Blackpool has a reputation for being rough and ready, but Lancashire’s top tourist destination is also home to some superb entertainment activities.
Live music, comedy and sport are amongst the attractions drawing an ever-increasing number of visitors to the town, and it’s a growth that looks set to continue over the coming years.
Read on for our top five entertainment destinations in Blackpool.
Leye D Johns is your flamboyant and outrageous comedy host, presenting a sensational night of Las Vegas style entertainment featuring a variety of top class artists.
The venue also hosts a wide range of tribute shows, from Rock ‘n’ Roll to Whitney Houston, ensuring that all types of music lovers are well-catered for.
With a wide selection of drinks and food options to choose from, Viva Blackpool is a superb night out.
Spin the wheel at the casinos
Experience the thrill of Monte Caro or Vegas along the famous Queen’s Promenade, or head south and visit the casino near the Sandcastle for some of the finest poker and roulette action to be found in the region.
Check out this online live casino UK offer before your trip for the opportunity to boost your bankroll and increase your chances of winning big.
Soul and Motown at the Showboat
Situated in the historic Uncle Tom’s Cabin building in the North Shore area, Ma Kelly’s Showboat features some of the best live entertainment in Blackpool.
The venue focuses on Soul and Motown, while award-winning resident host Tom McLeod provides a smooth mix of comedy and songs to keep you entertained into the early hours of the morning.
Located on the revamped seafront at Cleveleys is a multi-award winning complex of restaurants, bars and function suites.
The Venue offers an excellent choice of food and drink, while the place comes alive every weekend with top live bands and DJs.
Whether you’re celebrating a birthday, an anniversary or just fancy a fantastic night out, The Venue is the perfect place to let your hair down.
The Winter Gardens has entertained hordes of crowds in Blackpool in its collection of theatres, ballrooms, exhibition halls and public spaces for 140 years.
One of the UK’s biggest theatres, the Winter Gardens Opera House, has a near 3,000 seat capacity and has attracted the likes of Peter Kay and One Direction in recent years.
The venue is also home to the World Matchplay Darts Championship which takes place every year during July.