Blackpool set to host Christmas Festive Wonderland! Christmas in Blackpool

Christmas in Blackpool is set to be BIGGER and BETTER than ever – with a series of events, markets and shows across the Festive period.

From free ice rink skating on the Blackpool Tower headlands and Comedy Carpet, a bustling Christmas markets in the Winter Gardens and a series of events across the town – including a fabulous new family show at Viva Blackpool!

Family Shows

Santa's Magical Workshop at Viva PosterSanta’s Magical Workshop is a brilliant story – where Santa’s elves go on the hunt for the main main himself as he’s gone missing! Magic, illusion, music and laughter are all in store for the whole family.

Written by award winning magician Michael Jordan and Jon Conway – this is a surefire way to get everyone in the Christmas spirit as we sing, dance and magic our way into the Festive season!

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Also appearing in town are Elf – The Musical in October Half term and Panto at The Grand Theatre – Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Free Ice Skating

Dig out those winter woolies, including a bobble hat and festive jumper – as a brand new winter village is unveiled at the Tower Festival Headland from Friday 19th November to January 3rd 2022!

There you’ll find simulated snowfalls, cosy log cabins, a magical forest, festive light production shows, special Santa tram rides – and a free outdoor ice rink for all the family to enjoy!

Want a bite to eat whilst you’re there? The Viva Vegas Diner & Bar which will have a brand new festive menu available – including Hot Chocs, Festive Milkshakes and more…

Christmas Markets

The Blackpool Winter Gardens will play host to an amazing plethora of stalls, bars and eateries – with a brand new Bavarian style Christmas Markets scheduled to begin on November 26th running right the way through to January 2nd 2022.

Housed indoor and outdoors – this has not to be missed this year as Blackpool becomes ‘Destination Christmas’

Europe’s Largest Aerial Ride

Landing soon (hopefully!), is a huge Aerial ride. It’s 65 meters high (just under half the height of Blackpool Tower and around the same height as ‘The Big One’ roller coaster) and it’s open from the 19th November until the 2nd January 2022!

Aerial Thrill Ride - Blackpool - Credit Michael Williams, Winter Gardens

Santa’s Grottos

This year, there will be a range of grottos to choose from – with the return of Blackpool Pleasure Beach’s own Christmas grotto, a brand new grotto at the Winter Gardens – and also the chance to meet Santa at Viva Blackpool after the ‘Santa’s Magical Journey’ Show

For more information about Christmas Parties, New Years Eve and Christmas Day Gala Dinner events – click here