Mexican celebration Day of the Dead returns to Southport Pleasureland with a three-day showcase.

The festival will run from November 3 - 5 and promises to be one of the biggest events yet. The park will be filled with brightly coloured sugar skulls to create the famous fiesta atmosphere while the evening will consist of a whole host of acts and entertainment.

The programme includes drummers, fire eaters, Mexican Dances and live music with the evenings concluding in a stunning firework display.

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Norman Wallis, CEO of Southport Pleasureland said: “After the roaring success of last year’s event and incredibly high demand for tickets, we are excited to make our 2023 Day of the Dead festival even bigger and better.

"This event has been designed with families in mind, and we’ve ensured no matter how old you are, there will be something for everyone to enjoy; from delightful food vendors to carnival games, there's no shortage of entertainment for children and adults alike."

Gates for the event will open at 4pm and close at 9.30pm, with access to both the rides and entertainment covered in the ticket price. The event is evening only and the park will not be open during the day on these dates.

Tickets can be purchased online or at the gate.

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