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Where to do Your Christmas Shopping in Liverpool

It’s the most wonderful time of the year… for shopping! Get into the festive spirit and splash the cash on those that deserve treating this year by doing all of your Christmas shopping in Liverpool.

You’ll never fall short of the perfect present with plenty of shops to choose from in the centre of beautiful Liverpool. Whether you need a unique fashion accessory for your nan, unusual tech for dad or the perfect present for the perfect partner, Christmas shopping in Liverpool caters for every want and every need.

With loads of shopping areas to choose from, where do you begin? Check out our guide to Christmas shopping in Liverpool, with all the latest Christmas season opening hours* for shops in Liverpool.

Get Festive on Bold Street

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Christmas Opening Times

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After arriving into Liverpool Lime Street Station, head left along Lime Street itself until you reach the iconic Bombed Out Church, turn right between Sainsbury’s and The Italian Club Fish to start your shopping adventure.

Bold Street is Liverpool’s ultimate haven for independent retailers and tasty restaurants. Head here if you’re after something you’ll never find anywhere else. Pick up a revolutionary book for your activist cousin at News From Nowhere or find unique trinkets at one of the many unqiue stores.

After a morning of browsing some of the best independent and vintage stories in Liverpool, you’ll be spoilt for choice for where to grab a bite to eat! Nibble on a heavenly baked good from East Avenue Bakehouse or call into Bold Street Coffee for one of the best brews in Liverpool before continuing on your money spending spree.

Don’t fill up on bread! There’s too much to try at some of Liverpool’s other Christmas shopping in Liverpool hotspots.

Christmas Shopping in Liverpool One

Christmas lights switch on Liverpool source: The Guide

Christmas Opening Times

From December 11th: Monday to Friday – 9:30am to 9pm/Saturday – 9am to 8pm/Sunday – 11am to 5pm

Christmas Eve – 11 am to 5 pm

Christmas Day – CLOSED

Boxing Day – 10 am to 6 pm

December 27th to 29th – 9:30 am to 8 pm

New Year’s Eve & New Year’s Day – 11 am to 5 pm

January 2nd – Normal hours resumed

When you reach the end of Bold Street, cross at the pedestrian crossing to wander down Church Street to enter the legendary Liverpool One Shopping Centre.

Turn left at McDonald’s for even more shops and catch a glimpse of Liverpool’s biggest and most talked about Christmas tree.

Liverpool One knows how to take the cake for Christmas shopping in Liverpool. After the outstanding success of the yearly switch on of the 30 metre Christmas tree and the stunning Christmas light switch on, Christmas has officially arrived in Liverpool.

With all the big name brands under one (metaphorical) roof, there’s no better place to get all your socks, smellies and stocking fillers.

After you’ve shopped until you’ve dropped, relax at Bar Hutte at the foot of the iconic electronic tree with a mulled wine (or three) in an intimate and cosy lodge booth. Or head up to Chavasse Park for plenty of rides, attractions and Christmas food.

Pier Head Ice Festival

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Christmas Opening Times

Monday to Thursday – 12 pm to 9 pm

Friday – 12 pm to 10 pm

Saturday – 10 am to 10 pm

Sunday – 10 am to 9 pm

The fun doesn’t stop at Liverpool One! To continue your Christmas shopping in Liverpool, take a short walk to Pier Head, the home of The Three Graces for Pier Head Ice Festival.

With over 50 German market-style stalls, three bars, a Bavarian food court, ice bar, Friday & Saturday DJs and an Apres Lodge that seats 200 people, it’s the perfect place to browse international trinkets and get into the festive spirit.

The biggest Christmas market in Liverpool opens November 17th, make sure you don’t miss out on this once-a-year, unmissable attraction! Check out our full guide of what to expect from Liverpool’s Ice Festival.

Metquarter

Christmas Opening Times

Check out the Metquarter’s bespoke opening hours here:

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From Pier Head, cross the Strand and walk up past 30 James Street – home of The Titanic and carry on straight, past the Victoria Monument at Derby Square. Take a left before Forever 21 for more Liverpool One treats, but the real joy comes at the end of this street at the Metquarter complex.

With high-fashion brands and luxury products, it’s the place to go to get a present for the person who needs everything designer.

Browse Liverpool’s dedicated Mac store, smell the luxury scents at Jo Malone and purchase unique art from Wall to Wall Gallery.

St George’s Christmas Market

St Georges Hall Liverpool Christmas Market source: vasa

Christmas Opening Times

December 17th to 22nd

When you’re done living the life of luxury at Metquarter, walk through Queen’s Square Bus Station to reach St George’s Hall, where there’ll be another fantastic Christmas market on the plateau.

Liverpool’s Christmas Market features over 40 traditional, festive cabins with handcrafted bits and bobs for the perfect stocking filler.

The food selection is amazing too and the perfect way to round off your Christmas shopping in Liverpool. Enjoy meaty treats, sweet delights and gourmet offerings while you browse the unique gifts.

There’s only one way to end your Christmas shopping trip, with a hot mulled wine at the brand new Windmill Bar. Take a seat, grab a mug and revel in the fact that all of your Christmas shopping is finally done.

Signature Living Christmas Stays

Lime Street isn’t far from the end of our Christmas shopping in Liverpool route, so it’s perfect for if you’re making a day trip to complete your shopping.

Sound like too much for one day? It might just be! Signature Living has hotels and apartments all over the city, making them the perfect location to extend your Christmas shopping in Liverpool over an entire weekend.

Spend the night in our Bold Street apartments to stay at the beginning of our Christmas shopping route, or book a bed at 30 James Street near Pier Head.

The Shankly Hotel is just minutes from the Metquarter and St George’s Hall and offers a luxury environment with a Liverpool sporting history edge.

Let us help you plan your Christmas shopping trip to Liverpool and make the most of the festive season. Call us now on 0151 601 8801 or email info@signatureliving.co.uk to start planning your Christmas shopping break now!

*Store opening times are subject to change.

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Hannah is a journalism graduate with a keen interest in all things travel, food, and culture. If it involves adventure, chocolate, or finding something new in the city, she'll be there to tell you all about it.

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