Christmas Markets 2023 - Dates & Times

Christmas Markets will soon be back, and we can't wait for the most wonderful time of the year to arrive! Below, you'll find all the dates, details and deals you need on UK Christmas Markets 2023!

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Manchester Christmas Market

If Manchester is where you want to get your treats this Christmas from, then Piccadilly Garden is the hub of the festive season. With a variety of attractions including yuletide bars offering locally brewed ales, food stalls, craft sellers to explore and buy from, you can also dance the night away with those closest with live music and DJs.

Cardiff Christmas Market

Kick of your festivities with a trip to Cardiff Christmas market! With 30 years under its belt, this market offers many handmade stalls and specialist items, local artisan food and drink produce, along with some gorgeous bespoke jewellery sellers, wooden gifts and handmade quilts and textiles. Enjoy the local culture of the city where you can grab a range of handmade chocolate brownies with flavours such as Baileys, chilli and sea salt or Welsh whiskey.

Birmingham Christmas Market

The Frankfurt Christmas market is one of four major events in Birmingham. For activities oozing festive fun there is an ice rink and big wheel, the Cathedral Square hosts a helterskelter and 23 different stalls selling hot food including bratwurst and frankfurter sausages cooked over a hanging charcoal grill, pork steaks, half-metre sausages, Frikadelle (German burgers) and lots more. For the sweet-toothed, there's pancakes, doughnuts, crepes, strudels, waffles, hot roasted chestnuts and more.

Bath Christmas Market

If community is what Christmas is about for you then why not join the Bath Christmas market. The markets free chalet rentals raises money for local charities and in 2019 raised over £26,000! With 150 twinkling chalets to explore, you can grab a drink or even your winter warmers this years and enjoy the Christmas cheer in Bath!

Belfast Christmas Market

Why not visit Northern Ireland for some Christmas cheer outside of England. Now in it's 12th year, the Belfast Christmas market is displayed in the award-winning grounds of Belfast Hall, a festive highlight for the city and its visitors. A record breaking 1.3million visitors attended the market last year, to enjoy the wonderful products from over 100 chalets. With local suppliers making up over 40% of the market, the variety of tasty treats and products on offer include lobster burgers from celebrated local restaurant Mourne Seafood, men's grooming products from the quirky Belfast Beard Company and even ice-cream from the famous North Belfast family run company Rossi's.

Leeds Christmas Market

Travel to Leeds for a festive German flair this Christmas. Also known as Christkindelmarkt, this market brings a little piece of Germany to Leeds city centre. Placed just in front of the stunning city council and museum, the authentic wooden stalls include nutcracker, churro and mulled wine, a traditional carousel and a singing moose head to say the least. If the stalls aren't enough to entertain the kids, you'll find fairground rides, including dodgems, a toy train and a Ferris Wheel for all.

Bournemouth Christmas Market

Grab your winter warmers for some magical festivities at the Bournemouth Christmas market. Take a wander through the Alpine market with gorgeous handmade sculptured gifts, luxury hot chocolate and a famous hog roast. You can grab a table or booth for you and friends at the Alpine bar with entertainment such as quiz night, karaoke and live music to choose from on different days and experience the magical spectacle that is the Christmas tree wonderland. With a 60ft walk-through, marvel at the themed trees, a multitude of enchanting illuminations and installations and an ice rink to finish off a sparkling evening!

Brighton Christmas Market

Enjoy an elf-tastic adventure this year with the Elf express at the Brighton Christmas festival. Join Santa's Elves as they come to the rescue to make sure that families in Brighton do not miss out on Christmas! Including handmade crafts, food stalls, Santa's grotto, live shows and a Ferris wheel to enjoy!