Liverpool ONE Christmas Launch

Thursday 9 November marks the countdown to Christmas, with Liverpool ONE's 30 metre tree returning for its third year at Paradise Street, ligthing up at 6pm.

Liverpool ONE Christmas Launch

by Culture Liverpool

Before that, the Liverpool ONE Christmas Launch will begin at 4pm, with street entertainment coming in the form of storytelling, dancing and singing – and, of course, all the special effects you can shake a candy cane at, bringing you that magical sprinkling of festive joy.

Christmas panto stars will be there to celebrate the occasion along with the big man himself, Santa, as he stops by before his busiest time of year.

Bar Hutte will be located underneath the iconic love heart tree, where visitors can enjoy a festive tipple and even a spot of carol-oke in the build-up to Christmas.

There will also be food and drink stalls up at Chavasse Park, as well as attractions and rides for the kids to enjoy.

Donna Howitt, Marketing Director at Liverpool ONE, said: “It’s the most wonderful time of the year. For the past few months the team at the Liverpool Empire have been working with choirs from across the region in preparation for the light switch on which is always a firm favourite within the city and certainly not one to miss.

“Our iconic tree will be at the heart of our celebrations with dazzling light shows and the ultimate selfie opportunities!”

Liverpool ONE encourages you to share your experiences using the hashtag #GetChristmassy, giving you the chance to win prizes – or early Christmas presents, if you will!

More Information

For more information about Christmas at Liverpool ONE visit

Christmas at Liverpool ONE forms part of #OneMagicalCity, a programme of festive activity which takes place across Liverpool, from its waterfront to the retail heart and historical areas. For a full programme of all of the enchanting events across the city visit

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