Step into the Eurovision lime light outside the Martin Luther King Jr Building with these specially built mini-stages hosted by presenter Leanne Campbell. From 2 – 4pm Lip synch or play air guitar with the best performances winning spot prizes.
Playing a set of Eurovision hits, disco classics, and indie anthems on the inner quay, Sonic Yootha will be playing on board Tall Ships Youth Trust’s 72ft Challenger yacht from 2pm – 5pm.
Located in Grand Hall, enjoy a free pop-up exhibition showcasing unfiltered, queer self-expression. Capture your own images within the space, pick up a packet of Skittles, and have the chance to have a portrait captured by a local queer photographer.
Twelve giant illuminated Soloveiko Songbirds, the national bird of Ukraine and a symbol of song and happiness, have arrived in Liverpool for EuroFestival. Two of the beautiful birds, created by Ukrainian artists, will call the dock home, sharing songs and stories by The Beatles Story and on Hartley Quay.
Partnering with leading Ukrainian chef Olia Hercules, enjoy two recipes developed for a selection of the dock’s venues: Syrnk – a Ukrainian cheesecake topped with caramelised apples and a Ukrainian Kompot Spritz
Creating Liverpool’s most spectacular backdrop, Luke Jerram’s 10-metre art installation Floating Earth will shine brightly in the middle of dock, accompanied with a breath-taking soundscape by BAFTA award-winning composer Dan Jones.
Continuing to serve up its mouthwatering selection of small plates, Maray will be offering extended hours throughout the Eurovision period, as well as boasting outside food and drink concessions so everyone can enjoy their eclectic menu.
Serving up lip-smacking drinks and delicious pub grub, The One O’Clock Gun is opening its doors for special breakfast service. It’s also throwing a streaming party for Eurovision’s Grand Final, which is set to delight all visitors that come through their door.
The team at Lunyalita will be getting into the Eurovision mood by dressing in traditional costume during the week leading up to the final and they’ll be adding some special food and drink to the menu. Ahead of the celebrations, test your contest knowledge with a Eurovision quiz on April 28.
During the first two weeks of May, Gusto will be creating a themed, lip-smacking cocktail to help you get in the Eurovision sprit. The restaurant will also increase its covers, so there’s more chance to indulge with a glass over delicious Italian fare.
Hot off the back of appearing on BBC’s The Great British Menu, the dock’s resident taco specialists Madre will be heading into Anchor Courtyard for their own music party in honour of Eurovision. There’ll be outdoor live music and good times guaranteed.
All decked out for the occasion, PANAM will be hosting viewing parties for each semi-final, building up to the big one – a ticketed viewing party on final night. A DJ will be playing between acts to keep the party going and the dress code is Loud and Proud with glitter a must-wear!
As part of EuroFest, celebrate the unifying power of music and creativity at the free Late at Tate Liverpool: The Spirit of Eurovision from 6pm-10pm. Experience Eurovision-inspired live music, performances, talks, immersive exhibitions and fashion from emerging and established creatives. Tate Liverpool Café will also be serving food and drinks throughout the evening.
As you explore all that the waterfront has to offer throughout May, make sure you don’t miss a moment of the action by heading to Peaberry for its expanded ‘food on the go’ offerings, including delicious sandwiches, salads and snacks to eat while you go between Eurovision attractions.
Become immersed in the contest atmosphere with Revolucion de Cuba’s quarter and semi-final Eurovision viewing parties on May 9 and 11 and a final viewing party on May 13 with samba dancers and glitter artists. In between enjoy screenings, a themed quiz over brunch, and a special Latin fiesta night.
Throughout Eurovision week, Revolution will become a hub of entertainment with DJ sets and live music. On the all-important final Saturday, expect Eurofest celebrations with dancers, performers and live drumming from Batala Mersey, plus glitter stations to get you ready for a viewing party from 7pm.
Eurovision will see The Nest feature a limited time showcase of jewellery, artwork, accessories and more from independent European makers. It will also be putting a spotlight on Ukrainian business, Vira Candles, supporting co-founders Anna and Nastya who fled Kiev to live with a host family in the north west.
Offering a variety of gifts that honour not only our city, but Ukraine, With Love From Liverpool is offering souvenirs and mementos perfect for capturing memories of what’s going to be an incredible weekend.
Partnering with Liverpool club The Jacaranda, The Beatles Story will be celebrating local music with free live performances every day during Eurovision. Hosted in The Fab4 Cafe, there’ll be a diverse line-up of acts, with classics from The Beatles and previous Eurovision entries. The café is adding special dishes and The Discovery Zone is also hosting Eurovision-themed activities for all ages.
Handmaking award-winning artisan fudge, Roly’s Fudge is packed with irresistible sweet treats for yourself or a loved one. As May approaches, the connoisseurs of confectionary will be producing a special fudge flavour to celebrate Eurovision touching down in Liverpool.