What's on inBlackpool


Welcome to Blackpool

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Blackpool - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Blackpool to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Blackpool

25
NOV
Viva Vegas Live! Christmas Party Night
Viva Blackpool

The Ultimate Christmas Party NightAllow us to transport you to the lights sparkle music and extravagance of Vegas with just a hint of Festive Cheer and Christmas merriment without even leaving the seaside Its CHRISTMAS IN VEGAS Laughter a plenty with Leye…

Location: 0.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 297297
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25
NOV
Wine Tasting Experience Day with Lunch
The Glendower Hotel

11am to 4pm ‐ including Champagne & delicious 2‐course lunch at the beautiful Glendower Hotel plus a tutored tasting of 12 superb wines. Passionate about wine & want to learn more Each course is a fascinating introduction to the world of Wine.…

Location: 4.4 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01253 301934
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26
NOV
John Bishop: Winging It
Opera House Blackpool

Comedy superstar John Bishop is coming to the Winter Gardens with a brand new show WINGING IT in autumn 2017 It will have been 3 years since his last tour and WINGING IT is gearing up to be his biggest and best…

Location: 0.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 629600
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29
NOV
Jim Davidson - 40 Years On
Viva Blackpool

Jim brings to the stage for the first time a truly revealing and hilarious look at his life. From the triumphs to the tragedies.Jim Davidson as you have never seen him before.A night not to be missed.Venue: Viva Blackpool 3 Church Street…

Location: 0.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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01
DEC
Community Christmas Tree Festival
Community Christmas Tree Festival Longton

Community Christmas Tree festival supporting Derian house childrens hospice ‐ children of Ashleigh Nursery Longton Primary School and Rossall School choirs presenting songs for Christmas. Katie Bradley presenting a Christmas Melody 24 local exhibitors along with contemporary tree…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01772 615942
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01
DEC
King of Pop
Opera House Blackpool

Get ready to moonwalk the night away at a show whos star performer Navi once earned a standing ovation from Michael Jackson himself.King Of Pop ‐ The Legend Continues is currently on tour in the UK and is taking British theatres by…

Location: 0.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 629600
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01
DEC
Tameka Jackson - Jimmy Love’s Tribute Christmas
Viva Blackpool

Hosted by compere Jimmy Love as Sir Elton John fresh from his UK Rocket Man Tour join us for a top tribute Christmas Party Night.Tameka Jackson brings the very best in entertainment with her sensational voice covering the greatest hits of Soul…

Location: 0.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 297297
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02
DEC
The Upbeat Beatles - Jimmy Love’s Tribute Christ
Viva Blackpool

Hosted by compere Jimmy Love as Sir Elton John fresh from his UK Rocket Man Tour join us for our Top Tribute Christmas Party Nights.The Upbeat Beatles recreate the sheer fun excitement and magnetic power of The Fab Four and the unforgettable…

Location: 0.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 297297
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04
DEC
VIVA PRESENTS - THE SPIRIT OF CHRISTMAS SPECTACULA
Viva Blackpool

Enter our award winning accessible venue right in the heart of Blackpool take your reserved seats in a Christmas‐themed wonderland and enjoy The Spirit of Christmas Spectacular.Featuring a plethora of incredibly talented musicians singers dancers specialty acts and our very own choir…

Location: 0.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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08
DEC
A Christmas Carol
The Atkinson

One magical night Scrooge is visited by mystical ghosts who show him there is more to life than work and money slowly he begins to recognise the true meaning of Christmas. With a cavalcade of…

Location: 11.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

08
DEC
Killer Queen
Opera House Blackpool

Relive some of Queen's great hits that have now become anthems for several generations including:One Vision You're My Best Friend Under Pressure Another One Bites the Dust I Want to Break Free Bohemian Rhapsody We…

Location: 0.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

09
DEC
Fawlty Towers Interactive Dinner Show Blackpool
Best Western Carlton Hotel

Join us for the dinner event of the year which combines fine food and classic comedy action as Basil Sybil and Manuel do their very best to look after you the only way they no how. Chaos and mayhem are served in…

