May 12-15, 2017, at Lawrence Guest House + Chaps Hotel. FRI 10pm Private Skins-Only event at ManBar, 25 Dickson Rd, with dedicated first floor bar, cruise zone and darkroom with a sling, video room, decent sounds, smokers terrace, pool table and private bar. SAT noon at Pleasure Beach + 10pm at ManBar with their regulars. SUN various activities - Lancaster Castle/ Prison Museum, etc.
June 9-11 2017. Past year Saturday parade 11am-12pm on the Promenade, from Central Pier, towards North Pier, then right on Talbot Rd and right on Abingdon St, ending up at the Winter Gardens where Blackpool Pride Festival events and entertainment begin, and continue through Sunday.
September 1 - November 5, 2017. The annual Big Switch On begins in September - the Lights shine for 66 nights, through early-November each year, features include special celebrity guests & free concert.
September 8-29, 2017 on Fridays, annual events at Tower Festival Headland. International pyrotechnical experts stage amazing displays in the skies above the Promenade from approximately 7:30pm.
Mid-February, 2018 (TBC), a vibrant international festival week of circus, magic and new variety live performances brings world-class talent to Blackpool. Showzam's Carnival Ball at The Blackpool Tower Ballroom has a different theme each year. See website for updates.