Manchester Christmas Markets

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Type:Christmas Market

Albert Square
Manchester
Greater Manchester
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 Xmas 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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  • ian_dempster
    Wigan, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Solo travel
    Wish it was open
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 5th January 2020
    Due to the renovation work you are unable to go inside. The town hall must be amongst the most impressive civic buildings in the country. Read full review
  • Alan R
    Selby, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Christmas market
    4 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 9th January 2020
    Stayed in the Ibis hotel at Piccadilly garden in the centre of city. Fantastic atmosphere with lights and market stalls. Read full review
  • NB1957
    Cardiff, United Kingdom
    One of the great examples of civic architecture
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 19th January 2020
    A magnificent building from a time when civic buildings made a statement and architecture from a time when elegance was the driving factor. This impressive building, dominates the attractive Albert... Read full review

Dates and Opening Times

Manchester Christmas Markets 2019 - Albert Square openings (8 Nov 2019 - 22 Dec 2019)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 21:00
Manchester Christmas Markets 2019 - Other site openings (8 Nov 2019 - 21 Dec 2019)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 20:00

Video

  • Nowhere does Christmas like Manchester

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