What’s On in Blackburn

Major Blackburn Events

For a full list of events taking place in Blackburn use the links at the top of the page or go to the

Visit Blackburn Website

Blackburn Christmas 2017

Blackburn Christmas Lights Switch On & Fire Garden

Blackburn Town Centre, Blackburn

25 Nov 2017

4:30 pm - 6:30 pm


Christmas Party on the Market and Street Feast

Blackburn Market, Blackburn

9 Dec 2017

10:00 am - 6:00 pm



For a full guide to What’s On in Blackburn you should visit the

Visit Blackburn Website

The Blackburn BID also host regular networking meetings for town centre businesses to share ideas and contribute to the work of the BID to make Blackburn a better place to do business.

What's On in BlackburnAs well as major festivals, such as Christmas, the Blackburn BID support major festivals and events in the town centre that aim to attract visitors to the town with unique offerings. The first of these events was the Blackburn Heritage Festival which took place on the 13th and 14th September 2014. The festival included over 50 events and activities and included the opening of buildings not normally open to the public.

Hundreds of exciting family friendly events take place across Blackburn every year from comedy, arts and food festivals to seasonal events like summer celebrations and fairs, outdoor music events and Christmas festivities. Check out the links to other attractions in the town including King George’s Hall, Blackburn Market, Blackburn is Open and Blackburn College, who all host a range of events throughout the year.

What’s on in Blackburn

The Visit Blackburn website contains details of What’s on in Blackburn along with a range of useful information about leisure facilities, entertainment, restaurants and places to stay.