Location: 0.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772 691284
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16
DEC
Beautiful World - A Tribute To The Music Of ‘Tak
Viva Blackpool

TAKE THAT have dominated the music industry for nearly three decades ‐ Gary Barlow Mark Owen Jason Orange Howard Donald and Robbie Williams were responsible for 17 hit singles; including 8 consecutive Number 1s all through the 1990s creating anthems that are…

Location: 0.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 297297
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16
DEC
Beautiful World - Jimmy Love’s Tribute Christmas
Viva Blackpool

The UKs premier tribute group to Take ThatHosted by compere Jimmy Love as Sir Elton John fresh from his UK Rocket Man Tour join us for our Top Tribute Christmas Party Nights.These sensational vocalists all professional performers in their own right come…

Location: 0.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 297297
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16
DEC
Peter Pan A Musical Adventure
Opera House Blackpool

Second star to the right and straight on to Blackpool. The skys the limit this Christmas as with a sprinkling of fairy dust Blackpool Opera House takes you on a magical journey to Neverland in a sensational swashbuckling adventure from Saturday 16…

Location: 0.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 629600
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17
DEC
Christmas Lunch with boxing legend FRANK BRUNO MBE
The Ramada Plaza Hotel

Spend the afternoon in the company of one of the nations favourite boxers and hear Franks fascinating tales of his life and amazingboxing career fighting some of the meanest toughest men on the planet inc MIKE TYSON twice and LENNOX LEWISSTANDARD…

Location: 11.8 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07713 628054
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22
DEC
The Jerseys - Jimmy Love’s Tribute Christmas Par
Viva Blackpool

Its time to get down with those boys from JerseyHosted by compere Jimmy Love as Sir Elton John fresh from his UK Rocket Man Tour join us for our Top Tribute Christmas Party Nights.Celebrate the music of one of the greatest groups…

Location: 0.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 297297
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25
DEC
Christmas Day Family Gala Dinner
Viva Blackpool

Take the stress and hassle out of Christmas Day.Let us look after you with our full day Family Festive DinnerTheres food drink and entertainment on this very special day so you can celebrate in style with your family and friends right here…

Location: 0.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01253 297297
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25
DEC
Christmas Day Festive Lunch
Viva Blackpool

Join us in our indoor marquee ‐ the Festival Suite at Viva Blackpool as we serve our sumptuous seasonal traditional 3 course lunch on Christmas Day.Take your reserved seats enjoy superb service to your table and a wide selection of drinks and…

Location: 0.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01253 297297
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26
DEC
The Jerseys - Oh What A Nite! - Boxing Day Perform
Viva Blackpool

Featuring The Jerseys Leye D Johns and The Viva ShowgirlsJoin The Jerseys as we celebrate the timeless music of the 100 million album selling Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons the Drifters The Stylistics Beach Boys and more ‐ from Doo Wop…

Location: 0.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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27
DEC
Roy Chubby Brown
Viva Blackpool

Roy Chubby Brown is back in town. Get ready for a barn‐storming night of jokes banter and hilarious mickey‐taking from Britains most outrageous comedian bar none Laugh till it hurts as Chubby rips into his…

Location: 0.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

29
DEC
Chris Connor: The World Famous Elvis Presley Tribu
Viva Blackpool

If you love The King then this is a show not to be missedWith the highest production values and the highest performance standard it is truly as if Elvis Presley is performing in front of your very eyesVenue: VIVA Blackpool 3 Church…

Location: 0.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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30
DEC
Chris Connor: World Famous Elvis Presley Tribute S
Viva Blackpool

If you love The King then this is a show not to be missedWith the highest production values and the highest performance standard it is truly as if Elvis Presley is performing in front of your very eyesVenue: VIVA Blackpool 3 Church…

Location: 0.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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04
FEB
That’ll Be The Day
Viva Blackpool

