The Blackpool Illuminations Switch On is the biggest night out of the year in Blackpool.
It’s the Friday evening in summer, traditionally at the end of the Bank Holiday week, when the famous switch is flicked to turn on the world famous Blackpool Illuminations.
The Switch On event has been held in Talbot Square outside the Town Hall, more recently on Central Car Park, and in the last few years after the completion of the promenade, on Tower Festival Headland, in what is now a weekend long, family friendly festival.
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Much more about this years Blackpool Illuminations Switch On…
You can find out much more about the Switch On here on our own Blackpool Illuminations website, with all the latest updates and lots of great photos to see too.
Dame Barbara Windsor – 2016 Blackpool Illuminations Switch On Star
Tim Burton, the 2015 Illuminations Switch On Star
Peter Kay turning on the Blackpool Illuminations in 2014
Visit Blackpool are the organisers of the Blackpool Illuminations Switch On
Find out More
Have a look at the Live Blackpool website homepage for more of the latest updates.
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