How long do the Blackpool Illuminations last?

66 nights
How long are Blackpool Illuminations on for? Blackpool Illuminations are usually on for 66 nights. However, the 2021 display will run throughout the festive season for the second consecutive year from 3 September – 3 January 2022.

Why are Blackpool Illuminations not on at Christmas?

The world famous lights are to stay lit for an extra two months in 2020, meaning they will run until January instead of finishing in November. The move comes as the resort aims to boost tourism in the seaside town, which has been hit hard by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Are Blackpool illuminations on all year?

The 2021 Blackpool Illuminations will shine again throughout Christmas and New Year. They’ll burst into light and colour in September – remaining lit until January 2022! And there’ll be a bigger and brighter Christmas this year – with themed events, shows and attractions.

What time do the illuminations turn off?

On weekdays the lights are switched off at 10.30pm, and on Friday and Saturday remain lit until midnight.

What time do Blackpool lights get turned on?

Date and Time of the switch-on The official time for the switch on tonight is 8.50pm and will last into Saturday morning where they’ll be turned off for the day at 1am. After this, the lights will be turned on in the evening on most days from 5pm to 8pm and usually lasts until the following evening from 10pm to 12am.

Who is switching Blackpool lights on 2021?

Blackpool Illuminations Switch-On 2021 2020’s biggest breakthrough artist, KSI, and one of the UK’s most successful indie bands, The Wombats, performed in the world-famous Blackpool Tower Ballroom on the night of Friday 3 September to mark the start of a four-month extended Illuminations season.

What time do Blackpool lights come on tonight?

Are Blackpool illuminations on every night?

Usually, the lights are switched off during the evening with times ranging from 10.30 pm on weekdays, 12 am on Fridays and Saturdays, and 11 pm on Sundays. To find the full list of switch-on times for the Blackpool illuminations, visit their website here .

What time do Blackpool lights turn off at night?

The official time for the switch on tonight is 8.50pm and will last into Saturday morning where they’ll be turned off for the day at 1am. After this, the lights will be turned on in the evening on most days from 5pm to 8pm and usually lasts until the following evening from 10pm to 12am.

Who turned Blackpool lights on 2020?

KSI
2020’s biggest breakthrough artist, KSI, and one of the UK’s most successful indie bands, The Wombats, performed in the world-famous Blackpool Tower Ballroom on the night of Friday 3 September to mark the start of a four-month extended Illuminations season.

Who is switching on Blackpool Illuminations 2021?

For 2021, a special concert in the Tower Ballroom will kick-start the four month extended stay of the bright lights down Blackpool’s seafront. The Tower will host performances from KSI, The Wombats, Ella Henderson, and Wes Nelson.

What time do Blackpool lights switch on 2021?