Southport Business Improvement District

Southport Business Improvement District (BID) is an independent organisation that represents more than 950 businesses in Southport Town Centre.

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Supporting and promoting Southport Businesses



Over 7,500 individual flowers planted each year bringing colour to the town



Extra visitors to the town through BID events



People reached a year through social media event campaigns, keeping Southport’s profile high

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25th - 28th


Southport Halloween Festival

Our annual Halloween Festival sees Southport’s streets packed with all manner of spooky characters and family mischief! Get involved and host your own Spooktacular event and be listed on our website for free.

10th - 12th

May 2019

Southport Festival

Over three days, Southport bursts into life with a huge programme of art and culture splashed throughout its venues and open spaces.

To host live music or exhibitions or have your event listed in 2019’s brochure or website – please get in touch.



Chilli Festival

Feel the burn as the third annual chilli festival comes to Southport! Town Hall Gardens is filled with red hot stalls selling everything from chilli vodka to the hottest curry sauce imaginable.  Dare you take on the challenge and enter the chilli eating contest?



The Big Christmas Switch On

Join us as Christmas in Southport kicks off with a spectacular switch on! Over 45,000 came into the town centre in 2017 for an afternoon of family entertainment and a huge stage show. 2018 will be even bigger and better – watch this space for exciting news!

4th - 21st


Southport Comedy Festival

We are proud to support Southport Comedy Festival again for 2018.  Two weeks of big belly laughs and big comedy names in venues across Southport Town Centre.  The Southport BID Comedy Pub Crawls are a huge hit that bring crowds into new venues and bring great exposure for businesses!

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