The Ultimate Christmas Fair - The newest and most exciting Christmas Fair in the North West

Practical Information for Visiting the Fair

Getting here

Exhibition Centre Liverpool is next to the existing ECHO Arena and ACC on Liverpool’s waterfront.

Venue Address
Exhibition Centre Liverpool
Kings Dock
L3 4FP

By train
The venue’s closest station is Merseyrail’s James Street, a short walk away. Visitors coming from further afield travelling into Liverpool Lime Street station can hop on a Merseyrail train at Lime Street Low Level to James Street station. For visitors travelling on Merseyrail’s Northern Line, Liverpool Central Station is also only a short walk from the venue. Use the Journey Planner at to find train times and ticket prices or download the free Merseyrail App.

Make the most of your day in Liverpool with unlimited off-peak travel on the Merseyrail network with a Day Saver from just £3.70 for adults and £1.85 for Young People (aged 18 & under). Perfect for getting you to the Ultimate Christmas Fair and around Liverpool city centre. Day Savers are valid from 9.30 Monday - Friday and all day on weekends and bank holidays.


By car
The venue is just off the Liverpool’s main through road and there are more than 1,600 secure parking places available in the adjacent Liverpool Waterfront Car Park (postcode: L3 4FP). Open 24/7, the secure multi-storey car park is listed as ‘Waterfront’ on the signs indicating available spaces in the city. The car park has accessible parking bays.

By bus
Many of the buses bound for Liverpool city centre call at the Liverpool ONE Bus Station, which is only a 10-minute walk from the venue. Alternatively the C4, C5 and CityLink buses will drop you right outside Exhibition Centre Liverpool. For more information on the best bus route visit the Merseytravel website.

View a map of the venue

Eating and drinking

There is a selection of delicious hot and cold snacks, drinks and meals available to buy in the exhibition hall.

Answers to your top questions

  • There is a drop-off and pick-up point on Monarch’s Quay.
  • This brand new venue is fully accessible and has disabled toilets.
  • There is a cloakroom for coats and left luggage.
  • There is a coffee shop and a café inside the Fair.
  • There is a Shop ‘n Drop in the venue where you can leave your shopping bags.
  • The closest parking is at Liverpool Waterfront Car Park, open 24/7.
  • The most convenient station is Liverpool Lime Street.
  • The closest taxi rank is at Albert Dock, a 5-minute walk.


Opening times

Thursday 26th November –
Late Night Opening

10.00am – 9.00pm

Friday 27th November
10.00am – 6.00pm

Saturday 28th November
10.00am – 6.00pm

Sunday 29th November
10.00am – 3.30pm


Beauty Scents
Exclusive gifts
Feathers of Italy


Show Timetable – Winter Workshops

Winter Workshops

If you’d like to try your hand at making your own wreath or centrepiece, or perhaps trying out one of Celebrity Chef, Alan Murchison’s recipes this Christmas, have a look at our Show TimeTable.See what’s on

Where to Stay for The Ultimate Christmas Fair – Air BnB

Where to Stay

If you fancy something a little more homely for your stay in Liverpool for The Ultimate Christmas fair, check out our Marketing Manager’s Penny’s experience of Air BnB for an alternative accommodation option.

Check out What’s On

Check out What’s On

We’ve got lots of amazing workshops, entertainment and demos going on – even a few celebrity appearances.Check out what’s on for 2015...