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When is Blackpool Pride 2018?
Next year Blackpool Pride will be back outdoors on the Promenade on the 4th June! More on this to come in the coming months. For now, we look forward to seeing you all on the 6th November and celebrating Blackpool Pride in style!
When is the Blackpool Illuminations Switch on 2022?
It’s the show that everyone loves – the Blackpool Illuminations 2022 Switch On – kicking off the season in style! Blackpool Illuminations Switch On 2022 – FRIDAY 2 SEPTEMBER 2022 In 2020, Switch On night moved indoors to The Tower Ballroom. With Covid still ongoing, 2021 saw the event hosted indoors once again.
What is the history of the Blackpool Illuminations?
The Illuminations date back to 1912, but the tradition of a special switch on ceremony ‘only’ began in 1934. Book your hotel accommodation for Switch on with the Visit Fylde Coast and StayBlackpool guide.
What is the history of the Illuminations on Blackpools seafront?
The illuminations were originally founded way back in 1879 when the world was a very different place. It all began with just one row of eight arc lamps on 60ft high poles along the seafront. Back then, even public street lighting was a curiosity. The lights on Blackpool seafront were known as ‘artificial sunshine’.
What is the difference between Blackpool Christmas lights and illuminations?
Separate from the Illuminations, as part of the Festival of Light, Blackpool Christmas Lights are switched on every year in November in a very similar fashion to the Illuminations. They are located on various streets leading out of The Promenade.
When will the Blackpool Illuminations 2020 display be displayed?
The 2020 display will be the first time the Blackpool Illuminations will shine through the festive season – starting on 4 September 2020 all the way through to 3 January 2021. The display never fails to amaze all who visit and will be a much loved tourist attraction for many years to come!
Can you drive through the illuminations in Blackpool?
You can drive through the Illuminations by car, or travel by bus or take the tram. Lights festoon the promenade from south to north, past all three piers and The Blackpool Tower. Look out for features mounted onto lamp posts. There’s no doubt about it, walking through the Lights on foot is THE best way to see them!