August 31 - November 4, 2018. The annual Big Switch On begins in September - the lights shine for 35 nights, through early-November each year, features include special celebrity guests & free concert.
June 8-9 2019. A host of events centred on Tower Festival Headland beneath the Blackpool Tower – come rain or shine – a glitzy parade along the Golden Mile promenade. Saturday + Sunday entertainment stages. See website or facebook updates: