Get your flags at the ready... it's time for Eurovision 2023.
All the world knows this year the Eurovision Song Sontest is being held right here in the North West - Liverpool to be precise. The lovable Scousers generously carrying the torch on behalf of last year's winners, Ukraine.
Don't fret if you can't make it up the M62 to the Liverpool M&S Bank Arena, there are plenty of places right here for you to get your Eurovision Euphoria, thanks to these Manchester Heroes that are hosting watch parties.
Wherever you decide to go, you better start Making Your Mind Up quick as these venues are expected to get busy...
BarPop x The Church
As well as a week's worth of pre-events, BarPop and The Church will be uniting to stream the 2023 song contest final from first note to last out on the cobbles. Be part of the occasion, cheer on your favourite nation and watch some sort of history in the making. Tickets are available for both venues.
Get your steins at the ready - faux-Bavarian-style boozer, Bierkeller is not only showing the finale, but the first and second semi finals too. Sit back and relax (or dance on the tables, your choice) with a pint as you watch the action on their 12ft projection screen. Special drinks offers will be available including three and five-litre beer towers. Reserve your seat for £10 per person, then use it as your bar tab on the night.
Ducie Street Warehouse
Ducie Street Warehouse is hosting an 'unforgettable' Eurovision party. The best part? It's free to attend. Gather your friends and get pumped up for a memorable night of music in the lounge. We recommend getting down early to secure a seat to avoid utter despair and fierce disappointment.
Escape to Freight Island
Feel part of the action at Freight Island with DJs, live performers, bingo and themed food and drink. If that wasn't enough, there'll be a 'mass karaoke' for you to sing your heart out to your favourite Eurovision hit. Get your last-minute tickets for just £7.
Everyman St John's
Nestle into a comfy seat with some popcorn and watch the action live on the big screen. Along with Everyman St John's, there's a whole host of other cinemas across the city showing the Eurovision finale including Vue Manchester Printworks, Odeon Trafford Centre and The Lowry, screening the song contest from start to finish on Saturday 13 May.
Watch the Eurovision finale with a themed tipple at G-A-Y. Their limited edition Eurovision cocktail shots are only £2.50 each and are named after iconic tunes from Eurovision years gone by, including Euphoria and Waterloo. Get down early and kickstart the party properly.
Independent food and events venue, GRUB is hosting a full venue takeover. Watch the finale in style in the 100-seater cinema, gather your pals and book a table in the cosy hall or pick a pew in their basement bar, the choice is yours. Tickets are £8 and include a drinks token.
Iconic bar is hosting a full week of Eurovision celebrations, with semi-final screenings and a themed quiz leading up to the big event on Saturday. The main event will include screenings of the finale performances followed by a Eurovision-themed after party with music from DJ Martin T.
The Vault at Refuge will be serving up Bucks Fizz, special cocktails and pizza with some help from Crazy Pedro's. Expect a night of cheeky commentary, DJs, activities and surprise performances from drag superstars, The Family Gorgeous. Tickets are £20 and include a Bucks Fizz, pizza and admission to their afterparty.