Manchester City Council

Markets Manchester Christmas Markets visitor information and travel

Locations, dates and times

Arguably the largest and Best Christmas Market in the country, Manchester Christmas Markets is the ideal destination for a festive group outing. Markets are spread across the city centre, some 300 traders offer mouth-watering international food, drinks and delicately crafted Yuletide gifts in the heart of this buzzing city.

Dates for 2016

  • 10 November to 21 December


  • Albert Square - 10am to 9pm each day (except 20 December which opens 10am to 6pm)
  • All other Christmas market sites - 10am to 7.30pm in November and 10am to 8pm in December
  • All on site bars - 11am to 9pm each day 


  • Albert Square
  • Brazennose Street 
  • King Street
  • St Ann's Square
  • Exchange Street
  • Market Street
  • New Cathedral Street
  • Exchange Square
  • The Corn Exchange
  • Cathedral Gardens

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