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Blackpool's New Year's Eve: Family-Friendly Fun & Fireworks by the Sea

Blackpool's New Year's Eve: Family-Friendly Fun & Fireworks by the Sea

The seaside town of Blackpool is gearing up for a fantastic family celebration this New Year's Eve.

Organised by the Blackpool Tourism Business Improvement District (TBID) in partnership with VisitBlackpool, this free event promises a memorable way to say goodbye to the year.

Taking place within the vibrant Christmas By The Sea village on the Tower Festival Headland, families can anticipate an outdoor extravaganza including the lively Comedy Carpet area, offering a mix of entertainment and music for both kids and parents alike.

The pinnacle of the evening will be a dazzling fireworks display set to music and projections.

This year's celebration signifies the end of a remarkable year that saw record-breaking attendance at Blackpool's series of free events. The Christmas By The Sea village, open daily until January 1st, hosts a wide range of attractions. From a free skating rink to festive light displays, themed cabins delightful food and drinks, artificial snowfalls, and captivating tram rides, the village delivers a magical holiday spirit.

Children will love the themed attractions, including a 100ft snow slide and the return of the Star Flyer, one of Europe's tallest swing rides, towering at 196ft.

The New Year's Eve celebration extends the village's hours until 9 pm, with the Illuminations illuminating the night sky until 1 am.

Last year's Christmas By The Sea event was a resounding success, drawing in the highest visitor numbers recorded during the winter months. This year's festivities have already captivated tens of thousands of attendees from across the region, showcasing Blackpool's skill at hosting remarkable winter events.

The village's New Year's Eve celebration is just one part of a comprehensive festive program across Blackpool, including grottos, late-night shopping, and a special parking offer by Blackpool Council, providing three hours of parking for just £1 at most council car parks.

For full details on rink schedules and other attractions at Christmas By The Sea, visit visitblackpool.com/cbts. Plus, the resort offers an array of Christmas shows and holiday entertainment, ensuring an unforgettable festive season for the whole family.

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