Celebrate this Valentine’s Day
A bouquet of red roses, fine chocolates, a glass of bubbly or what about a romantic Opera at The Grand? Whatever you’re fancy, why not treat your loved one this Valentine’s Day and see what Blackpool has to offer.
With a variety of events, shows and restaurant offers available from unique experiences to fine dining, Blackpool’s got it covered, so what are you waiting for?
A romantic evening of entertainment
La Bohème is one of the most romantic operas ever written, telling the tragic tale of the doomed, consumptive Mimi and her love for a penniless writer. The set reflects the Bohemian art of the period and will include, a brass band, snow effects and Musetta’s dog will also make an entrance. This classic tale of Parisian love and loss features many famous arias including ‘Your Tiny Hand is Frozen’, ‘They Call Me Mimi’ and ‘Musetta’s Waltz’.
For more information or to book tickets visit www.blackpoolgrand.co.uk
Enjoy a romantic walk with a difference this Valentine’s.
Make it a Valentine’s Day they will never forget at Blackpool Pleasure Beach! On February 14 you can climb the steps of one of the world’s tallest rollercoasters, The Big One, and enjoy the heady views from a height of 235ft. If all that walking gives you an appetite, then after your climb you can enjoy a delicious meal in the Blues Bar and Brasserie at the Big Blue Hotel.
Visit www.blackpoolpleasurebeach.com to book your place.
The ultimate ballroom experience
Take a step back in time and experience The Blackpool Tower Ballroom in style. Between 11-18 February and from just £60 per couple, visitors to Blackpool can dance and relax in style as they enjoy afternoon tea in this historic venue. Whether you want to be spun around by your partner or you just want to watch the world dance by, what better way to relax than by enjoying a sumptuous Valentine’s afternoon tea while listening to the sounds of The Blackpool Tower’s Wurlitzer Organ. Call 0871 222 9929* to book *Calls cost 13p per minute plus network extras.
A day out for the lovebirds….
If you’re looking to surprise your true love with something out of the ordinary, you could, of course, visit the lovebirds at Blackpool Zoo and take advantage of the special Valentine package. For just £50 tickets includes a bottle of fizz, chocolates, entry for two and a discount voucher for catering and retail outlets at the zoo park. For more information visit www.blackpoolzoo.org.uk
A party for all the family
Blackpool Piers are hosting a family Valentine’s party, available at both South and Central Piers on the 10, 11 and 12 February. It features live music from Emma Louise from BBC’s “The Voice,” DJ Aldini, Captain Kieron’s Pirate show, award-winning magician Russ Brown, UV Puppet show, Russian juggler Mr Slava, live band The Coustics, and the fabulous Kay Ahern.
A dinner with a view
This Valentine’s Day enjoy a meal with a difference and treat that loved one to an experience they won’t forget. The famous Blackpool Tower Eye is offering a unique dining experience on Tuesday 14 February for £50 per couple it includes a three-course meal on and stunning views of the resort.
To book email Guestservices.email@example.com to reserve your table.
Something for the teens
Blackpool’s North Pier will be hosting “Heventeen” a teenage UV Glow party on February 15. With special guests including Ricci from Geordie Shore and DJ Steve Kelly this promises to be a night for teenagers to remember.
For more information go to www.heventeen.co.uk
Blackpool Art Fayre at Grundy
The exhibition will include displays from a number of arts organisations in the town including the recently formed Abingdon Studios and also the Blackpool Art Society, which dates back more than 125 years. Joining these displays will be an open exhibition for residents of the Fylde Coast and a room dedicated to schools, in which pupils have been set the challenge of creating new designs and drawings inspired from illustrations for 1930s designs of neon from the Illuminations archive. For more information visit www.grundyartgallery.com
The Jerseys – Oh What A Nite!
Viva Blackpool presents The ‘Jerseys’ on February 14 celebrating the music of one of the greatest groups of all time – he 100 million album selling Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons. It’s an evening of great music, fun and more – featuring amazing vocalists, your host Leye D Johns and the beautiful dancers – the Viva Showgirls.!
For more information or to book tickets visit www.vivablackpool.com
A romantic meal for two
There is a vast array of restaurants promoting delicious Valentine’s dining options from the flame grilled Latin America dishes at Las Iguanas, to the contemporary dishes packed full of flavour at Revolution Blackpool. If it’s Italian you’re after, then why not try Prezzo, Bella Italia or Pizza Express and choose from one of the many Valentine’s offers.
Keep checking www.visitblackpool.com for updates and to find out what else is happening during Valentines in Blackpool or why not make a short break of it and book your accommodation package!
Click on the link www.visitblackpool.com/blackpoolguide/ to view the 2017 Blackpool Destination Guide.
VisitBlackpool provide a jaw dropping calendar of events;
- Blackpool Armed Forces Week 19-25 June
- Blackpool Air Show 12 & 13 August
- Ride the Lights 29 August
- Blackpool Illuminations Switch-On Weekend 1-3 September
- Blackpool Illuminations & LightPool 1 September – 5 November
- World Firework Championships 8, 15, 22 & 29 September
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