GOT A QUESTION? Here’s our FAQ’s

Do I need a Pleasure Beach ticket to get into this event?

NO, Comic Con World is a separate event to Pleasure Beach Theme Park, which is held at Paradise Room 2nd Floor which is at the entrance of the Pleasure Beach land.

Getting here

Blackpool Pleasure Beach is situated on Ocean Boulevard in South Shore opposite the South Pier. Address: Ocean Boulevard, Blackpool, FY4 1EZ

By Road – take junction 32 off the M6 onto the M55. Follow signs for Blackpool, South Shore (via Blackpool Airport) and then follow the brown tourist signs to Pleasure Beach, Blackpool.

SAT NAV: postcode FY4 1EZ

By Rail – regular train services run to Blackpool North and direct to Blackpool Pleasure Beach’s own mainline station via Preston.

By Air – Manchester International Airport is 55 minutes away. A direct train to Preston is available from this airport. Liverpool John Lennon Airport is 60 minutes away.

By Tram – Pleasure Beach has its own tram stop located just outside the entrance.

Have a safe journey.

Is there a car park?

Blackpool Pleasure Beach has 5 car parks located at:

• North Entrance (Balmoral Road)
• East Car Park (Bond Street)
• Arena (Watson Road)
• West Car Park (Ocean Boulevard)
• Railway Station Car Park (Bond Street)

Where is the show?

The show is located in Paradise Room 2nd Floor

Entrance to the show is on left of the pleasure beach ticket office, there will be stewards to help on day.

Where can I drink or eat?

There is a Bar open in the venue to serve Hot and Cold drinks, snacks.

Where is help?

Our staff will be around the venue all day dressed in yellow t-shirts with 'STAFF' written on the back - they will assist you should you have a query.

Where are the toilets?

Toilets are located as you go into the venue on right and to the far end of the venue, they are also on ground floor in the Ticket office which is adjacent to the entrance of the show and in the car park.

When does the show open?

The show times are from 10am till 5pm – (we recommend 3pm on wards for kids who can’t cope with crowds or loud noises)

Cosplay weapons & props – are there any restrictions?

Whilst we encourage you to dress up as your favourite characters, please do not bring any real weapons that could be deemed dangerous to the public as we will confiscate them on your entry into the show.

Banned items

Decommissioned & Real Guns/rifles
BB Guns and Air Rifles
Blades of any kind
Metal props

This is not to ruin people’s enjoyment, but to ensure everyone’s safety.  All visitors to the show will be checked by security scanners before entry. 

Remember:  If it’s illegal to carry on the street – it’s also illegal in our shows.

How much is it to play the retro games inside?

The retro zone and kids gaming zone is free play.

Is there anywhere for me to change into my cosplay?

There are toilets located around the venue for you to change into your costumes. Please do not ask to use our changing rooms as these are restricted to cosplay guests only.  We do not provide a changing room for cosplayers except for our guests.

Can I buy tickets on the day?

Yes you will be able to buy tickets on the day, online price is lower.

Can I take photographs at the show?

Yes you can.

Can I purchase an autograph from the guest/s of my choice?

Yes you can.

Is the venue disabled friendly?

Yes it is. There is a lift on the car park entrance will be sign posted, this will take you straight up to the event, there will be security and a desk at this entrance.

I have a disabled ticket do I need proof of my disability?

If your disability is not visible then yes you will need o prove your eligibility.

Does my carer get in free?

If you have a full time registered carer they can get in free, but they will need to provide proof that they care for you.

What age do children have to pay from?

Children under 5 are free. Between 6 and 11 need a standard child ticket. Over 12’s need an adult ticket. All children must be accompanied by a paying adult.

What do the traders sell?

The traders sell a variety of merchandise, books & comics, film & TV props, toys, autographs, related clothing & jewellery plus pop culture items.

If you have any other questions please do ask and we'll do our best to answer as quickly as possible.

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