Featuring a spectacular program of shows, events, and attractions for the upcoming year, Blackpool has released its brand new guide for 2023. An illustrated Blackpool Destinations Guide 2023 celebrates the 160th anniversary of the majestic North Pier in Blackpool, with stunning photography, charting its history since 1863, when more than 20,000 people walked along its wooden boardwalk. The following highlights are also included:
Introducing the new ‘big cat’ facility at Blackpool Zoo, a new £1.5 million facility that will give guests a chance to see lions and tigers both indoors and outside. As of 2023, there will also be a brand new four-star Holiday Inn, a multi-screen cinema with one of the largest IMAX screens in the UK, a family entertainment center on the Golden Mile, and the much-anticipated opening of Showtown, a museum dedicated to the history of entertainment in Blackpool.
World Class Events
A sneak peek at the resort’s multi-million pound events programme including some firm favorites such as Pride, Air Show Weekend, Rebellion Punk Festival, Ride The Lights, World Fireworks Championship Blackpool, Light pool Festival, Illuminations Switch-On weekend and Christmas By The Sea. Many of the events are free and 2022 saw the Air Show weekend attract 250,000 visitors!
Blackpool Pleasure Beach Grand Theatre
With a fantastic line-up of performances at a variety of venues, including Blackpool Pleasure Beach, Grand Theatre, Winter Gardens and Grand Theatre, you can make a reservation in advance. There are already a number of shows announced: Mamma Mia!, Six, SpongeBob, Greatest Days (the musical about Take That), Annie, Everyone’s Talking About Jamie, Shrek, Rocky Horror Show, Mousetrap, Titanic, Winnie The Pooh, a musical adaptation of Winnie The Pooh, and Amore, Amor, Amour, a spectacular new production from Hot Ice.
See Blackpool Attractions Live Here
Join me as I head to Blackpool for Illuminations switch on night 2022! This year the world famous Blackpool Illuminations will shine every night until the 2nd January 2023 with this epic display stretching over 6 miles! In this vlog I share highlights from the big switch on, with fireworks from the top of Blackpool Tower.
During Sir Cliff Richard’s Blue Sapphire tour in 2023, Blackpool will be the only location where he will perform as the legendary Peter Pan of pop. The Best Things In Life Are Free: Proof that some of the best things in life are really free. The Shadows performed a summer season in Blackpool sixty years ago, and he will perform at the Opera House on Tuesday 14 November to celebrate this anniversary. Visitors can have a lifetime of fun in Blackpool for free. Aside from the beautiful beaches and promenade, there are world-class events like Illuminations, Stanley Park (voted England’s favorite), and the Comedy Carpet.
Blackpool Tower & Circus
Here are some of the best family attractions in the UK, including the famous Blackpool Tower & Circus, the Tower Ballroom, Madame Tussauds, SEA LIFE Blackpool, the Blackpool Tower Dungeon, the Sandcastle Waterpark, the Winter Gardens, three piers, and the world’s most ride-intensive theme park, Blackpool Pleasure Beach!
From award-winning restaurants to lavish tasting menus to afternoon high tea and traditional ice cream, Taste The Good Life offers a comprehensive Blackpool Destinations Guide 2023 to the best eating and drinking destinations on the Promenade and off it.
Introducing Only In Blackpool: A guide to what makes Blackpool so special with unique attractions including the world’s largest mirror ball, illuminated vintage trams, an almost 400 foot cocktail bar, two breathtaking ballrooms, amazing Victorian architecture, and some of the best selfie spots!
The Blackpool Guide
A guide to making the resort accessible to everyone, whether they have mental health, physical disabilities or learning difficulties. The Blackpool Guide: Whether you’re looking for traditional guest houses or luxury hotels, or budget blowholes or boutique chic, there’s something to suit every taste and pocket, and all carry the Blackpool seal of approval. Check Out, Then Check In: A must-have guide to Blackpool’s diverse accommodations.
As well as providing information on how to get around the resort, the 2023 guide highlights some of the many eco-friendly initiatives already in place.
In response to the return of the Christmas By The Sea village and the extension of the Illuminations season, Blackpool Council Leader Lynn Williams said: “I am delighted to be able to launch this new Blackpool Destinations Guide 2023 at a time when the resort is drawing large numbers of visitors. As a result of Blackpool’s continued investment in marketing and events, visitor numbers have been on the rise over the past year. Read about coventry godiva festival 2023