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Blackpool Pride 2022

Date: Saturday, 11th June 2022  10:30am to approx 11pm



Blackpool Pride Festival couldn’t take place in 2020 and 2021 due to the Covid-19 restrictions, however the event will return bigger and better than ever before this weekend. A grand parade will leave South Pier at approximately 10:30am and make its way to North Pier later in the morning, visitors treated to a glittering array of floats, dancers and other entertainers in a riot of colours.

The main arena will be situated close to the Metropole Hotel and from here you can enjoy a host of artists serving up live music and shows throughout the day.


The Main Stage line-up will include: 


  • Joe McElderry
  • Freemason – Russell Small
  • Alison Limerick
  • Lee Ryan
  • Kelly Widle
  • Lolly
  • Phats & Small – Ben Ofoedu
  • Stooshe

PLUS many local artists


Weather Forecast

The Met Office predicts that the conditions will be dry and sunny throughout Saturday and temperatures are set to reach 17 Celcius / 63 Fahrenheit later in the afternoon.


How to get to Blackpool Pride 2022


Train – the closest railway station to the main arena is Blackpool North which is just a six-minute walk away.

Car – It is expected that the more central car parks will get very busy this weekend and it is advised that you park further out of town and travel to the centre by the tram which stops very close to the main festival hub.

Bus – National Express connect Blackpool with several locations in Lancashire such as Preston, Blackburn and Burnley.

Tram – The closest tram stops to the main festival hub are North Pier and Talbot Square with trams running every 20 minutes throughout the day and evening.


Ticket Availability

You don’t need a ticket to watch the main parade along the Promenade, however you will need to purchase a ticket to watch the live music at the Main Arena on Saturday. Prices for adults start at £8.50.

The event is scheduled to draw to a close by 11pm.


Conservative Party Spring Conference 2022

Dates – March 18th – March 19th 2022, Blackpool Winter Gardens


The Conservative Party Spring Conference is to return to Blackpool on 18th and 19th March 2022 and members of the party can meet senior party members, hear inspiring speeches and address issues that matter. Not only that but they can hear the future plans, policies and ideas for the year ahead.



The Conservative Party Conferences have been held at many locations throughout the years but the Spring 2022 event will make a welcome return to Blackpool Winter Gardens in just eight weeks’ time. Here you will find full details of the event:



The 2022 Conservative Party Spring Conference will be held at:

Blackpool Winter Gardens,

97 Church Street,




How to get to the Conference

When travelling by car from the north or south, exit the M6 at junction 32 and follow the M55 to the very end of the motorway. Then follow the A583 into the centre of Blackpool and head to postcode FY1 1HW. There is a multi-storey car park at the nearby Houndshill Shopping Centre which is less than 300 yards from the main Church Street entrance to Blackpool Winter Gardens – the car park postcode is FY1 4NY. There is also a limited amount of metered on-street parking close to the venue, while a tram stop is a couple of minutes’ walk away from the main entrance.

For those travelling to the Conference by train, Blackpool North Station has direct services from Preston and the Winter Gardens are a ten-minute walk from here.


Where to stay

There are hundreds of hotels, guest houses and B&Bs within Blackpool with many more in the surrounding towns and villages. Our Blackpool Accommodation page has full details of all the various accommodation options available in the town for the duration of the Conference.


How to get tickets?

Tickets for the event can be obtained from the Conservative party website and these start at £26 for Under 26 party members to £40 for other party members (Early Bird Prices).