Manchester Christmas Markets

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Type:Christmas Market

Albert Square
Manchester
Lancs
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 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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  • bsandrs
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    Dominating the City Centre
    4 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 31st July 2019
    As you would rightly expect, the Manchester Town Hall has a commanding presence in the city centre, even though there are now many more high rise buildings. There is a substantial project to renew... Read full review
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    Tuesday, 13th August 2019
    this place is steep with history of City of Manchester . Closed at moment whilst its feurbished in parts . Has been used for drama + film productions Read full review
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    Sunday, 18th August 2019
    Impressive from outside, but now under reconstruction - will be opened again in 2024. Anyhow, good for making photos from outside. Read full review

Dates and Opening Times

Albert Square openings (8 Nov 2019 - 22 Dec 2019)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 21:00
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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