Christmas in Manchester

Manchester is a truly wonderful city in which to celebrate Christmas. From the extensive Christmas markets which take over much of the city centre, to the incredible array of shops, bars and restaurants, the capital of the North is your one stop destination for all your festive shopping, entertainment and boozing needs. Get a feel for Christmas in Manchester with Tom Eccles' video below.

get more on Christmas in Manchester

Christmas events in Manchester

Our most popular Manchester December events, snap up your tickets quick if you're going!
For the Love of Darts Manchester Masters MVG Vs Phil Taylor
×

For the Love of Darts Manchester Masters MVG Vs Phil Taylor

Bowlers Exhibition Centre, Manchester

Thursday 5th Dec

7:00pm til 11:00pm

No age restrictions

Get ready for fireworks! World Number 1 and current champion Michael Van Gerwin Vs the greatest play...

For the Love of Sci-Fi
×

For the Love of Sci-Fi

Bowlers Exhibition Centre, Manchester

Saturday 7th Dec

9:00am til 6:00pm

No age restrictions

For the Love of Sci-Fi from a galaxy far far away.....

Crystal Kids: Psychedelic Journey IV
×

Crystal Kids: Psychedelic Journey IV

Joshua Brooks, Manchester

Saturday 7th Dec

10:00pm til 4:00am

Minimum Age: 18

We are quite excited for our last psytrance event of the year which is the first event at a new venu...

Donell Jones Valentines Concert
×

Donell Jones Valentines Concert

O2 Ritz, Manchester

Thursday 5th Dec

7:00pm til 11:00pm

Minimum Age: 8

Sweet RNB, Soul Nation & TCO Present Donell Jones in Concert Plus Special Guests

The Big 3-0 Tour: Dan Reed Network + FM + Gun
×

The Big 3-0 Tour: Dan Reed Network + FM + Gun

Manchester Academy 2 , Manchester

Friday 20th Dec

6:00pm til 11:00pm

Minimum Age: 18

Dan Reed Network supported by FM and Gun at Manchester Academy 2 on Friday 20th December 2019...

Gin Tasting with Afternoon Tea
×

Gin Tasting with Afternoon Tea

Malmaison, Manchester

Saturday 7th Dec

2:00pm til 4:00pm

Minimum Age: 18

Love Gin? Love Afternoon Tea? Have both! A guided tasting of 6 full measure craft gins. Join us at t...

Jack Lukeman
×

Jack Lukeman

Band On The Wall, Manchester

Sunday 8th Dec

7:30pm til 11:00pm

Minimum Age: 10

Despite the remorseless march of commercial forces, the magic of the Christmas season prevails, buri...

Ultimate Power - Christmas Special
×

Ultimate Power - Christmas Special

O2 Ritz, Manchester

Friday 13th Dec

10:30pm til 3:00am

Minimum Age: 18

The ultimate monthly club night playing the best power ballads for you to sing and dance the night a...

Best In Stand Up & After Show Party - 9.30pm
×

Best In Stand Up & After Show Party - 9.30pm

The Comedy Store, Manchester

Friday 6th Dec

9:00pm til 11:30pm

Minimum Age: 18

Our highlight of the comedy week, where five of the best acts on the international comedy circuit, m...

Best In Stand Up & After Show Party - 9.30pm
×

Best In Stand Up & After Show Party - 9.30pm

The Comedy Store, Manchester

Friday 20th Dec

9:00pm til 11:30pm

Minimum Age: 18

Our highlight of the comedy week, where five of the best acts on the international comedy circuit, m...

New Years Eve (Great Gatsby theme)
×

New Years Eve (Great Gatsby theme)

The Firepit Rawtenstall, Rawtenstall

Tuesday 31st Dec

6:00pm til 6:00am

Minimum Age: 18

💥 NYE 2019 at The Firepit 💥

Beat the Frog
×

Beat the Frog

Frog And Bucket Comedy Club, Manchester

Monday 2nd Dec

8:00pm til 10:30pm

Minimum Age: 18

Up to 10 acts take to the stage and try to do 5 minutes of material without being carded off stage.T...

Click to view more Manchester christmas events »

Last updated: 17:40

Treat yourself this Christmas... 5* Luxury hotels from just £95.20 per room...

More Manchester hotels »

    christmas hotels

    christmas hotels

    Nobody likes being the one who has to leave the party early to catch the last train home. So why not make the most of your Christmas partying in Manchester with an overnight stay in one of the hundreds of hotels and aparthotels available. From budget-basic to out and out luxury, there's a …

    christmas restaurants

    christmas restaurants

    Christmas is definitely a time of culinary excess. But that doesn't have to mean financial excess too. If you're looking for a Christmas meal in Manchester that doesn't eat into the Christmas shopping budget, check out some of the great festive restaurant offers in your area:

    boxing day events

    boxing day events

    Boxing Day is one of the biggest nights on the clubbing calendar, with clubs and promoters up and down the country pulling out all the stops to bring you something special. Well, it'd have to be special to lure anyone out after a heavy Christmas day on the mulled wine and turkey. Head

    christmas eve events

    christmas eve events

    Christmas Eve in Manchester is a great night out and there are always loads of Christmas Eve events in Manchester for you to choose from. The thing that makes Christmas Eve in Manchester a great night is it's a time to catch up with people you've not seen in ages. It's not just the pubs and bars eit…

    christmas markets

    christmas markets

    Manchester's Christmas Markets really are a sight to behold, transforming much of the city centre with their wooden chalets bustling with food, drink, fashions and gifts from around the world. If you don't believe us, check you the video below. The