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King's Coronation

Blackpool is preparing to celebrate the King’s Coronation in right royal style on Sunday 7 May!

The resort will mark the historic event with a majestic heritage tram parade along the seafront, a Big Lunch outdoor picnic with free entertainment on the Tower Festival Headland, a live screening of the Coronation concert from Windsor Castle, ending with a dazzling, specially-themed light show.

The events taking place on the 7 May 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.

Credit: Gary Mitchell

Heritage Tram Parade

Here come the trams!

Blackpool is aiming to celebrate the King's Coronation in style on the afternoon of Sunday 7 May – with a spectacular parade of its heritage trams.

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Coronation Celebrations

In true Blackpool style, the resort will be adding its own unique twist to the Coronation on Sunday 7 May. 

Enjoy a giant outdoor lunch, a free live screening of the Coronation Concert from Windsor Castle, and a light show on The Blackpool Tower.

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Tower Festival Headland
Afternoon tea at Best Western Carlton Hotel

Afternoon Tea By The Sea

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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