Blackpool Easter Events: Peter Rabbit, Tower Circus, ENSO, Alice In Easterland and more

At Easter, Blackpool rolls out an exceptional program of events and activities to keep your children and family entertained.

The resort is celebrating the first unrestricted Easter holiday in three years with a range of new shows and tourist attractions. It includes the return of Blackpool Tower Circus, the £16.25million ENSO Pleasure Beach rollercoaster and a Alice’s Easter Show at VIVA Blackpool.

VisitBlackpool said while most top attractions opened in early April to mark the start of the school holidays, visitors and residents can also expect a variety of new cafes, bars and independent restaurants and affordable accommodation .

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A spokesperson said: “We have waited three years to be able to invite families back to Blackpool to enjoy the Easter school holidays and showcase all we have to offer. We have a myriad of free and paid attractions and remember there is nothing more special than strolling along our waterfront in the spring sunshine, with an ice cream in your hand!

The lineup of Easter events in Blackpool includes:

Blackpool Tower Circus

A brand new show is now open for the 2022 season at one of the most iconic circus venues in the world. Fiesta, produced and directed by the Endresz family, promises visitors a host of all-new jaw-dropping shows and never-before-seen acts. Join Mooky and Mr Boo as they deliver their slapstick antics.

Blackpool Tower Circus

Peter Rabbit

Move over Easter Bunny, there’s a new bunny in town! Immerse yourself in the oversized world of adventure of Peter Rabbit: explore and play and explore the five fluffy-tailed areas – from Mr. McGregor’s garden to Mr. Bouncer’s invention workshop. The little ones can also enjoy a special EGGstra experience in April with their own egg hunt and Easter-themed finale. You will find the attraction on the Golden Mile.

Alice’s Easter Show at VIVA Blackpool

Following their huge success “Santa’s Magical Workshop”, Viva Blackpool and Jon Conway Productions are proud to present another themed show, Alice in Easterland – The Magical Adventure of the Easter Bunny! It runs April 10-19 and is fun for the whole family with a pre-performance meet and greet with their cast of characters, followed by an hour-long stage performance featuring Alice in Wonderland, the Mad Hatter, the Easter bunny and many more. familiar characters.

Late night riding

Late Night Riding at Blackpool Pleasure Beach begins April 16. Ride through the night on the Big One, experience thrills in the dark and enjoy the twists and turns on Infusi


Pleasure Beach’s newest and smoothest rollercoaster ride is set to twist this Easter with ENSŌ. In a first for Europe, ICON’s rear seats have been adapted so that drivers can turn and twist freely for the thrilling duration of the journey. Customers can now enjoy preview rides on ENSŌ.

Pleasure Beach's Newest and Sleek Roller Coaster
Pleasure Beach’s Newest and Sleek Roller Coaster

Blackpool Zoo

Visitors can take advantage of the Easter holiday to catch up with their favorite animals, including the fully integrated herd of Asian elephants, the four-member red panda family, western lowland gorillas, orangutans, giraffes, sea lions and more at Blackpool Zoo. The newly refurbished Lemur Wood will reopen, as will World of Wings and Rainbow Landings and a selection of talks and streams are back on the agenda.

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If you’re looking for family entertainment, look no further than the Winter Gardens and the Grand Theatre. The Winter Gardens has an extraordinary lineup of entertainment over the coming months, including Diversity performing at the Opera House on April 22, with CBeebies star Justin Fletcher bringing two performances from his tour live to the same venue on April 24. road, the beautiful Grand Theater presents Animal Farm from April 19-23.

Blackpool Pleasure Beach FY4

From 9th to 17th April, the FY4 area of ​​Blackpool Pleasure Beach will be transformed into a magical Easter garden. Join Bradley and Bella Beaver as they host a range of fun Easter activities including egg and spoon races, Easter egg hunts, sack races and more. There will be plenty of opportunities for lucky guests to win an Easter egg.

Bella Beaver at Blackpool Pleasure Beach
Bella Beaver at Blackpool Pleasure Beach


Blackpool’s new Fun and Entertainment Museum, due to open in 2023, offers a selection of fun learning activities for families over the Easter holidays. Events are free to join at the Showtown Activity Center in the Houndshill Shopping Center in the heart of downtown. They understand:

  • Thu April 14, 11am-3pm: Family Fun: Clown Painting Eggs-Travaganza: Get creative and join the Showtown crew to take Easter crafting to a new level. They’ll paint wooden eggs to create happy circus-inspired clown characters for you to take away.
  • Saturday April 16 – 11am – 3pm: Circus Fun: This is your chance to learn some new skills. The Showtown team will teach you all the basics to find the circus artist in you! Try juggling, balance, hula hoop and many other fun circus techniques.

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