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Manchester Christmas Markets 2023

Manchester Christmas Markets 2023

Manchester Christmas Markets 2023

Experience the enchanting allure of the holiday season in the heart of Manchester City Centre as the Manchester Christmas Markets 2023 transform the city into a winter wonderland. With their captivating charm and a plethora of delights, these markets are a must-visit destination for both locals and tourists seeking an unforgettable seasonal experience. Nestled at the heart of the city centre, just a few minutes walk away from the Manchester Christmas Markets, Dakota Manchester offers you the perfect base to explore this festive extravaganza.

With preparations for the most wonderful time of the year in full swing – this is your reminder to pre-book your Christmas break in the city with Dakota – discover Dakota’s exclusive festive offerings, and book early to avoid disappointment.


Manchester Christmas Markets 2023: A Seasonal Splendour

The enchanting Manchester Christmas Markets are a beloved annual tradition that embraces the spirit of the holidays. With their festive ambiance, charming stalls, and joyful atmosphere, they create a magical setting for unforgettable moments. Experience the joy of holiday shopping, indulge in delectable treats, and revel in the festive decorations that adorn every corner.

When are the Manchester Christmas Markets 2023?

Mark your calendars for a festive adventure like no other! The Manchester Christmas Markets will be open from 10th November until 21st December 2023. The enchantment continues as the Winter Gardens in Piccadilly Gardens remain open until 3rd January 2024. Additionally, the food and drink stalls at Cathedral Gardens will reopen after Christmas, extending the joy until 31st December.

Where are the best Christmas markets in Manchester?

Step into a world of yuletide enchantment as you explore the various market locations spread across Manchester City Centre. Each market offers a unique experience, showcasing a delightful array of goods and culinary delights. As one of the best hotels near Manchester Christmas Markets, Dakota Hotels provides you with convenient access to these markets, allowing you to immerse yourself in the festivities.

  • St Ann’s Square Christmas Market:  A hub of artisanal crafts and delectable treats.
  • King Street Christmas Market:  Discover unique gifts and seasonal delights.
  • Exchange Street Christmas Market:   Explore charming stalls brimming with festive treasures.
  • New Cathedral Street Christmas Market:   Find exquisite, handcrafted items and more.
  • Exchange Square Christmas Market:   Immerse yourself in the heart of the festivities.
  • Market Street Christmas Market:   Delight in a diverse range of holiday goods.
  • Cathedral Gardens Christmas Market:   Experience the magic of the season in this enchanting location.
  • Piccadilly Gardens:   Enjoy the Winter Gardens and extended food and drink stalls.
  • The Corn Exchange:   Discover a haven of holiday treasures.

With over 220 stalls spread across nine sites in the city centre, the markets offer an impressive variety of goods. From charming stocking fillers and personalised decorations to exquisite jewellery and captivating arts and crafts, these stalls promise an abundance of choices for the perfect holiday gifts. Embrace the festive spirit as you browse through the offerings and find treasures that will warm your heart.

What is there to do at the Manchester Christmas markets?

The Manchester Christmas Markets are not only a shopper’s paradise but also a hub of entertainment for the entire family.

Skate Manchester’s Covered Ice Rink:  Create lasting memories with family and friends as you glide on the ice in Cathedral Gardens.

Manchester Christmas Lights Trail:  Immerse yourself in the city’s magical atmosphere as you follow the enchanting light trail, featuring giant baubles, the iconic Manchester bee, and Santa Claus himself.

Hotels near Manchester Christmas Markets:

Embrace the ultimate holiday escape at Manchester Dakota. Our prime location places you just minutes away from all the festive action. Enjoy a seamless travel experience with the free ‘hop on, hop off’ bus service provided by Metro shuffle, linking all major train stations within the city centre.

The perfect Christmas market city breaks

Make this holiday season truly special by immersing yourself in the enchantment of the Manchester Christmas Markets. With their diverse stalls, festive ambiance, and captivating activities, these markets offer an unparalleled experience for visitors of all ages. When it comes to accommodations, Dakota Hotels ensures your stay is nothing short of exceptional, providing you with a convenient and luxurious base to explore the magic of the season.

The Manchester Christmas Markets are a highlight of the holiday season, and your visit promises to be a memorable journey filled with festive delights. Book your stay at Dakota Manchester and embark on a Christmas market city break that will leave you with cherished memories for years to come.