Events in Liverpool This Summer

Summer in Our City Part 1 

Events are the heart and soul of Liverpool. There’s something on every day and something for every taste, mood or interest you could possibly have – you just need to know where to look! Check out our top picks for Liverpool’s biggest events this summer

Secret Set Friday

Where: The Jacaranda
When:  Fridays til September
What: A secret performer every week on the Phase One stage. Whether it’s an up-and-coming local artist or the frontman of a charting act trying it solo the only things that are certain are talent, drinks and atmosphere – who knows what else is on the cards. 

Open Mic Night 

Where: Hot Water Comedy Club 
When:  Monday nights from 7pm
What: A weekly comedy night where the acts who sign up, go up! You never know who might show up, from beginners finding their feet to seasoned pro’s trying new material. Sign up to perform when the doors open, the show ends when they run out of comedians!

A Lovely Poetry Festival 

Where: Everyman & Playhouse 
When:  1st July – 9th July
What: A Lovely Poetry Festival features some of the UK’s top talent, from Liverpool and around the country. At the Everyman from 1st to 9th July, it will celebrate writing, different voices and showcase the wonderful creative community of Liverpool.


Where: Various venues
When:  29th July – 31st July
What: Liverpool International Music Festival is back! This year’s theme is POWER TO THE PEOPLE & PURPOSE. As society becomes awakened to the need for social justice, equality, equity and true inclusion, LIMF celebrates those trailblazing people, movements and music genres that have changed the game.

Liverpool Pride

Where: Tithebarn Street
When:  29th July – 31st July
What: After a three-year hiatus our flagship event, Pride in Liverpool, is back and taking to the streets of Liverpool City Centre. Following the annual March With Pride, the free Pride in Liverpool festival, sponsored by Barclays, will centre around the Tithebarn Street festival hub, just a stone’s throw from the city’s Pride Quarter.

Brazilica Samba Festival

Where: Abercromby Square
When:  6th August
What: A celebration of Brazilian Arts and Culture, returns on Saturday 6th August 2022, with Liverpool’s International Samba Carnival Parade. Samba bands, dancers and performers will gather at Abercromby Square for a 7.30pm start. The glittering parade will end with performances in Williamson Square.

Can’t make these events? Check out what else is on in the city at Visit Liverpool or have a look at our second blog for attractions you can visit anytime you’re in Liverpool!

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