If you love food or drink, then you going to want to know all about the many festivals around Liverpool this year!
From beer festivals, prosecco, favourite spirits to foodie paradises, make sure you add one of the many food and drink festivals to your social calendar and eat, drink and be merry!
Liverpool Beer Festival 2020
Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral, Liverpool
Thursday 20th – Saturday 22nd February 2020
Liverpool Beer Festival will be returning for February 2020 to the Crypt at the Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral.
With the theme ‘The War of the Roses’ the festival will be packed full of over 200 Real Ales and challenges the brewers of Yorkshire and Lancashire to prove who’s best! Amongst the beers from other regions, the Lancashire and Yorkshire regions will pitch against each other in a bid to win attendees vote for beer of the festival.
The festival runs over five separately ticketed sessions over three days, with entertainment available on Friday and Saturday nights only. A festival glass and programme will be provided free of charge on entry to the festival.
Sessions run from Thursday 20th February through to Saturday 20th February, no under 18s will be admitted. If you’re lucky enough to look under the age of 25 please bring proof of age as you may be required to produce on the door.
No refunds will be given in cases where admission is refused due to an inability to produce it at the door. No Children or babies will be admitted into the festival.
Wheelchair access is available through the usual entrance, but you are advised to contact ahead of the festival to ensure the checking process is as quick and smooth as possible.
Ticket prices begin from £4.00 (plus BF) CAMRA members can claim a £3.00 FREE beer voucher at the cash desk on production of a valid Eventbrite ticket and membership card.
For further information and tickets visit www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/liverpool-beer-festival-2020
Prosecco Festival Liverpool
The Crypt Hall Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral, Liverpool
Friday 13th March 2020
The UK’s biggest Prosecco Festival is coming to Liverpool this March and now also features Gin!
Taking place in The Crypt at Liverpool’s Metropolitan Cathedral, this ultimate festival for Prosecco lovers is one event not to be missed for 2020.
A FREE glass of Prosecco on arrival
A FREE branded Prosecco glass – yours to keep
A ‘Little book of Gin & Fizz’ souvenir guide
Access to all bars loaded with the UK’s widest selection of fizz available by the glass
Access to bars offering a handpicked selection of World Gins – including flavoured Gins & mixers
Access to Italian street food stand
Every event includes a LIVE floor filling band
VIP tickets are available at some locations and include all of the above, plus:
Guaranteed seats within VIP area
A drinks token package (5 tokens)
Ticket prices range from £13.50 (PLUS BF) VIP tickets from £38.50 (PLUS BF) Tables of 10 booking available also.
For further information and tickets visit www.ticketsource.co.uk/booking
Southport Food & Drink Festival 2020
Victoria Park, Southport
Friday 29th – Sunday 31st May 2020
This May welcomes the Southport Food & Drink Festival to Victoria Park, a foodie’s paradise with a little something for everyone to enjoy!
If you love food then mark the 29th-31st May in your diary, as the event will be stimulating your senses!
Try food from different cultures – you can enjoy crepes, gourmet burgers, hot wings, churros, spiral potatoes, paella and curry from the Street Food stalls.
Tantalise the taste buds by sampling the different produce around the event – handmade cheeses, sausages, sweet and savoury pies, chutneys and pickles are just a few of the delights that can be taken home.
Traditional British food is celebrated throughout the street food and producers with homemade pies, chutneys, local sausages, hog roast, and ice cream from a local dairy.
There will also be a Children’s Festival with activities include Arts and Crafts from The Creation Station, Magic Shows from Mr Stix, Story Times with Judefrom Little Lambs Tails, Sports Workshopsfrom Sport Skills Academy plus Reptiles North West will be showcasing some of their wonderful creatures.
There will also be a range of activities children can participatein for a small fee. These include Face Painting from Funky Faces Southport, Glitter Tattoos and Nail Bar from Daisy Beauty, Fab Party Bags will be providing “pocket money items’ and Little Learners will be providing messy play activities.
Sit back, relax, enjoy good food, admire the surroundings and soak up the atmosphere of the Southport Food and Drink Festival.
The Gin & Rum Festival 2020
The Crypt, Metropolitan Cathedral, Liverpool
Friday 14th – Saturday 15th August 2020
Lover of all things Gin & Rum? Then you will be pleased to hear the UK’s largest Gin & RumFestival tour is coming to Liverpool this August!
Discover a unique experience that celebrates the best Gin & Rum right now, promising to be the party of the year.
Whether you’re thirsty for knowledge or just want to party the night away, this is the festival for you. Discover new favourites with samples from hand-picked guest distillers and treat yourself at the themed Gin & Rum bars.
NEW to 2020 – Two FREE 50ml miniature spirit bottles to take home (worth £10.00)
A unique Gin and Rum Festival Copa glass (worth £5.00) and a glass bag
A knowledgeable Gin and Rum guide to steer you through the festival
Unlimited complimentary Schweppes tonics and mixers
Talks and masterclasses from local, national and international Gin & Rum makers
Distillers and producers showcasing their latest products with free samples
Music from our award-winning resident DJ and some of the UK’s finest live entertainment
Paying for your drinks is quick and easy – purchase tokens at the token station and swap for drinks at one of the themed bars.
Tickets are priced at £15.00 (PLUS BF) Over 18s only.
For further information and tickets visit www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-gin-rum-festival-liverpool
Liverpool Whisky Festival 2020
Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral, Mount Pleasant, Liverpool
Saturday 19th September 2020
If you haven’t been to one of the legendary Liverpool Whisky festivals before, then you are in for a treat!
Returning to the city on Saturday 19th September, the Liverpool Whisky Festival 2020 is set to be bigger and better than ever and expect a few more surprises…
You’ll get to sample the best home-grown whiskies from Scotland, as well as all corners of the globe. The Liverpool Whisky Festival attracts the finest distillers from as far afield as Taiwan, India, Japan and the USA.
Simply approach any of the exhibitors stands, ask politely for a dram and you shall receive a tasty glass of whisky (it really is that simple!). Every exhibitor knows their whiskies inside out and it’s well worth taking advantage of this knowledge.
You can also sign up for the new-look masterclasses with the whisky-world’s most renowned experts and experience some rare ‘under the counter’ drams.
There will be two sessions on the day, to ensure the festival doesn’t get to overcrowded.
Ticket prices start from £25.00 (PLUS BF) VIP tickets also available.
For tickets visit www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/liverpool-whisky-festival