International Mersey River Festival

This year’s International Mersey River Festival promises to be bigger and better than last years event. The free three day festival taking place from Friday 13th to Sunday 15th June will stretch from the Echo Arena to Princes Parade. 

From Thursday a fleet of six tall ships are expected in the Albert and Canning Docks to join three others currently there. With the recently redeveloped pathway at the Albert Dock completed just in time for the festival and the thousands of visitors expected to flock to the city.

The free Music On The Waterfront concert returns on Friday evening with performances from DJ Craig Charles, Esco Williams (Winner of MOBO’s Unsung Award 2012) and band MiC Lowry.

Other events across the weekend include; International Canoe Polo Tournament, Zap Cat Racing, Sunday’s Raft Race as well as street theatre.

For more info on events taking place across the weekend visit