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Blackpool Illuminations, Blackpool

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Held every autumn since 1879, Blackpool Illuminations is a brilliant homage to the light bulb. The festival is also known as "The Lights" and "The Illuminations." It runs from late August until early November for 66 days. The light displays stretch from south to north along the Promenade for 10 km (6 mi), using over one million bulbs. In conjunction with the illuminated Promenade, the "Blackpool Festival of Light" showcases light and art exhibits and installations. Art cars constructed of lights make runs up and down the Promenade. Some of these trams have a long history and have won Heritage Lotteries to refurbish them to their former glory. By using our Blackpool holiday planner, you can arrange your visit to Blackpool Illuminations and other attractions in Blackpool.
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  • This is great for everyone to see lots of different lights to see this is the heart ❤️ of Blackpool lots of pubs on the way down the lights  more »
  • go on one of the illuminated trams well worth it,only £6 return trip for the tour, boared down near the pleasure beach takes about 35mins there and back.  more »
  • My fiance and I came for a few nights to see the illuminations and my God we were not disappointed the lights went on for miles lighting the whole sea front up!My favourite alice in wonderland was eve...  more »