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Ballot now open for Illumination Switch-on tickets

20,000 people will win the free tickets for the switch-on this is on September 4th this year.

The free ticket ballot for the 2020 Blackpool Illuminations Switch-On event is now open!

It follows last years event when thousands  of people packed into the Tower Festival Headland Arena to watch the five-hour concert, culminating in the switch-on by home-grown actress, and Corrie star Lucy Fallon.

This year the even will take place on Friday 4 September.

We're told It will once again feature a star-studded concert on what is the biggest night in Blackpool’s calendar.

The event is free for up to 20,000 people 

People can put their name in the hat by registering at www.visitblackpool.com/switchon.

Winners will receive up to four wristbands per household.

As always, half of the free tickets will be reserved for local people.

Cllr Gillian Campbell, Deputy Leader of Blackpool Council:

“Switch-On night is a magical occasion and the demand for free tickets gets bigger every year.

“The 2019 Switch-On was a brilliant success with Lucy Fallon flicking the switch and some fabulous performances by the likes of Busted, Diversity, Becky Hill, Nina Nesbitt and Sigma.

“It’s a night not to be missed and I would urge people to apply for their tickets now – it could be the best free night out you’ll ever have!”

The Switch-On ballot will remain open until midday on Monday 3 August, 2020.

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