Blackpool Events Calendar

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Blackpool Santa Dash 2023

3rd December 2023 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

£6.00 – £30.00

Join us on Sunday 3rd December for Blackpool’s biggest and ONLY fun run! This event is the perfect way to get in the Christmas spirit.


Adults (16+): £12.00

Children (15 and under): £6.00

Family ticket (two adults, two children OR one adult, three children): £30.00

Registered participants are welcome to bring their dogs free of charge. Please see our F&Qs for more info on bringing your pooch!


What’s included

  • Santa suit
  • Bespoke medal
  • Hot chocolate


Time and Location

Start/finish point: 11am at The Sandcastle Waterpark, Blackpool

Route: Participants will set off from The Sandcastle and head north along the promenade. On reaching The Manchester pub, you’ll make a U-turn and head back towards the The Sandcastle.

Distance: 2 miles (approx)


Santa Dash raises vital funds for Brian House – the only children’s hospice on the Fylde coast. It is also kindly sponsored by The Kentown Wizard Foundation.


3rd December 2023
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
£6.00 – £30.00
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Blackpool Santa Dash 2023
Brian House Childrens Hospice, Low Moor Road Blackpool FY2 OBG
Blackpool, FY2 0BG Blackpool
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