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Please note the operation and licensing of this event is held by Cream Global Ltd   

If you have an enquiry regarding On the Waterfront please email  


Show Info & FAQ's

All shows at On the Waterfront are strictly 18 and over. Challenge 21 in operation so please ensure you bring valid Photo ID as you will be asked.

·         Driving License – A full or provisional driving license which is within date.

·         Passport – A passport which is within date 

·         Any identification card bearing the PASS logo – more information on the pass scheme website

·         A national photo identity card issued by country of origin (other than the United Kingdom)

·         Armed Forces PHOTO ID Card

Opening times for the events and last entry times into the event are as follows:- 

Thursday 20th June

On the Waterfront presents Paul Smith + Guests 

Timings:  5pm - 11pm (last entry 8pm) 

Friday 21st June

On the Waterfront presents - Ocean Colour Scene + Cast + The View + Embrace + Republica + more

Timings:  4pm - 11pm (last entry 8pm)

Saturday 22nd June

On the Waterfront presents Ben Hemsley + Guests

Timings:  2pm - 11pm (last entry 5pm) 

Sunday 23rd June

On the Waterfront presents Deacon Blue + Guests

Timings:  2pm - 11pm (last entry 7pm) 

On the Waterfront is a series of ticketed shows running from Thursday 20th June to Sunday 23rd June 2024 and located on Liverpool’s Pier Head, in front of the Three Graces/Liver Building. 

Liverpool James Street Station is the nearest train station (0.5mi), located over the road from the event entrance. 

Please contact the agent you purchased your ticket from directly. Cream does not have access to ticket bookings so cannot assist directly with any ticket issues.  

We do not offer a Payment Plan scheme for On the Waterfront, however, each event offers More Ways To Pay, which include Buy Now Pay Later options with Klarna or PayPal. 

More Ways To Pay will be subject to individual credit checks. Terms and conditions Apply.

We do not offer a Weekend/Multi-Day Ticket, tickets for each day must be purchased individually. 

All tickets for On the Waterfront 2024 are digital/e-tickets. There will be no physical tickets posted out for this event.

If you have purchased your ticket via:

Ticketmaster – Tickets will be available to view via the Ticketmaster App, 48 Hours prior to the event.

Ticketmaster Customer Service

Skiddle – Tickets will be available to download via the Skiddle App at 9am, 48 Hours prior to the event.

Skiddle Customer Service

Ticketline - Tickets will be sent to you via email around 1 week before the event as an e-ticket.

Ticketline Customer Service

Ticket Quarter - Tickets will be sent to you via email around 1 week before the event as an e-ticket.

Ticket Quarter Customer Service


We can only advise on tickets purchased from official ticket agents. We urge customers to not purchase tickets from unofficial outlets, social media platforms or auction sites as there is no way of confirming if the tickets you are purchasing are genuine, and we cannot assist if your tickets are not valid or fraudulent. Invalid or fraudulent tickets will be refused access to the show.

If you have purchased your tickets via Ticketmaster or Skiddle you can download your tickets via the app (48hrs before the event).

If you have purchased via Ticketline or Ticket Quarter we advise contacting your ticket agent directly who will be able to assist.

If you do not have your ticket on arrival at the event, head to the Box Office on the day, this will be located next to the entrance lanes and present your order reference number and valid photo ID. Providing your ticket has not already been scanned, your original ticket will be cancelled, and a replacement ticket will be issued.

N.B. On the Waterfront is digital tickets only (physical/paper tickets will not be issued)

Camping chairs are not permitted into the event.  There is fixed seating and grass areas located around the event arena, which is part of the Pier Head site furniture

On the Waterfront as with most outdoor shows, operate an A4 bag policy.  Therefore no bags bigger than A4 are permitted into the event, there are no locker facilities onsite so please ensure you plan ahead if needed.

Only 1 x 500ml sealed plastic bottle of water (no glass allowed) can be brought into the event.    No other food or drink is permitted.   There is an array of food, bar and drink concessions inside the festival.  

Small umbrellas Only.   Large/golfing umbrellas are not permitted. 

Set times will be released closer to the event. Please follow our social pages and sign up to our mailers for all the latest  updates: / Twitter - @OTWFLiverpool

 IG - @onthewaterfrontliverpool / / TikTok - @otwfliverpool

There are no pass outs at On the Waterfront. If you have a ticket and you leave the event site, you WILL NOT BE ALLOWED RE-ENTRY

There are no cloakroom or locker facilities at the event.

On The Waterfront is an outdoor show located on the Pier Head, next to the river. As the British weather can be unpredictable and there are no indoor/undercover areas at the event, we recommend people dress for the weather. We hope it’ll be sunny and warm but prepare for rain and wind just in case!

As per the festival terms & conditions, tickets are non-refundable.  We cannot advise on third-party ticket sales.

Extensive efforts have been made to minimise disruption to residents and we are working closely with Liverpool City Council and Merseyside Police to ensure the event does not cause any issues for local residents.

However, if you have any questions please email and someone will be able to assist.  

Please visit closer to the event for more information regarding road closure schedules and contact details for our Resident Liason team. 

There are strictly no animals allowed into the event, except for assistance dogs. Please contact if you have an assistance dog you need to bring to the event.

If you are interested in operating a food concession at this year’s festival, please contact D&J Catering who will respond to your request in due course  / Tel: 0116 247 8177.  

If you have lost something at On the Waterfront please visit Lost property which is located at the Welfare tent (located near to the bar area). After the event, please email with a full description of the item you have lost and your contact details, if the item has been handed in, somebody will get back to you.    

Lost property will be kept for a maximum of 2 weeks after the festival finishes. Any uncollected items will be donated to charity.  

There are no phone charging facilities at the event. We recommend bringing a small portable charger.