Blackpool iFest Switch-On Weekend 2015 @ Tower Festival Headland
Sep 6 @ 5:00 pm – Sep 8 @ 11:15 pm
Blackpool iFest Switch-On Weekend 2015 @ Tower Festival Headland | Blackpool | England | United Kingdom

Blackpool iFest Switch-On Weekend 2015

A host of top music and comedy stars are lined up for Blackpool’s new look Illuminations Switch-On Weekend

Friday 4th September 2015

Known as the biggest night in the resort’s calendar, the event takes place on Friday September 4 and will feature a host of top music stars as well as the big moment when the resort’s stunning light display is turned on for the first time for 2015.


Hollywood film director Tim Burton will switch on the world famous Blackpool Illuminations.

The night will begin with a must see concert with performances from The Vamps, Lawson, Professor Green, Toploader, Little Boots, Only the Young and Becky Hill.


Saturday 5th September 2015

Legendary Fun House presenter Pat Sharp is set to bring “a whole lot of fun” to Blackpool iFest’s Saturday night show which is being held in association with Vintage TV.

The TV and radio star will welcome top vintage pop names to the stage including Bananarama, Jason Donovan, Paul Young, Limahl, Owen Paul and T-Pau, for a night that is sure to have a fun, party feel.


Sunday 6th September 2015

Al Murray – The Pub Landlord – brings comedy to Blackpool’s newest piece of public art – the Comedy Carpet – for the first time ever.

The event will feature an hour-long set from Murray as well as performances from a number of other leading stand-up stars, including Chris Ramsey, Alun Cochrane, Tiff Stevenson, Carl Hutchinson and Craig Campbell.

The 2200 metre squared Comedy Carpet, which features iconic jokes and catchphrases from the most famous names in the comedy world, will make up a large part of the arena floor at the Blackpool Tower Festival Headland.

LET IT BE @ Grand Theatre
Mar 28 @ 7:00 pm


is coming to The Grand Theatre, Blackpool for one night only

Seen by over 700,000 people worldwide.  LET IT BE is jam packed with over forty of the Beatles greatest hits.  Relive the Beatles meteoric rise from their humble beginnings in the Cavern Club, through the heights of Beatlemania, to their later studio masterpieces, with live performances of early tracks including Twist & Shout, She Loves You as well as Global mega-hits Hey Jude, Yesterday & Let It Be

Blood Brothers @ Opera House
Apr 5 @ 7:00 pm – Apr 9 @ 8:00 pm

Blood Brothers

Lyn Paul stars in Willy Russell’s musical Blood Brothers for only five nights during the Easter holidays 2016.

The legendary Blood Brothers tells the tale of twins separated at birth, and brought up on opposite side of the tracks only to meet again with fateful consequences.

Mission ImPUDSEYble @ The Grand Theatre
Apr 10 @ 2:00 pm – 5:15 pm

Mission ImPUDSEYble

Britain’s newest secret agent is off the leash…..and ready for action!!

Join Ashleigh and Pudsey for a brand new spy adventure Mission ImPUDSEYble, suitable for all the family.

Ashleigh and Pudsey (winners of Britains got Talent) are coming to Blackpool for one night only.

Red Arrows at Blackpool Pleasure Beach @ Blackpool Pleasure Beach
May 21 @ 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Red Arrows at Blackpool Pleasure Beach

Pop along to see the Red Arrows at Blackpool Pleasure Beach on Saturday 21st May.

The Red Arrows display is part of the celebrations of the 1st anniversary of the opening of the Sky Force ride.

Sky Force ride is based on the Red Arrows Display team.

The Red arrows will be performing a display from 6.30pm.

Marvel as the planes loop the loop over the Big One, you can watch either in the park or from Blackpool’s beautiful beach.

Why not turn a day out into a fun packed weekend and book an overnight stay at The Strathdon guest house