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VIVA Blackpool

Type:Event Venue

VIVA Blackpool, 3 Church Street, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY1 1HJ

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Tel: 01253 297 297

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VIVA Blackpool

Prepare to be astounded by our amazing venue providing award-winning service, a wonderful pre-show dining, and a fantastic bar… but we’re also the home of some of the most sensational shows in town! All of this is under one roof – that’s not a dream, it’s Viva Blackpool! 

Situated right next door to the famous Blackpool Tower on the promenade, now in its 7th year – Viva is Blackpool’s 5-star premier entertainment, restaurant, events, and wedding venue which truly is the talk of the town for all the right reasons! 

Our amazing venue boasts three impressive rooms, each unique in terms of style and size, we’re open all year round and host a huge variety of in-house production shows, visiting performers, and impressive private events and parties. 

Most of our shows are right at home in our main ‘Cabaret Theatre’ – with many performed by our resident cast and company of showgirl dancers, amazing vocalists, and our brilliant resident host and compere Leye D Johns. Our resident shows include ‘All You Need is Love The Discovery Of Beatlemania’, ‘The Jersey Beats – Oh What A Nite!‘, ‘Viva Voulez Vous – A Celebration of the music of ABBA‘ and ‘Viva! The Vegas Cabaret and Variety Show!‘. 

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Opening Times

Open New Year
VIVA Blackpool (1 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)

* 10am - 1am (Subject to performances)


Tuesday, 18th May 2021 - Sunday, 14th November 2021

Jersey BeatsThe Jersey Beats – Oh What A Nite!Originally conceived and produced by the Viva Blackpool team, 'Oh What A Nite!' is celebrating an amazing 8th season in Blackpool and this show is one of our most popular productions appealing to a wide range of audiences and ages.
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Wednesday, 19th May 2021 - Wednesday, 10th November 2021

Viva Variety ShowViva… The Vegas Cabaret Variety Show!Viva's very own resident show – and one of our most popular! With something for everyone – so no worries about individual taste or pleasing a big group.
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Thursday, 20th May 2021 - Thursday, 11th November 2021

A celebration of the music of ABBAViva Voulez-Vous! A celebration of the music of ABBAA spectacular party and show celebrating the songs of Europe's original pop four-piece ABBA!
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Saturday, 22nd May 2021 - Saturday, 13th November 2021

Viva BIG Night OutViva's BIG Vegas Night Out!Viva's amazing party night out – with an amazing show, atmosphere, fast moving show with our talented cast of singers and dancers.
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Monday, 24th May 2021 - Monday, 8th November 2021

the music of The BeatlesAll You Need Is Love – The Discovery Of BeatlemaniaGet your ticket to ride and Let the cast of Viva Blackpool take you on a Magical mystery tour through the ages of one of the worlds most iconic bands! 'All You Need Is Love' is nostalgic trip down memory lane as we get inside the real story of Beatle Mania.
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Saturday, 5th June 2021 - Saturday, 13th November 2021

Joey BlowerThe Joey Blower Afternoon Comedy ShowThe legendary outrageous and hilarious JOEY BLOWER from the world famous MERRIE ENGLAND BAR comes to VIVA BLACKPOOL with a brand new Adult Comedy Show.
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Thursday, 2nd September 2021 - Thursday, 30th September 2021

Friday, 1st October 2021 - Friday, 1st October 2021

Promotional poster for the event.Viva la BenidormWe can’t go to Benidorm.   Viva have brought Benidorm to Blackpool as The stars of Morgans Tavern hit Viva for a series of one night specials.   ​​​​​​​Bring ‘Beni’ to ‘Blackers’ for a series of Saturday specials!
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Friday, 1st October 2021 - Friday, 1st October 2021

Promotional poster for the event including a picture of Nya King.The Whitney Houston ExperienceAn award winning homage to one of the greatest female vocalists of all time, the incredible Whitney Houston, performed by the award winning Nya King.  Nya King is officially the UK’s number one tribute to Whitney, as authentic and realistic as you’ll ever hear, with all the hits from her idol, as…
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Friday, 8th October 2021 - Friday, 8th October 2021

