Slimefest is back!

by TnP Staff
Published: 1 February 2018, 10:19
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Nickelodeon's popular music event will be bringing the stars back to Blackpool this October

Nickelodeon UK is once again partnering with VisitBlackpool to bring Nickelodeon’s Slimefest back to the UK’s favourite beach resort for a third year of slime, music and mayhem.

Following last year’s six sold-out shows, Slimefest 2018 will take place at The Arena at Blackpool Pleasure Beach from 20– 22 October.

Bringing back a unique mix of music acts, special guests and surprises, tickets are on sale from today (1 February). Families can purchase tickets and find out more information at Last year 12,000 people attended The Arena at Blackpool Pleasure Beach and 9,000 litres of slime were used across the weekend.

“Slimefest 2018 promises to be yet another fun, messy and incredible weekend, it’s sure to be a hit with kids and parents alike,” said Alison Bakunowich, SVP General Manager, Nickelodeon UK & Ireland. “Last year was a huge success – with stellar acts, presenters and of course, plenty of slime. We plan to make this year’s even better!”

Cllr Gillian Campbell, Deputy Leader of Blackpool Council, said: “We are so excited to be partnering again with Nickelodeon on another Slimefest.  This is a great event for families and we are looking forward to more slime-filled fun this year.

Hosted by Jordan Banjo and Perri Kiely (pictured), Slimefest 2017 saw performances from Diversity along with seven chart topping acts: Pixie Lott, The Vamps, Professor Green, Matt Terry, New Hope Club, 5 After Midnight and M.O. Nickelodeon star and YouTube teen sensation JoJo Siwa also made her UK performance debut, alongside School of Rock stars Breanna Yde and Ricardo Hurtado, who featured as special guests.

More information on the Slimefest 2018 performers and hosts will be announced in the coming weeks. Over 100,000 people have attended related Slimefest events across the globe at in Africa, Australia, Italy, UK and Spain.