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The Ultimate Christmas Fair

The Ultimate Christmas Fair is the newest and most exciting Christmas Fair in the North West. Join us for a chance to find an unprecedented range of distinctive products and beautifully made, quality Christmas gifts, decorations, fashion and beauty from independent retailers and designers throughout the UK. Get all your Christmas shopping done under one roof whilst enjoying a glass of bubbly and getting into the festive spirit with a group of friends.

Celebrity Chef - Alan Murchison

We’re thrilled to announce that Celebrity Chef Alan Murchison will be attending the Ultimate Christmas Fair to provide you with inspirational ideas for a world-class culinary Christmas.

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Daily Catwalk Shows and VIP Fashion & Fizz Evening

Come along to the Ultimate Christmas Fair and let our exclusive catwalk shows guide you to gorgeous new pieces and style combinations. We’ll be running a number of exciting fashion shows and presentations throughout the event, showcasing the latest designs from a mix of stylish labels and featuring unmissable collections from our Boutiques and Brands, which you simply cannot buy on the high street! Or why not join us after work on Thursday 26th November for our VIP Fashion Show. Heart FM’s, Lorna Bancroft, will play host to our Fashion & Fizz Evening, in association with Alder Hey Children’s Hospital, so come along and indulge in some well-deserved retail therapy!

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Winter Workshops & Festive Demos

Be inspired to create your perfect Christmas with ideas, techniques and tips from some of Britain’s most exciting tastemakers, craftspeople and culinary experts. Our Winter Workshops and Festive Demos are all designed to give you ideas for new festive flavours, extraordinary gift-wrapping touches, and stylish approaches to decorating your home and table this Christmas.

See our daily timetable here


Outstanding entertainment at this year’s Ultimate Christmas Fair with musical delights across a wide range of festive genres from gospel to swing to good old fashioned carolling! If you manage to leave The Ultimate Christmas Fair without feeling festive it will be a miracle! 


Boutiques & Brands

From our Food Hall brimming with festive treats to an inspiring range of unusual luxuries and beautifully made quality Christmas gifts, decorations, fashion, beauty and jewellery! If you’re looking for gifts that are individual and stylish, you’ll find them here.

See our fabulous Boutiques and Brands here

For more information please refer to http://www.theultimatechristmasfair.co.uk/



  • Train

  • Plane

  • Bus

  • Car

From the south...

Virgin Trains operates hourly, direct services from London Euston to Liverpool Lime Street (with a journey time of just over two hours). Other long-distance rail services also operate into Liverpool Lime Street station.

Exhibition Centre Liverpool is a 20-minute walk from Lime Street or a short taxi ride. You can also transfer at Lime Street onto the underground Wirral Line trains to James Street station (10 minute walk) or catch the CityLink Route C4 (7am – 8pm) directly to the venue. If travelling from outside Merseyside, you can catch an underground train to James Street station from Lime Street station, inclusive of the cost of your ticket.

Flying into Liverpool John Lennon Airport...

A taxi from the airport to the city centre will take approximately 20 minutes or the express bus service Route 500 will take approximately 25 minutes, dropping you off within a five minute walk of Exhibition Centre Liverpool.

Most Liverpool city centre bound buses will call at either Queen Square bus station (a 15-minute walk) or Liverpool ONE Bus Station, which is only a five minute walk to Exhibition Centre Liverpool.

The CityLink Route C4 bus links Queen Square bus station, James Street rail station and Liverpool ONE Bus Station to the venue. CityLink Route C4 operates every 20 minutes on Mondays to Saturdays and every 30 minutes on Sundays, between 7am – 8pm, with a maximum fare of £1 per journey. Merseytravel prepaid tickets, National Concessionary bus passes and Arriva day tickets are all valid on this service.

For up-to-date information on all bus, train and ferry services, call Traveline Merseyside on 0871 200 22 33, open 8am – 8pm, 364 days a year or visit www.merseytravel.gov.uk

For all car journeys it's best to follow the white on brown tourist route signs for the Waterfront. These signs are visible on the major routes into the city. Exhibition Centre Liverpool is situated on the Kings Dock directly adjacent to the south side of the Albert Dock. Upon arrival, the Kings Dock entrance is clearly sign posted.

From the North...

Leave the M6 at junction 26 and follow signs for M58 Liverpool. Follow to end of M58 and then take signs for A59 Liverpool. Continue to follow Liverpool City Centre until picking up signs for the Waterfront. 

From the South...

Leave the M6 at junction 21A and take the M62 to Liverpool. At the end of the M62 follow signs for Liverpool City Centre along Edge Lane, picking up and following signs for Waterfront. 

There is onsite parking and plenty of parking nearby, more information on driving to the venue and parking can be found here.


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Liverpool's Finest

Liverpool is a vibrant, modern city, proud of its rich heritage and renowned for its friendly people. Visit Liverpool and enjoy everything it has to offer. Here is just a sample of what's available.


Pullman Liverpool Hotel

Pullman Liverpool Hotel

Pullman Liverpool, voted Hotel of the Year 2019, is one of the city's most stylish hotels. Conveniently integrated into the Liverpool event campus, this contemporary hotel offers 216 comfortable rooms and suites, and a top-notch menu to suit every taste thanks to signature dishes in their on-site restaurant.

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Eat & Drink

Dine at Pullman Liverpool

Dine at Pullman Liverpool

Dine in M&S Bank Arena's on-site hotel, Pullman Liverpool, located at Kings Dock next to the venue. Their spectacular menu has been created by their Head Chef, offering a variety of dishes, with M&S Bank Arena guests receiving 10% off food and drink on event nights.

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Liverpool ONE

Liverpool ONE

Located by the city’s iconic waterfront, Liverpool ONE is one of Europe's leading retail and leisure destinations. With more than 170 stores, bars and restaurants, a 14 screen cinema and even a park, you’ll always have a fun packed day here.

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City Central Shopping

City Central Shopping

The beating heart of Liverpool’s retail scene, just minutes away from the venue, City Central Shopping comprises five shopping centres, two hotels, two theatres and more than 400 shops. There’s something for everyone and every budget.

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British Music Experience

British Music Experience

The British Music Experience tells the story of British Music through costumes, instruments, performance and memorabilia from the Beatles and Bowie to Adele, Oasis and The X Factor.

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Liverpool ONE

Liverpool ONE

From high street favourites to high-end boutiques, your fabulous shopping experience is a short stroll from the venue. Stores open until 8pm weekdays, so there’s plenty of time to hit the shops.

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