Blackpool has a jaw-dropping events calendar with mouth-watering shows, concerts and special events.

Blackpool’s events calendar is regularly updated with new and exciting reasons to visit the UK’s most popular seaside resort. Keep checking these pages to discover what else we have in store for you during your next visit.

The ultimate feel-good musical MAMMA MIA! is coming to Blackpool’s famous Opera House from 20 June to 14 September 2014. Book now to be thrilled by this irresistible and sunny tale.

The World Fireworks Championships in September sees international pyrotechnical experts stage amazing displays in the skies above the Promenade. 5, 12, 19, 26 September 2014.

Blackpool Illuminations is the greatest free lights show on earth. The Blackpool Illuminations Switch-On Weekend starts on Friday 29 August 2014. To register for free wristbands or for full weekend information click here.  The lights shine until Sunday November 9.

Don’t miss your chance to preview the famous Blackpool Illuminations on 26 August 2014 as part of the popular Ride the Lights. So grab your bike and ride at any point along the promenade from Starr Gate at South Shore to Red Bank Road in Bispham. You can ride as much or as little of the route as you are able.

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GlamMantics 70's & 80's show

GlamMantic Every Tuesday evening. Two of Britain’s most iconic eras within the music industry- the 70’s and 80’s are brought to life by the Glamantic’s. Come and join us at the Sands Venue and hear the story of two decades.

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SpongeBob’s Summer

SpongeBob’s Summer

• Splash Bash Challenge • Pineapple Shy Competitions • Character Appearances

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BLAM!

BLAM!

Die Hard meets The Office in this explosive show that combines jaw-dropping action sequences, slapstick comedy, awe-inspiring stuntsand heaps of attitude to make one of the most high-energy physical theatre shows ever seen in Blackpool.

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Funny Girls show Blackpool

Funny Girls Summer Spectacular 2014

Funny Girls fabulous summer spectacular 2013 is the ultimate feel good factor entertainment smash hit show of the season.

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Cirque Du Hilarious

Cirque du Hilarious are award-winning father and son duo Clive Webb and Danny Adams. For over fifteen years, CIRQUE DU HILARIOUS has been bringing the magic of circus and mirth of comedy to audiences across the UK.

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Heather Phillipson

Heather Phillipson

Visitors will encounter vehicles, vessels, giant banana legs and other sculptural and screen-based assemblages with videos that touch on hygiene, birth, modernist architecture, boredom, sightseeing, and French kissing/cuisine.

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Mamma Mia in Blackpool

Mamma Mia

This irresistible, sunny tale has been thrilling audiences all over the world, and now the party will continue in Britain’s favourite holiday resort

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The Diamonette Showgirls Cabaret Show

The Diamonette Showgirls Cabaret Show

The Diamonette Showgirls cabaret show combines stunning choreography with amazing vocals for a high-energy, glamorous and all-round entertaining performance to remember.We aim to get everyone hand-clapping and up on their feet by the end of the night

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Switch-On Food Festival with Citylicious

Switch-On Food & Drink Festival

The Blackpool Illuminations Switch-On Weekend is one of the biggest events in the British summer calendar and, as well as three nights of entertainment, Citylicious Events is bringing a celebration of food and drink to Blackpool Promenade.

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Michael Jordan's High Jinx Magic and Illusion Show

High Jinx Magic & Illusion 2014

Michael returns for a second season in the Horseshoe with a whole new show. This fast paced mix of magic, illusion, escapology, juggling and music, one of last years hit shows is back with new illusions, magic and a few surprises.

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Toddle Time with Dora & Diego

Toddle Time with Dora & Diego

• Take a ride with Dora on Dora’s World Voyage • Meet Dora in the Nick Shop • Learn with Dora

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Blackpool Shows - Legends

Legends

Legends returns for 2014 in The Sands Venue from June 12 through to November 1st.

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Blackpool Shows - Hot Ice at the Pleasure Beach

Hot Ice Show

28 international skaters from across the globe come together for what has become one of the most spectacular dancing on ice shows in the world.

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Blackpool Tower Circus: Mooky Goes To Hollywood

Blackpool Tower Circus: Mooky Goes To Hollywood

Join The Blackpool Tower Circus for their main summer season and join our famous clowns Mooky and Mr Booo! The Blackpool Tower Circus runs from 5th April - 9th November 2014.

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Blackpool Illuminations

Blackpool Illuminations

Join the light fantastic! One million lamps over 10km make up the world famous Blackpool Illuminations from September to November.

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