Christmas balls. Author and copyright M. R.
Christmas balls. Author and copyright M. R.

Manchester Christmas Markets

Manchester is a city of the United Kingdom capital of the English metropolitan county of Greater Manchester. The city was founded by the Romans in 79 AD who built a fort called Mamucium. Manchester to the south is close to the Cheshire Plain, while is bordered to the north and east by the Pennines. The city center is located on the east bank of the River Irwell. For the British people Christmas it is one of the most important holidays of the year. The Christmas markets are a rather recent tradition imported from Germany. Here is a list of the most popular Christmas markets in Manchester.


Dates of the Christmas Market:
Usually end of November – December

Manchester Christmas Markets can be found at the following locations: Albert Square, Brazennose Street, King Street, St. Ann’s Square, Exchange Street, Market Street, New Cathedral Street, Exchange Square, Corn Exchange and Cathedral Gardens. Manchester Christmas Market one of the largest Christmas markets of the country spread across the City Centre there are more than 300 stalls offering international food, drinks and delicately crafted Yuletide gifts.

Info: Manchester Markets Head Office. Telephone: 0161 234 5700. Email:

Ice Village Manchester. Located in Cathedral Gardens in Manchester city centre, Ice Village Manchester operates alongside the award-winning Manchester Christmas Markets. Ice Village Manchester is produced in partnership with Manchester City Council. Set against a backdrop of snow-covered trees and twinkling fairy lights in Manchester’s Cathedral Gardens, Britain’s first ever Ice Village will feature an Ice Sculpture Cavern, Ice Bar, Ice Rink, Santa’s Grotto, and a Woodland Market with winter games, traditional Christmas market stalls, an Arctic Bar, and live festive entertainment.


ATTENTION: We recommend that you check the opening of the Christmas markets with the organizers.