The UKs premier Rock & Roll production Thatll Be The Day returns with another brand new showHighly acclaimed for its stunning LIVE entertainment value Thatll Be The Day is an outstanding celebration for all true fans of the golden era of popular…

Location: 0.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 297297
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15
FEB
Michael Jackson - The Legacy
Viva Blackpool

Get ready to moonwalk all the way to Viva as the sensational Craig Harrison one of the worlds most dedicated and well‐respected Michael Jackson tribute artistes takes to the stage alongside top musicians and choreographers to bring to you the most exciting…

Location: 0.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01253 297297
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18
FEB
Wedding Fayre at Formby Hall Golf Resort & Spa
Formby Hall Golf and Spa Resort

We are very excited to announce Red Event will be teaming up with the picturesque wedding venue Formby Hall Golf Resort & Spa to bring you the ultimate Wedding Fayre This Liverpool Wedding Fayre is FREE for everyone and offer inspiring Wedding…

Location: 16.2 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL:
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20
FEB
An Ellen Kent Production: La Traviata
Blackpool Grand Theatre

A tragic tale of searing passion and memorable music that tells of the passionate loves and life of the consumptive courtesan Violetta.Opera & Ballet International proudly presents an Ellen Kent Production with international soloists highly‐praised chorus and full orchestra.VerdiLA TRAVIATAStarring the international…

Location: 0.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 290190
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21
FEB
An Ellen Kent Production: Madama Butterfly
Grand Theatre

Introducing the celebrated soprano Maria HeeJung Kim from the Korean National Opera Seoul and the international soprano Alyona Kistenyova.Winner of The Best Opera Award Liverpool Daily Post Theatre Awards.Back by overwhelming public demand this award winning Opera returns with exquisite sets including…

Location: 0.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 290190
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01
MAR
Brendan Cole: All Night Long
Opera House Blackpool

Strictly Come Dancings Brendan Cole takes to the stage to wow audiences with his latest spectacular production All Night Long.Brendan is joined by his sensational cast of guest dancers his captivating leading lady and superbly talented 14‐piece band and singers to whip…

Location: 0.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 629600
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16
APR
Purple Rain The Musical
Opera House Blackpool

Purple Rain is a spectacular new theatrical event celebrating the music of one of the worlds greatest pop artists Prince. Directed by Gary Lloyd director of hit production Thriller Live Purple Rain will feature stunning choreography and will be an exhilarating journey…

Location: 0.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 629600
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Tourist Attractions


Blackpool Zoo

Just two miles from the famous sea‐front, the AWARD WINNING Blackpool Zoo provides a home to over 1500 animals from all over the world. The Zoo provides new standards of animal care and aims to provide a stimulating, informative and enjoyable experience that demonstrates its role in the…

Blackpool Model Village & Garden

Blackpools award winning attraction the Blackpool Model Village & Gardens has been serving the Lancashire community since the late 1960s. We specialize in bringing smiles and laughter to our visitors and our staff can always be relied upon to be friendly and helpful.As seen on TV, our village…

Blackpool Borough Indoor Bowls Co Ltd

Bowling at Blackpool Borough Indoor Bowls Co Ltd in Blackpool, Lancashire. Contact venue on 01253 749500 for opening times and entrance costs.…

Blackpool Newton Hall Indoor Bowling Club

Bowling at Blackpool Newton Hall Indoor Bowling Club in Blackpool, Lancashire. Contact venue on 01253 301447 for opening times and entrance costs.…

Blackpool North Shore Golf Club Ltd

Blackpool North Shore Golf Club Ltd ‐ golf course in Blackpool, Lancashire. Contact the golf course on telephone number 01253 500578 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Blackpool North Shore Golf Club Ltd golf courseclub.…

Blackpool Park

Blackpool Park ‐ golf course in Blackpool, Lancashire. Contact the golf course on telephone number 01253 393960 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Blackpool Park golf courseclub.…

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