If you’re planning on heading to Blackpool for your next staycation then coming to visit us in our luxury family hotel near Blackpool is a great option. There’s plenty of fun activities for the whole family to enjoy. In this blog we’re telling you what’s on in Blackpool.

Blackpool is a seaside town in the North West of England. It’s home to some very famous attractions and is a great holiday destination. Our Lytham St Annes hotel is just a short journey away from Blackpool. There are many travel options to get to Blackpool available such as the bus, tram or maybe you fancy walking down our lovely beaches?

Blackpool events

If you’re looking for Blackpool events then you might want to take a look at the Winter Gardens or the VIVA Blackpool venue. Both hold regular music events or even adult comedy nights. At VIVA Blackpool, you can enjoy nights of dancing and cabaret. If you’re after live entertainment in Blackpool then you can definitely enjoy a sensational show depending on your selected dates.

Maybe you want to listen to some comedy, singers, musicians or even celebrate with some dancing, regardless of the arts you fancy, Blackpool can provide an electrifying experience through various acts. You can visit their websites to find out about any events and tickets available. The popular theatre inside the Winter Gardens features impressive acts such as the Strictly Come Dancing tour, Sarah Millican and the greatest dancer reigning champion Oti Mabuse!

Blackpool World Fireworks

Watch the sky light up in a rainbow of fireworks and enjoy the Blackpool World Fireworks shows. In 2022, the event is set to run on the 17th of September and the 1st, 15th and 28th of October. This mesmerising show is sponsored by Coral Island, a popular venue in Blackpool. The Blackpool Firework show is full of fast paced fun and music. Last year, Germany claimed first place.

Blackpool fireworks

Blackpool Airshow 2022

The wait is finally over! The Blackpool Airshow is usually on every year but has unfortunately been cancelled for the last two years, but this year it’s back! This popular Blackpool event includes many aircrafts including RAF Typhoons! This free, family event is set to take place on the 13th and 14th of August 2022 and will be full of fun for the whole family regardless of ages. Visiting these events provides an exceptionally authentic experience.

Blackpool attractions

Madame Tussauds Blackpool

If you want to meet some of your favourite celebrities (in waxwork!) for a fantastic photo opportunity then this is the place to come. With over 80 waxwork figures to enjoy you can definitely have a fun day out here. Join legendary host Paddy McGuinness for some jokes or search for Royalty for a spectacular party.

Blackpool Zoo

Do you love animals? One of Blackpool’s biggest attractions is the Blackpool Zoo, which could be a great option for you to enjoy during your trip to Blackpool in the summer. The Blackpool Zoo has over 1,500 animals to enjoy, you can say hello to them during feeding times or catch them relaxing in the afternoon sun. There’s always brand new animals being welcomed into their family.

Blackpool Zoo animals

Blackpool water park

Blackpool is home to the biggest water park in the UK, the Sandcastle Water Park! This water park has an incredible 18 slides as well as a cafe inside to make family life that little bit easier. The water park is located right on Blackpool front making it the perfect activity for the morning or afternoon, regardless of the weather.

Walks in Blackpool

There are many lovely places to walk in Blackpool, especially when the sun is out. One of Blackpool’s main attractions for walking is Stanley Park. Here you can enjoy gardens, woodland and there’s even a small play area for the little ones. There’s also a range of nature reserves as well as the stunning Fairhaven Lake which is just a few miles away. The best part of planning a nice walk is that they’re usually free and there’s no booking required.

Fun activities to do in Blackpool

As well as famous attractions, there’s plenty of other options for fun activities in Blackpool. You could head out in the sun to play crazy golf or take in the sights of the Blackpool Comedy Carpet which is located just outside of the Blackpool Tower. Or maybe you’re planning a family trip and the children would like to go to Ascent trampoline park, let them burn off some energy while you relax.

Dog friendly accommodation Blackpool

Weekends in Blackpool

Whenever you visit Blackpool, you’ll have plenty of fun activities to do but if you plan your trip during a weekend, you’ve got the best chance of everything being open and for longer! All year round, there’s also lots of good places to eat in Blackpool. No matter what type of food you’re after, we can help you plan ahead so you can spend more time relaxing. To find out what’s on in Blackpool, you can check out social media. There’s still plenty to do in the week, it’s just worth checking your dates for opening times. Hopefully the sun will be out during your visit in the summer, but we would recommend checking the forecast!

Special occasions in Blackpool

Christmas in Blackpool or even Halloween will provide you with many impressive activities. Check out the Blackpool Pleasure Beach Halloween plans and the Christmas markets on the promenade, that’s something that you don’t want to miss. If you want to join a celebration in Blackpool this year then booking ahead is important as tickets will sell fast.

After you’ve spent the day enjoying all of the fun activities on offer in Blackpool, you can grab some food and head back to the comfort of our luxury, self catering accommodation. Did we mention that our apartments are dog friendly too? So you can bring the whole family for a trip you’ll never forget!