We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Save
Share
Review Highlights
Nice day out

The light are a must to see.The beach has had some work done so it looks a lot better ,The only... read more

Reviewed 20 June 2018
Glynis186377
,
Stafford, United Kingdom
Lights

Lights this year were well worth the evening tram on the way out, then walked back to Blackpool and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Eric P
,
Airdrie, United Kingdom
via mobile
Read all 3,082 reviews
910
All photos (910)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good22%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Travelers talk about
“light show”(90 reviews)
“lit up”(37 reviews)
About
As featured in One Day in Blackpool
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
17°
12°
Aug
15°
10°
Sep
12°
Oct
Contact
The Golden Mile, Blackpool, England
Website
+44 1253 476407
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Blackpool
from US$18.10
More Info
from US$13.60
More Info
from US$10.28
More Info
from US$16.80
More Info
Reviews (3,082)
Filter reviews
3,063 results
Traveler rating
1,507
675
472
211
198
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
1,507
675
472
211
198
Show reviews that mention
All reviewslight showilluminated tramslit upgolden milepleasure beachheritage tramfish and chipstram ridesea fronthalf termbisphamtowertableaupromspectaclechildshore
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 3,063 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lights this year were well worth the evening tram on the way out, then walked back to Blackpool and the hotel Lots of fun for all to see, you can stop at some of the late shops or the arcades

Thank Eric P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ok for kids but not adults very very boring some of the lights didn't work it looked unsafe and gave me the creeps I saw creepy men about some of them kept bothering me and my friend for several mins couple of them followed us...More

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely lights very romantic lights really enjoyed looking at them walking down beach front enjoying the view

Thank Andrea H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Every year the lights are magical. I just hoped that they would get even bigger and better each year. Love the old lights the best though.

Thank David S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We live in Blackpool but highly recommend for people to come along and see them. Well worth the trip

Thank KirstieJaneM
Reviewed 13 July 2018

Seen the illuminations while on a coach tour to Blackpool, wonderful to see lit up at night. Goes on for a long distance, very busy at the beginning but seems to quieten down late on

1  Thank BelfastDriver1
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

We hadn’t been to the illuminations for a few years so this was a little nostalgia trip for us as well as he kids who remember going when they were tiny. It was still as lovely as ever strolling down the prom in the cold...More

Thank Sera P
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

We go every year to see the lights. Not much changes. It could do with some more moderner lights to make things a little more interesting.

Thank sarahs45
Reviewed 20 June 2018

The light are a must to see.The beach has had some work done so it looks a lot better ,The only trouble with Blackpool is at night it is full of Hen/Stag parties . I would recommend southport anyday

Thank Glynis186377
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

Dont waste your time. Packed yet only half switched on in October kids never looked at them. Could not get on the lit up tram as to too busy.

2  Thank Rosy_7
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Lindsey B
2 August 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from edwardbear80 | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know, the charge is for VIPs as the switch on is held in a specially erected arena. This is what you pay for. The lights stretch for 6 miles so it would be impossible to charge everyone. Just go and stand on the... More
1
Vote
Nicola7878
26 July 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Lisa S | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry to put dampers on things but I wouldn't personally come to Blackpool to see the lights or Xmas tree lights it's so dangerous and run down loads of people begging and asking for money very aggressively it's a... More
0
Votes
millyc73
2 January 2018|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from JAG-Oldie | Reviewed this property |
Hi millyc 73, the lights are usually switched on at the end of Aug/beginning of Sept and generally stay on till the the first weekend of Nov. I think this year they are are on from the 31st Aug till 4th Nov. Hope this helps.
1
Vote