Blackpool Illuminations: 01253 476 407

Contact a representative from Blackpool Illuminations by calling their main visitor enquires telephone number 01253 476 407 to discuss how to get involved with the free light show festival each September.


About the Illuminations Festival

The Blackpool illuminations date back to 1879 when just eight arc lamps lit up the promenade that is now decorated by more than 40000 bulbs of varying styles and sizes. Now, more than 3.5 million visitors enjoy the annual lights festival both during and after the ‘big switch on’ ceremony that takes place in September, where famous singers and comedians perform to commemorate the event.


Visitor Enquiries – 01253 476 407

Phone the main visitor enquiries helpline for the Blackpool Illuminations on their local rate contact number 01253 476 407 to ask any questions about the ‘big switch on’ event each September. Callers can ask how long the free outdoor light festival takes places before even discussing the opportunity to be featured in one of the annual displays. For instance, the ‘headlights’ service gives members of the general public the chance to have a photo of themselves, family or friends brought to life as part of the illuminations display. Callers can even discuss the process of purchasing a headlights gift voucher as a unique gift for a friend or loved one.

Alternatively, you may wish to use this number to enquire about the release date of the annual Blackpool Illuminations programme for a guide to the free light show and for a breakdown of fun family activities in the Pleasure Beach area. Therefore, you can ask to have a programme delivered to your home address prior to visiting the annual September turn on event.

Finally, callers should use the above helpline number to ask for support when making a donation in aid of the annual event. For instance, if you are having technical difficulty making an online donation on the Blackpool Illuminations Website then you should ask to transfer funds over the telephone.  Moreover, callers should get in touch if they have forgotten to include their full name and address with their donation so that they can still receive a donor certificate.


Cost of Calling the Helpline

The Blackpool Illuminations helpline uses a local 01 contact number that will charge callers the same standard per-minute rate as any other geographic call made from a UK mobile or landline telephone. However, you may be able to contact a representative from the annual event for free if you are using any inclusive free minutes that have been offered by your telephone’s service provider as part of a tariff arrangement.


Other Ways to Make an Enquiry About the Event


Write to the Blackpool Illuminations Team

If you would prefer to send a letter detailing your enquiry then you should write to the Blackpool Illuminations customer contact centre on the following postal address:

Blackpool Illuminations,
Shorebury Point,
Amy Johnson Way,
FY4 2RL,
United Kingdom.


Email a Representative from Blackpool Illuminations

If you are active online then you may prefer to email a representative from the Blackpool light show event on the following email address: