But can you remember who pulled the famous lever in years gone by? Test yourself here...
Can you match these stars to the year they switched on the Blackpool Illuminations?
Showbiz royalty Dame Barbara Windsor has been announced as this year's guest of honour at the Illuminations Switch-On ceremony.
By The Newsroom
Friday, 19th August 2016, 12:06 pm
Thursday, 25th August 2016, 7:12 pm