I still remember the first time I visited Manchester Christmas Market. I wandered around all the wooden chalets admiring the twinkling Christmas lights and all the fabulous decorations stalls. The muddled smells of frying onions and spicy Gluhwein tempting me to linger a little longer and taste their festive delights! Whether you are just browsing or doing all of your Christmas shopping Manchester Christmas Markets are a perfect place to head to this Christmas.
Christmas Markets in Manchester
The Christmas Markets in Manchester have several different themes. Cathedral Gardens, Market Street, Exchange Square, New Cathedral Street and the Corn Exchange all have the traditional Christmas Market. Exchange Street has an Arts and Crafts Market, while you can find the French Christmas Market on King Street. A traditional German Market can be found in Manchester on St Ann’s Square, and Brazennose Street hosts the World Christmas Market.
Manchester Christmas Market 2018
The main Christmas Market in Manchester will run from the 9th to the 23rd of December 2018.
Manchester Christmas Markets 2018 Locations
Christmas Market – Cathedral Gardens
Christmas Market – Market Street
Christmas Market – Exchange Square
Christmas Market – Corn Exchange
Arts and Crafts Market – Exchange Street
Christmas Market – New Cathedral Street
French Christmas Market – King Street
German Christmas Market – St Ann’s Square
World Christmas Market – Brazennose Street
There are over 300 fabulous stalls selling everything you might need or want at Christmas such as crafts, clothes, jewellery and toys.
Visit Manchester states that the market ill include “European and local producers offer everything from fine amber jewellery, handcrafted leather bags and top-quality bonsai trees, to handmade Belgian kitchenware, framed photo prints and French soaps.
And as the UK capital of Christmas, Manchester has one of the most popular Christmas markets in Europe, with an unrivalled selection of festival events and attractions to keep winter visitors busy.”