The 101 Best Things to Do In Blackpool 2018 ( Photos & Videos )

Best The 101 Best Things to Do In Blackpool 2018 ( Photos & Videos )

Best things to do in Blackpool - Blackpool attractions have kept us coming back year after year.

There is so much to see and do it's hard to find all the information you need.

Here we have put together a list of the best things to do in Blackpool. 

There are the Blackpool attractions you have probably heard of, and a few that are new to you.

We hope you find this guide useful and feel free to share it on social media so more visitors can take a look. 

If you think of any we may of missed, and i'm sure there are some, let us know in the comments section.

We will update the best things to do in Blackpool keeping you up to date with all the Blackpool attractions on offer.

Please note these things to do in Blackpool are in no particular order.

1. Go to the Top of Blackpool Tower

Has to be number 1 in the best things to do in Blackpool. No trip to Blackpool would be complete without a trip to the top of Blackpool Tower.

2. Grab Some Culture at the Grundy Art Gallery

With local history and displays, a trip round the Grundy Art Gallery is a great way to spend an afternoon. Perfect for a rainy day in Blackpool and free entry.

3. Have a Donkey Ride

Quite easily one of the most traditional and iconic things to do in Blackpool. For more information on prices, seasonal times and welfare you can read more here BLACKPOOL DONKEY RIDES.

4. Go to New Heights at the Clip n Climb Blackpool

5. Catch a Live Show at Winter Gardens

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6. Walk Down the Promenade With a Bag of Chips

A must when in Blackpool, no visit is complete without a stroll down the sea front tucking in to a bag of chips.

7. Be Blown Away at Ripley’s Believe It Or Not

From strange to weird you will be in awe at what you find in Ripley's Believe it or Not. A fantastic and unique Blackpool attraction that is fun for all the family to enjoy.

8. Have a Tram Ride Along the Golden Mile

Looking for the best things to do in Blackpool? Not only riding the famous Blackpool tram down the Golden Mile is one of them but you get to see all the Blackpool sights.

9. Hit a Six at the Blackpool Cricket Ground

10. Go Back in Time at the Brooks Collectables Museum

11. Watch the Amazing Funny Girls Show

If you are looking for an amazing show, great atmosphere and fabulous food then a visit to the Funny Girls Cabaret show is a must!

12. Get Close to Animals at Blackpool Zoo

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13. Ride the Big One

Standing tall on Blackpool's skyline you cannot miss the Big One. A true White knuckle roller coaster made for the brave. 

14. Go Ballroom Dancing at Blackpool Tower Ballroom

Another one of the famous Blackpool attractions. The Ballroom is a stunning place to visit and great for afternoon tea and a dance.

15. Have a Night at the Legends Show

If you are a fan of the 80's and 90's the legends show is spectacular. A professional show, dancers, singers and special effects will have you dancing in no time.

16. Fun for the Children at Jungle Jim’s in the Tower

Jungle Jim's is found in the Blackpool Tower. A huge play area and soft area for toddlers. A chance for the adults to grab a brew and let the kids run wild.

17. Go to Another Dimension at the Star Trek Exhibition

Love Star Trek? Then this is the place for you! With scripts, costumes and props used in the original show this is a true testament to the history of Star Trek.

18. Test Your Nerves at Adrenalin Zone, South Pier

19. Spend a Day at Blackpool Pleasure Beach Theme Park

One of the highlights of a Blackpool holiday. Rides for all ages and one of the most visited and best things to do in Blackpool.

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20. Hit a Hole in One at the Glow in the Dark Mini Golf Course

We all love a bit of mini golf on our holidays. Located on the North Promenade this is mini golf with a twist, its all glow in the dark!

21. Enjoy an Afternoon at the Sandcastle Water Park

Fun for all the family, the Sandcastle Waterpark is year round fun with slides and much more.

22. See a Concert at the Grand Theatre

23. Try Out the Rides on the Central Pier

With the prominent big wheel and helter skelter, the Central Pier screams fun. Lots of side attractions and bar/restaurant with daily entertainment for the kids.

24. Wander Around Blackpool Model Village and Gardens

25. Let the Kids Blow Some Steam at Planet Kaos

26. Walk on the Famous Comedy Carpet

27. Relax for an Afternoon at Little Marton Windmill

28. Have Dinner With a Show at Viva Blackpool

29. Take a Paddle Whilst on the Beach

Best in the summer months but you can't visit Blackpool and not get your feet wet.

30. Enjoy the Blackpool Illuminations

From 31st August till 4th November we see the annual Blackpool Illuminations. From one end of the Golden Mile to the Other its a sight for all the family to see.

31. Brave the Blackpool Dungeon

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32. Visit the North Pier

33. Like Playing Sports? You Will Love the Blackpool Sports Centre

34. Go Commando Paintballing at Impact Blackpool

35. See a Display at the Solaris Centre

36. Watch a Football Match at Bloomfield Road

Finding a pub that shows the football is a golden rule for football fans. Why not go for the real deal and catch Blackpool FC at one of their home games.

37. Dance the Night Away at Home Nightclub

Attracting some of the biggest DJ's from around the country, Home nightclub is a hub for those visiting Blackpool for the nightlife. Open till the early hours and host to special events a great club to try when in Blackpool.

38. Follow in the Footsteps of Prime Ministers, Have a Drink at the Number 10 Bar in the Imperial Hotel

39. Have a Nature Trip at Marton Mere

40. Hit a Strike on the Bowling Alleys at 1st Bowl

41. Take the Kids to Blackpool Circus

A fantastic show for all to enjoy. Found in the Blackpool tower the Blackpool Circus show is a mix of death defying stunts for the adults to enjoy and circus clowns for the kids.

