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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Recent Reviews:

  • RazzyBthefirst
    Macclesfield, United Kingdom
    Closed for renovation
    4 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 25th January 2020
    Really impressive neo-gothic architecture, I would be interested to investigate further inside. Unfortunately the building is currently closed for renovation and it looks extensive. Read full review
  • sana a
    worth the tour
    4 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 2nd February 2020
    without the tour, i never really understood the point of this building, i would recommend the tour if anyone wants to know more, cant wait till the refurb! Read full review
  • MajorSu77
    Manchester, United Kingdom
    Exquisite for weddings
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 4th May 2020
    My daughter was married here it’s such an amazing venue the architecture is beyond believe, I’m a Mancunian so bias anyway but it blew my mind. It made my daughters wedding day extra special. It’s a... Read full review

Dates and Opening Times

Manchester Christmas Markets 2020 (6 Nov 2020 - 20 Dec 2020)*
Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

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  • Nowhere does Christmas like Manchester

What's Nearby

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