 21 Feb 2013 to 21 Feb 2013
A varied and scintillating selection of the best in new variety and cabaret on the North Pier featuring the musical genius and Sex Symbol Earl Okin. Earl Okin returns to Blackpool in his one man show after his triumphant appearance in Miss Behave’s Variety Nighty in 2013.
March 2013 Blackpool International Hair and Beauty Festival - Mid-March, Major Championships
and trade fair, taking place at the Winter Gardens every year.
April 2013 Easter, with it's Bank Holiday
Junior Dance Festival - mid-April, important dancing competition held at the prestigious Tower Ballroom
May 2013 Blackpool 10 km Promenade Fun Run - mid-May, a popular event supporting a number of local charities and attracting a broad
spectrum of runners, many of which dress up in colourful costumes. The Fun Run passes many landmarks along the way and
takes in much of the promenade Festival of Puppetry and Visual Theatre - mid-May, with workshops, theatrical events and exhibitions.
Dance Festival - late May - the British Latin-American and Ballroom Dancing Championships, hosted at the Winter Gardens and always attracting large crowds.
June 2013

Blackpool Marathon and Half Marathon - early June, starting at 09:00 at the Blackpool Tower and passing the seafront, Golden Mile
and many other prominent sights
Totally Transport - mid-June, a classic car event, with many lovingly restored cars, motorbikes and other vehicles from much of the
last century

July 2013 Town Criers' Championships - mid-July, competition in the town centre,
where the loudest voice wins.
August 2013

 

September 2013

Fireworks Championships first weekend of September
Top firework companies from around the globe will be invited to stage firework displays on Central PromenadeCome and see this
spectacle: afterwards we sit and reflect in the lounge, enjoying a hot Chocolate with.... to warm up and look forward to the next contestant!

Beachvolleyball: We pride ourselves to be the host of one of the teams, very sportive people who will deserve your admiration for the
high level of their sport!

Blackpool Illuminations
4 September - 8 November 2013. Blackpool Illuminations are considered to be the greatest free light show on earth, which entertains
millions of visitors between
September and November time each year.

October 2012

Pier to Pier Race - mid-October, many local athletes take part in this well-supported race, which lasts approximately 15 km / 9 miles
Junior Sequence Dance Festival - mid-October, held at the Winter Gardens
Freestyle Dance Festival - mid-October, held at the Winter Gardens

November 2012

First weekend: end of the Illumminations, come and see the Fireworks that come with that!
British National Dance Championships - mid-November, held at the Winter Gardens
Cheerleading Championships - mid-November, held at the Winter Gardens

December 2012

Christmas Panto - December to January, popular seasonal pantomime featuring a number of celebrities, taking place at the Blackpool
Tower
New Year's Eve
- December 31st, parties and celebrations held all over the city,
including a major event at the Tower