A festive scene of Liverpool featuring key landmarks in a illustrative design

Christmas in Liverpool

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Head to the magical Christmas market for a festive hot drink and unique gifts. Wander along the historic Bold Street where you'll find some of our favourite independent stores. In Liverpool ONE you'll find the high street names, John Lewis & Partners, Beauty Bazaar Harvey Nichols, Arket, Urban Outfitters, Molton Brown, Morphe and so many more.

If you’re ready to drop after all that shopping, there’s cosy pubs in the Georgian Quarter and stylish restaurants at the Royal Albert Dock and Castle Street - perfect for every taste and budget.

Don't forget to soak up the culture at our many museums, galleries and theatres. From the Scouse Jack and the Beanstalk at Royal Court Theatre and ELF at M&S Bank Arena to White Christmas at Liverpool Empire and the Spirit of Christmas at the Philharmonic Hall.

Put some sparkle into your Christmas with an overnight stay or you’ll never fit everything in. Liverpool has a plethora of hotels, apartments and self-catering accommodation to choose from. 

To help you navigate the twinkly city centre, download our special Christmas map here.

Liverpool. Feels like Christmas. 

  1. Christmas Events
    What's happening in Liverpool this Christmas
  2. Christmas chalets at Liverpool Christmas Market
    This Liverpool Christmas Market is located at St Johns Gardens, William Brown Street and North Entrance of St Georges Hall.
    1. 19 Nov 202224 Dec 2022
  3. Christmas lights that read 'Its Bold Street'
    Lonely Planet, no less, rated Bold Street as one of the best shopping streets in the country, and it’s easy to see why.
    1. 1 Jan 202231 Dec 2022
  4. The wooden Bar Hutte alpine village and giant white lit up Christmas tree
    Bar Hütte presents Liverpool Alpine Village. Come visit the magical ski holiday-inspired alpine wonderland taking over Chavasse Park at Liverpool ONE this Christmas.
    1. The view of Castle Street from Derby Square. There are Christmas lights and the Town Hall is lit in blue lights.
      Castle Street is a street in the heart of Liverpool City Centre that not only boasts some of the best bars and restaurants, it also has some incredible history, seen in the fantastic facade's of the architecture that characterises this beautiful street.
      1. 1 Jan 202231 Dec 2022
    2. A man with a candle close to his face and writing that says ''Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol'
      We are delighted to be hosting GINIFICENT once again in our Concert Room, as they return this winter to bring the much-loved classic, A Christmas Carol, to life on the same stage which Charles Dickens graced numerous times to recite his books.
      1. 19 Dec 202223 Dec 2022
    3. Royal Liver Bird with twinkling lights
      Located on Liverpool’s incredible World Heritage Site waterfront, the Albert Dock structure features the largest collection of Grade I listed buildings in the whole country.
      1. 1 Jan 202231 Dec 2022
    4. Christmas time at Liverpool ONE. A giant reindeer in lights is in the background. There are people dressed as elves in red and green outfits marching
      Offers more than 170 famous high street stores, fashion brands, cool independent boutiques, cafés and restaurants to the city centre.
      1. 1 Jan 202231 Dec 2022
    5. A selection of festive foods on a red table cloth

      From the traditional roast to festive small plates, something for the kids, street food markets and brand new restaurants, there are lots of places to enjoy time with your loved ones over beautiful food in Liverpool this Christmas. 

    6. An illustration scene of Liverpool in pink, blue and purple soft colours.
      Looking for accommodation in Liverpool? We have plenty to choose from. From hotels to self-catering apartments, B&Bs and even posh hostels. All available to be booked online, right now.
    7. A photo of Liverpool Christmas Market with a big wheel and a stall with lights on.

      There are so many things to see and do for kids of all ages to kick start the festive celebrations. From Christmas markets to classic pantos and loads of places to eat and drink, your family trip to Liverpool this Christmas won’t be one you’ll forget in a hurry. 

    8. Albert dock at night time lit up in twinkly lights

      If you’re coming to Liverpool this Christmas for a break then you’re in for a festive treat. Magical Christmas markets, non-stop shopping and historic streets filled with world-class culture (and pantos!) And if you’re ready to drop after all that shopping, there’s cosy pubs and stylish restaurants - perfect for every taste and budget. 

    9. Large light up Christmas Tree
      Returning again this year to Williamson Square is a 16-metre high artificial tree which will provide you with the perfect location for your 'Christmas selfie'.
      1. 10 Nov 202231 Dec 2022
    10. Image credit, Gareth Jones Photography.
      The Luna Winter Cinema @ St George’s Hall returns for the first time since 2019!
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    11. White Christmas
      Family musical based on the beloved festive classic film.
      1. 7 Dec 202231 Dec 2022
    12. A large real Christmas tree decorated in silver and gold baubles
      The Church Street Christmas Tree is back in Liverpool City Centre to bring some twinkly, festive cheer to the city.
      1. 24 Nov 20222 Jan 2023
    13. Inside Liverpool Cathedral lit up with blue and green projection display.
      Liverpool Cathedral is set to bring some extra sparkle to the city’s Christmas celebrations with an immersive experience, which will take visitors on an incredible journey through the Nativity story.
      1. 2 Dec 20229 Dec 2022
    14. A man standing smiling looking outside of a window.
      A Christmas Carol with Gerald Charles Dickens – performed by Charles Dickens’ great-great-grandson…
      1. 15 Dec 202216 Dec 2022
    15. A choir standing on stage singing.
      It’s never too early to start thinking about Christmas and we know exactly how to get you in the festive spirit. Join us for an evening of carols and merriment at the Prostate Cancer UK Liverpool carol concert.
      1. 8 Dec 2022
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