Thursday 28th March 2019 by BASE Serviced Apartments
Spring has sprung and there’s tons of events happening in Liverpool, to keep you busy from dawn till dusk! From the world renowned Grand National to Egg-siting Easter Half Term activities, we’ve put together our top picks of the best things to do in April in Liverpool.
The Randox Health Grand National Weekend 4-6th April
The National, Aintree Races, The Races – whatever you call it. It’s an event broadcast to millions of people all over the globe and it’s right here in Liverpool! With so much happening on and off the track, here’s what to expect throughout the weekend:
Thursday 4th April – Grand National Thursday (or Liverpool day)
A day to celebrate North West sporting champions past and present, Thursday is the more relaxed day of the festival. Expect quality racing, followed by sensational live music and entertainment.
This year, The Mersey Beatles will be performing in Aintree Pavilion to keep the crowds entertained until the early evening.
Friday 5th April – Ladies Day
Get your glad rags on, it’s Ladies Day, full of colour style and fashion. The Friday of Aintree races celebrates individuality and creativity on the day that is also known as #FabulousFriday.
Fancy winning a brand new car? For the fourth year running, Aintree Racecourse will be picking out the winner of their Style Award and the lucky fashionista will be heading home with a new set of wheels.
Of course, incredible racing will also be on the agenda for the day, as well as a Take That tribute act! When the racing has finished, Liverpool DJ Anton Powers will be hitting the decks to get the party started.
Saturday 6th April – The Grand National
The day everyone is waiting for! Who will win the Grand National? Immerse yourself with thousands of others and cheer on your favourite, as months of preparation and training pays off for one lucky winner.
The atmosphere of a Grand National meeting is world class. With top class entertainment, a fabulous festival layout and food and drink stalls – it’s sure to be an unforgettable day for all.
Base Top Tip: Stay with Base at our Duke Street location just a 10-minute walk from Central Station. Here you can take the train direct to Aintree Racecourse.
Unibet Premier League Darts 11th April
It’s darts like you’ve never imagined! 10 of the world’s best darts players will battle it out at the M&S Bank Arena in Liverpool in an event broadcast on the Sky Sport’s network and worldwide.
For tickets and to find out more, visit the M&S Bank Arena Website.
Disney on Ice 17-21st April
The must-see, Disney event is returning to Liverpool this Easter with ‘The Wonderful World of Disney on Ice’. Kids can expect to see their Disney favourites Mickey & Minnie, along with Nemo, Marlin, Anna and Elsa, Snow White and of course her 7 dwarfs. Even Buzz and Woody will be making an appearance along with many other loved characters.
The spectacular ice skating performances will be teamed with everyone’s favourite Disney tunes loved by all ages, along with acrobats and theatrical displays to leave you in awe.
Cadbury’s Easter Egg Hunt 19-22nd April
The Easter Bunny is paying a visit to Speke Hall this Easter for its annual Easter egg hunt. Kids and big kids alike can search for clues around the beautiful grounds. Solve all the clues and you’ll receive a Cadbury Easter treat at the end! The hunt costs just £2.50 per child to enter and there are admission charges to enter Speke Hall, or free entry for National Trust members.
Find out more at the Speke Hall website.
Base Top Tip: Check out our fabulous Easter half term offer and stay with BASE from just £25 per person. Plus, kids get a free Easter treat.
Liverpool Indoor Funfair 15-22nd April
Looking for something to really keep the kids entertained this Easter? Liverpool indoor fun fair is making it’s first appearance at The Exhibition Centre with a huge selection of rides for thrill seekers of all ages. Better still – it’s indoor, so there’s no need to worry about the weather getting in the way of your plans.
There’ll be a huge inflatable obstacle course, two mini coasters, the waltzers, a fun house, ghost train and the chair o-planes swing ride – along with many other attractions and sweet treats.
Tickets are just £10 per child or £2 for spectators and include unlimited access to the rides, making it an affordable day out for the family. Grab your tickets at the Exhibition Centre website.