Tickets on sale now!

Tickets for PLAY Expo Blackpool 2017 are now on sale!
Buy your tickets in advance to take advantage of our 10am early opening. Continue reading

First guest confirmed – former Ocean Software Director Gary Bracey

We are pleased to confirm our first guest for Saturday 15th July – former Ocean Software Director Gary Bracey. Continue reading

Relive Seaside Arcade Memories!

Relive your memories of seaside arcades at PLAY Expo Blackpool with our selection of over 80 free to play classic arcade machines. Continue reading

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Alter Your Reality with our VR Setups

Virtual Reality is returning to PLAY Expo Blackpool in 2017, with a number of machines dedicated to warping your reality and tricking your mind. 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 back again at PLAY Expo Blackpool

If you’re a pinball wizard you will be pleased to hear that for 2017 we will have a number of Pinball machines at PLAY Expo Blackpool! Continue reading

Cosplay Masquerades back on the main stage

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

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

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