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Blackpool Christmas 2010

Here are just some of the entertainments and seasonal events to look forward to during the 2010 festive period.

The information provided here is to the best of our knowledge and visitors are advised to confirm the accuracy of details with the venues concerned.

Blackpool Christmas lights 2010 switch on takes place on Saturday November 13 at St. John’s between 2 and 5 p.m.  Although the Christmas lights are not on the same scale as the internationally renowned autumn illuminations in the town they are created by the same team, and this year the Christmas lights are expected to be better than ever. They have been expanded to include the main shopping streets, and incorporate some new features, with contributions from Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen.  The Xmas lights are a colourful and bright setting for the many other festive activities that will take place in the town during celebratory period, including shopping, shows, dinners, dances, and other seasonal activities and entertainments.  The 2010 Blackpool Christmas lights will be switched on by X Factor star Joe McElderry who has brought out his new album Wide Awake which includes the single Ambitions.  Other artistes performing at the switch on include P5,   Wonderland and Boomin. The switch on is part of a day of entertainments and activities for example, street theatre local artistes and community groups. During the seasonal period there are shows pantomimes and a variety of festive activities in the resort’s venues and theatres. For more information with regard to the 2010 Xmas period in the resort please see Christmas Lights and Christmas Shows. The festive period is a popular time in the resort. It is a popular time in Blackpool and for some details about previous years, please see relevant dates: 2008, 2009.

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