We host a wide range of events in Wirral, from spectacular firework displays on the River Mersey to major sporting events under the gaze of the world’s media. We know how to put on a show.
Wirral has played host to some of the greatest events of recent times, including the Beatles’ largest ever attendance at a UK concert, The Open Championship at Royal Liverpool in Hoylake in 2014, and the celebration of Cunard’s 175th Anniversary in 2015 with the visit of the ‘Three Queens’ on the River Mersey.
Our strong annual calendar of events showcases the local region, with food and drink often taking centre stage thanks to some amazing markets, festivals and shows. Arts and culture is also high on the list with exhibitions regularly held at museums and galleries on Wirral.
If you love history, then we have some historic events in Wirral that will arouse your curiosity. The annual Festival of Transport in Birkenhead Park has become a firm favourite with crowds, while our Heritage Open Days take place at historic venues across Wirral every September.
We love our festivals in Wirral, and if it isn’t food and drink, then you can rest assured there is another exciting event just around the corner. Wirral Arts Festival celebrates art, music drama and dance across the borough every year and is one of our most popular events.
The first Wirral Festival of Firsts was held in the town of Hoylake in 2011 and has been a popular annual festival ever since, now taking place across Wirral. It includes everything from live music to storytelling, and often sees some big names visit Wirral to tell their stories.
That really is just the tip of the iceberg; through the year you can get lost in the Brimstage maze with the family, which is made entirely from maize, attend key golf events and festivals played at some of our superb golf courses in Wirral and some incredible celebrations and get-togethers for Easter, Summer, Halloween, Bonfire Night and Christmas.
Indeed, it’s worth timing your visit to Wirral to coincide with some of our fantastic events – you can search for what’s on in Wirral by using our search functionality.
Key events in Wirral
The list below provides a summary of some of our biggest and most popular events here in Wirral.
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