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Blackpool Illuminations

The biggest free light show on earth

 

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LIGHTPOOL
REVOLUTIONISING
THE ILLUMINATIONS

INFORMATION
ABOUT THE 2016
ILLUMINATIONS

Ready for Autumn 2016 check out the daily display times, images of previous Illuminations and much more.

2016 WILL DELIVER STUNNING NEW DISPLAYS
ALONG WITH OUR RETURNING FAVOURITES

Always eager to amaze year after year…

BACK TO 1879 WHEN JUST EIGHT ARC LAMPS BATHED THE PROMENADE

Blackpool Illuminations have a rich history behind them and have become somewhat of an iconic part of British culture. Blackpool Illuminations have always been eager to please with an impressive list of former celebrity luminaries ranging from Andrew Lloyd Webber to Tim Burton.

TRIP THE LIGHTS
TRAMTASTIC!

For many years now a popular and unique way to experience the Blackpool Illuminations is by a Tram Tour that runs throughout the duration of the Lights.
Dates and times for 2016 will be confirmed nearer the time! Tours depart from the tram stop outside Pleasure Beach/Sandcastle Waterpark.

HEADLIGHTS AND
LOGOLIGHTS
GIVES YOU THE
OPPORTUNITY TO
SHINE IN BLACKPOOL

Ever dreamt your face could one day become part of the world renowned Illuminations? This is now possible with our ‘headlights’ section exclusively open for 66 nights! Or want a fantastic way of advertising your company to millions of British and European visitors? There are 150 coveted logo slots available for companies to advertise in next year’s show!

ILLUMINATIONS SWITCH-ON

Each and every year we celebrate the biggest night in the resort’s calendar. The Blackpool Illuminations Switch-On event unveils the spectacular six mile illuminated display. Pulling the famous brass switch marks the start of the Illuminations dominance of the coastal sky line