Summer in Liverpool is always an amazing time of year but this year it’s set to be something special. Enjoy trying new sports, free family friendly activities, live music on every street corner and great food and drink at Liverpool ONE.

Throughout August, until school kicks off again, the entire family will be able to take part in a whole host of sporting events, take a ride down the new helter-skelter slide, meet sporting champions, tickle the ivories and chill out with some great food or a bit of shopping.

We’ve rounded up everything going on at Liverpool ONE over the next few weeks so you can plan your trip to the city. There’s no better place to be this Summer!


Discover your inner champion this Summer at Liverpool ONE with a whole host of family activities - all for free! 

Throughout August you can try out Boccia, ping pong, gymnastics, long jump, triple jump, have a go at running track and test your fitness with the bleep test. It’s all just a bit of fun but you never know, you might end up finding your new passion. 


Each week throughout August, Liverpool ONE are giving you the chance to Meet a Champion. Celebrating heroes from the sporting world, you will be able to meet champions from football, boxing, athletics, gymnastics and rugby! 

Meet everyone from professional boxer Natasha Jones; field athlete, Anyika Onuora; sprinter, Kelly Massey; rugby player, Rob O’Donnell and the world’s fastest single leg amputee over 10km, Andy Grant

All these events are free but some do require tickets for entry. For more information on dates and tickets head to their website HERE.


Throughout August until 1st September, kids and adults of all ages will be able to enjoy Hexagol, a self-enclosed mobile arena allowing you to practice your football skills. The interactive arena has loads of games, illuminated targets and unique tracking technology to help improve your speed, passing, accuracy and energy. A great way to spend the afternoon for every footballer in the making. 


Fancy a new way of getting from Upper South John Street to the lower level at Liverpool ONE? Well up until 8th September, kids (and thrill seeking adults) can ride down a helter-skelter to get from the balcony to the ground in record time. No more using the stairs or escalators!

Check out their website HERE for opening hours so you don't miss out!


Tickle the Ivories is back for its ninth year at Liverpool ONE. Showcasing the best of Liverpool’s musicians with live music on every street corner. Six pianos are dotted around the area and take centre stage for a piano busking festival until 8th September. Organised in partnership with Open Culture, the pianos are free to play, just hop on and get the music going or you can pre-book your own time slot HERE


If you’re looking for something to eat after all the fun then there are loads of places in Liverpool ONE to head that the whole family will enjoy. There’s everything from Byron Burger, Cosy Club, Ed’s Easy Diner, Las Iguanas, Lunya, The Club House to Nando’s, Pizza Hut, TGI Fridays and so much more so there will be something for everyone. 


If you fancy doing a bit of retail therapy between all the fun then you’re in the best place for it. Liverpool ONE has some of the biggest high street shops from TopShop, Zara, Urban Outfitters, Adidas and Dr Martens to the official LFC and EFC stores and department stores, John Lewis & Partners and Debenhams. It’s a great place to treat yourself and the whole family!

We told you summer is going to be fun at Liverpool ONE didn’t we?!

For more information on all the events happening over the next few weeks head over to their website: 


Liverpool ONE
Shop/Shopping Centre
Views of the stores below from the first level of Liverpool ONE

Offers more than 170 famous high street stores, fashion brands, cool independent boutiques, cafés and restaurants to the city centre.

The Club House
The Club House

A timeless family getaway transformed into a recreational retreat, still holding on to its original interior and distinct personality.