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 Merseyside Events

Events in and around Merseyside

There are lots of events going on in and around the Liverpool City Region. 2018 is a very special year for Liverpool, with so much to do and see; from culture, to history, incredible events and much more! To find out how to get there by public transport, please use the Merseytravel journey planner or visit our Travelling Around section for timetables and route information.

Liverpool Biennial

14th July - 28th October 2018
Liverpool Biennial is the UK biennial of contemporary art. Taking place every two years, the Biennial is underpinned by a programme of research, education, residencies and commisions.
Liverpool Biennial
Knowsley Flower Show

Knowsley Flower Show 2018

Sunday 5th August
The Knowsley Flower Show, the largest free horticultural show in the North West, will return to Court Hey Park in Huyton this summer. It will be a very special show this year as it's celebrating its 20th anniversary and is expected to be bigger and better than ever!
Folk on the Dock

Folk on the Dock

24th - 27th August
Folk on the Dock returns to the Royal Alber Dock this August. Celebrate folk, roots and acoustic music, with over ten stages and 200 artistes performing throughout the event.
Mersey Ferries

Mersey Ferries Evening & Special Cruises

April - November 2018
Mersey Ferries have launched their 2018 Special Cruises programme and it’s definitely something you don't want to miss out on. From Beatles Tribute Cruises, to Motown, ABBA and live music from some of the best local talent, there's bound to be something for everyone!
Liverpool Food & Drink Festival

Liverpool International Music Festival

15th - 16th September
This is one for the foodies! Get ready to be blown away by the tasty food and drink available at Liverpool Food & Drink Festival. From artisan pizzas, to craft beers and seafood, there's bound to be something that'll tickle your taste buds.
Dazzle Ferry

Summer of fun with Mersey Ferries

July - September 2018
If you're looking for the ultimate day out for all this summer in Liverpool, then take a look at what Mersey Ferries has to offer. From River Explorer Cruises, to space and science at Spaceport and history with U-boat Story, there's bound to be something that takes your fancy.
Clipper Race yachts

Clipper Race 17-18

28th - 29th July 2018
Clipper Round the World yacht race will return to Liverpool for the race finish during summer 2018. Mersey Ferries will be hosting a viewing cruise, so keep an eye on their website for further details.
St Helens

What's on in St Helens

Find out about events and places to visit in St Helens.
Birkenhead Park

What's on in Wirral

Find out about events and places to visit in Wirral.