Events

May
26
Thu
May Blackpool Dance Festival @ Empress Ballroom
May 26 – Jun 3 all-day
May Blackpool Dance Festival @ Empress Ballroom | Blackpool | United Kingdom

May Blackpool Dance Festival

The May Blackpool Dance Festival began in 1920 in The Empress Ballroom at The Winter Gardens in Blackpool.

The May Blackpool Dance Festival attracts competitors, both amateur and professional, from all over the world.

Covering a period of nine days this is the largest dance festival of all the five festivals in Blackpool.

The festival covers Ballroom and Latin American dancing, the British Open Championships for both Amateur and Professional couples.

The Strathdon guest house is ideally situated less than a mile away, three tram stops, from the Winter Gardens.

If you are competing or spectating check our availability for this fantastic annual event.

Jun
20
Mon
Armed Forces Week @ Blackpool Town Centre
Jun 20 – Jun 26 all-day
Armed Forces Week @ Blackpool Town Centre | Blackpool | England | United Kingdom

Armed Forces Week

Armed Forces Week is an annual event celebrating Britain’s Armed Forces past, present and future.

Armed Forces Week is Blackpool’s opportunity to say thank you to our heroes.

From 20 – 26th June the whole town comes together to welcome serving military personnel, veterans and cadets.

There are a whole host of events around the town.

For more information visit http://www.visitblackpool.com/whats-on/armed-forces-week

Aug
7
Sun
Blackpool Air Show 2016 @ Tower Festival Headland
Aug 7 @ 12:00 pm – Aug 8 @ 3:00 pm
Blackpool Air Show 2016 @ Tower Festival Headland | Blackpool | England | United Kingdom

Blackpool Air Show 2016

It has just been announced that the amazing Red Arrows will return to Blackpool Air Show 2016

Blackpool Air Show is back for 2016.

This amazing aerial display takes place over two days in front of the Famous Blackpool Tower.

The Red Arrows will perform their amazing display on Sunday 7th August 2016.

The rest of the line up for the Air Show are yet to be announced.

 

Aug
11
Thu
Dirty Dancing @ The Opera House
Aug 11 @ 7:00 pm – Aug 30 @ 8:00 pm
Dirty Dancing @ The Opera House | Blackpool | United Kingdom

Dirty Dancing

The classic tale of Baby and Johnny returns to the stage, following two West End Runs and two sell out UK tours, Featuring the hit songs, ‘Hey Baby’, ‘Hungry Eyes’ and ‘Do You Love Me?’

Dirty Dancing is coming to Blackpool for only three weeks in the Summer Holidays 2016.

 

Sep
3
Sat
Slimefest 2016 @ Tower Festival Headland
Sep 3 @ 9:00 am – Sep 4 @ 10:00 pm

Slimefest 2016

Visit Blackpool and Nickelodeon have gone into partnership to present the UK’s first ever Nickelodeon Slimefest 2016.

Slimefest 2016 will form part of the world famous Blackpool Illuminations Switch-On weekend.

Slimefest 2016 will offer a combination of free and paid for events.

The Slimefest live shows will take place in the Empress Ballroom at The Winter Gardens, Blackpool.

An outdoor festival will take place on The Tower Festival Headland over the weekend.

Expected to entertain thousands, Slimefest 2016 will feature two live shows, activities, characters, music and plenty of Slime.

http://www.visitblackpool.com/slime