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Opening Times at The Blackpool Tower

There are plenty of experiences on offer at The Blackpool Tower to ensure you have an unparalleled Blackpool experience. To keep you going, refuel in our gourmet Burger Kitchen and then relax on the sea-view terrace whilst you decide what to do next.

Guests can explore this stunning building free of charge, including access to the Intergalactic Games Zone and terrace views. The Blackpool Tower building opens from 10am.

Click here for a helpful document with a map of The Blackpool Tower attractions and details of what's inside.

Blackpool Tower Eye

Online tickets are only available when booked at least 24 hours in advance 

Open from 10am

July 19th - August 29th

  • Monday - Sunday Last Admission: 6:45pm
  • PLEASE NOTE: The Blackpool Tower Eye will close at 6.00pm on Friday 29th August 2014

30th August - 28th September

  • Saturday Last Admission: 9:15pm
  • Sunday - Friday Last Admission: 8:45pm

Closed on Christmas Day

The Blackpool Tower Eye is open subject to weather conditions. Please note that if you cannot visit the Eye due to weather closure on your pre-booked day there is no refund as the ticket is valid for 90 days.

The Blackpool Tower at night

The Blackpool Tower at night

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Blackpool Tower Circus

 

Find out when the next Circus show is:

The Blackpool Tower Panto Show Times August
Day Date Time
Friday 01 August NO PERFORMANCES
Saturday 02 August 1pm / 4pm / 7pm
Sunday 03 August 1pm / 4pm
Monday 04 August 1pm / 4pm
Tuesday 05 August 1pm / 4pm / 7pm
Wednesday 06 August 1pm / 4pm / 7pm
Thursday 07 August 1pm / 4pm / 7pm
Friday 08 August NO PERFORMANCES
Saturday 09 August 1pm / 4pm / 7pm
Sunday 10 August 1pm / 4pm
Monday 11 August 1pm / 4pm
Tuesday 12 August 1pm / 4pm / 7pm
Wednesday 13 August 1pm / 4pm / 7pm
Thursday 14 August 1pm / 4pm / 7pm
Friday 15 August NO PERFORMANCES
Saturday 16 August 1pm / 4pm / 7pm
Sunday 17 August 1pm / 4pm
Monday 18 August 1pm / 4pm
Tuesday 19 August 1pm / 4pm / 7pm
Wednesday 20 August 1pm / 4pm / 7pm
Thursday 21 August 1pm / 4pm / 7pm
Friday 22 August NO PERFORMANCES
Saturday 23 August 1pm / 4pm / 7pm
Sunday 24 August 1pm / 4pm
Monday 25 August 1pm / 4pm
Tuesday 26 August 1pm / 4pm / 7pm
Wednesday 27 August 1pm / 4pm / 7pm
Thursday 28 August 1pm / 4pm / 7pm
Friday 29 August NO PERFORMANCES
Saturday 30 August 1pm / 4pm / 7pm
Sunday 31 August 1pm / 4pm
The Blackpool Tower Panto Show Times September
Day Date Time
Monday 01 September 1pm / 4pm
Tuesday 02 September 2.30pm
Wednesday 03 September 2.30pm
Thursday 04 September 2.30pm
Friday 05 September NO PERFORMANCES
Saturday 06 September 1pm / 4pm / 7pm
Sunday 07 September 1pm / 4pm
Monday 08 September 2.30pm
Tuesday 09 September 2.30pm
Wednesday 10 September 2.30pm
Thursday 11 September 2.30pm
Friday 12 September NO PERFORMANCES
Saturday 13 September 1pm / 4pm / 7pm
Sunday 14 September 1pm / 4pm
Monday 15 September 2.30pm
Tuesday 16 September 2.30pm
Wednesday 17 September 2.30pm
Thursday 18 September 2.30pm
Friday 19 September NO PERFORMANCES
Saturday 20 September 1pm / 4pm / 7pm
Sunday 21 September 1pm / 4pm
