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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A wet start to the day, the winds easing slightly but they will strengthen later this afternoon, gusts of 45 to 50mph at the coast
Much of the rest of this week is looking very changeable, cool and windy with showers or longer spells of rain
Windy on Tuesday evening, gusts of 45-50mph at the coast. Unsettled for the next few days, rain never far away