42. Go Antique Hunting at the Regent

43. Have a Picnic at the Scenic Stanley Park

When you think of things to do in Blackpool money comes to mind. An afternoon in the summer months at Stanley Park with a picnic is a perfect way to spend some family time together.

44. See the Wonderful Aquariums at the Sealife Centre

45. Race Around the Tracks at the Formula Kart Racing Track

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46. Feed the Horses and Ponies at Penny Farm

47. Go on a Hike at the North Blackpool Pond Trail

48. Have your Stag or Hen Party Here

With a mass of bars and clubs, cheap Blackpool hotels what better place to have your stag or hen party. Don't forget the Kiss me Quick hats!

49. Get Some Selfies With the Famous at Madame Tussauds

From pop stars to actors your favourite faces from the TV are on display at Madame Tussauds.

50. Don’t Get too Scared at the Horror Crypt

Inexpensive, the Blackpool Horror Crypt is located at South Shore and a great addition to the attractions of Blackpool.

51. Break Out of the Escape Room Blackpool

52. Try Your Luck in the Coral Island Amusement Arcade and Casino

53. Hit the South Pier for Rides, Amusements and a Bite to Eat

54. Go Funland Where the Kids Can Enjoy the Play Zone Upstairs

For just a couple of Pounds the kids can let of some steam. Tucked away upstairs in Funland is a great play area. Zip lines and big slides will keep them occupied whilst you grab a coffee and relax a little.

55. Eyes Down, Dabbers Ready, Play Some Bingo

56. Have a Laugh at the Comedy Station Club

57. Bounce Around at the Ascent Trampoline Park

58. Catch a Movie at the Odeon Cinema

We don't always get the good weather in Blackpool. Don't let that stop you from leaving your hotel. Stay dry and take the family to catch one of the latest movies at the Odeon.

59. Hit the Shops at Houndshill Shopping Centre

With major lables from your favourite high street shops, all under one roof, a great place to visit when it rains or to treat yourself.

60. Take the Kids to Nickelodeon Land

61. See the Stunning Great Promenade Show

62. Go Ice Skating at the Arena

63. Grab Some Bargains at the Abingdon Street Market

64. Stay Healthy and Hit the Gym

65. Take a Trip to the Neighbouring Towns

With places like Bispham, Poulton, Cleveleys and Fleetwood all on the doorstep it opens up more places to visit on your Blackpool holiday.

66. Witness First hand How Blackpool Rock is Made at the Coronation Candy Factory

67. See One of Blackpool’s Most Recognised Landmarks, the Central Methodist Church

68. Try a Bit of Karaoke in One of the Many Fun Pub’s

A Blackpool holiday must have room for karaoke. With most pubs having drink deals on throughout the daytime try your hand at a bit of Karaoke. You never know you could have the X factor.

69. Send a Postcard to a Friend Back Home

70. Have a Sleepover at the Top of Blackpool Tower

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71. Enjoy a Spa Day at the Imperial Hotel

What better way to wind down and relax. Spa. heated pool, sauna and Jacuzzi are all available at the Imperial Hotel Blackpool.

72. Have a feast at the All You Can Eat Buffet at Mr Basrai’s World Cuisine Buffet

A great place to eat in Blackpool. With daytime specials on prices you can eat as much as you like. Food is available from every part of the world so you will definitely find something you like to eat.

73. Get Married, Honeymoon and a Holiday all in the Same Place, Blackpool

74. Make a Donation at the RNLI Blackpool Lifeboat Station

75. Ride the Big Dipper, a True Blackpool Icon

76. Go all in at the Genting Casino

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77. Do Battle in Laser Quest Blackpool

78. Catch a Rugby game with Blackpool RUFC

79. Look for Clues at a Murder Mystery Evening at the Strand Hotel

80. See a Pantomime at the Grand Theatre

81. Have a Romantic weekend at Tiffanys Hotel

82. Fish ‘n’ Chips by the sea, a must when in Blackpool

A Blackpool family favourite. You will be spoilt for choice with the abundance of fish and chip shops in Blackpool. Great for eating in or to take out.

83. Watch the Britain’s Got Talent Auditions Live

84. Compete in the Blackpool Marathon

85. Treat Yourself, Have a Makeover

We all deserve a treat and what better way than a make over. You will find plenty of places in Blackpool and even some hotels have beauty rooms. 

86. See the Blackpool Carnival

87. Enjoy a Horse Carriage Ride

88. Take a Blackpool Heritage Tour

89. Go to a Northern Soul Weekend

90. Join the Blackpool Cycling Club

91. View Blackpool in a Different Light, From the air with a Helicopter Tour

92. Have a Blackpool Fine Dining Experience

93. See Your Future, Blackpool is Famous for its Palm Readers and Fortune Tellers

94. Go to the Live TV Show Strictly Come Dancing

95. Take to the Beach and do a Spot of Sunbathing

96. Win a Cuddly Teddy Bear

Just walking down the promenade you cannot miss the grabbing machines. Would it be right to visit and not have a try at winning a loved one a cuddly teddy bear?

97. Have a Game of Snooker

98. Get a Tattoo

99. Stock up on Blackpool Rock, Candy Floss and Flashing Toys

100. Book You Next Holiday to Blackpool!

And Number 101 Best Things to do in Blackpool is ENJOY YOURSELF!

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