Monday 22 September 2.30pm
Tuesday 23 September 2.30pm
Wednesday 24 September 2.30pm
Thursday 25 September 2.30pm
Friday 26 September NO PERFORMANCES
Saturday 27 September 1pm / 4pm / 7pm
Sunday 28 September 1pm / 4pm
Monday 29 September 2.30pm
Tuesday 30 September 2.30pm
The Blackpool Tower Panto Show Times October/November
Day Date Time
Wednesday 01 October 2.30pm
Thursday 02 October 2.30pm
Friday 03 October NO PERFORMANCES
Saturday 04 October 1pm / 4pm / 7pm
Sunday 05 October 1pm / 4pm
Monday 06 October 2.30pm
Tuesday 07 October 2.30pm
Wednesday 08 October 2.30pm
Thursday 09 October 2.30pm
Friday 10 October NO PERFORMANCES
Saturday 11 October 1pm / 4pm / 7pm
Sunday 12 October 1pm / 4pm / 7pm
Monday 13 October 2.30pm
Tuesday 14 October 1pm / 4pm
Wednesday 15 October 1pm / 4pm / 7pm
Thursday 16 October 1pm / 4pm
Friday 17 October NO PERFORMANCES
Saturday 18 October 1pm / 4pm / 7pm
Sunday 19 October 1pm / 4pm / 7pm
Monday 20 October 2.30pm
Tuesday 21 October 1pm / 4pm
Wednesday 22 October 1pm / 4pm / 7pm
Thursday 23 October 1pm / 4pm
Friday 24 October NO PERFORMANCES
Saturday 25 October 1pm / 4pm / 7pm
Sunday 26 October 1pm / 4pm / 7pm
Monday 27 October 1pm / 4pm / 7pm
Tuesday 28 October 1pm / 4pm / 7pm
Wednesday 29 October 1pm / 4pm / 7pm
Thursday 30 October 1pm / 4pm / 7pm
Friday 31 October 1pm / 4pm / 7pm
Saturday 01 November 1pm / 4pm / 7pm
Sunday 02 November 1pm / 4pm
Monday 03 November NO PERFORMANCES
Tuesday 04 November 2.30pm
Wednesday 05 November 2.30pm
Thursday 06 November NO PERFORMANCES
Friday 07 November NO PERFORMANCES
Saturday 08 November NO PERFORMANCES
Sunday 09 November 1pm / 4pm
The Blackpool Tower Pantomime Show Times
Day Date Time
Saturday 22 November 1.00pm / 4.00pm
Sunday 23 November 2.30pm
Tuesday 25 November 12.00pm
Wednesday 26 November 12.00pm
Saturday 06 December 1.00pm / 4.00pm
Sunday 07 December 2.30pm
Tuesday 09 December 12.00pm
Wednesday 10 December 12.00pm
Thursday 11 December 12.00pm
Saturday 13 December 1.00pm / 4.00pm
Sunday 14 December 2.30pm
Tuesday 16 December 12.00pm
Wednesday 17 December 12.00pm
Friday 19 December 2.30pm
Saturday 20 December 1.00pm / 4.00pm
Monday 22 December 2.30pm
Tuesday 23 December 2.30pm
Wednesday 24 December 2.30pm
Friday 26 December 1.00pm / 4.00pm
Saturday 27 December 1.00pm / 4.00pm
Sunday 28 December 1.00pm / 4.00pm
Monday 29 December 1.00pm / 4.00pm
Tuesday 30 December 1.00pm / 4.00pm
Wednesday 31 December 2.30pm / 7.30pm
Thursday 01 January 2015 2.30pm
Friday 02 January 2015 2.30pm
Saturday 03 January 2015 2.30pm
Sunday 04 January 2015 2.30pm
Saturday 10 January 2015 2.30pm
Sunday 11 January 2015 2.30pm
Saturday 17 January 2015 2.30pm
Sunday 18 January 2015 2.30pm
The Blackpool Tower Schools Show Times
Day Date Time
Tuesday 25th Nov 12 noon
Wednesday 26th Nov 12 noon
Tuesday 9th Dec 12 noon
Wednesday 10th Dec 12 noon
Thursday 11th Dec 12 noon
Tuesday 16th Dec 12 noon
Wednesday 17th Dec 12 noon

More information: School performances last for 1 hour, Schools should arrive from 11am and no later than 11:45am, Pupils may eat their lunches before or during the show. There are alternative performance dates and times available but these start at 2:30PM and last for 2 hours (including interval).

