Party on The Prom atBlackpool Festival 2018

Party On The Prom is Blackpool’s first family festival set to take place on Sunday 8th July at the stunning seaside location, the Tower Festival Headland as part of Day 3 at Blackpool festival.

Nestled beneath the iconic Blackpool Tower, this debut event will feature five different areas each jam-packed with family-friendly entertainment.

Party On The Prom alongside long established and respected midlands based Gloworm Festival, share the same values; to encourage the whole family to have fun through shared, creative experiences via music, entertainment, workshops and theatre production.


Andy's Dino Raps

Join in with Andy Day's interactive fun and catchy raps about everyone's favourite dinosaurs! Let the kids discover lots of prehistoric creatures, they can sing and dance to the tyrannosaurus rex, stegosaurus and diplodocus raps.

A Touch Of Little Mix

The top Little Mix tribute band are coming to Party on The Prom, featuring all the hits you know and love including: Touch, Black Magic, Wings, Change Your Life, Shout Out To My Ex, Power, DNA, Salute and many more..

Raver Tots

Raver Tots is a family rave where kids and grownups can hit the dance floor and let off some steam together! There is tons kids fun including face painting, UV lights, bubbles, balloons, confetti and giant parachutes in a rave style atmosphere featuring Radio 1 Legend, Judge Jules.

Johnny & The Raindrops

Get ready to Rock n Roll little people, because Johnny and the Raindrops are coming to town! Johnny and the Raindrops have been entertaining the UK and beyond since 2008. Their ‘gigs for cool kids’ have thrilled audiences at scores of children's festivals including Geronimo, Gloworm and more...

Peppa Pig Story Time

Peppa Pig is coming to this years POTP Festival. Not only will you be able to hear tales of Peppa Pig’s adventures, led by a narrator on the main stage, but you will also have the chance to meet the cheeky little piggy
at intervals throughout the day.

Meet Peter Rabbit™

Get your bunny ears on and hop, skip and jump over to our meet & greet
area, where you will be able to meet the mischievous Peter Rabbit at
intervals throughout the day.

Meet Rex The T-Rex

Ever wanted to come face to face with a T Rex? Well now's your chance! Rex the T Rex will be attending this years POTP. He's ready to roar and stop his way to the meet and greet to say hello to you and your little people.

Judge Jules

Former BBC Radio 1 legend makes his Raver Tots debut to bring you a set of the finest late 90’s / early 2000 dance classics.


Go Bake

Kelly and her team are bringing lots of baking fun. There will be some brilliant classes for children of all ages. (Please remember to book on the morning to secure a place on one of the classes)

Beat Feet

Join BeatFeet Drumming Workshops at Party On The Prom and expect drumming, singing and shimmying than ever before, and you can expect all the jungle animals back for ‘The Great Big Jungle Boogie”. All that’s needed for their workshops is a big smile and bags of energy!

Mad Science

Mad Science North West sparks the imagination and curiosity of school children through exciting, hands-on science programs! Join in the fun at Party on The Prom 2018!

Circus Skills

Join BeatFeet Drumming Workshops at Party On The Prom and expect drumming, singing and shimmying than ever before, and you can expect all the jungle animals back for ‘The Great Big Jungle Boogie”. All that’s needed for their workshops is a big smile and bags of energy!

Tiny Tots Area

Want to come to Party On The Prom but you’re worried that your little one is to young? Have no fear mums and dads, because Blackpool festival have catered for your under 5’s perfectly!

We have a Tent dedicated to the smallest of festival goers. Bring your under 5’s to take part in some of the funkiest preschool classes around.

Not only will your little ones, be able to Meet and Greet some of their favourite TV characters, enjoy some of the fairground rides and play on the promenade but they will be able to enjoy their own magical world in our very own Tiny Tots Area.

The Tiny Tots area is full to the brim with some of the UK’s most loved Pre School & Baby classes, so even the tiniest of babies will be kept entertained at the festival. With classes from the wonderful Jo Jingles, Splat Messy Play & Little Learners your little people will be able to Climb, sing, shake and make their day away.

With baby Feeding & Changing areas once again being provided by the wonderful team at NCT Bassetlaw, we have all your baby & toddler needs covered!

Little Learners

Little Learners is a multi award-winning messy play & mark making class created by a qualified teacher. Our educational sessions are full of messy play, paint, play dough, fine & gross motor activities, sand, sensory play, scribbling, singing and dance - all in a safe and fun environment! At Party on the Prom, our experienced Little Learners team will be on hand to help your child make marks and develop their early writing skills through play. We will take your child on a journey to meet our four Mark Maker characters - Lionel the soldier, Archie the rainbow, Swirlo the cauldron and Ziggy the monster! Ziggy will even be popping down to Party on the Prom to see you all...

Jo Jingles

Jo Jingles will be performing at party on the prom. They are one of the UK's Leading music and movement music group., sure to get your little people shaking and a stomping.

Creation Station

The iconic Blackpool Tower is the amazing backdrop for the Blackpool Festival in July 2018 and The Creation Station is thrilled to be bringing our sparkly, creative, arty fun to be part of the festivities.

Inspire your family’s imagination and enter a world of creativity and fun with the award winning Creation Station. Come along and join in our amazing crafty activities – we look forward to helping you unlock the wonderful wonder within!

Splat Messy Play

Splat Messy Play is the ‘go to’ provider of Messy Play classes, parties, and events for hundreds of children across the UK. Our weekly classes are designed for children aged six months and upwards, and have been specifically developed to encourage each child to learn, discover, explore, and create. With small, intimate classes, Splat Messy Play prides itself on its ability to provide an environment where children - and adults alike - are made to feel welcome, and given the opportunity to explore different colours, textures, and shapes at a pace that they are comfortable with.


Adult / Over 15s Ticket

Open to all ages 15 years old & over
  • Sunday Entry Only

Child 3 -14 Ticket

Ages 3 to 14 Years Old
  • Sunday Entry Only

Family Discount Ticket

2 adults & 2 children or 1 adult & 3 children
  • Sunday Entry Only

All tickets are available from our official ticket partners. Please select your preferred outlet below:

Festival Info


Situated at the iconic Tower Festival Headland on the world-famous promenade is watched over by one of the UK’s most recognised landmarks, Blackpool Tower, and with views out towards the Irish Sea, the location for the Blackpool Festival makes it special indeed.

Food & Drink

We have a wonderful range of artisan food producers and popup restaurants along with cafes across the site and campsites so you will be sure to find something for everyone, including the little ones too.

Our festival prides itself on the minimal queuing for food and drink.

You will find a range of traders catering for food sensitivities and intolerance’s and there will also be a great selection of family friendly bars on the main festival site.

(Don’t forget Baby food is more than welcome)

Sat Nav Address & Directions

Blackpool Tower Festival Headland, Promenade, Blackpool FY1 4BJ