Lytham St Annes Summer Event Guide

Looking for something to do this Summer in Lytham St Annes?

We have compiled a list of events going on this summer in Lytham St Annes. For more tailored results, be sure to join our weekly mailing list!

Lytham St Annes

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Lytham St Annes is a seaside resort on the Fylde coast of Lancashire, England, south of Blackpool on the Ribble Estuary. It is a wonderful place to spend a few days of your summer to partake in one of our selected events, and if you’re going to be spending your summer in Lytham St Annes, be sure to stop in at The Chadwick Hotel and say hello!


Lytham Festival

Start your summer in Lytham St. Annes with great music. The event lasts 5 days and you want to make sure that you don’t miss anything.

The line-up for the 18th-22nd July 2018 consists of artists such as George Ezra and Rae Morris and pop groups of the likes of Steps and Bananarama.

Going to a festival is always exciting, but whether it’s one day or the whole week,  you can’t forget to sort out your accommodation.


Ricoh Women’s British Open

Hosted by the Royal Lytham and St Annes Golf Club.

The Ricoh Women’s British Open is one of the golfing highlights of the sporting calendar with the 42nd Championship heading back to Royal Lytham for its fifth appearance at the iconic venue from 2 – 5 August 2018. The event changes location every year (last summer in Lytham St Annes was 2009) so if you’re local and want to catch it, your best bet is to pop down whilst it’s here.


1940s Wartime Festival

Lytham turns the clock back in mid-August by 70 years, and thousands of visitors descend on the town for the annual Lytham 1940s Wartime Festival.

Go back in time to the war years of the 1940s, featuring historic vehicles, music, and dance of the period, memorabilia, thrilling battles and living history camps.


Blackpool Livewire Festival

23rd-26th August

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With the gates opening at 4 pm and the music going until 10:30 pm, you wont want to miss the live music event at Blackpool Tower Festival Headland.

The official line-up (as of now) is Mariah Carey, Boyz II Men, and Matt Goss


St Annes Kite Festival

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The kite festival starts with a launch event on Friday evening from 7.00pm until 9.30pm. On Saturday & Sunday the festival runs from 11.00am to 5.00pm both days. Look for the kites on St Annes Beach, close to St Annes Pier. You can even bring your own Kite and join in the fun!


Blackpool Illuminations

What better way to end a perfect summer than the famous annual light show experience?

Blackpool Illuminations is an annual lights festival, founded in 1879 and first switched on 19 September that year, held each autumn in the British seaside resort of Blackpool on the Fylde Coast in Lancashire.

Now you know what you’re coming for, here are our HY Hotels that check all the boxes.

3 Outstanding Hotels Near Lytham Festival 2018.

The Chadwick Hotel

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With amazing views across the Ribble Estuary this traditional seafront hotel is just a stone’s throw away from the beautiful sandy beach of Lytham St Annes; within easy reach of one of the world’s premier links courses, Royal Lytham & St Annes and only a mile away from one of the Fylde’s most popular attractions, Fairhaven Lake.

Price (Subject to change)

From £63 per night

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The Lindum Hotel

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The popular Lindum Hotel has been offering the perfect St Annes getaway to guests for generations.

The hotel has built a reputation for excellence over the years. A perfect combination of quality, warmth and courteous service has long been the hallmark – and they look forward to welcoming new guests to this popular seaside destination for many years to come.

Price (Subject to change)

From £59 per night

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Howarth House Aparthotel

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The stunning Howarth House Boutique Hotel and self-catering apartments occupy a prime location right in the heart of Lytham St. Annes. Just moments away from a picture perfect beach boasting golden sands and a glimmering sea, Howarth House is within easy reach of local shops, restaurants, and attractions.


Hotel – From £40 per night

Apartment – From £70 per night

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Looking for something different? Have a look at our Hotel Guide for Booking a Hotel in Lytham St Annes.

Do you have any questions?

The purpose of this article is to assist you in finding summer events in Lytham St Annes and to find somewhere to stay for the duration. If you have any questions you can either reach out to us on Social Media or Email me directly.

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