Published date: 15 March 2024

Closed opportunity - This means that the contract is currently closed. The buying department may be considering suppliers that have already applied, or no suitable offers were made.

Closing: 12 April 2024, 12pm

Contract summary


  • Entertainment services - 92300000

  • Artistic and literary creation and interpretation services - 92310000

  • Artistic services - 92312000

    • Dance and performance entertainment services - 92340000

Location of contract


Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

15 March 2024

Closing date

12 April 2024

Closing time


Contract start date

3 June 2024

Contract end date

31 December 2025

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure (below threshold)

Any interested supplier may submit a tender in response to an opportunity notice.

This procedure can be used for procurements below the relevant contract value threshold.

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Liverpool is known for its rich history, vibrant culture, world renowned architecture and a deep-rooted passion for celebrating various themes and seasons.

To create a magical Christmas experience for our residents and visitors, Liverpool City Council (the Council) is seeking proposals to create a festive wonderland on Liverpool's world-famous waterfront, with an enchanting Ice Rink centre piece, a selection of vintage style/traditional fairground rides and an array of festive stalls, selling gifts, crafts, artisan goods as well as a selection of festive food and beverage items.

The 2024 Christmas offer will take place on Council land, at Pier Head, Liverpool Waterfront, pending consultation with stakeholders, operational and logistical considerations and bid submission proposals.

About the buyer

Contact name

Rachel Glynn


Cunard Building
Water Street
L3 1DS
United Kingdom