Visit Blackpool


Find an event

Blackpool is home to a jaw-dropping year-round programme of events, you can be sure that whenever you visit the resort, there will be something to keep you entertained.

Whether you love the uplifting sight of aircraft flying overhead at the iconic Blackpool Air Show, or the electrifying and magical cycle ride through a sneak preview of the Illuminations for Ride the Lights, get set to be wowed at Blackpool’s biggest weekend attracting tens of thousands of people - the famous Blackpool Illuminations Switch-On which brings a whole host of celebs and music artists to the resort for a party to remember. 

Don’t forget the World Fireworks Championship! Watch the world’s finest pyrotechnic experts battle it out to be crowned the overall winner.  Our Armed Forces Week in June celebrates the bravery of active military heroes and veterans in a week of fun family events. Join us later in the year for Blackpool Illuminations - six miles of stunning lights to marvel at. In recent years, we had added the LightPool project to Blackpool Illuminations; get out of your car and explore some of the amazing LightPool features on foot! All this and more is happening right here in Blackpool, so what are you waiting for?

For further ideas of what’s on during your stay please use the search functionality.