About the River Festival Liverpool
The River Festival is a much loved part of the Liverpool cultural events calendar, and each year, visitors’ flock to the World Heritage Waterfront to be part of this special, family friendly weekend.
Inspired by the city’s maritime history as an iconic Port and by historic and contemporary trading routes- such as the Columbia Express, The Silk Road and Incense Routes, the River Festival will celebrate the Port of Liverpool as an arrival and departure base for world class culture, music, food, wine and art.
River Festival Liverpool and Changing Tides has been curated by Liverpool City Council and funded by Arts Council England.
River Festival Liverpool is proud to be part of Liverpool City Region Year of the Environment 2019. In 2018, the Government launched its 25 year plan for the environment, pledging that we would be the first generation to leave our environment in a better state than we found it. 2019 will be a year of green action across Liverpool City Region where people from all backgrounds will have the opportunity to be involved in projects that improve the natural world. Find out more at Liverpool City Region Year of Environment 2019 website.
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