This is what’s on during early May Bank Holiday Weekend in Liverpool

30/04/2019

It’s that time again! Early May Bank holiday in Liverpool brings four days of amazing events, club nights and live music.


Fancy a long weekend bursting with festival vibes, music, DJ’s, cocktails, markets, ridiculously good food, Game of Thrones, Dirty Dancing and amazing times. Well, you’ve come to the right place. This is the very best of what’s on this early May bank holiday weekend in Liverpool.


Friday 3rd May

Mate Date Dining, Marco Pierre White Steakhouse

May bank holiday weekend in Liverpool

Start your bank holiday weekend as you mean to go on with cotton candy martini’s and a two-course lunch for just £16.95pp at Marco Pierre White Steakhouse Bar & Grill. Steak, done right, for less. Menus and more here. 

Sound City 2019

The one and only Dave McCabe launches this years Sound City Festival on Friday. There’s a HUGE line up of amazing up and coming music on offer across Baltic Triangle venues all weekend long. Day, weekend and VIP tickets here. 

More: Sound City announces more acts for its 2019 festival line-up. 

ASBO Cinema Bohemian Rhapsody, Camp & Furnace

May bank holiday weekend in Liverpool

Can you even begin to imagine how much Bohemian Rhapsody is going to go OFF at ASBO Cinema at Camp & Furnace on Friday night? The last few tickets for this absolute riot of a film night are on sale here.

Roxy Ball Room Rainford Square

The all new Roxy Ball Room, Rainford Square (former BHS Café next to Cavern Walks) throws open its humongous doors this week in Liverpool. Wait until you see this place! Bowling alley, mini golf, ping pong, pool tables, celebratory bevs, the lot. More info here. 

Smithdown Road Festival

MAy bank holiday weekend in Liverpool

Smithdown Road Festival 2019 gets into full swing this weekend with stages across venues on Smithdown itself and at Wavertree’s Mystery Garden. This year the festival is spanning 4 weeks, including two bank holiday weekends so head this way to get the latest announcements and see what’s on where.

Ignition, EBGB’s

May bank holiday weekend in Liverpool

Liverpool’s alternative party night, Ignition is back! Head to EBGB’s on Friday night from 11pm if you’re mad into Slipknot, Linkin Park, You Me At Six, Enter Shikari, Limp Bizkit, Paramore, Avenged Sevenfold, Foo Fighters and more. Tickets here.

Medication, Electrik Warehouse

One for the students! Medication is back at Electrik Warehouse on Friday night with three floors filled with bangers. Student DJ’s take to the decks for a post exam blow out. Tickets are less than a fiver, get yours here. 


Saturday 4th May

New Brighton Continental Street Market

There’s a vast mix of international and local produce and food traders taking to Ian Fraser Walk this May bank holiday in New Brighton. Take stroll along the prom and try out some new delicacies. More into here. 

Champagne Charlies Brunch, Shankly Hotel

You know what rhymes with May bank holiday weekend? Brunch and Eden at The Shankly Hotel is hosting Champagne Charlies all dayer on Saturday. Three course meal, Brunch Strip, live DJ’s and performers and a chance to win a holiday to Ibiza. Tickets here. 

More: Have you tried Liverpool’s only G&T Bottomless Brunch? Find out more here. 

ARISE, Jacaranda

We’re keeping the live music theme flowing at the Jac on Saturday as ARISE Liverpool brings 4 brilliant acts to Slater Street. Whether you’re into punk, indie rock, electro rhythms and big old synth, this is the night for you. It’s £2 on the door. Info here. 

Rocky Horror Show, Liverpool Empire

It’s just a jump to the left! Get yourselves down to Liverpool Empire this week as Richard O’Briens Rocky Horror Show rolls into town at Liverpool Empire for plenty of pelvic thrusting fun. A classic tale with a kick ass soundtrack. Tickets here.

Defender Launch Party, Head Of Steam

Comic fans and beer lovers assemble! Head of Steam, Hanover Street is hosting the launch of Defender IPA on Saturday from 7pm with DJ Level Up Leroy and Brew Master Garrett Oliver on hand with 100 free pints (get there early to claim yours). More here. 

Paradox Reunion, Fusion

This one is for all the old skool ravers. Fusion Nightclub is hosting a Buzz and Paradox reunion on Saturday night and you just know its going to go off! Rock to the Rhythm, Shake Your Shimmy and remember True Love Never Dies! Get your tickets here and take it back to the good old times.

Star Wars Quiz Night, Camp & Furnace

May the 4th be with you at Camp & Furnace on Saturday! The Star Wars Quiz kicks off at 6pm and we’re dying to see you all go for it in fancy dress! Will Solo and Leia turn up at the Baltic? Expect Stormtroopers at the least. Tickets here.

More: There’s more May bank holiday weekend in Liverpool event listings here. 


