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Blackpool is home to some extraordinary events, entertainment and shows. No wonder why they call it the entertainment capital of the North!

VisitBlackpool, the official tourist information provider, offers an annual programme of world-class events – and the best thing is many of them are free.

Watch in wonder as some of the world’s most incredible aircraft and aviators perform jaw-dropping aerobatics and fly-bys at Blackpool Air Show; enjoy a magical bike ride underneath the dazzling Blackpool Illuminations at Ride The Lights; discover Lightpool Festival’s amazing light art trail; and join the biggest party of the year when Blackpool celebrates the start of the Illuminations season at Switch-On.

Blackpool is always razzle dazzle ready to put on a show too. Whether you’re looking for a large-scale musical extravaganza, laugh-out-loud comedy, live performances to make your heart soar, or a spectacle of dance that will have your toes tapping, there’s a seat waiting for you in venues such as the Winter Gardens and Blackpool Grand Theatre.

Find the full event programme here.