Find out what time the Lights come on each day with our handy guide to daily switch on times for 2019.
These are the official daily lighting up times for when Blackpool Illuminations switch on and off each day during the 2019 season.
Blackpool Illuminations – 30 August to 3 November 2019
Earlier Daily Switch On Times
Each week the Illuminations lighting up time gets slightly earlier, as it gets dark earlier and the nights get longer. Think about it in blocks of a week. When there’s a time change it’s from Friday night until the following Thursday.
At the end of British Summer Time when the clocks go back an hour, the Lights are turned on at 5pm.
- On Friday and Saturday nights the Lights go off at midnight.
- On Sunday night switch off time is 11pm.
- From Monday to Thursday they are turned off at 10.30pm
- Except during October half term week when they stay on until 11pm.
Traditionally the Illuminations always used to finish on the last weekend of October half term. An extra week was added in 2014 and was so successful that it’s been continued. They always start on the Friday at the end of August bank holiday week.
The switch on times for each day of the season are listed individually in the Events Calendar. You’ll also find hundreds of other things there to do on the Fylde Coast.
Blackpool Illuminations Daily Switch On Times
|30th August||Friday **||9.15 p.m.||2.00 a.m.|
|31st August||Saturday||8.00 p.m.||12.00 a.m.|
|1st September||Sunday||8.00 p.m.||11.00 p.m.|
|2nd September||Monday||8.00 p.m.||10.30 p.m.|
|3rd September||Tuesday||8.00 p.m.||10.30 p.m.|
|4th September||Wednesday||8.00 p.m.||10.30 p.m.|
|5th September||Thursday||8.00 p.m.||10.30 p.m.|
|6th September||Friday||8.00 p.m.||12.00 a.m.|
|7th September||Saturday||8.00 p.m.||12.00 a.m.|
|8th September||Sunday||8.00 p.m.||11.00 p.m.|
|9th September||Monday||8.00 p.m.||10.30 p.m.|
|10th September||Tuesday||8.00 p.m.||10.30 p.m.|
|11th September||Wednesday||8.00 p.m.||10.30 p.m.|
|12th September||Thursday||8.00 p.m.||10.30 p.m.|
|13th September||Friday||7.45 p.m.||12.00 a.m.|
|14th September||Saturday||7.45 p.m.||12.00 a.m.|
|15th September||Sunday||7.45 p.m.||11.00 p.m.|
|16th September||Monday||7.45 p.m.||10.30 p.m.|
|17th September||Tuesday||7.45 p.m.||10.30 p.m.|
|18th September||Wednesday||7.45 p.m.||10.30 p.m.|
|19th September||Thursday||7.45 p.m.||10.30 p.m.|
|20th September||Friday||7.30 p.m.||12.00 a.m.|
|21st September||Saturday||7.30 p.m.||12.00 a.m.|
|22nd September||Sunday||7.30 p.m.||11.00 p.m.|
|23rd September||Monday||7.30 p.m.||10.30 p.m.|
|24th September||Tuesday||7.30 p.m.||10.30 p.m.|
|25th September||Wednesday||7.30 p.m.||10.30 p.m.|
|26th September||Thursday||7.30 p.m.||10.30 p.m.|
|27th September||Friday||7.15 p.m.||12.00 a.m.|
|28th September||Saturday||7.15 p.m.||12.00 a.m.|
|29th September||Sunday||7.15 p.m.||11.00 p.m.|
|30th September||Monday||7.15 p.m.||10.30 p.m.|
|1st October||Tuesday||7.15 p.m.||10.30 p.m.|
|2nd October||Wednesday||7.15 p.m.||10.30 p.m.|
|3rd October||Thursday||7.15 p.m.||10.30 p.m.|
|4th October||Friday||6:45 p.m.||12.00 a.m.|
|5th October||Saturday||6:45 p.m.||12.00 a.m.|
|6th October||Sunday||7.00 p.m.||11.00 p.m.|
|7th October||Monday||7.00 p.m.||10.30 p.m.|
|8th October||Tuesday||7.00 p.m.||10.30 p.m.|
|9th October||Wednesday||7.00 p.m.||10.30 p.m.|
|10th October||Thursday||7.00 p.m.||10.30 p.m.|
|11th October||Friday||6.15 p.m.||12.00 a.m.|
|12th October||Saturday||6.15 p.m.||12.00 a.m.|
|13th October||Sunday||6.15 p.m.||11.00 p.m.|
|14th October||Monday||6.15 p.m.||11.00 p.m.|
|15th October||Tuesday||6.15 p.m.||11.00 p.m.|
|16th October||Wednesday||6.15 p.m.||11.00 p.m.|
|17th October||Thursday||6.15 p.m.||11.00 p.m.|
|18th October||Friday||6.00 p.m.||12.00 a.m.|
|19th October||Saturday||6.00 p.m.||12.00 a.m.|
|20th October||Sunday||6.00 p.m.||11.00 p.m.|
|21st October||Monday||6.00 p.m.||11.00 p.m.|
|22nd October||Tuesday||6.00 p.m.||11.00 p.m.|
|23rd October||Wednesday||6.00 p.m.||11.00 p.m.|
|24th October||Thursday||6.00 p.m.||11.00 p.m.|
|25th October||Friday||5.45 p.m.||12.00 a.m.|
|26th October||Saturday *||5.45 p.m.||12.00 a.m.|
|27th October||Sunday||5.00 p.m.||11.00 p.m.|
|28th October||Monday||5.00 p.m.||11.00 p.m.|
|29th October||Tuesday||5.00 p.m.||11.00 p.m.|
|30th October||Wednesday||5.00 p.m.||11.00 p.m.|
|31st October||Thursday||5.00 p.m.||11.00 p.m.|
|1st November||Friday||5.00 p.m.||12.00 a.m.|
|2nd November||Saturday||5.00 p.m.||12.00 a.m.|
|3rd November||Sunday||5.00 p.m.||11.00 p.m.|
|** Celebrity switch on maybe subject to change|
|* End of British Summer Time|
These are the official daily switch on times provided by the Illuminations department.
Autumn and the Illuminations
In the late months of summer into Autumn you’ll enjoy walking around on warm evenings, looking at the bright lights. Stop for a bucket of candy floss and enjoy all the lovely seaside sights, sounds and smells.
As the weather gets colder, a trip to the seaside in the cool autumn air is a must! We all enjoy going out on the promenade, wrapped up in warm winter clothes, enjoying the brilliant Blackpool Illuminations and making memories for the future.
With our handy table of daily switch on times, you’ll know just when to head to the seafront. Why don’t you bookmark it?
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