In May 2023, the biggest international song contest in the world is heading to Liverpool, a short distance from Blackpool.
The Grand Final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2023 will take place in the Liverpool Arena next to the River Mersey on Saturday 13 May with Semi-Finals on Tuesday 9 and Thursday 11 May. Blackpool is in a prime position to offer new and returning visitors affordable accommodation and a central base for the Eurovision song contest.
Why stay in Blackpool for Eurovision?
It's easy to see why you should make Blackpool your base for Eurovision. Take advantage of seamless transport links and enjoy the UK's favourite seaside resort during your trip. Home to the most attractions in one place outside of London, visit Merlin's portfolio of amazing attractions in the resort, from the iconic Blackpool Tower, the star-studded Madame Tussauds to underwater adventures at SEA LIFE Blackpool. Head to Blackpool Pleasure Beach for adrenaline-fuelled fun, meet some furry friends at Blackpool Zoo or make a splash at Sandcastle Waterpark.
Alternatively, choose to take it easy and kick back and relax on our sandy beaches or stroll along the three piers. If you've got the buzz for live music and events, extend the entertainment and book a show at some of our renowned venues in town.
How to get to Liverpool from Blackpool?
Blackpool is well-connected to Liverpool, taking you from the beach to the home of The Beatles in no time. Opt for a direct train from Blackpool North to Liverpool Lime Street or enjoy the luxury of having a motorway link in the heart of the resort, connecting you straight to the M55 and M6 towards Liverpool.
Accommodation in Blackpool
Blackpool welcomes millions of visitors each year. Whether it's a boutique B&B, luxury hotels, national favourites such as Hampton by Hilton and Premier Inn, or state-of-the-art self-catering options, Blackpool offers an extraordinary selection without breaking the bank. Take a look below.