10 Reasons why we love Liverpool ONE
Can you imagine our city without Liverpool ONE?
The much anticipated launch of Liverpool ONE in 2008 left us gob-smacked, having peered through the hoardings for what felt like eternity, we couldn’t have been more impressed with the result. Now the biggest open air shopping complex in the UK, Liverpool ONE boasts more than 170 stores and 35 restaurants and bars across 6 districts, and this weekend, you’re invited to toast the 10th anniversary of being at the forefront of retail and leisure in the city.
Liverpool ONE will mark its 10th anniversary with a series of special celebrations this May Bank Holiday weekend, ‘Be Our Guest’ celebrations includes live music from around the globe, parades, deals, discounts and even a few freebies thrown in for good measure. Click here for all the what’s on information for the ‘Be Our Guest’ 10th anniversary celebrations.
Donna Howitt, Marketing Director at Liverpool ONE, said: “We are delighted to celebrate our 10th anniversary during what looks set to be a spectacular weekend for the city.
We’re incredibly proud that the streets, stores and restaurants of Liverpool ONE continue to be vibrant and enjoyable places to spend valuable leisure time and look forward to welcoming visitors back for decades to come.”
From summer days spent on Chavasse Park soaking up the rays and live music to stunning Christmas lights switch on events with something for all the family, Liverpool ONE has played a part in making memories for Scousers and visitors to the city alike.
Here’s 10 reasons why we love Liverpool ONE….
1 – Chavasse Park and Chill
Whether you’re soaking up the rays in a deck chair, or sipping on something chilled at Tavern On The Green or The Club House, Chavasse Park is a hive of activity for families and
2 – Blockbusters at ODEON
First dates, midnight screenings, popcorn toppings and the latest Hollywood blockbuster, how did we cope without the 14 screen cinema and all those yummy snacks?
3 – Flagships Galore
Have you seen the size of JD Sports? Oh yes, Liverpool ONE has brought countless flagship brands to the city over the last decade, including Ben Sherman and Guess.
4 – We Heart Harvey Nicks
The Harvey Nicholls Beauty Bazaar has essentially become part of every scouse girls make up bag, from blow dries to makeovers, we heart Harvey Nicks!
5 – Christmas at Liverpool ONE
Christmas has never been more magical than with that humongous tree, full of hearts, first graced the city. With street performers, live music, choirs and more, Christmas really is magical at Liverpool ONE.
6 – Shopping Made Easy
When the summer sales and Christmas shopping weeks get closer, Liverpool ONE makes it even easier to get what you want fast. With more than 1900 parking spaces and Click & Collect services for most high street brands, there’s more time to check out the bars and restaurants.
7 – Coffee, Cocktails & World Cuisine
Speaking of which, did you know that there’s now more than 30 bars and restaurants at Liverpool ONE? From Wahaca to Roxy Ball Room, Lunya to Five Guys, you can grab a latte, tapas or hanging kebab, all in one place.
8 – Celeb Spotting
Liverpool ONE is a prime location for celeb spotting! From book signings at Waterstones to fashion collection launches at River Island and guest appearances at Disney Store, all the stars like a little mooch around the shops….even Darth Vader!
9 – Raising the Fashion Stakes
Liverpool ONE is now home to a whole district of high end designer names such as Pretty Green, Flannels, Michael Kors and more. Our city has never looked so stylish.
10 – Shopping, Dining and so much more.
Liverpool ONE has strived to provide the city with the best stores, restaurants, bars and leisure facilities for 10 years, but that’s only half of the story! With parades, pop-up promotions, music performances and flash-mobs, our shopping trips have never been more fun.
Be our Guest at Liverpool ONE this bank holiday weekend
Celebrating your 10th birthday is a big deal and in true Liverpool ONE tradition, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Head to Chavasse Park on Saturday for an impressive swing and jazz extravaganza, just pull up a deck chair and soak up the atmosphere. The fountains at Thomas Steers Way is the place to be at 11am on Sunday as The House of Suarez brings a dazzling and inventive water ballet, ‘The Sun, The Moon and The Stars’ to the Liverpool ONE.
And finally, on Bank Holiday Monday, from noon, Liverpool ONE will be brought to life with a New Orleans-style jazz parade which will wind its way through the streets, bringing an irresistible party feeling of Louisiana to Liverpool. There will be parades at noon, 2pm and 4pm, all starting in Paradise Street. We’ll see you there
The birthday weekend is just one part of an extensive programme of entertainment for 2018 which includes the return of firm favourites like Tickle the Ivories Piano Festival, as well as a new food event in June.