Promotional poster of the show, with the two performers smiling at the camera.Richard & Adam: The Greatest SongmenSongs from stage, screen and the radio with the tenor brothers from Wales.  The boys will captivate you with a night of world-class music, including A Million Dreams, Volare and The Impossible Dream, performed by the duo with flawless technique and robust clarity. ​​​​​​​Boasting two number…
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Friday, 15th October 2021 - Friday, 15th October 2021

Promotional image of the three members of the group.The Fizz!The Fizz return to Viva Blackpool for a one night special by the seaside, during the famous Blackpool Illuminations season.  With performances from Cheryl Baker, Mike Nolan and Jay Aston, music and memories will come flooding back from when these stars ruled Europe (and the world).
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Friday, 22nd October 2021 - Friday, 22nd October 2021

Max Fulham's Mystery, Music & Mayhem Magical Extravaganza posterMax Fulham's Mystery, Music & Mayhem Magical Extravaganza!It's the show brimming with talent from some of the UK's youngest and most up and coming variety stars!
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Friday, 5th November 2021 - Friday, 5th November 2021

Billy Pearce: Funny GuyBlackpool’s record breaking comedy performer returns to the seaside for a one night special. t’s time to enjoy life with laughter once again with Billy Pearce returning to the town where he broke records with his summer seasons.  The last time this show visited the Viva venue in 2019, it was a…
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Friday, 12th November 2021 - Friday, 12th November 2021

Northern Live poster with quotes such as 'Phenomenal', BBC Radio.Northern LiveThe world’s greatest and most authentic touring live band Northern Soul show.   Do I Love You - proudly keeping the faith to the original sounds of the underground movement that started on the dance floors in the north and eventually swept the nation.  Consisting of an 11-piece and four lead…
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Thursday, 18th November 2021 - Thursday, 18th November 2021

Tartan promotional poster for the concert.Rollerin' on with 'The Legendaries': celebrating Les McKeown's Bay City RollersA night dedicated to the memory of Les McKeown as the remaining band members reunite.
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Friday, 19th November 2021 - Friday, 19th November 2021

Jim Davidson Unlocked Tour 2021Jim Davidsons Unlocked Tour 2021Following months of Lockdown, and with the comedy pressure valve set to explode, the people's favourite is back with a brand-new show for 2021!
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Friday, 19th November 2021 - Sunday, 21st November 2021

Promotional poster showing pictures of performers.Return to Memphis: Elvis Blackpool WeekenderViva Blackpool is thrilled to be hosting the iconic Return to Memphis.  Hosted by the one and only Joey Blower, get set for a huge weekend celebrating ‘The King’ with competitors from all over the country convening on the ‘Vegas venue in the Vegas of the north’ to battle it out for a huge prize…
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Thursday, 25th November 2021 - Thursday, 25th November 2021

The Freddie & Queen ExperienceThe Freddie & Queen ExperienceTouring across the UK and Europe, The Freddie & Queen Experience is a highly rated production with the 'live sound' of Queen recreated in a brilliant stage show
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Thursday, 2nd December 2021 - Friday, 24th December 2021

Performers, on stage, in the spotlight.Viva Christmas Party SpectacularBlackpool’s biggest and best Christmas party nights return for 2021.   ​​​​​​​Starring Leye D Johns and the Viva cast of incredible singers, dancers and special guests for a packed festive night of fun, with our ‘Decades’ of music party theme, featuring songs from the 70s,80s,90s,00s and now!. …
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Sunday, 19th December 2021 - Friday, 24th December 2021

Santa and an elf sit under a snow covered sign for Santa's Magical Workshop.Santa's Magical WorkshopJoin in for an afternoon of festive fun with Santa’s elves performing a 45 minute musical magical illusion show in their quest to find Santa. After a big game of ‘hide and seek’ in Santa’s workshop, Santa can't be found anywhere after searching the North Pole high and low.  Help Effy the Elf on…
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Saturday, 25th December 2021 - Saturday, 25th December 2021

picture of a Christmas turkey dinner table setting.Christmas Day Family Gala DinnerArrive to a warm welcome from your host Leye D Johns who’ll oversee proceedings as well as judging the annual festive quiz in-between the guest vocalist performing some festive favorites on stage.  The food service will begin from 14:00 as a sumptuous six course Christmas day dinner is…
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Monday, 27th December 2021 - Monday, 27th December 2021

