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.
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.
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.