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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  • joycep883
    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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    Impressive
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    Wednesday, 27th November 2019
    Very impressive huge building. Unfortunately it was partially covered in scaffolding. The square is great to walk around. Read full review
  • AnselmColom
    Grays Thurrock, United Kingdom
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    Friends getaway
    Fantastic building
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    Saturday, 7th December 2019
    Recall seeing this building in previous visits to Manchester many years ago. Currently closed and under renovation for a number of years but can still take some quality pictures of the clock tower... Read full review
  • TomLids
    Great for an early night.
    4 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 10th December 2019
    Really enjoyed this visit. Have been to several different cities in the last 6 years and the layout of Manchester was up there with the best. However opening hours are crazy. Closed by 9pm and no... 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

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  • Nowhere does Christmas like Manchester

What's Nearby

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  3. Albert Square

    Gothic heart of Manchester city centre. Home to the town hall and many seasonal events.

    0.02 miles away
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