Visit Blackpool

Blackpool Illuminations and LightPool

In 2018, the  Lights will be shining from 31st August - 4th November 

The world-famous Illuminations need little introduction, extending Blackpool’s tourism season from the end of August until early November and attracting some 3m visitors every year.

As well as the miles of traditional festoons and tableaux along the Promenade, there are now extraordinary 3D projection shows on the front of the Blackpool Tower building every night during Illuminations season.
No wonder it’s commonly known as the greatest free light show on Earth!

Our 2016 LightPool Festival has WON the Lancashire Tourism Award in the Large Event category - we're so pleased! Keep checking back to see what we have planned for 2018!

** Please click here to see road closure details for Switch-On Evening and Britney Spears.