‘Go up the Tower, not ignoring the various attractions at its base’

Events coinciding with home games in August
1-31 Model Village Summer Fun
1 (to 8 Sep) Pirates & Mermaids
17 (& 12 Oct) Blackpool Ghost Walk
30 (to 3 Nov) Blackpool Illuminations
7 (to 6 Oct) Lego Explorers
13 (also 27) World Fireworks Championships
13-15 British Country Music Festival
27 The Ghost Tram
12 (to 3 Nov) Ascarium

to 7 Sep Roy Lichtenstein

What to see
You’ll find accounts of Blackpool’s tourist attractions in Towns of Two Halves (and of 91 other places: order the book now for £8 from For additional information plus shopping, eating out etc there’s Visit Blackpool, Blackpool Events or Visit Lancashire. Follow these links for specific venues and attractions:

Blackpool Pleasure Beach
Blackpool Tower
Blackpool Tower Dungeon
Blackpool Zoo
Madame Tussauds
Model Village & Gardens
Sandcastle Waterpark
Sea Life Blackpool
The Grundy Art Gallery