 

Blackpool Tower Ballroom

Blackpool Tower Ballroom


Our opening times are below, along with which organist is playing.

August

The Blackpool Tower Ballroom Organ Rota - August
Day Date Open Times 10am-11am 11am-12am 12am-1pm 1pm-2pm 2pm-3pm 3pm-4pm 4pm-5pm Evening
Friday 01/08/14 11am - 4pm   JB DL JB DL JB    
Saturday 02/08/14 10am - 5pm CH PK CH PK CH PK CH  
Sunday 03/08/14 10am - 5pm CH PK CH PK CH PK CH  
Monday 04/08/14 11am - 4pm   PK DL PK DL PK    
Tuesday 05/08/14 10am - 5pm DL PK DL PK DL PK DL  
Wednesday 06/08/14 10am - 5pm CH PK CH PK CH PK CH The Big Swing
Thursday 07/08/14 10am - 5pm CH JB CH JB CH JB CH  
Friday 08/08/14 11am - 4pm   JB DL JB DL JB    
Saturday 09/08/14 10am - 5pm CH PK CH PK CH PK CH Salsa
Sunday 10/08/14 10am - 5pm CH PK CH PK CH PK CH  
Monday 11/08/14 11am - 4pm   PK DL PK DL PK    
Tuesday 12/08/14 10am - 5pm DL PK DL PK DL PK DL  
Wednesday 13/08/14 10am - 5pm CH PK CH PK CH PK CH The Big Swing
Thursday 14/08/14 10am - 5pm CH JB CH JB CH JB CH  
Friday 15/08/14 11am - 4pm   JB DL JB DL JB    
Saturday 16/08/14 10am - 3pm CH PK CH PK CH     Phil Hurst's Midsummer Dance
Sunday 17/08/14 10am - 5pm DL PK DL PK DL PK DL  
Monday 18/08/14 11am - 4pm   PK DL PK DL PK    
Tuesday 19/08/14 10am - 5pm DL PK DL PK DL PK DL  
Wednesday 20/08/14 10am - 5pm CH PK CH PK CH PK CH The Big Swing
Thursday 21/08/14 10am - 5pm CH DL CH DL CH DL CH  
Friday 22/08/14 11am - 4pm   DL CH DL CH DL    
Saturday 23/08/14 10am - 5pm CH PK CH PK CH PK CH  
Sunday 24/08/14 10am - 5pm DL PK DL PK DL PK DL  
Monday 25/08/14 11am - 4pm   PK DL PK DL PK    
Tuesday 26/08/14 10am - 5pm DL PK DL PK DL PK DL  
Wednesday 27/08/14 10am - 5pm CH PK CH PK CH PK CH The Big Swing
Thursday 28/08/14 10am - 5pm CH JB CH JB CH JB CH  
Friday 29/08/14 11am - 4pm   JB DL JB DL JB    
Saturday 30/08/14 10am - 11pm* CH PK CH PK CH PK CH *See below for extended hours
Sunday 31/08/14 10am - 5pm CH PK CH PK CH PK CH  
Day Date 5pm-6pm 6pm-7pm 7pm-8pm 8pm-9pm 9pm-10pm 10pm-11pm
Saturday - Extended opening hours 30/08/14 DL DL PK DL PK DL

PK - Phil Kelsall | CH - Chris Hopkins | DL - David Lobban | JB - John Bowdler | BC - Barry Cottam | KG - Kevin Grunhill | BGM - Background Music

Due to the nature of our business the details on this rota can change at short notice

Please check our website for any late Ballroom closures or telephone 01253 622242.

