What’s on during Christmas week in Liverpool 26th December til 2nd Jan 2019

Is there no end to the relentless Christmas chocolate consumption and tele film re-runs?

Yes…..and this is it! Christmas week in Liverpool is busy with events including comedy, quizzes, foodie offerings, theatre, world class horse action, live music, ice skating, MASSIVE club nights, unlimited brekkie and a whole lot more.

This is what’s on during Christmas week in Liverpool…..

Wednesday 26th December

Boxing Day Dip, Salthouse Dock

Not for the faint hearted this one! Did you know you can don your wetsuit and take a dip in Salthouse Dock on Boxing day with the Liverpool Open Water Swimming Club?  More info and registration here. There’s also a sip at West Kirby Marine Lake too. Info here. 

Shop the Sales at Liverpool ONE

Liverpool ONE stores are open from 10am until 6pm on Boxing Day so if you’ve got a wedge of Christmas cash burning a hole in your pocket, get yourself into town for a bargain or two. Info here. 

Boxing Night Parties

It’s all about the Boxing Night blow out in the city and we’ve rounded up the very best events with tickets still available. Shake off your turkey coma and click here for info. 


Thursday 27th December

Circus Christmas Special, Camp & Furnace

Yousef is back with an incredible line up of DJ’s for the CIRCUS Christmas Special at Camp and Furnace from 2pm til 11pm. Some tickets still available here. 

Southport Ice Rink

The Southport Ice Rink is open daily until 5th January and what better way to burn off your Christmas dinner and boxing day snacks than with a twirl on the ice. More info here. 

Big Fat Quiz of the Year, O’Neills

It’s just £1 to play The big Fat Quiz of the Year at O’ Neills on Thursday night from 9pm. Win t-shirts, gift vouchers and VIP treatment for NYE! Info here. 

The Scouse Cinderella, Royal Court Theatre

If you do one thing during your time off over Christmas, make sure its a trip to see The Scouse Cinderella at Royal Court with our amazing Lindzi Germain. There’s an amazing soundtrack and a lil bit of festive magic! Tickets here. 

The Amy Wilson Band, On Air

The brilliant Amy Wilson Band performs live at On Air at the Baltic on Thursday night. All your favourite covers with a funk, soul and RNB feel. Get there for a dance. Info here.


Friday 28th December

Liverpool International Horse Show 2018, Echo Arena

Friday kicks off 4 days of incredible sporting action at the Echo Arena as the LIHS 2018 brings world class show jumping, dressage, motor cross, live music, shopping and more to Liverpool. Some tickets here. 

Bongo’s Festive Party House, Cain’s Brewery Village

Johnny and the girls are still spreading the Christmas cheer, or at least drinking it down at the Festive Party House, seriously get on the bucky and cocktail slushies! Info here. 

Grand Central Food Bazaar Live Music Fridays

There’s live music on down at Grand Central Food Bazaar on Friday from 6pm and alongside 11 different food vendors there’s plenty of new cocktails to sample too. Info here. 

Festive Fruit Sundae, Gbar

Fruit Sundae returns to Gbar for a Festive Fruit night rave. DJs Laydee and Les Calvert will be playing the very best house music from the 90s to now and it’s free entry. Info here. 


Saturday 29th December

Unlimited Brekkie, Liverpool Cricket Club

How have we only just found out that Liverpool Cricket Club’s Dougall Lounge serves un unlimited brekkie on Saturdays from 9:30am til 12:30pm! Fill your boots for less than £6. Info here.

The Anfield Wrap, Live in Liverpool, On Air

Liverpool take on Arsenal this Saturday and how’s this for a pre-match warm up. The Anfield Wrap is live at On Air from 12pm with bevs, chat and apparently Gibbo’s taking his top off?! Info here. 

ICYMI’s End of Year Party, Jacaranda Phase One

It’s £5 entry to the ICYMI End of Year Party at Jacaranda Phase One on Saturday night. There’s a great line up of live music from the pick of the female crop on offer plus all the party vibes. More info here. 

The Christmas Gooch Spectacular, Sound

Leave it to Sound, Duke street to keep you entertained between xmas and New Year as it welcomes the Christmas Gooch Spectacular on Saturday from 8pm. Music line up looks ace. Info here. 


Sunday 30th December

Free Yoga, Be Yoga

Calling all newbies, regulars and zen seekers alike, there’s free yoga with trainee, Lucy at Be Yoga on Sunday morning from 11.30am. More info here.

Whole Hog Sundays

There’s a whole hog barbeque all day every Sunday at Bold Street’s Red Dog Saloon and at just £17.50pp you’d better be hungry. Fab pre New Year chow down venue. Details here.

Outpost Quiz Night

The Outpost, Renshaw Street has it’s weekly Sunday quiz on from 4pm. £1 to enter and there’s prizes such as pizza and ale on offer. More info here. 

Pre-New Year Swing at Frederik’s

Start as you mean to go on with the NYE celebrations as Frederik’s offers up a pre party filled with swagger and swing from 8:30pm on Sunday night. Details here. 


Monday 31st December

New Year’s Eve Party Round Up

Black tie gala dinners, crazy club nights, live music, world class horse shows and more make up your NYE 2018 Liverpool round up. Click here to see 26 of the best to book now. 


Tuesday 1st January

Sale Shopping at Liverpool ONE

Liverpool ONE stores are open from 10am til 6pm on New Year’s Day so if you’ve got Christmas cash, vouchers or gift cards burning a whole in your pocket, hit the sales and get your 2019 wardrobe boxed off. More Liverpool ONE info here. 

Crazy Pedro’s Pigs in Blankets Last Call

Crazy Pedro’s part time pizza parlour throws open its doors on NYD from 5pm and it might be your last chance to tuck into the December special, Ped’s in Blankets. Frozen margs and beer pong will sort you right out. Info here. 

Escape Hunt, Albert Dock

Feeling fresh and up for a family challenge? Get your nearest and dearest together and head to Escape Hunt, the Albert Dock’s latest addition and take on the Wild West Room, The Last Viking or Black Beard’s treasure. Find out more and book here. 

NYD Blow Out, Heaven

Ready to party all night long…..again? Get to Heaven, Victoria Street for a NDY 2019 Blowout and start the year as you mean to go on! Free entry til 1am. Details here. 


Wednesday 2nd January

Spymonkey’s A Christmas Carol, Playhouse Theatre

Christmas isn’t quite over yet and we’re refusing to get back into work mode with a trip to the Playhouse Theatre to see this brand new, seriously wacky version of the Dicken’s classic, A Christmas Carol. Check out the ghost of Christmas Futuristic. A great one for those with older kids too. Tickets here. 

Movie Magic at Everyman Cinema, Metquarter

There’s a brand new cinema experience to check out in Liverpool and it comes with ridiculously comfy sofa seating as standard! Why not go see Mary Poppins Returns, Aquaman, Bumblebee and more at the Everyman Cinema, MetQuarter? More info here. 

Shuffleboard Mania, Roxy Ball Room

Roxy Ball Room has freshened up after its epic NYE party and invites you to get competitive on the new 22ft long shuffleboard as well as beer pong and table tennis plus drinks offers and bar snacks to die for. Find out more here. 


This is it, this is your first weekly, what’s on guide for 2019. If you’d like join our round up, drop us a line on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram or by emailing info@theguideliverpool.com. Happy New Year Everyone!

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