See our daily events listings for bars and clubs in the Blackpool area at the link below, followed by an editor's pick of events throughout the year.
September 2 - November 6, 2016. The annual Big Switch On - Lights shine for 66 nights, through early-November each year, features include special celebrity guests & free concert.
September 9-30, 2016 on Fridays, annual events at Tower Festival Headland. International pyrotechnical experts stage amazing displays in the skies above the Promenade from approximately 7:30pm.
November 4-6, 2016 at Pontins in Southport (between Liverpool + Blackpool). One weekend/ 3 arenas, pool parties, secret cinema, hidden house parties... from some of the best/ well known UK clubbing brands including: Beyond, La Troya, Drunk at Vogue, SchaCha Boudoir, Garlands, Bongo’s Bingo, Retro, Sink The Pink, The Navy Bar, and more + Alternative Miss Universe 2016.
Mid-February, 2016, a vibrant international festival week of circus, magic and new variety 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 10-11 2017 (TBC). 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.