10 Things you can do this weekend in Liverpool
Oh hi the weekend, time to make stories for Monday!
We’ve got a jam packed weekend ahead with loads of nights out, family fun and food and drink ideas to plan a belter weekend in Liverpool. With the last of summer sun clinging on, we’re celebrating the Queen of Pop’s 60th, the kids can have a ball at Stanley Park and we’re discovering new bands, frozen cocktails and a motorsport spectacle on the The Strand.
Here’s 10 things you can do this weekend in Liverpool…
For Breakfast with Style…
Lock & Key, Duke Street
We love nothing more than starting our weekend with a delicious breakfast in stunning setting, and for us that means eggs, avo and a beautiful street view at Lock & Key, Duke Street. Check out the menu here.
To Raise a Glass of Rum…
Rum & Reggae Festival, Liverpool Olympia
Liverpool’s Olympia is hosting a Rum & Reggae festival this Saturday from 1pm and if you’re into tastes of the Caribbean, you wont want to miss this. Free rum punch on arrival, live music, carnival dancers and of course, rum from around the world. More info and tickets here.
To discover your new favourite sound…
Shed a Little Light, Jacaranda Records Phase One
If you’re into acoustic music, Jacaranda Records’ Phase One has a brilliant night supporting local talent on Friday from 8pm. Hear the likes of Alex Hulme, Tosin Salako and more perform live. Info here.
For a filling lunchtime treat…
Lunch time eats at Grand Central Food Bazaar
If you’ve still not been to Grand Central Food Bazaar, where’ve you been?? With 12 independent food vendors and one stunning and totally unique dining room, you’re missing out. There’s a special Artisan Market this Saturday too so you can dine, mooch and shop in style. All the details are here. PS, get yourself some deconstructed apple crumble cheese cake while you’re there, you wont regret it.
To Party Like a Material Girl….
Madonna’s Birthday Bash, Camp & Furnace
Dig out your Gaultier Cone Bra and prepare to Vogue into the night as Camp & Furnace hold Madonna’s 60th Birthday bash on Saturday night from 8pm. From Holiday to Borderline, Secrets to Music, the playlist at this party will be off the scale. Some tickets still available here.
For a fun day out…
Southport Flower Show, Victoria Park
If you’re looking for a fun day out with stunning displays, bars, food vendors, entertainment for the kids and a few celebs thrown in for good measure, get your tickets to Southport Flower Show, taking place at Victoria Park all weekend long. More details and tickets here.
For a music and gig photography mash up…
Shout About It Live, Constellations
A weekend in Liverpool has to involve live music somewhere in the mix and Constellations is hosting a belter. Shout About It Live features a stellar line up of brilliant local artists alongside gig photography that takes you behind the scenes and into the crowds. More info here.
For drinks and a tasty slice on the terrace…
Frozen Margaritas at Crazy Pedro’s, Parr Street
We’re holding onto the last of the summer sun with slices of insanely good pizza and frozen margarita’s on the terrace at Crazy Pedro’s, Parr Street. With retro beats and beer pong plus the brand new Sgt Pepperoni pizza, we’re staying put til they kick us out! Check out the wacky pizza toppings on offer here.
For High Octane Action on the Waterfront…
Red Bull Drift Shifters, The Strand
There’s a once in a lifetime chance to see what’s essentially a mini grand prix take place in the city this weekend. The Red Bull Drift Shifters take over The Strand on Sunday with a ‘must see’ spectacle for any motorsport fans. More info here.
To Party in the Park with the kids…
KidsFest, Stanley Park
There’s a huge kids party at Stanley Park this Sunday as KidsFest returns with a huge line up of entertainment for all ages. Organised by JBMT in memory of little James, families can enjoy live performances from Chico, Christopher Maloney, Gary Barker and more, plus fun activities like the Jurassic Tent, Royal Marines Big Rig and Bouncy World. Click here for the full line up.
For more ideas on what you can get up to in Liverpool this weekend, click here to check out our weekly listings.
Don’t forget the easiest way to get around our region is by using one of our amazing public transport networks. The Merseyrail Family Ticket is great value and can help you save bucket loads on summer travel, find out more here. Plus Arriva has a whole network of bus routes across Merseyside and it’s never been easier to plan your day out, click here to find out more.