Sunday 5th May

Bottomless Bank Holiday Brunch, Ropewalks

This is how you sail into a Sunday sesh! Head to the Ropewalks Bar and Kitchen from 1pm for Bottomless Bank Holiday Brunch. £29.99pp and you get 2 hours or pure, unadulterated, unlimited cocktails, prosecco, gin and bottled beers plus brunch dishes and live music! Tickets here.

Liverpool Disco Festival

Liverpool Disco Festival returns to the Baltic this weekend with a Jungle Boogie theme. Tickets for the Camp & Furnace main gig are almost a sell out with the likes of Melba Moore, Joey Negro and Rochelle Flemming performing live, its no wonder! Check out the full listings and after party info here. 

Apres Ski Party, Great Baltic Warehouse

May bank holiday weekend in Liverpool

The weather is unusually fine, lets have an Après Ski party at Great Baltic Warehouse – which is being transformed into the Alps! Expect live bands, DJ Sets, continental beers, vodka and jager ice luge and loads more. Tickets here. 

The Vamps, M&S Bank Arena

The Vamps are back at the M&S Bank Arena for May bank holiday weekend in Liverpool. Fresh from a promo tour in the US they’re bringing their Four Corners Uk and Ireland tour to the city for one night only, still with affordable tickets for all! Is right! Tickets here. 

More: All these stars being their UK tours to Liverpool in 2019. 

Chicuidation, Typical Girls, EBGB’s

May bank holiday weekend in Liverpool

Liquidation gets a big hit of girl power and brings Chicudation to EBGB’s on Sunday. The all female soundtrack for the night will include iconic tracks from legends such as Aretha, PJ Harvey, Kate Bush, Sister Sledge and so many more. Info here. 

Going Rogue, HUS

Making its debut at HUS, Tithebarn Street this Bank Holiday Sunday, Going Rogue showcases the very best in up and coming house music from across the city and wider UK. If you’re into the likes of CamelPhat, Michael Bibi and Jack Back, don’t miss this. Info and tickets here. 

Million Dollar Men, Circo

May bank holiday weekend in Liverpool

If you like your bank holiday with a side of oiled up hunk, this is the event for you! Head to Circo on Sunday night for A Tribute to Magic Mike – Million Dollar Men. Back from a UK Tour these absolute tens are back for a weekly residency and can’t wait to show you their moves. Tickets here. 


Monday 6th May

Birdies Bar Summer Garden

We almost daren’t say it but the weather for bank holiday Monday is looking pretty decent so why not head to Birdies Bar Summer Garden, now open on Parliament St and serving amazing street food, all the cocktails and the live music is boss too. Find out more here. 

Fame Reunion, M&S Bank Arena

May bank holiday weekend in Liverpool

The highly anticipated FAME Reunion gig comes to the M&S Bank Arena on Monday for a May bank holiday weekend treat. If you were the biggest fan back in the day, prepare to fan girl/boy over original cast members, Doris, Bruno, Danny, Holly and more along with the amazing LMA Choir perform live, just like its the 80’s. Tickets and more info here. 

Big Eats at Salty’s, Parkgate

When the weather is fine, we head to the seaside and there’s a brand new eatery serving up big taste dishes in Wirral. Salty’s, Parkgate specialises in burgers, dogs, shakes, cakes and slushes (oh and the soup of the day is always Porn Star Martini!) Check out the menus here. 

More: All the top Wirral restaurants worth crossing the Mersey for. 

Dirty Dancing, Liverpool Empire

Hey Hungry Eyes! Get yourself to the Liverpool Empire from Monday to see the classic story, Dirty Dancing on stage. All your fave tracks, the pure electricity between Baby and Johnny and the sweet, sweet moves that captured our hearts at Kellermans. Tickets here. 

Champagne & Fromage, Victoria Street

May bank holiday weekend in Liverpool

If a decadent bank holiday Monday bite to eat is on your radar, head to Champagne & Fromage, Victoria St and tuck into delectable cheese, meat, fresh breads, sharing board and fancy nibbles with a glass of the finest pink champagne. Affordable luxury! More info here. 

Game of Thrones Viewing & BBQ, Attic Bar

Get together with like minded Game of Thrones fans at The Attic Bar on Monday night for its weekly screening and BBQ event. NO SPOILERS but The Dragon Lady cocktails are amazing, you win prizes if you correctly guess who dies! Expect Baratheon Burgers, Long Lannister Iced Tea’s and obviously free popcorn for the big screen. Costumes are optional! More info here. 


Whatever you’re up to in and around our city this May bank holiday weekend in Liverpool, you can plan your journey with Merseyrail here. Ditch the car and jump on the train!

Are you hosting an event this May bank holiday in Liverpool and want to join our listings? Drop us a line on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram and we’ll share the details. Cheers to that!

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