Nickelodeon’s SLIMEFEST Returns To Blackpool This October
Nickelodeon UK & Ireland and VisitBlackpool Brings Slime, Music & Mayhem to
Blackpool Pleasure Beach 21st- 23rd October
Nickelodeon UK & Ireland have partnered with VisitBlackpool to bring Nickelodeon’s SLIMEFEST back to the UK’s favourite beach resort.
Hosted by Nickelodeon presenters Jordan Banjo and Perri Kiely, SLIMEFEST will take place at The Arena at Blackpool Pleasure Beach from 21st- 23rd October, 2017. SLIMEFEST will feature special performances from Diversity with more acts set to be announced in the coming weeks. Tickets will go on sale on 11th April. Families can find out more about the event at nick.co.uk/slimefest.
“With Nickelodeon Land at Blackpool Pleasure Beach, we have a long standing and successful relationship with the resort so it is absolutely fantastic to be bringing SLIMEFEST back to Blackpool,” said Alison Bakunowich, General Manager, Nickelodeon UK & Ireland. “Last year was so much fun and this year is going to be even better with a brilliant venue in The Arena, more acts and even more slime!”
Last year, 4000 people attended the two sold-out SLIMEFEST shows held at the Empress Ballroom at the Winter Gardens. Hosted by Jordan and Perri, SLIMEFEST 2016 saw performances from Diversity, Conor Maynard, Alesha Dixon, Aston Merrygold and the Tide with appearances from stars of The Thundermans, Kira Kosarin and Jack Griffo.
Cllr Gillian Campbell, Deputy Leader of Blackpool Council, said: “We are delighted to be once again working in partnership with one of the world’s biggest and best known brands. Nickelodeon is a perfect fit with Blackpool’s family audience. This year we look forward to staging six SLIMEFEST shows that promise to be bigger and better than before during the October half-term.”
Amanda Thompson OBE, Managing Director of Blackpool Pleasure Beach adds, “Blackpool Pleasure Beach is delighted to be hosting SLIMEFEST at the Pleasure Beach Arena this October. Nickelodeon Land has been a huge hit with visitors since it opened in 2011 and this event gives them the chance to experience fantastic Nickelodeon live entertainment as well as the opportunity to enjoy the only Nickelodeon branded theme park in the UK.”