|April 2012||Easter, with it's Bank Holiday
Junior Dance Festival - mid-April, important dancing competition held at the prestigious Tower Ballroom
|May 2012||Blackpool 10 km Promenade Fun Run - mid-May, a popular event supporting a number of local charities and attracting a broad spectrum of runners, many of which dress up in colourful costumes. The Fun Run passes many landmarks along the way and takes in much of the promenade Festival of Puppetry and Visual Theatre - mid-May, with workshops, theatrical events and exhibitions.
Dance Festival 23rd/31st MAY - late May - the British Latin-American and Ballroom Dancing Championships, hosted at the Winter Gardens and always attracting large crowds. Why not stay at Tiffany's Hotel? With three large sprung dancefloors you can prepare you routine in peace and at your leisure.
|June 2012||Blackpool Marathon and Half Marathon - early June, starting at 09:00 at the Blackpool Tower and passing the seafront, Golden Mile and many other prominent sights
Totally Transport - mid-June, a classic car event, with many lovingly restored cars, motorbikes and other vehicles from much of the last century
Betfair PDC Matchplay Darts 20th/28th - The best of the best come to Blackpool's Emperess Ballroom for this popular Darts event.
Jimmy Carr Sat 17th - He's back in Blackpool for another side splitting evening of witty humour.
|September 2012||Fireworks Championships first weekend of September
Top firework companies from around the globe will be invited to stage firework displays on Central PromenadeCome and see this spectacle: afterwards we sit and reflect in the lounge, enjoying a hot Chocolate with.... to warm up and look forward to the next contestant! Beachvolleyball: We pride ourselves to be the host of one of the teams, very sportive people who will deserve your admiration for the high level of their sport!
4 September - 8 November 2012. Blackpool Illuminations are considered to be the greatest free light show on earth, which entertains
millions of visitors between September and November time each year.
|October 2012||Pier to Pier Race - mid-October, many local athletes take part in this well-supported race, which lasts approximately 15 km / 9 miles
Junior Sequence Dance Festival - mid-October, held at the Winter Gardens
Freestyle Dance Festival - mid-October, held at the Winter Gardens
|November 2012||First weekend: end of the Illumminations, come and see the Fireworks that come with that!
British National Dance Championships - mid-November, held at the Winter Gardens
Cheerleading Championships - mid-November, held at the Winter Gardens
|December 2012||Christmas Panto - December to January, popular seasonal pantomime featuring a number of celebrities, taking place at the Blackpool Tower
New Year's Eve - December 31st, parties and celebrations held all over the city,
including a major event at the Tower