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.

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.

Click here to find out what’s on during Halloween half-term in October

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Roller Disco

We run a reglar roller disco at Palatine Centre on a Friday evening 6.15pm to 7.45pm and 8pm to 9.30pm. we have also just started a session at Blackpool Sports centre on a Saturday evening 4.45pm to 6.15pm.

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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 Boo! The Blackpool Tower Circus runs from 5th April - 9th November 2014.

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Blackpool Ghost Walks

Blackpool Ghost Walks

Join your host Stephen Mercer, author of Haunted as he guides you to some of Blackpool’s most famous and most haunted locations and attractions where you will hear tales of mystery, murder and the macabre as well as one or two spooky stories.

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Blackpool Through The Eyes of Others

Blackpool Through The Eyes of Others

Our idea is to make a positive short film about Blackpool that highlights all the positive creativity, beauty and art within the town. So we are putting on an event to showcase just a small portion of Blackpool finest talent.

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Houndshill Shopping Centre

Houndshill Shopping Centre

Bring the family to Houndshill Shopping Centre this half term and join in with the FREE children’s activities at the Alice in Wonderland event.

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Viva Blackpool

Viva Blackpool Summer Spectacular 2014

Leye D Johns presents our brand new show full of new numbers, the very best guest vocalists around and our stunning VIVA Showgirls – it’s Blackpool’s Biggest and Best Show Night out in Blackpool’s Multi-Award winning venue.

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The Paul Hayes Collection LIVE In Concert

The Paul Hayes Collection LIVE In Concert

This summer get set to rock with direct from BBC TV is The Paul Hayes Collection LIVE in concert.The Paul Hayes collection will also be joined on stage by Joe Marcel as Elvis and Aaron Levi from ITV's X Factor

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Blackpool Event - Comedy VIVA

Viva - Saturday Night Stand-Up

Brand new for 2014, Blackpool’s favourite comedy club brings you Saturday Night Stand-Up in association with Fosters. 4 mighty fine comics take to the stage – their mission is to make you laugh until you can laugh no more!

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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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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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Blackpool Shows - Legends

Legends

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

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Halloween Spooktacular at Blackpool Zoo

Halloween Spooktacular at Blackpool Zoo

There will devilish daily activities including pumpkin carving at the Pumpkin Grotto, Mysterious Mammals and Blood-thirsty Birds Quiz trail, colouring and writing competitions in creepy corners, scary story telling, plus much more...

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Turtle Time

Turtle Time

• Halloween week • Turtle Competitions • Ninja Moves Dance Competitions

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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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Health Walk

Cleveleys Health Walk

Urban walk along Cleveleys Promenade including the new development, comfortable footwear advised, this walk is suitable for beginners.

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Twelfth Night By William Shakespeare

Twelfth Night By William Shakespeare

English Touring Theatre and Sheffield Theatres present William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night at the Grand Theatre, Blackpool.

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Riverdance

Riverdance 20 Years - The Anniversary Tour

This 20th Anniversary UK Tour, gives Riverdance fans old and new, the opportunity to celebrate an incredible milestone for an incredible show. Twenty years after it took its first steps, a truly phenomenal piece of theatrical entertainment is back!

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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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