Events

Jun
17
Fri
Blackpool International Soul Festival @ Winter Gardens
Jun 17 @ 5:00 pm – Jun 19 @ 11:00 pm

Blackpool International Soul Festival

The Blackpool International Soul Festival is a new 3 day festival in Summer 2016

The festival takes place over 6 rooms of the magnificent Winter Gardens in Blackpool.

Featuring top acts from across the globe.

The inaugural Blackpool International Soul Festival will take place at The Winter Gardens Blackpool over the weekend of Friday – Sunday 17 – 19th June 2016.

 

Coming over from the States exclusively to appear are:

BETTY LAVETTE, DEE DEE SHARP, BOBBY HUTTON & GERRI GRANGER

Musical direction will be from SNAKE DAVIS and the Suspicions, plus enjoy 6 rooms of music and incredible events

Jun
20
Mon
Armed Forces Week @ Blackpool Town Centre
Jun 20 – Jun 26 all-day

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

Jun
30
Thu
Star Trek: The Exhibition @ Exhibition Space
Jun 30 – Nov 5 all-day

Star Trek: The Exhibition

Klingons on Blackpool’s Golden Mile

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Star Trek with a fantastic new exhibition opening in Blackpool for the whole Summer and Autumn season.

In a unique deal with Paramount and CBS, Star Trek: The Exhibition opens on The Golden Mile on 30th June.

The exhibition includes original props, costumes, scripts and photographs, some have never been seen previously in Europe.

Don’t miss an opportunity to step aboard a spectacular recreation of the iconic bridge from the Starship Enterprise.

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

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.

 

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