May – June, 2013 at Empress Ballroom, Winter Gardens, Church Street. The largest of all 5 Blackpool festivals: Ballroom & Latin American dancing; British Open Championships for Adult Amateur & Professional couples, plus Formation Teams. See dates and details online as they're announced.
July 26-28, 2013. A multi venue and outdoor weekend based on Upper Queen Street, North Shore, at our BEAR CENTRAL marquee. A fun packed extravaganza of entertainment for up to 2000 bears and their admirers, with 3 days of non-stop fun, friendship and excitement to bring our favorite members of the LGBT community back home. Host hotel: Trades Hotel on Lord Street.
August 30 - November 10, 2013. The annual Big Switch On - Lights shine for 66 nights, through early-November each year, features include special celebrity guests & free concert.
September 17, 2013, at The Sands Venue on Blackpools Promenade or The New Headland, with a host of talent as usual and special guests, A wonderfull evening of fun & frivolities. The annual pride march takes place each June.
Fridays throughout September each year, at Tower Festival Headland. International pyrotechnical experts stage amazing displays in the skies above the Promenade from approximately 7:30pm.
February 14-23, 2014, a vibrant international festival of circus, magic and new variety brings world-class talent to Blackpool. Showzam's Carnival Ball at The Blackpool Tower Ballroom has a different theme each year. See website for updates.
June 14-15, 2014 at Winter Gardens Blackpool. See details online closer to the date.