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Friends of Stanley Park Established 10th July 2002

Welcome, please join us.

Stanley Park Blackpool Italian Gardens August 2016
Stanley Park Italian Gardens August 2016

We are a friendly group who work with the co-operation of Blackpool Council to make the park as attractive and interesting as possible. If you are interested in joining us or working as a volunteer please contact us.

The Visitor Centre is open Wed to Sunday 11am to 3pm.

Italian Gardens, Rose Garden, Memorial Garden, Art Deco Cafe, Ice cream stall, Big Boating Lake, Clock Tower, Free live music, family events, fabulous children’s playground, train, high ropes, low ropes, zip wire, mini golf, BMX track, tennis, football, athletics and cricket ground, sports centre, full size golf course and more. Check for times.

Next Meeting 2017:

Saturday 19th August Business Meeting.  Guest Speaker: Wordpool Pictures.

2017 Bandstand Events

23rd July 2017, Sunday. Bandit, Martini Blonde, Repeater  Free, live music.

See our Events Page for more shows – Click here

24th to 28th July 2017.   Love Parks Week.   Free Family activities.  Book Your Place Now Click here 

27th July 2017, Thursday.  Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice

Performed on the Bandstand at 7pm by Illyria.  This nationally acclaimed production is for one night only.  Tickets are available in the Visitor Centre, open 11-3 Wed to Sun, or on line.   See the poster on our events page.

Love Parks Week Summer Family Activities 24th to 28th July

Summer Holiday Activities for Families on Stanley Park.  Book now, don’t miss out 01253 478358 or e-mail parks@blackpool.gov.uk

Download a pdf version click on the right >     Love Parks Poster 2017

Bug Hunt, Story Telling, Plant a Seed, Table Tennis, Archery, Basketball, Circus Skills, Seated Fencing, Seated Volleyball, Balance Bikes, Animal Treasure Hunt, Tennis, Nature Arts and Craft, Hat Making, Cricket Taster, Generation Walk, Woodland Fairies.

Love Parks Week Activities for Families
Click Above to Read


Dinosaur Festival on Stanley Park 5th to 13th August 2017

On Stanley Park Blackpool, the first outdoor Dinosaur Festival – for children of all ages to explore the Gardens and Parkland of Blackpool’s Stanley Park and uncover life sized replica Dinosaurs moving in the bushes.
Amazing animatronic Dinosaurs like the mighty T-Rex.
Dig for Dinosaur Bones in the excavation scene.
Your favourite Dino’s will be there.
Food, Drink and Loads of Dino Souvenirs on sale.
Blackpool Stanley Park – 5th until 13th August

Tickets at, separate page for each day:

Easter Fair 2017

Saturday and Sunday April 15th and 16th was our Easter Fair with children’s craft and Easter Bonnet Parade.  A good turn out made the event a big success for the park.  Thankyou to all who came.  Photos will be added.

Easter Fair Opening with the Mayor and Mayoress of Blackpool, Kath Rowson and Joan Goldin
Easter Fair Opening with the Mayor and Mayoress of Blackpool, Kath Rowson and Joan Goldin

Join The Friends of Stanley Park as an individual, family or corporate member. Click here to find the application form.

Postal Address: Friends of Stanley Park & Salisbury Woodland, c/o Parks & Green Environment Service, Stanley Park Offices, West Park Drive, Blackpool, FY3 9HU.
Membership matters please contact Jean Mildren as shown on the About Us page.

Ring us in the Visitor Centre: 01253 699470 or mobile 07554 4387700

Tweet to us @BlackpoolFoSP

Link to our Facebook Page – Friends of Stanley Park – Blackpool

MapPark0816Click here to download a pdf of the map above