Blackpool iFest Switch-On 2015

Blackpool Illuminations Switch-On 2015

Blackpool Switch-On

In true Blackpool style, the 2015 Switch-On Festival Weekend is billed to be the biggest weekend of the year! 2015 will see the exciting rebrand of the Switch-On celebrations as Blackpool iFest and will be produced in partnership with TV channels, including Sky Vintage music. Keep your diaries free Friday 4, Saturday 5 and Sunday 6 September as celebrations will run over three nights, and you won’t want to miss any of it!

Registration is now open for Blackpool iFest’s annual Illuminations Switch-On spectacular with even more tickets available for local residents.

Known as the biggest night in the resort’s calendar, the event takes place on Friday September 4 and will feature a host of top music stars as well as the big moment when the resort’s stunning light display is turned on for the first time for 2015.

And the best thing is, it’s free to attend – all you have to do is enter the ballot to win tickets.

With a capacity of 20,000 for Switch-On night, the event will be held on the Tower Festival Headland and attracts visitors from all over the UK as well as locals who will have a dedicated 8,000 tickets just for them, which is an increase on last year.

A further 5,000 tickets will be guaranteed for Switch-On night for people buying a weekend Blackpool iFest ticket and tickets for the Saturday and Sunday events will be on sale shortly.

On the Saturday all fans of Vintage TV music will be spoilt with live performances from chart topping stars that defined this era . The venue then will be swept over with comedy and laughter for the Sunday event, which will be the first ever comedy gig to be held on The Tower Festival Headland.

Information on how to obtain tickets for this years festival will be released shortly with the announcement of acts over the next few months.

Further information regarding ticket sales will be released in the coming weeks.

Register for your tickets using the form below, please make sure your email address is typed correctly.


 Last year’s Switch-On

Little Mix on stage at Switch-On 2014In a rare public appearance, the Phoenix Nights star, whose name has been synonymous with Blackpool since his record selling “Live at the Top of Tower” DVD, charmed the 20,000-strong crowd at Blackpool’s seafront Festival Headlands.

Fireworks launched from the top of The Blackpool Tower as the lights turned on the Golden Mile and along the length of the town’s famous Promenade.

The Friday night Switch-On, which was staged in association with media partner Rock FM, marked the start of a three-day festival of entertainment on the Tower Festival Headland; the West End themed Saturday night was headlined by Thriller Live and the Sunday night concert was headlined by Rebecca Ferguson.