Blackpool is celebrating Her Majesty’s Platinum Jubilee with a range of events throughout the year. The extended Bank Holiday weekend has given an opportunity for people to come together and celebrate the historic milestone. There is something for everyone – from small community events to the annual air show and Blackpool Illuminations switch-on. Read more to know about The Platinum Jubilee events in Blackpool:
2 June | Tower Festival Headland
Join the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Beacon lighting ceremony at Tower Festival Headland, located in front of Blackpool’s iconic Tower. A magical lighting spectacle will be interspersed with a spectacular burst of fireworks at the top of the Tower, followed by a Jubilee light show to round off the remarkable occasion.
You don’t want to miss this once-in-a-lifetime spectacle, right?
Heritage Tram Parade
2 June | Pleasure Beach to Tower Festival Headland
The parade of historic trams will start from Pleasure Beach in the afternoon. While travelling along the promenade, it will arrive at the Tower Festival Headland. The trams will then drive to Little Bispham and turn around back to Pleasure Beach. Some lucky people might even win a chance to be part of the heritage tram parade.
Don’t be late or you will miss the parade.
Blackpool Pleasure Beach Jubilation Celebration
2 – 5 June | Blackpool Pleasure Beach
Enjoy the patriotic theme across the park and join the rest of the country in celebrating The Platinum Jubilee. Take a seat at the park’s street party seating and watch the Jubilation Stage where you can expect all sorts of entertainment.
Don’t forget to explore the Spectacular Dancing Water Fountains.
Source: Visit Blackpool
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