Christmas Markets 2018: When and Where

If you’re anything like us festive folk here @ Festive Lights, then you’ll love a good Christmas market or two! An excuse to eat, drink and shop some of the best Christmas flavours and products from around the world. Christmas markets usually go hand in hand with beautiful, festive decorations and lighting displays, what’s not to love! We have compiled information from a multitude of cities around the UK, so keep on reading to find those magical stalls near you:

MANCHESTER CHRISTMAS MARKET 2018

WHERE: Albert Square WHEN: November 9th – December 22nd. The famous inflatable Santa is back, perched high above Albert Square for all at the award-winning Xmas markets to see! This year’s market stalls include arts and crafts, home ware stalls, plants and florals, along with the unbelievable French and German food markets, which it has become famous for!

BIRMINGHAM CHRISTMAS MARKET 2018

WHERE: Victoria Square & New Street WHEN: November 15th – December 23rd

NORWICH CHRISTMAS MARKET 2018

WHERE: In front of the Forum on Millennium Plain to Gentleman’s Walk WHEN: December 7th – December 22nd

BLACKBURN CHRISTMAS MARKET 2018

WHERE: Cathedral Square WHEN: November 29th – December 23rd

EDINBURGH CHRISTMAS MARKET 2018

WHERE: Princes Street Gardens & George Street WHEN: Princes Street will run from November 16th – January 5th.  George Street will run from November 16th  – 24th December

GALWAY CHRISTMAS MARKET 2018

WHERE: Eyre Square WHEN: November 16th – December 22nd

CARDIFF CHRISTMAS MARKET 2018

WHERE: St John Street, Working Street, Hills Street, Trinity Street & The Hayes WHEN: November 15th – December 23rd

LIVERPOOL CHRISTMAS MARKET 2018

WHERE: Liverpool Waterfront WHEN: November 16th – December 24th

LEEDS CHRISTMAS MARKET 2018

WHERE: Millennium Square WHEN: November 9th – December 22nd

CHESTER CHRISTMAS MARKET 2018

WHERE: Outside the Town Hall Square and Chester Cathedral WHEN: November 16th – December 22nd

BATH CHRISTMAS MARKET 2018

WHERE: Bath City Centre WHEN: November 22nd – December 9th

ROCHESTER CHRISTMAS MARKET 2018

WHERE: Rochester Castle Gardens WHEN: Every weekend from Saturday 24 until Sunday 9th December

PORTSMOUTH CHRISTMAS MARKETS

WHERE: Portsmouth’s historic dockyard WHEN: 30 November to 2 December

LONDON WINTER WONDERLAND 

WHERE: Winter Wonderland in Hyde Park WHEN: 22 November to 06 January 2019. Get lost amidst the markets, festive bars, snowy grottos and the epic funfair at one of the biggest winter markets in the UK! A must if you are in London over the festive period.

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