The Wonder of Christmas


Location:Albert Dock

Date:15 November onwards


Immerse yourself in the Wonder of Christmas at Royal Albert Dock Liverpool and enjoy a host of magical activities to get you into the Christmas spirit. From gazing at our heart-warming ‘Love Returns’ projection, roaming around our beautifully-lit Dock or snuggling up to watch your favourite festive movies on our floating cinema, ours is a festive experience like nowhere else in the city. Christmas at the Dock is served up with all the trimmings, promising you mouthwatering food with Christmas menus, festive drinks and exclusive shopping.

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Christmas Lights
Christmas Lights

Be guided by our magical lights

This winter, Albert Dock will light up like you’ve never seen before as we launch our brand-new Christmas lights. Be guided around the inner quay by over one million twinkling lights, illuminating all 86 columns. Discover characters from Liverpool's coat of arms, Triton and Neptune, and our beloved liver birds Bella and Bertie along the way.

Christmas Projection ‘Love Returns’

15 November onwards, from 5pm each evening

Scaling the entire wall of the Mersey Maritime Museum along the inner quay.

Love Returns is a romantic tale of love departing, and the countdown to its return, combining romance, maritime and local history.

Christmas Pop Up Cinema

30 November – 8 December

Nothing says Christmas more than snuggling up and watching you favourite festive movies with your loved ones. Our Pop Up Cinema returns this December with a host of Christmas movies including Elf, Love Actually, The Grinch, Polar Express and The Muppets Christmas Carol.

The perfect gift

Handmade, surprising and unique; independent and locally-sourced. From friends and family to Secret Santa and stocking fillers – whoever you’ve got to buy for this Christmas – we’ve got some beautiful gift ideas for you, right here at the Dock.

Seasonal flavours

A night out for work or a meal for two? A gourmet hamper or a cosy drink? Whether it’s festive menus and Christmassy cocktails, contemporary tastes or classic combinations, join us to eat, drink and celebrate a very Merry Christmas.

Ginger and spice and all things nice...

Soak up the smell of Christmas around the Dock. From chocolate orange hot choc to Christmas pudding fudge; whisky and ginger to cosy Christmas candles, we’ve got plenty of ideas to keep the wintry weather at bay.

We’re putting on a festive experience like nowhere else in the city. Join us to drink, dance and dine; shop, soak up the Christmas spirit, or enjoy a favourite Christmas film. It’s going to be a magical winter on the waterfront.