September

The Blackpool Tower Ballroom Organ Rota - September
Day Date Open Times 10am-11am 11am-12am 12am-1pm 1pm-2pm 2pm-3pm 3pm-4pm 4pm-5pm Evening
Monday 01/09/14 11am-4pm   PK DL PK DL PK    
Tuesday 02/09/14 10am-5pm DL PK DL PK DL PK DL  
Wednesday 03/09/14 10am-5pm CH JB CH JB CH JB CH  
Thursday 04/09/14 10am-5pm JB CH JB CH JB CH JB  
Friday 05/09/14 11am-4pm   JB DL JB DL JB    
Saturday 06/09/14 10am-5pm JB DL JB DL JB DL JB  
Sunday 07/09/14 10am-5pm CH DL CH DL CH DL CH
Monday 08/09/14 11am-4pm   PK DL PK DL PK    
Tuesday 09/09/14 11am-4pm   PK DL PK DL PK    
Wednesday 10/09/14 10am-5pm CH PK CH PK CH PK CH  
Thursday 11/09/14 11am-4pm   JB CH JB CH JB    
Friday 12/09/14 CLOSED BIBAS
Saturday 13/09/14 CLOSED The Wigan Casino Reunion All Nighter
Sunday 14/09/14 CLOSED
Monday 15/09/14 11am-4pm PK DL PK DL PK  
Tuesday 16/09/14 11am-4pm   DL CH DL CH DL    
Wednesday 17/09/14 10am-5pm CH DL CH DL CH DL CH  
Thursday 18/09/14 11am-4pm JB CH JB CH JB    
Friday 19/09/14 11am-4pm   DL TBC DL TBC DL    
Saturday 20/09/14 CLOSED Trinity Hospice Ball
Sunday 21/09/14 11am-5pm   PK CH PK CH PK CH  
Monday 22/09/14 11am-4pm   PK DL PK DL PK    
Tuesday 23/09/14 11am-4pm   PK DL PK DL PK    
Wednesday 24/09/14 10am-5pm CH PK CH PK CH PK CH  
Thursday 25/09/14 11am-4pm   JB CH JB CH JB    
Friday 26/09/14 11am-4pm   JB DL JB DL JB    
Saturday 27/09/14 CLOSED Vintage Dance Night
Sunday 28/09/14 10am-5pm CH DL CH DL CH DL CH  
Monday 29/09/14 11am-4pm   PK DL PK DL PK    
Tuesday 30/09/14 11am-4pm   JB DL JB DL JB    

PK - Phil Kelsall | CH - Chris Hopkins | DL - David Lobban | JB - John Bowdler | BC - Barry Cottam | KG - Kevin Grunhill | BGM - Background Music

Due to the nature of our business the details on this rota can change at short notice

Please check our website for any late Ballroom closures or telephone 01253 622242.

The Blackpool Tower Ballroom hosts a number of private functions throughout the year, below are a list of dates and times where The Blackpool Tower Ballroom will not be open to the public:

August's special events and operational notices

September's special events and operational notices

October's special events and operational notices

  • 11th October - Open until 3pm - In the evening: Tango Ball
  • 12th October - Closed for Private Event
  • 18th October - Open until 3pm - In the evening: Phil Hurst's Autumn Dance
  • 19th October - Closed for Private Event
  • 31st October - Open until 3pm - In the evening: Halloween Family Party

November's special events and operational notices

  • 2nd November - Closed for Cheerleading Event
  • 6th - 28th November - Closed

December's special events and operational notices

Jungle Jim's

Opening hours:

Open from 10am

July 19th - August 29th

  • Monday - Sunday Last Session: 5:45pm - 6:45pm

30th August - 30th September

  • Saturday & Sunday Last Session: 7:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Monday - Friday Last Session: 4:30pm - 5:30pm

Time slots

  • 10.00am - 11.15am
  • 11.30am - 12.30pm
  • 12.45pm - 1.45pm
  • 2.00pm - 3.00pm
  • 3.10pm - 4.10pm
  • 4.30pm - 5.30pm
  • 5.45pm - 6.45pm
  • 7.00pm - 8.00pm

Timed sessions operating during weekends, school holidays and busy times. You must book into one of these sessions at the Jungle Jims desk in exchange of your ticket. Time slots are not guaranteed so please be advised to book as soon as you have your ticket

Closed on Christmas Day

Burger Kitchen

 

The Blackpool Tower Burger Kitchen opens daily at 11am

  • OPEN: Daily from 11am

Closed on Christmas Day

For further information on our opening times please call 01253 622242.

Coffee Company

 

The Blackpool Tower Coffee Company

  • Open from 10am - on dates when The Blackpool Tower is open

Closed on Christmas Day

Please note: For tickets booked online, please arrive in plenty of time to pick up your tickets.

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