Everything you need to know about Blackpool's late night Christmas shopping and cheaper parking

It's nearly Christmas but don't panic, we've got all the details of Blackpool's late night shopping and free or reduced parking days here.

Friday, 9th December 2016, 12:06 pm
Updated Wednesday, 14th December 2016, 1:38 pm
Christmas shopping made easy in Blackpool

Late night shopping

Houndshill Shopping Centre

Shoppers will be able to stock up on Christmas goodies until 9pm on Thursday evenings throughout December at Houndshill Shopping Centre. Visitors to the centre will also be able to park for £1 from 5pm on late nights.

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Late night shopping days at Houndshill are:-Thursday 15 December 9am-9pmThursday 22 December 9am-9pmThursday 29 December 9am-9pm

The centre will be open from 9-6pm on other days Monday to Saturday and and from 10.30am-4.30pm on Sundays.

Freeport Fleetwood

Freeport Fleetwood will be open for late night Christmas shoppers until 8pm on Thursdays (9pm on 22) throughout December.

The centre will be open from 10am until 6pm on other week days and from 11am to 5pm on Sundays.

Parking is free at Freeport Fleetwood with 700 car spaces and 10 coach spaces.

Public transport offers

Blackpool Transport is also offering £1 travel on bus and tram journeys to or from Blackpool Town Centre on late night shopping nights this Christmas.

Travellers will pay just £1 on any journey going to, or leaving Blackpool Town Centre on December 1, 8, 15 and 22 from 5pm until midnight.

The £1 fare offer also applies all day Sunday December 4, 11 and 18.

Jane Cole, Managing Director at Blackpool Transport said “Blackpool has such a diverse range of local shops, eateries and entertainments venues and we want to make it as easy as possible for our customers to enjoy these delights over the festive period. By offering journeys for just £1 we believe it is the cheapest and most stress free way of doing your Christmas shopping this year”.


Late Night Shopping in Poulton-le-Fylde every Thursday evening till 8.00 pm from 27 November - 18 December. Free parking after 6.00 pm


Shoppers can park for a pound on Thursdays and Sundays in four town centre car parks – West Street, Central, Talbot multi-storey and East Topping Street.

This offer will run on the four Thursday late night shopping events on December 1, 8, 15 and 22 from 5pm until midnight. Joining in with the Thursday night offer, the Houndshill Shopping Centre car park will also be a pound to park from 5pm – midnight.

All day Sunday December 4, 11 and 18 are also included in the Park for a Pound offer in the four Council town centre car parks.