Friends of Stanley Park

Friends of Stanley Park and Salisbury Woodland, Blackpool

Read about past events click here

Read about our 90th Summer Celebration 2017 click here

Read about one of our Easter Fairs

Read about one of our stage shows, The Merry Wives of Windsor

Events on Stanley Park and Salisbury Woodland

The Friends of Stanley Park hold regular events on the park. These include music on the bandstand, theatrical productions, Easter, Halloween, Christmas Fairs, Summer family activities. These activities enable us to raise funds that contribute to the maintenance of the park and the cost of the events.

Friends of Stanley Park up-coming activities


Coming soon 2022 events!

Bandstand Concerts Sundays 1st May to 18th September 2022

Easter Fair 16th and 17th April 2022

Platinum Jubilee on the Bandstand 4th June 2022

Macmillan Event 24th and 25th September 2022

Halloween 29th and 30th October 2022.

Christmas Fair 3rd and 4th December 2022

Choir Concert 18th December 2022




We're pleased to announce:

The Visitor Centre will be open from Tuesday 7th September.

Tuesday to Sunday, 11am to 3pm. Information about the park. Staffed by volunteers from the Friends of Stanley Park.

Craft Club Tuesday 10am to 2.30pm, weekly.

Dog Club Wednesday 10am to noon, weekly.

Gardening Club Thursday 10am to noon, weekly.


New club members welcome.


Thursday 23rd September to Sunday 26th October is the Blackpool Civic Trust Photograph and Art Competition based on a theme 'Celebrating our Seaside Heritage Past and Present'. Please send in your entries see the Blackpool Civic Trust website click here

The Dog Walkers Club, Friends of Stanley Park Blackpool



Stanley Park Bandstand Shows 2021 Cancelled

Following discussion with Blackpool Council it has been decided there will be no bandstand shows in 2021 due to the risks and uncertainties of the Covid pandemic.


Photo of Ska Face on Stanley Park Bandstand 2018:Ska Face on Stanley Park Blackpool 2018

Volunteers always wanted to assist with the bandstand events.


All events subject to change/cancellation based on artist availability/weather. Keep up to date on our Facebook page.

If you know of any bands or performers who are interested in playing, please contact us via the Facebook page.


Want to organise your own event?

Parks are ideal venues for a range of indoor and outdoor corporate and community events. If you are interested in organising your own event on Blackpool's parks and open spaces, we would like to hear from you. Please contact our friends at Blackpool Council's Parks and Green Environment Department to discuss your ideas and to obtain a Park Events Application Pack.


The annual Wordpool by Blackpool Arts and Libraries:

Wordpool on Stanley Park Blackpool



Updated: 12th January, 2022