Manchester Christmas Markets

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Type:Christmas Market

Albert Square
Manchester
Lancs
M2 5PF

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Manchester Christmas Market image of Albert Square including the stalls and 'Zippy' the giant Father Christmas that sits on Manchester Town Hall

Map & Directions

Public Transport Directions

The Christmas Markets are located across Manchester city centre and are close to the Deansgate and Victoria train stations. Download our map of the city centre to plan your route.

Within the city centre, Metroshuttle provides a free ‘hop on, hop off’ bus service linking all of the main rail stations, shopping districts and business areas. There are three services which operate on circular routes.See tfgm.com/metroshuttle for more information.

Road Directions

If you're coming to our Christmas Markets this year, consider leaving the car at home. You can avoid the stress of parking and treat yourself to a Gluhwein or fine ale at one of the many bars along the market trail.

Transport for Greater Manchester's website has all the information you need on bus, train and tram times to make your journey as easy as possible.

If you do need to drive you can find out about Manchester's car parks here.

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  • Gary H
    Melbourne, Australia
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Masterpiece of Gothic Revival Architecture.
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 7th January 2019
    The location and setting of this magnificent piece of neo-gothic architecture, facing Albert Square to the north, and Saint Peters Square to the south, with the Cenotaph, correctly... Read full review
  • InspectorTMan
    Bolton, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    I Love This City - Taylor Towers
    4 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 9th January 2019
    I had custody of my son for the weekend so I decided to take him out in the big city. One of the stops was Manchester Town Hall, we didn't actually go inside as I was really leathered (I have been... Read full review
  • triciac890
    Ryde, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Currently closed
    4 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 2nd April 2019
    This building is undergoing a massive refurbishment programme and closed for 5 years. However it was interesting to see the architecture and hear the history of the building on our tour. Read full review

Dates and Opening Times

Albert Square openings (9 Nov 2018 - 23 Dec 2018)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 21:00
Other site openings (9 Nov 2018 - 22 Dec 2018)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 20:00

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  • Nowhere does Christmas like Manchester

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