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Blackpool Pride 2020

Pride Blackpool is one of the most anticipated events in the Pride calendar. Are you ready to celebrate Pride beside the seaside?

Here you will find all the recent updates and information on Blackpool Pride 2020 and what you can expect from this event.

Pride Blackpool takes places from June 5 – 7 on the Tower Festival Headland. Expect big performances from chart-topping artists who have paved the way for other LGBT acts to follow in their footsteps.

Who is performing at Pride Blackpool? 

Pride Blackpool will open on the night of Friday 5 June with performances by Right Said Fred, Marc Almond, Lucy Spraggan and Lolly on the iconic Tower Festival Headland Arena on Blackpool seafront.

On Saturday 6 June, the annual Pride parade will get underway at 11am from Central Pier with the colourful procession making its way along the promenade to North Pier.

During the afternoon, there will be five hours of non-stop entertainment in the arena with sets from Radio 2’s Richie Anderson, Ben from Phats & Small, Vinegar Strokes, Rob King, Jacquii Cann, Pure Paloma, San Junipero, A Grande Experience, Johnny Wright, Channy, Big Guys Don’t Cry, Michael T Ogilvie and Billy Walker.
 
On Saturday night, Jake Shears, the charismatic lead singer of the Scissor Sisters, will take to the Blackpool stage for an exclusive performance, supported by Lee Ryan and Jenny Ball.

On Sunday 7 June, an all-day candlelit vigil will be held at the Flying Handbag venue, which has just reopened after a £500k refurbishment.

Where can I buy tickets for Pride Blackpool?

Day tickets and weekend tickets are on sale now here:  ticketweb.uk/events/org/237263?pl=pride

Where can I stay in Blackpool during Pride Weekend?

There are plenty of Blackpool-approved hotels to ensure you have a pleasant stay. To book your accommodation for Pride, or to have a browse, click here.

What is Pride Blackpool?

Pride Blackpool is an annual event aimed at promoting equality and diversity for the LGBTQ+ community.  It's a colourful and vibrant celebration taking place in the summer. You don't want to miss it!

What do i get with my Pride Blackpool VIP Ticket? 

Enjoy Blackpool Pride in style with an exclusive VIP offer.
VIP Ticket holders will enjoy their Pride Blackpool experience with a dedicated VIP entrance and excellent views of the main stage from a raised and covered hospitality area.  

The VIP tickets include:

  • Private area on a raised viewing platform

  • Complimentary Blackpool Pride Souvenir programme.

  • Dedicated event staff

  • Private VIP Bar

  • Premium toilet facilities

  • VIP food offer

  • 1 x glass of fizz per person on arrival

  • Souvenir laminate and lanyard

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 VisitBlackpool Web Team