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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 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)

* 10am - 1am (Subject to performances)


Saturday, 2nd March 2024 - Saturday, 2nd March 2024

Afternoon Little Fix Show Tribute Viva BlackpoolAfternoon Little Fix Show
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Saturday, 9th March 2024 - Saturday, 9th March 2024

Coldplace – The World's leading tribute to Coldplay
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Friday, 15th March 2024 - Sunday, 17th March 2024

If I Can Dream – The Great British Elvis Tribute Contest
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Friday, 5th April 2024 - Friday, 5th April 2024

Paul Potts – With a Song From My Heart
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Monday, 29th April 2024 - Tuesday, 12th November 2024

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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Saturday, 11th May 2024 - Saturday, 11th May 2024

Eurovision Song Contest – PartyEurovision Song Contest – PartyGet ready for the North's BIGGEST Eurovision party with Leye D Johns!
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Thursday, 30th May 2024 - Thursday, 30th May 2024

Elton Unleashed! A Cirque FantasyElton Unleashed! A Cirque Fantasy"Elton Unleashed: A Cirque Fantasy" is a thrilling and vibrant theatre show that takes the timeless music of Elton John and transforms it into an electrifying dance remix experience.
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Sunday, 16th June 2024 - Sunday, 16th June 2024

Thursday, 20th June 2024 - Thursday, 20th June 2024

Tuesday, 25th June 2024 - Tuesday, 25th June 2024

Euro 2024Euro 2024 – Viva Family Fan Zone!Join us in the Euro 2024 Viva Family Fan Zone as we look to enjoy the England matches on Blackpool's BIGGEST LED Screen
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Friday, 21st June 2024 - Friday, 21st June 2024

The Kings Voice – Starring Gordon Hendricks As Elvis
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Friday, 5th July 2024 - Friday, 5th July 2024

Rob Lamberti presents Perfectly George
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Friday, 12th July 2024 - Friday, 12th July 2024

Jim Davidson Swimming Against the Tide!
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Friday, 16th August 2024 - Friday, 16th August 2024

The UK Rock ShowThe UK Rock ShowGet ready to be transported back to the 80s heyday of classic rock, combining the feel of a rock festival with the atmosphere of a top end rock arena tour.
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Friday, 13th September 2024 - Friday, 13th September 2024

Elvis UnleashedElvis Unleashed! A cirque fantasyElvis Unleashed is an electrifying show that reimagines the music of Elvis Presley in the context of the modern-day.
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Friday, 1st November 2024 - Friday, 1st November 2024

All Revved Up – The Ultimate Meat Loaf Tribute Experience BlackpoolAll Revved Up – The Ultimate Meat Loaf Tribute ExperienceGet ready to step back in time and relive the magic of Meat Loaf's iconic hits in the ultimate tribute experience.
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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
  • Sub-Regional Awards2021 Lancashire Tourism Awards Finalist Large Visitor Attraction 2021 Lancashire Tourism Awards Finalist Large Visitor Attraction 2021


Road Directions

VIVA is located right in the heart of Blackpool town centre with a range of parking options on the 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.

Public Transport Directions

Viva is easily accessible via tram, bus and rail.  



  • 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

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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