Manchester Christmas Markets

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Type:Christmas Market

Piccadilly Gardens 
Greater Manchester
M1 1AF

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Manchester Christmas Markets in Cathedral Gardens. Credit to Manchester City Council.

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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 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:

    • O884XWdebrad
      Trip Type:
      Shame on you Manchester City council
      1 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 3rd December 2022
      We travelled from luverpool by train tonight, excited for our visit to the Christmas Market we were not allowed in because we had a buggy 4 very disappointed children. I was also told that... Read full review
    • Martin B
      Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      Right ripoff
      3 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 6th December 2022
      Visited the markets on Sunday 4th they look decent enough until you want to buy anything.I was charged £16 for 2 pints of lager in plastic glasses!, what is going on .Why do all the stall holders... Read full review
    • permia
      Trip Type:
      Exquisite build shrouded in coverings
      3 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 3rd August 2023
      A tad disappointed to see shrouded in coverings that is currently the state of the exquisite build. Apparently an essential renovation for the lovely building that was completed in 1877. Will have... Read full review

    Dates and Opening Times

    Manchester Christmas Markets 2022 (10 Nov 2022 - 22 Dec 2022)
    Monday - Sunday10:00 - 21:00

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