Moda’s Guide to Christmas Markets in Manchester, Liverpool and Leeds


The waiting is nearly over - as the dates have finally been released for this year’s Christmas Markets.

We’ve pulled together a guide for everything you need to know when visiting the markets in Manchester, Liverpool and Leeds.


The Manchester Christmas Markets are one of the biggest and busiest in Europe, bringing over a month’s worth of joy, mulled wine and festive feelings to the city. This year’s event will run from Friday 9 November until Saturday 22 December.

Manchester’s award-winning Christmas Markets offer mouth-watering food, drinks and delicately crafted Yuletide gifts. With over 300 stalls and chalets to enjoy, soak up the atmosphere and follow the market trail as it winds through the city centre.


Set in St George’s Plateau, the Christmas markets in Liverpool are accompanied by a beautiful backdrop with over 40 traditional festival cabins. Tuck in to mouth-watering sweet and savoury treats, from delicious crepes and indulgent hot dogs to luxurious hot chocolates.

Prop up at the cosy bar with a warming mulled wine or gin hot toddie, explore the array of talented traders from around the world and pick up some special handmade gifts. 


From Friday 9 November to Saturday 22 December, everyone’s favourite Christkindelmarkt returns to Millennium Square in Leeds City Centre. Transforming the centre into a picturesque winter village, Leeds’ Christmas Markets will boast over 40 traditional chalet stalls decorated with festive foliage and twinkling lights.

Immerse yourself in the unique festival atmosphere by taking a ride on the Christmas carousel, indulge in the best authentic German food & drink in the cosy indoor venues.