Here’s an overview of what is happening in Blackpool this August!

A Sky Spectacle: The Blackpool Air Show – 10th – 11th August

Get ready to witness an aerial spectacle as the Blackpool Air Show returns for August 2024, transforming the skies over the iconic seaside town into a theater of thrills. For over a century, the air show has brought together families, aviation enthusiasts, and casual spectators alike to marvel at the incredible feats of aviation.

From vintage warbirds to modern fighter jets, the show combines historical resonance with cutting-edge technology. The roar of engines and the sight of daring maneuvers high above the Irish Sea are sure to captivate audiences, providing a mesmerising experience that is uniquely Blackpool.

The event isn’t just about adrenaline-pumping stunts; it also celebrates the rich heritage of aviation, offering a rare chance to see iconic aircraft up close.

Visitors can explore ground displays, engage with pilots, and immerse themselves in aviation history while enjoying the festive atmosphere along the promenade. Whether you come for the breathtaking aerobatics or simply to spend a summer day by the beach, the Blackpool Air Show is a highlight of the season and a must-see event for all ages. Be sure to mark your calendar, bring your camera, and prepare for an unforgettable weekend!

A Punk Rock Celebration: Rebellion Festival in Blackpool

Every year, the Rebellion Festival takes Blackpool by storm, turning the seaside town into a haven for punk rock enthusiasts from around the world. Held at the iconic Winter Gardens, this four-day extravaganza celebrates the unbridled spirit of punk music, bringing together a lineup that spans decades of musical evolution.

From legendary bands that defined the genre’s early days to emerging artists pushing the boundaries, Rebellion Festival delivers an electrifying experience that embodies the essence of punk.

More than just a music festival, Rebellion is a community event where like-minded individuals can connect, share their love of music, and express themselves freely.

The festival features multiple stages packed with live performances, along with an array of stalls selling vinyl, merchandise, and alternative fashion. Workshops, art exhibitions, and spoken word performances add to the atmosphere, providing a multi-dimensional experience that caters to all tastes. Whether you’re a hardcore punk fan or simply looking for an unforgettable festival vibe, Rebellion Festival is the ultimate celebration of the punk movement. Pack your leather jackets and band tees, and prepare to dive headfirst into the raw, unapologetic energy of Rebellion.

Check out the brilliant shows & events happening in Blackpool in August 2024

What’s on in August 2024

ABBA Bottomless Brunch

ABBA Bottomless Brunch

Sat 17 Aug 13:00
Viva Broadway! From Stage to Silver Screen

Viva Broadway! From Stage to Silver Screen

Tue 06 Aug 19:45
Viva Voulez Vous! A celebration of the music of ABBA

Viva Voulez Vous! A celebration of the music of ABBA

Thu 01 Aug 19:45
80s & 90s Bottomless Brunch

80s & 90s Bottomless Brunch

Sat 03 Aug 13:00
Viva Decades Rewind – Summer 2024!

Viva Decades Rewind – Summer 2024!

Sat 03 Aug 20:00
Viva Country Legends – A Night At The Grand Ole Opry

Viva Country Legends – A Night At The Grand Ole Opry

Sun 04 Aug 19:45
Top Secret – The Magic of Science

Top Secret – The Magic of Science

Sun 18 Aug 13:00
Megaslam Wrestling 2024 Live Tour

Megaslam Wrestling 2024 Live Tour

Wed 07 Aug 13:30
Michael Jackson The Legacy – Starring CJ

Michael Jackson The Legacy – Starring CJ

Fri 02 Aug 20:00
Viva Movie Cinema Sing-Along Presents – Matilda

Viva Movie Cinema Sing-Along Presents – Matilda

Mon 05 Aug 13:30
The Ultimate Pop Party!

The Ultimate Pop Party!

Thu 08 Aug 14:00
Grease – Movie Sing-Along

Grease – Movie Sing-Along

Fri 09 Aug 19:30
Viva Movie Sing-Along Presents – Trolls

Viva Movie Sing-Along Presents – Trolls

Tue 13 Aug 13:30
The UK Rock Show

The UK Rock Show

Fri 16 Aug 20:00
Viva Movie Sing-Along Presents – The Descendants

Viva Movie Sing-Along Presents – The Descendants

Sun 18 Aug 13:30
Ibiza in Symphony

Ibiza in Symphony

Fri 23 Aug 20:00
Celebrating Celine! – The Ultimate Celine Dion Tribute Show – starring January Butler

Celebrating Celine! – The Ultimate Celine Dion Tribute Show – starring January Butler

Fri 30 Aug 20:00