MJ The Legacy starring CJMJ The Legacy starring CJ'MJ THE LEGACY' is an exceptionally authentic, world class Tribute to Michael Jackson!
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Friday, 31st December 2021 - Friday, 31st December 2021

A celebratory scene of fireworks, streamers and balloons.New Year's Eve Family Party NightRoll up for the greatest show in town.  It’s a family New Year’s Eve party like no other as Viva bring in a New Year with a difference.  It’s games night in the festival suite this New Year’s Eve, as you are invited to bring the whole family to come and enjoy the biggest night of the year brought…
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Friday, 31st December 2021 - Friday, 31st December 2021

Characters and host pose to promote the event.Viva New Year's Eve Gala SpectacularIt’s Blackpool’s biggest and best show night out, and a guarantee that 2022 is best brought in with Viva.  Viva have got the very best way to bring in the New Year - great food, drink and a brilliant three hour ‘gala show’ experience.  Leye D Johns is your flamboyant and outrageous comedy host,…
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Thursday, 10th February 2022 - Thursday, 10th February 2022

The performer is dressed in black with dark shades holding a microphone, bathed from behind in blue light.George Michael LivePresenting Steve Mitchell’s brand new theatre show ‘George Michael Live’.  This joyous new show celebrates the music of one of the most iconic and best singer songwriters of all time, the incredible George Michael.  This ultimate tribute concert features full live band and is a heartfelt and…
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Thursday, 10th February 2022 - Thursday, 10th February 2022

George Michael Live BlackpoolGeorge Michael Live BlackpoolThis joyous new show celebrates the music of one of the most iconic and best singer songwriters of all time, the incredible George Michael.
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Friday, 18th February 2022 - Friday, 18th February 2022

Luther VIVA Blackpool 2021The Luther Vandross CelebrationLuther UK – The only live UK show dedicated to the music and memory of the incredible talents of Luther Vandross.
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Thursday, 21st April 2022 - Thursday, 21st April 2022

Performer sings in a ball gown bathed in dramatic white light.Celine: My Heart Will Go On​​​​​​Experience the ultimate Celine Dion tribute concert as it tours across the UK.  My Heart Will Go On is a stunning celebration of the music and life of one of the greatest singers of our time.  Starring January Butler as Celine Dion and an outstanding live band, the audience are taken on a…
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Friday, 13th May 2022 - Friday, 13th May 2022

The performer is standing on a stage with his back to the camera looking out to the audience with arms stretched.  Lionel: a tribute to Lionel RichieMalcolm Pitt delivers a powerhouse and breathtaking performance as the iconic Lionel Richie in this must-see theatre production.  Malcolm has recently featured in TV appearances on the BBC’s Graham Norton Show and ITV’s Sunday Night At The Palladium.  ​​​​​​This high octane show which includes all…
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  • Sub-Regional AwardsLarge Visitor Attraction of the Year Large Visitor Attraction of the Year 2017
  • Sub-Regional AwardsPartner of Visit Lancashire Partner of Visit Lancashire 2018
  • Sub-Regional AwardsLancashire Tourism Awards Finalist 2019 - Experience Award Lancashire Tourism Awards Finalist 2019 - Experience Award 2019
  • Sub-Regional AwardsLancashire Tourism Awards Finalist 2019 - Large Visitor Attraction Award Lancashire Tourism Awards Finalist 2019 - Large Visitor Attraction Award 2019


Road Directions

VIVA is located right in the heart of Blackpool Town Centre with a range of parking options on our doorstep.

The nearest multi-storey car parks are ‘West Street' and ‘Hounds Hill' with on street car parking available on Clifton Street and around the Queen Street area.



  • Conference & Meeting Facilities
  • Event Venue
  • Family Fun
  • Indoor Attraction
  • Marketed towards families
  • Marketed towards senior citizens
  • On-Site café/restaurant
  • Open by appointment outside normal opening times
  • TIC Staff Admitted Free
  • Toilets
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

COVID-19 Response

  • COVID-19 measures in place
  • COVID-19 risk assessment completed

Establishment Features

  • Disabled Access/Toilets

Payment Methods

  • MasterCard accepted
  • Solo accepted
  • Special Group Rates
  • Switch accepted
  • Visa accepted

Provider Preferences

  • In town/city centre
  • Promenade/Seaside Location

Travel & Trade

  • Group discounts available

Venue Facilities

  • Theatre
  • WiFi available



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