School’s out for Christmas, but as you search for that illusive roll of sellotape, realise you’ve missed the last postal date for the overseas cards you bought, and wonder how exactly you’re going to cook Christmas dinner for 19 people, have no festive fear!
We’re here to help – at least with entertaining the younger troops in, and around Liverpool during their school holidays.
From 12-9pm for every full-paying adult enjoying a main from the signature dish menu, one child can enjoy a dish from the children’s menu for £1 up until the 5th January. Sounds pretty good to us.
Get on board the traditional Lancashire steam train to meet Santa and receive a Christmas gift on this unforgettable festive adventure!
Knowsley Safari is transformed for Christmas with lantern-lined paths leading to their favourite animals, sparkling with Christmas spirit.
If your house has been invaded by elf on a shelf this Christmas, your children will love joining the Elf Adventure Challenge. Full of festive fun for children aged 2 to 10 years.
The ideal way to distract the kids if you’ve still got so last minute shopping to do, nip into The Disney Store to write a letter to Santa and post it in-store. Super cute!
Depart the Polar Adventure for a magical journey onboard the Christmas Express! Join the pop-up polar party to celebrate with hot chocolate, glitter face-painting, storytelling, as well as music, dancing, and lots of festive fun! Recommended for children aged 3-10 accompanied by an adult.
An unforgettable opportunity to take to children to the opulent surroundings
of Liverpool Town Hall as Father Christmas and Buddy the Elf share magical stories and sing songs in front of their cozy log fire before shares receiving a special gift.
An incredible Santa experience featuring a visit to the grotto with gift, gingerbread-making with Mrs Claus, make a bear workshop, Cinderella live, ice skating, and so much more to keep kids feeling festive.
Gather the troops for the third instalment of the Star Wars sequel trilogy, following The Force Awakens and The Last Jedi, and a viewing at Liverpool’s oldest independent cinema should make this movie especially memorable. (12A)
Christmas cabin fever is easily treatable as you support local producers at the stalls from 9-2pm, take a wander around stunning Sefton Park, and have a bite to eat on The Lane.
Ideal for children under-8, enjoy puppetry, music and song as we meet a very naughty baby and discover being family doesn’t mean being perfect!
The illustrated children’s classic, The Snowman, with two showings – 5pm & 7.30pm. Accompanied by a live orchestra, including Walking in the Air. This magical screening also includes an animated film of award-winning book, The Bear and The Piano, narrated by Joanna Lumley.
Who you gonna call? Ok, we admit, you might enjoy this as much as the kids, but surely that’s a good thing? Join Bill Murray, Sigourney Weaver and get ready to not be afraid of no…oh, you get the picture.
Overcome holiday hurdles with spectacular showmanship, live music, fabulous acts and fantastic family entertainment packed with equestrian-themed crafts and activities as The TheraPlate UK Liverpool International Horse Show spends four days at M&S Bank Arena.
Enjoy the Wild Play area, take a guided walk to discover wonderful winter crafts, campfire cooking treats, den building and lots of outdoor adventure!
Get the kids out of the house and enjoy a break from the hustle and bustle with a trip to Southport. Stretch your legs with a walk down the promenade, pop into the penny amusement arcade at the pavilion, and stop off at Ocean Plaza for a bite to eat.
Get your skates on for this festive ice spectacular! Featuring ice skating, slides, rides and a lot more besides, with 50 Christmas market stalls, and a great choice of food and drink.
Panto season is well and truly here. The ultimate Christmas rags to riches story brings us Benidorm’s Crissy Rock and Emmerdale’s gorgeous Sammy Winward as the girl who shall go to the ball! Book your tickets to have a ball at Cinderella until 5th January 2020.
We all loved the movie, and now you can relive the classic Christmas story live on stage at our Playhouse Theatre. Miracle on 34th Street the Musical is a Liverpool first and it’s getting magical reviews. It’s on until 4th January.
Take a trip to Neverland this Christmas as Liverpool Empire bring you a swash-buckling panto like no other. The shows stars Benidorm’s Tony Maudsley, Liverpool legend Louis Emerick and X Factor star, Nikki Evans. Be quick, it finishes on 29 December.
So there you have it, there’s no reason for the kids to be getting bored this Christmas in Liverpool. Keep its posted on what you get up to, and follow the action as it happens on our social media pages.
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