From the traditional panto, to entertainment on ice and festive films shown on the big screen – Blackpool has so much to offer for those looking for some special entertainment this Christmas.
Blackpool Grand Theatre Panto
The Grand Theatre’s annual panto is an absolute favourite with visitors and the locals! Each year, the Grand plays host to a magical fairy tale, which is set within the beautiful surroundings of the Grade two listed theatre.
This year, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, starring beloved actress Su Pollard and Dancing on Ice Star, Dan Whiston, will take centre stage. A family favourite every Christmas, you’re guaranteed another year of stunning sets, glittering costumes and side-splitting comedy.
Travel in style on one of Blackpool’s much loved festive heritage trams! The trams are back on certain dates in December!
Mince pies and sherry are available for the adults and children get a special gift from Santa!
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The Christmas Shopping
Blackpool has plenty of shops and restaurants to keep you going through the Christmas period! The Houndshill Shopping Centre is home to all the favourites such as Debenhams, New Look, Boots and the Disney Store. Plus, there are popular restaurant chains such as Nandos, Pizza Express, Pizza Hut and Bella Italia in the centre.
If you’re looking for something a little different, why not try Freeport in the lovely nearby fishing town of Fleetwood? A shopping and designer outlet with up to 65% off big brand prices, it’s the perfect place to pick up a Christmas bargain. On Thursday evenings throughout December, there are Christmas shopping events – where you can expect free entertainment and complimentary refreshments!
Or, for that extra special and unique gift, make your way to Lytham St Annes, where there are an abundance of small boutiques, gift shops and excellent cafes! As well as the much loved, Stringers Department Store.
What better time to head out on the ice than December! The Pleasure Beach, Blackpool, offer ice skating, which is open to the public throughout the year.