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The Blackpool Tower Eye:

Take a trip 380ft into the sky to the top of The Blackpool Tower Eye and experience the thrilling SkyWalk. Take in the best views across the North West of England from the top of the iconic Blackpool Tower.

Don’t forget to Begin your journey to the top of the Tower

with a visit to the incredible 4D cinema. Let the special sensory effects and incredible filming bring the history of The Blackpool Tower to life in front of your eyes.

Heard of an event called Firework Fridays? Well the Blackpool Firework Championships 2017 will be taking place every Friday evening in September. What could be a better viewing spot than the Blackpool Tower! Why not grab a drink in Bar 380 while you’re taking in the best views in the house.

Madame Tussauds Blackpool:

Want to enjoy the music and magical atmosphere of a summer festival without getting muddy and wet? Then come along to Madame Tussauds Blackpool’s very own Festival Fields. The Summer of Music ends on 4th September so don’t miss out!

Can’t make it in time? Don’t forget to grab a drink with Michelle Connor in the brand new Rovers Return Beer Garden or take a science lesson with new figure Professor Brian Cox and his extraordinary 3D hologram. The Music Zone has also been updated this year with American singer and actress Ariana Grande. You’ll definitely be left feeling star struck!


The Blackpool Tower Dungeon:

Journey into the belly of the theatrical Blackpool Tower for the trip of a lifetime; a full cast of brilliant actors, ten shows backed with laughs and frights as well as a whole host of authentic sets, amazing special effects and an exciting drop ride making The Blackpool Tower Dungeon the best attraction for those who like a mix of fun and fear.

Experience Blackpool’s ultimate stitch-ups in Wrongful Convictions, the brand new show running until 4th September. Are the Pendle Witches guilty? Or were they just the innocent victims of a savage and fearful regime? Decide for yourself this summer as The Blackpool Tower Dungeon transports you back in time to the heart of Lancashire history.

SEA LIFE Blackpool:

NEW Exclusive Event ‘The Deep’ 19th August – 3rd September – Limited Time Only! Solve the secrets of the deep and become a Junior Nekton in a brand NEW event at SEA LIFE! Navigate to each of the Nekton zones and use the decoders to solve the puzzles, don’t forget to collect your reward! The Sea is Deep and Full of Secrets. Will you solve the mystery?


Also, prepare to be star-mazed by the eye-catching array of starfish from across the world’s oceans in our brand new feature: Sea Stars NEW for 2017
Guests will be able to get up close and personal with a variety of species of these fascinating creatures, including the Brittle Star, Chocolate Knobbed, Common Starfish, Spine Star, Goose Foot Star, Red Knobbed and Sun-Star, which can have up to twelve arms!

Become an Octo-Glow Explorer in Shellington’s Octo-Glow Lab and take part in a range of interactive activities to discover how creatures of the deep use light to hide from predators, attract their prey and even talk to each other. Newly recruited sea scientists are also invited to share their findings in the Octo-Glow Lab during an Octo-Glow Explorer character meet and greet!


The Blackpool Tower Circus:

Welcome to Mooky and Mr Boo’s Circus Spectacular here at The Blackpool Tower Circus! Experience a fun and fantastical show featuring phenomenal acts from all over the world.
Prepare to marvel at the sensational mix of captivating acrobats, thrill-seeking high wire artistes and mind-blowing balancing acts as they perform death-defying stunts that will excite and delight!
Laugh your socks off with resident clowns Mooky and Mr Boo as they combine hilarious slapstick comedy with a sidesplitting routine of laughter and fun.
Mooky and Mr Boo’s Circus Spectacular show will run until Sunday 5th November 2017.


Panto – We’re just over half way through 2017 but we can’t WAIT until later in the year when Mooky and Mr Boo’s hilarious Circus Panto takes the stage! Mooky Doolittle, we’re coming for you!

The Blackpool Tower Ballroom:

Step into the sensationally stylish Blackpool Tower Ballroom and prepare to be lost in a world of elegant charm and refined beauty. Dating back to 1894, The Blackpool Tower Ballroom is world famous for its unique sprung dance floor and spectacular architecture and remains to this day a destination for dance fans from across the globe.