6 unmissable events in Liverpool this Christmas

Liverpool-Christmas 6 unmissable events in Liverpool this Christmas

Whether it’s your first academic year in Liverpool or your last, trying to find the best Xmas events to attend can be difficult given the multitude to choose from.

Here at Caro Lettings, we thought we’d help make your life easier by narrowing it down to 6 Christmas events in Liverpool that shouldn’t be missed!

Read on to explore our fantastic guide on 2023 Xmas events in Liverpool.

1. Take an enchanting stroll along the Royal Albert Dock Light Trail

Due to its popularity last year, The Royal Albert Dock will be lit up fantastically again in 2023 courtesy of its mesmerising light trail.

Take yourself and your flatmates on a fun and festive wander around the famous dock, now brightened with over 1 million shimmering lights.

Whilst making your way around the trail, you’ll be greeted by several illuminated figures from Liverpool’s famous crest, celebrating the city’s rich maritime legacy. Be on the lookout for Poseidon, Neptune, and even an eye-catching giant yellow submarine!  

As it’s free of charge and embodies Liverpool’s identity most spectacularly, this event is simply a must-see for any native or adopted Liverpudlian student!

Date: 17/11/23 – 22/12/23

Do I need to book tickets? No – it’s free!

2. Visit the annual festive Liverpool Christmas Market

Dreaming of a visit to a quaint festive market this Christmas, brimming with authentic Bavarian gifts and food stalls? What if you could experience everything quintessentially alpine just on your doorstep in Liverpool city centre? Well, this year you can as the annual Liverpool Christmas Market makes its return this November.

Explore a traditional ski village filled with wooden huts, selling the most delightful foods, beverages, and ornaments. From real authentic bratwurst to irresistible hot cocoa complete with all the toppings, you’re sure to enjoy this winter paradise.

There’s even a big Ferris wheel and Bavarian snow slide for you and your pals to enjoy (we know you’re itching to have a go).

Simply head down to St John’s Gardens and the entrance of St George’s Hall after the opening on the 18th of November – you won’t regret it!

Date: 18/11/23 – 24/12/23

Do I need to book tickets? – No – entry is free!

3. Enjoy creative festivities at the Christmas Card Workshop

Need a break from tedious assignments this semester and fancy doing something a little more light-hearted? If so, A Small Fish in a Big Pond Coffee Shop’s Christmas Card Workshop is the ideal escape for you!

Led by a tutor from the esteemed Liverpool Independent Art School, have fun whilst learning how to use watercolour and pens to produce beautiful Christmas cards worthy of a place on any shop shelf.

From adorable friendly polar bears to holly jolly Christmas puddings, you’ll be guided on how to draw and paint any festive character – plus, add a delightful mug of coffee or hot chocolate to your morning for the ultimate Xmas crafts workshop experience.

Places are limited, so you’ll need to book your tickets now to gain your place.

Date: 8/12/23

Do I need to book tickets? Yes

4. If you really love Christmas – Camp and Furnace Christmas party

The festive events are back at Camp and Furnace, who are combining unforgettable Christmas movie moments and live music into one ultimate Christmas party with their ‘If you really love Christmas’ bonanza.

You and your friends will get to enjoy a range of entertainment, including:

·         Movie moments

·         Sing-along-songs

·         Festive food and drinks

·         Christmas Cocktails

·         A live band and performers

·         Plenty of Xmas hits

So, for a nostalgic night of everything Christmas, get your tickets booked today!

Date: 8/12/23 or 9/12/23

Do I need to book tickets? Yes

5. Ice rink at the bombed-out church

St Luke’s, or the bombed-out church as it is most famously known across Merseyside is bringing the thrills of winter to Liverpool by hosting a spectacular outdoor ice rink.

You and your mates can spend an exhilarating 45 minutes on the ice, skating to your heart’s content! Don’t want to be the first one in your group to slip over? If so, don’t worry, you can use a super cute penguin skate aid to hold onto as you skate beneath the mystical ruins.

Afterwards, you can enjoy a splendid range of beverages at the pop-up bar – from lavish Baileys hot chocolate and fruity mulled wine to a standard offering of hot and soft drinks, there’s a treat for all tastes.

However, this is a ticketed event, so be sure to book your tickets in advance here – hurry though, this event is limited to just four days, so slots may fill up quickly.

Date: 30/11/23 – 3/12/23

Do I need to book tickets? Yes

6. Catch a Christmas classic at The Luna Winter Cinema

If you can’t resist a nostalgic Christmas movie and adore cinema trips, then The Luna Winter Cinema is just the place for you this festive season.

Held in the elegant and historic Liverpool Town Hall, choose between a variety of Xmas favourites across December, including Elf, Home Alone and Die Hard (is it really a Christmas film!?).

Before you make yourself comfortable in a standard chair or comfy beanbag for the utmost relaxed cinema experience, be sure to grab some fresh popcorn, or any snacks you prefer.

To secure a seat at your preferred time and date, browse through the list of films and book today!

Date: Dates vary

Do I need to book tickets? Yes

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We trust that our guide to the not-to-be-missed Christmas activities in Liverpool has been informative and helpful!

If you’re interested in learning more about our contemporary yet budget-friendly student accommodation in Liverpool, don’t hesitate to reach out to us at enquiries@carolettings.com, and we’ll respond promptly.

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