Tickets on sale now!

Tickets for PLAY Expo Blackpool 2016 are now on sale!
Buy your tickets in advance to take advantage of our 10am early opening. Continue reading


Show me the retro!

Our retro zone will be teeming with hundreds of consoles, computers and handhelds this year with firm favourites plus some weird and wonderful machines thrown in too! Continue reading


Pinball makes an appearance at PLAY Expo Blackpool

If you’re a pinball wizard you will be pleased to hear that for 2016 we will have a number of Pinball machines at PLAY Expo Blackpool! Continue reading


Cosplay Masquerades return for 2016

Fans of Cosplay will be pleased to hear that we will be hosting a cosplay masquerade both days at PLAY Expo Blackpool with prizes for the best characters as chosen by our panel of judges. Continue reading


Relive Seaside Arcade Memories!

Relive your memories of seaside arcades at PLAY Blackpool with our selection of collection classic arcade machines for you to play on. Continue reading


PC LAN Gaming Zone Confirmed

If you come to PLAY Expo Blackpool you will be able to celebrate the glorious world of LAN gaming without having to worry about where everyone will fit their monitors! Continue reading


Dark Cleo Card and Board Game Zone

We are pleased to confirm that Dark Cleo Productions will be bringing their board and card games to PLAY Expo Blackpool again for 2016. Continue reading


Minecraft returns to PLAY Expo Blackpool

Last year we introduced Minecraft to our Blackpool event and it went down a storm, so we’re happy to confirm that once again we will be bringing a dedicated Minecraft area to PLAY Expo Blackpool. Continue reading


Indies – show your game at PLAY Expo Blackpool

Applications are now open for Independent developers looking to exhibit their game at PLAY Expo Blackpool. We are proud to support indies through our shows and are offering special low rates in the Indie Zone. Continue reading