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. Our Blackpool route builder tool makes visiting Blackpool Illuminations and other Blackpool attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • Went with a coach party to see the place where the illuminations are made.In my view it was a total rip off.There was nothing of interest to see and no effort made to make the place visitor attractive...  more »
  • Have not seen this since I was a child... you would not drive the strip for it is very congested however get on the tram and see the full length... plenty to see and do if you walk it  more »
  • Today i will give a review in to Blackpool illuminations and tell you what it is like to visit. 1. The Blackpool illuminations cover are a huge lighting display that covers over two miles. The lightin...  more »

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