Published on May 31st, 2012 | by StagMan0
What’s going on in Blackpool this summer : July and August 2012
With the summer approaching, Blackpool is the place to be. The seaside town is regarded as the UK’s answer to Las Vegas and is renowned as the king of weekends away. If you and the boys are looking for a weekend away for a jolly boys outing then head to Blackpool for an unforgettable experience.
Blackpool offers so much for all types of people and their different likes. As well keeping with the famous traditions, the town has added more attractions, facilities and events to give more appeal to the area.
Below is a list of some of the up and coming events and activities as to why you should set your next boys outing around a Blackpool stag weekend.
Blackpool FC – The Tangerines may have missed out on promotion to the Premiership this year but Holloway’s Barmy Army will bouncing back to offer some great entertainment on the Bloomfield Road pitch. Arrange a day watching the football with StagWeb.
Pleasure Beach – A day at the Pleasure Beach will be a right laugh with the boys. You’ll be going back to your youth with a few rides on the rollercoaster’s that were the best thing since sliced bread when you were back at school.
Blackpool Beach –Blackpool have always boasted of a great beach. It’s not just for donkeys, so why don’t you arrange a kick about with the boys.
Olympic Flame – On the 22nd June the Olympic Torch passes through the town on 22nd June which is day 35 of the Olympic Torch Relay around the UK. If you haven’t seen the torch pass by your town just yet, then why not join in the celebrations in Blackpool.
Free Airshow – On the 12th August, the skies over Blackpool will be lit up with up top air display teams. There will be a great selection of aircraft new and old, like Spitfires & Dakota to the mighty double propeller Chinook Helicopter plus many display teams doing death defying stunts.
World Firework Championships – On the weekends of the 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th August the promenade will be lit up with colour as the town hosts the World Firework Championship.
Blackpool’s Illumination’s – One thing in keep with tradition is the famous Blackpool Illuminations along the promenade. The town turns on its famous lights on the 31st August.
Golf – If you’re not aware,Blackpool is located near some very well known golf courses that play host to the famous golfing tournament The Open Championship. These courses include Royal Lytham & St Annes and Royal Birkdale which are one of the best links courses in the world. If you’re heading on a Blackpool stag do, then why not consider a round with the boys.
Horse Racing – Another great way to spend a day out with the boys on a stag do is a day out at the races.Blackpool is situated not too far from 2 top racecourses – Aintree and Haydock. These two racecourses offer top jump racing and attracts the best horses from around the world. If you fancy a flutter and a great day with the boys, then a day at the races is ideal for you.