Showzam!; February: Blackpool’s annual festival of circus arts and outdoor theatre, the event culminates in a carnival ball celebrating decadence throughout the ages.
Blackpool Illuminations; September: Since 1879, visitors have flocked to Blackpool to see the lights turned on along the 10 kilometre (6 mile) promenade. With live music and over a million sparkling lights, Blackpool’s grand ‘Switch On’ is a night to remember.
World Fireworks Championships; September: Gasp in amazement as teams from all over the world compete to light up Blackpool’s skies.