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New Attractions For 2024

There's one thing for sure about Blackpool: the fun never stops. As a resort, we are continuously growing, expanding into new markets and offering new experiences for families to enjoy. 

Without a doubt, there is already lots to see in '24, but there are some exciting new attractions on the horizon that will lead to amazing adventures you will never forget. Take a look to see what's coming up.

Showtown Museum Blackpool

Showtown Museum - Opening March 2024

Welcome to Showtown, Blackpool's brand new immersive museum of fun and entertainment. Situated on the Golden Mile and in the shadow of The Blackpool Tower, this wonderful attraction captures the spirit of our amazing town. It gives you the opportunity to get up close to the entertainers who have helped place the resort on the map over the years - the comedians, dancers, acrobats, and larger-than-life characters who transformed Blackpool into the home of popular entertainment. 

Get on the dance floor, smell the sawdust, discover the backstage secrets - whether you're a fun seeker or born performer! 

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Backlot Cinema Blackpool
Backlot Cinema

See your favourite stars of the big screen at Blackpool’s new town centre cinema complex. The Backlot Cinema will feature one of the largest IMAX screens in the country, standing at a massive 10.8m.

State-of-the-art, immersive movie experiences will be on offer at the new multi-screen development comprising nine screens and a total of 850 luxury seats.  The associated Backlot Diner will open for all day dining with a classic yet contemporary menu.

Recent new openings

  • Walterz Entertainment Centre - Introducing the resort's newest entertainment centre located just 2.5 miles from the centre of Blackpool, Walterz offers an extraordinary mix of entertainment. Take your pick from 10-pin bowling, luxury karaoke booths, interactive darts, a host of games, plus a cafe and bar.
  • Frasers - A beautiful new department store in the Houndshill Shopping Centre has opened in the Houndshill Shopping Centre. Now home to three of the country's biggest names: Frasers, Sports Direct and the very best in luxury fashion, Flannels.
  • Abingdon Street Market - Blackpool just got a whole lot tastier! On your next visit, check out the all-new Abingdon Street Market. The 250-seat venue offers six local independent street food vendors, a coffee shop, cocktail stand and craft beer bar. There's also the adjoining retail market with more than a dozen retailers.