June 8-10 2018 (TBC). A host of events centred on Blackpool Winter Gardens and – come rain or shine – another glitzy parade along the resort’s world-famous Golden Mile promenade. With an extra day there will seven stages in action inside and outside the Winter Gardens, and the venue will again be packed with colourful costumes and characters.
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.