Blackpool Tower Circus
At the base of Blackpool’s landmark tower, the Blackpool Tower Circus has provided spectacular entertainment since opening in 1894, making it Blackpool’s longest-running show. Book a ticket and the clowns, acrobats, and musicians will be sure to keep you amused with their antics and stunts.
The Blackpool Tower Circus show is presided over by the two clowns Mooky and Mr. Boo, whose entertaining skits include a comical trip around the world and a Wild West standoff, as well as juggling, comedy capers, and musical numbers. The show also features a stable of international performers. Guests can upgrade from a standard admission ticket to sit in the front row, second row, or the royal box, which seats up to 6 people; upgraded seats include snacks and soft drinks.
Things to Know Before You Go
Blackpool Tower Circus is a must-see for families.
The circus is wheelchair-accessible.
Children under 15 get discounted tickets.
How to Get There
Located at the base of Blackpool Tower, inspired by the Eiffel Tower, Blackpool Tower Circus is within easy walking distance of many major hotels and attractions. Bus numbers 1, 5, 7, 10, and 14 stop outside, or you can take a tram to the Tower stop. There is no parking on-site, so your best options are public transportation or a taxi.
When to Get There
Showtimes vary throughout the year, with additional performances scheduled during the peak summer season: check the website or call ahead of time. Shows typically last two hours. Try to arrive around 10 minutes before start time to find your seats.
Circus Show and Dine
The Blackpool Tower Circus offers a special time- and money-saving package that includes tickets for the show, as well as a 2- or 3-course meal at the restaurant Harry Ramsden's, which is also inside the Blackpool Tower.