So you’re spending Christmas in Blackpool. You have your hotel booked, Christmas dinner taken care of and the presents all wrapped up in your suitcase. But what are you going to see and do while you’re here?

Here are five things going on over the Christmas period in Blackpool. Whether you’re spending Christmas with us at the North Ocean Hotel or somewhere else, have a great time!

Viva Vegas Christmas Eve

If you’re after something lively then the Viva Vegas Christmas Eve show could hit the mark. This energetic, entertaining and sometimes educational cabaret bar is putting on a special Christmas Eve show featuring showgirls, vocals and of course, in-house compere Leye D Johns.

Saturday 24th December. Viva Blackpool.

Frozen Singalong

Even though it has been more than a couple of years since it was released, Disney’s Frozen is still going strong. That’s why the Winter Gardens Blackpool is having a Frozen Singalong on Saturday 24th for children and adults or all ages. If you’re bringing the young ones to Blackpool for Christmas, this could make is special!

Saturday 24th December. Winter Gardens Blackpool.


It wouldn’t be Christmas without a little pantomime and this year it is Aladdin. The classic tale stars CBBC’s Barney Harwood, Holby City’s Mark Moraghan and local celebrities in this retelling of the classic story of Aladdin and his magic lamp.

20th December to 8th January. The Grand Theatre Blackpool.

Polar Express 3D

Polar Express is a classic Christmas tale about a boy who boards a magical train to visit Santa at his home in the North Pole. It is a great, family friendly movie that has all the elements you need to keep the kids entertained over Christmas, all in 3D.

Saturday 24th December. Winter Gardens Blackpool.

Christmas Wonderland at The Blackpool Tower Ballroom

Christmas Wonderland at The Blackpool Tower Ballroom is a themed event that includes present wrapping classes, letter writing to Santa, cooking with Mrs Claus, Christmas stories and an opportunity to meet the big man himself. All in great surroundings.

Fri 23rd Dec 2016. The Blackpool Tower Ballroom.

Happy Christmas to everyone from the North Ocean Hotel. We hope you have a great time wherever you are and whatever you are doing.