Blackpool Illuminations 2017
01 Sep 2017 – 05 Nov 2017
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Blackpool Illuminations attract millions of visitors every year.If you have never experienced ‘the lights’, then you are missing out!, there is nothing like it anywhere! The Blackpool promenade was the first to use electricity to attract tourists in the world. The original attraction was known as ‘Artificial Sunshine’ and has been a spectacular feature of the resort town since 1879, the greatest free light show on earth!
The star studded Celebrity Switch-On night!
The best night in Blackpool’s events calendar, in association with MTV, featuring headline performances by Example and DJ Wire, Conor Maynard, Diversity and Louisa Johnson.
Tower Festival Headland Arena on Friday 1 September, also sees the return of Club MTV DJs R3wire and Varski.
Blackpool’s heritage trams ride the Illuminations
For Illuminations season, book a ride on of the historic, fantastic heritage trams operated by Blackpool Transport. Take the opportunity to get the feel of the art deco era of the 1930s.
The famous tours of the Illuminations depart from the Pleasure Beach Loop stop each evening at dusk from September 2 until November 5, for more detail on the Heritage Trams contact Blackpool Transport.
Blackpool Illuminations £2 million investment
View from the Comedy Carpet – the area of the Promenade in front of The Tower. A completely FREE tourist experience throughout the illuminations period!
Enjoy Blackpool and your stay at the Gurkha Hotel