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Manchester Christmas Markets

Type:Christmas Market

Albert Square
M2 5PF

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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 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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  • ChefTaied
    Manchester, United Kingdom
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    Amazing Day Out
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 5th March 2018
    Well i was bored 1 day and my kids asked me can we go out some where so we came here and it was a very good choice i enjoyed it alot as well as my kids. Read full review
  • Mancs_Travellers
    Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
    Good place for Christmas Markets
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 3rd March 2018
    The town hall is the main place for the Christmas Markets in Manchester. The town hall has a large inflatable Father Christmas and is the heart of the city. Read full review
  • CiprianMR
    Trip Type:
    Impressive architecture
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 25th February 2018
    This is an impressive architecture, the building is in the middle of Manchester, 10 minutes walk from Piccadilly train station, 5 minutes to the John Rylands library, very nice restaurants in the... Read full review

Opening Times

Albert Square openings (10 Nov 2017 - 20 Dec 2017)
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 21:00
Other site openings (10 Nov 2017 - 20 Dec 2017)
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 20:00


  • Nowhere does Christmas like Manchester

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