Manchester's Christmas Markets Now Open!

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Where: Manchester City Centre
When: 15 November – 22 December 2013
Opening hours: Nov 10AM – 7:30PM / Dec 10AM – 8PM
Website: http://www.manchester.gov.uk/info/500241/christmas_markets

It’s that time of year again, the days are getting shorter and your lists are getting longer, so what better way to raise your festive spirits and celebrate the nations favourite holiday than with a visit to Manchester’s world renowned Christmas markets!

Manchester’s outdoor markets have something that everyone can enjoy. Famed for their diversity and high quality goods, the markets draw in shoppers from across the UK, as well as from Europe and beyond. With store owners hailing from Germany, France, and Spain, Manchester’s Christmas markets have established themselves as a welcome change from the usual occurrences going on in the city centre. Enjoy the taste, smells, sounds, and sights of the multicultural hotpot as you immerse yourself in its festive offerings.

Satiate your tastebuds with locally sourced European delicacies such as pancakes, hot chocolate, specially brewed beer, and most importantly – mulled wine! With festive treats in-hand, traverse the chalet laden streets of Manchester, exploring the brilliant crafts, toys, hand-crafted jewelry, and clothes – all located conveniently around the cities numerous high streets. For specific locations of the goings-on, check out our list below:

Albert Square
Brazennose Street
Corporation Street (a new addition for 2013)
The Corn Exchange
Exchange Square
Exchange Street
King Street
New Cathedral Street
St Ann’s Square

With this years markets celebrating their 15th year in Manchester, and over 300 stalls to visit, I think you will agree with us when we say that this is one event you don’t want to miss (just remember to wrap up warm!).