Christmas Markets

Feeling Festive?

Discover Manchester’s Christmas Markets from our doorstep

Explore Manchester’s famous Christmas markets when you visit us over the festive period!




Winter Gardens Market in Piccadilly Gardens

Picadilly Gardens will take the limelight this Christmas as Manchester’s hub for all things festive and sparkly.

The Winter Gardens make a fantastic family-friendly Christmas market and a great stop for those looking to soak up the atmosphere with some locally brewed beers, cocktails and live music.

We highly recommend guests visiting Hotel Indigo Manchester – Victoria Sation take a wander down to Picadilly’s Winter Gardens to take advantage of the international cuisine stalls such as Dutch Frites and Greek Gyros, not to mention warm cookie dough.

St Anne's Square, Exchange Square & New Cathedral Street

St Ann’s Square in The Northern Quarter is the ideal stop for mouth-watering street food including pizzas, Lakeland Burgers and Yard and Coop’s fried chicken and salt and pepper fries.

Exchange Square offers yet another Christmassy display with some local sellers, as well as Pork Pig’s Yorkshire Pudding wraps, the Mill Exchange bar, Tikka Kebab kitchen and gourmet pizza.

New Cathedral Street is the place to go for high-end products and services such as shoemakers, local vegan skincare products, jewellery and other crafted pieces, not to mention a cocktail and gin bar.  What German Market would be complete without steins and currywurst?

King Street, Market Street and Cathedral Gardens

King Street returns hosting all things Francais, including gallic food, wines beers, and gins. Sample some Italian cuisine with a deli selection too.

Market Street is the perfect place to get those Christmas stockings filled with beautiful gifts from regional sellers.

Cathedral Gardens is a family-friendly spot with an ice rink, food and drinks stalls, and entertainment from Thursdays through to Sundays, including shows for the children! You can also spot Manchester’s iconic Giant Santa in all its glory!



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With the name inspired by the first Roman fort built in Manchester, Mamucium features signature family favourites with a Northern twist, delicious cocktails and exquisite wines. Whether you’re popping in for a quick breakfast, pre-theatre dinner, or tapas with friends, expect fun, theatre and above all else, a truly unique Mamucium experience.

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Unwind and relax in our cosy cafe that combines contemporary design with an industrialised backdrop to bring Manchester’s iconic heritage inside our walls. From a selection of artisan treats, locally roasted coffees and teas, soups, sandwiches, salads and sharing platters, there’s something for everyone at M Café.



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