A full bandstand in May 2018, Ska Face

Volunteers always wanted to assist with the bandstand events.

Bandstand, Friends of Stanley Park Meetings and Family Events 2019

Scroll down for family events, Friends Meetings, Craft Club, Dog Walkers Club and Gardening Group.

Musicians wanting to play on the bandstand should contact Carole Thaw, via our Facebook page or using the instructions on there.

In summer there are live music shows on the bandstand, events in the Italian Gardens, Visitor Centre and around the park.  We also have special events in the Visitor Centre throughout the year.

The full list of 2019 bandstand shows

There is no charge to watch the bandstand shows, unless it says otherwise, but a donation is appreciated as the Friends of Stanley Park fund amenities at the events.

The first show is

Sunday 12th May 2019 1pm to 4.30pm. Mr Mel’s Big Chill on the Bandstand. Line up…………..

Mr Mel's Big Chill on the Bandstand, Stanley Park

Mon 6th, Tues 7th, Wed 8th May   Lancastrians by Junction 8 Theatre in the Visitor Centre.   Tickets from the Visitor Centre or on line


19th May    Power Trip, Next of Kin, Cartwright acoustic Guitar Show.

26th May  Steve McCartney, Bandit ahd Repeater

2nd June  Don’t Panic, Old Rope, Rhys Watkins

9th June  Shaun Preston with his baby grand piano, Red Bank Road, Molly’s Chamber

16th June Bob On and Friends

23rd June Brother Rabbit, Jon Brindley

30th June Celebrating the Bandstands 90th anniversary with Blackpool & Fylde Light Operatic and Ska Face

7th July Touch the Pearl, Special Guest and the Motorcycle Show in the Italian Gardens

14th July Rupert Fabulous

21st July Elektrik Dreams, Lucky Escape, Steve Matthews

28th July   Prime Mover, Elvis, Maakpakka

4th August  Majesty (Queen Tribute) and The Heat, Chloe and Caroline

11th August  Parka Monkeys, The Immediates, The Getsetters

18th August The Switch, Odall, Overload

25th August  Soul in the Park with DJs.    Classic Car Show in the Italian Gardens

26th August, Monday  Free Roll, Beast Decoys, Electric Soul Singers

1st Sept   Johnny Bullitt and The Promise,  Two Birds & a Guitar, Room 4.

8th Sept  The Sacred Woods, Laura Oldfield, Vala Fourth

15th Sept  Kazoobian, Northern Alibi


More to follow through to September.

Visitor Centre

Please note that except for special events the Visitor Centre is now closed until the week before Easter 2019.

Wednesday Dog Walkers Club will be on every Wednesday 10am to 12.30pm.  Just drop in or ring on the day 01253 699470.

Friends of Stanley Park Blackpool Dog Walkers Club every Wednesday

Stanley Park Visitor Centre

Heritage Exhibitions in the Visitor Centre as well as the usual environment displays.

Ring 01253 699470 to contact the Visitor Centre. 

It is also open for hire, please see here for more information.