News that a heated football Fan Zone is to be opened at the Blackpool Winter Gardens will come as good news for fans of the Three Lions (or anyone else for that matter) and the venue is expected to be filled to capacity for the eagerly awaited event.
The 2022 World Cup in Qatar gets underway next month and fans up and down the country will be gearing themselves up for one of the biggest sporting events on the planet. The big question for supporters of the ‘Beautiful Game’ is where to watch the action. OK so all the games are shown on terrestrial television but for those looking for some atmosphere, the local pub is often the answer.
Blackpool Winter Gardens is offering a hugely tempting alternative however and football fans can head along and enjoy a huge heated Fan Zone which will feature many football themed areas including an artificial; turf floor, a penalty area for those with VIP packages and a total capacity of around 1ooo, spread over two floors.
All 64 games of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar will be screened live at the Winter Gardens on a huge 8m x 5m screen. The tournament runs from 20th November to 18th December. There will be a variety of food and drink outlets available for the duration of the competition while pre-match entertainment and after-parties will add to the overall experience.
For those happy to stand, entrance to the venue will be completely free although you can guarantee for yourself a reserved seat for just £10, this free redeemable against any spend at the bar. This will be family friendly fan zone with access for all ages.
For £20 you can get the full VIP treatment with seating within the penalty box and full table service as well as a jug of beer/lager/cider for each person and food vouchers.