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Queen's Platinum Jubilee

2022 sees a long-awaited four-day Bank Holiday weekend from Thursday 2 to Sunday 5 June to mark Her Majesty The Queen's 70th anniversary as monarch. 

From a terrific tram parade, a celebratory fireworks display from the top of The Blackpool Tower to themed afternoon tea in a variety of venues around Blackpool, you can be sure that the UK's favourite beach resort will be helping the nation celebrate this historic milestone.

The events taking place on the 2 June are staged in association with the Tourism Business Improvement District (TBID) and partners. 
Please note that there will be live filming and photography at this event. Any pictures provided maybe used by VisitBlackpool for promotional purposes. If you do not wish to be included, please contact the VisitBlackpool Web Team

Heritage Tram Parade

Jubilee Tram Parade

Here come the trams!

Blackpool is aiming to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee in style on the afternoon of Thursday 2 June – with a spectacular parade of its heritage trams.

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Queen's Platinum Jubilee Beacon Lighting

Coming together to celebrate a magnificent milestone, Blackpool will be taking part in the Community Beacons event where thousands of beacons will be lit by communities, charities and landmarks throughout the regions of the UK, Channel Islands, Isle of Man and UK Overseas Territories.

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The Blackpool Tower

Festival Events

Grundy Art Gallery Autumn Exhibition Read More

Each autumn Grundy joins with the Blackpool Illuminations and the town’s Lightpool Festival to celebrate Blackpool’s season of light.

Afternoon Tea

Afternoon Tea

Is there anything as quintessentially British as afternoon tea? Unwind for a couple of hours and indulge in this great British tradition in Blackpool.

Whether it’s a casual affair or a luxurious luncheon, there’s a place to meet everyone’s cup of tea. Here is our delicious pick of afternoon teas in Blackpool.

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Entertainment will take place on the Comedy Carpet on Thursday 2 June as Blackpool marks the first day of the extended holiday with chart-topping pop singer, Sonia, set to headline. 

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The Blackpool Tower

Jubilee Weekend Events

01 Apr 2023 - 08 Apr 2023 Viva The Show Read More

It's Blackpool's BIGGEST & BEST SHOW NIGHT OUT – Saturday nights are there to be enjoyed at Viva Blackpool

27 Dec 2022 Oh What A Nite! starring The Jersey Beats Read More

It's THE sensational show celebrating the music of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons!

The Joey Blower Afternoon Comedy Show Read More

The legendary outrageous and hilarious JOEY BLOWER from the world famous MERRIE ENGLAND BAR comes to VIVA BLACKPOOL with a brand new Adult Comedy Show.

16 Apr 2022 - 31 Dec 2022 Kings & Queens of Rock Pop & Roll Read More

The Kings & Queens of Rock Pop & Roll Show Bar is situated above the main arcade on the promenade at the entrance to the famous Central Pier.

26 Dec 2022 Viva Voulez Vous! A celebration of the music of ABBA Read More

A spectacular party show celebration of the songs of Europe's original pop four-piece ABBA!