Deciding where to go for a birthday weekend away can be difficult and many people are torn between booking expensive trips abroad or celebrating at home with family and friends.
A happy medium in the United Kingdom is Blackpool, with the country’s number one seaside town offering a vast range of entertainment activities.
Blackpool has a reputation for being unsophisticated, but scratch under the surface and you can find some superb venues for a birthday celebration.
Read on to discover the top 4 ways to celebrate your birthday in Blackpool.
Showboat offers a taste of Vegas
Ma Kelly’s have numerous bars and clubs across Blackpool, but their new Showboat and Champs Sports Bar is the jewel in the crown.
Situated in the historic Uncle Tom’s Cabin building on the North Shore, the Showboat hosts top class music acts every weekend.
Groups such as Trilogy and The Aim are hugely popular, while top soul and Motown acts from the USA regularly appear at the Showboat.
With full waitress service throughout your visit, this is a fantastic place to enjoy your birthday celebrations.
Roll the dice at the casinos
There are numerous casinos in Blackpool, with each of them offering the same types of games you find in Las Vegas or Monte Carlo.
Just a short distance along Queen’s Promenade from the Showboat is a superb casino offering table games and slots galore, while there is brilliant poker action to be found at another venue towards the south of the town.
Check out Party Casino before your trip for the opportunity to boost your bankroll and increase your chances of winning big at the coast.
The perfect birthday Venue
Situated close to the stunning new seafront at Cleveleys is a multi-award winning complex of restaurants, bars and function suites.
The Venue offers a huge choice of food and drink, while the place comes alive at the weekend with top live bands and DJs.
It is the perfect place for birthday boys and girls to don their glad rags and dance the night away.
Outrageous comedy compere Leye D Johns hosts a sensational night of Las Vegas style entertainment at Viva throughout the year.
The venue features a vast range of shows ensuring that all types of music lovers are well-catered for.
Viva also boasts the longest-running Comedy Club in Blackpool, with three top class comedians every weekend providing a laugh-a-minute birthday night that you simply can’t afford to miss.