The stars have come out on stage for the famous Blackpool Illuminations big switch on.
Little Mix, Texas, Union J, Pixie Lott and Mat Cardle are just some of the acts appearing tonight at the Headland Arena.
Bolton Comedian Peter Kay has been given the honour of flicking the switch, to turn on the 5 miles of lights.
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