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Christmas Markets in Manchester - Eight European-Style Holiday Markets




  • What: Nearly a month of festive, European-style holiday markets in five separate locations.
  • Where: Albert Square, St Ann's Square, Exchange Street, New Cathedral Street and Brazennose Street
  • When: from mid November to mid December
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European Festivities Come to Manchester Center:

Manchester's German-style Christmas Markets go on for nearly a month. And there are eight of them, scattered around the city center.

In addition to the wooden chalet-style stalls, selling all kinds of festive goods, food and drink, there's:

  • a beer tent,
  • a wolhnachtspyrymide - a giant, 6 meter high, pyramid-shaped Nativity Scene
  • and, an Alpine House with a multi-lingual talking reindeer!


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