Monday, June 24

The ultimate Festive Friends Event is coming to Blackpool

Comedy Central UK has announced that following the success of last year’s winter event,  FriendsFestive will be returning to The Truman Brewery in Brick Lane, Shoreditch next year, and will also bringing some Friends Christmas magic to brand new location, Blackpool Winter Gardens! The event, produced in partnership with The Luna Cinema, celebrates all the best seasonal moments from the world’s favourite TV show.

FriendsFestive will include all the best festive experiences from last year, including giving fans the chance to recreate the titles in the snow with a digital snow globe photo op, and, of course, no holiday season would be complete without a visit to The Holiday Armadillo’s Grotto. Could this BE any more exciting?!

More experiences include ringing Phoebe’s bell outside the mall and re-enacting the iconic Thanksgiving floating heads scene. Fans can also channel their inner Monica and Ross as they grab a picture at the New Year’s Rockin’ Eve Disco.

FriendsFestive will also give visitors the chance to check out Monica’s apartment, Joey and Chandlers’ and Central Perk, all dressed for the holiday season.

And get your Thanksgiving pants at the ready as there will be themed food stalls and Christmas cocktails as well as brand new and exclusive FriendsFestive merchandise.

Guests will also be able to kick back and relax while watching some of the best seasonal moments from the greatest TV show of all time.

FriendsFestive will park up its sleigh in Blackpool Winter Gardens from 5th – 19th November 2021, before bringing the snowy celebration to Truman Brewery in East London from 25th November – 19th December 2021.

Fans will also be given the chance to pre-order some brand-new 2021 merch when they buy their ticket, to make sure they bag their favourite FriendsFestive goodies before they sell out!

Michael Williams, Managing Director of the Winter Gardens said: “We are delighted to be bringing a taste of one of the best-loved TV series of all time to Blackpool next year.

“FriendsFestive promises to be the perfect start to the Christmas season and we can’t wait for it to open in the home of entertainment.”

Last year, tickets sold out quickly, so fans are urged to book fast to avoid disappointment.

General on-sale will commence on 12th Nov at 10am at

Tickets cost £34.50 for off-peak days (Monday – Thursday), and £36.50 for peak days (Friday – Sunday)

And for those missing their FriendsFest fix this year, Comedy Central and The Luna Cinema are giving you the chance to bring a little bit of Friends magic into your home this year with the launch of  For a limited time, fans will have the chance to buy some of the best FriendsFest and FriendsFestive merch.