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Blackpool Illuminations Switch-On


Blackpool Tower Festival Headland, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY1 1AP

Tel: 01253 478 222

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Fireworks from Blackpool Tower on Switch-On Night

The countdown is on for the biggest night of Blackpool’s event calendar – the Blackpool Illuminations Switch-On concert!

Celebrate the start of the Illuminations season as we kick off with a star-studded line-up of musical talent, including Grammy Award and three-time MOBO Award-winning rap star, Fuse ODGMae Muller, who has taken America by storm and already has more than a billion streams to her name; Scottish singer-songwriter, Nina Nesbitt; singer-songwriter Tom Grennan; and one of the UK’s most successful pop bands, Blue

TV celebrity and designer Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen is  this year's Blackpool Illuminations Switch-On star, pulling the famous switch at the end of the live concert and triggering four months of illuminations in the resort.

Switch-On Live Stream

The show will once again be live streamed across MTV and VisitBlackpool channels for those who are unable to visit the resort on the biggest night of the year.  Tune in at 7.30pm on the 2 September to catch all the action.

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