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.

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Christmas events in Manchester

Our most popular Manchester December events, snap up your tickets quick if you're going!
BassJam presents Mist, Tom Zanetti, Sigma Featured event
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BassJam presents Mist, Tom Zanetti, Sigma

Victoria Warehouse, Manchester

Saturday 1st Dec

9:00pm til 5:00am

Minimum Age: 18

For ticket prices, please click here (Additional fees may apply)

BassJam presents Mist, Tom Zanetti, Sigma, Wretch 32 + more for there winter instalment at Mancheste...

Lord Of The Tings: The Winter Whine
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Lord Of The Tings: The Winter Whine

Hidden, Manchester

Friday 7th Dec

11:00pm til 4:00am

Minimum Age: 18

For ticket prices, please click here (Additional fees may apply)

Issa mad ting.

Twisted Wheel Featured event
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Twisted Wheel

Indiependence Wigan, Wigan

Friday 14th Dec

8:00pm til 12:00am

Minimum Age: 18

For ticket prices, please click here (Additional fees may apply)

Twisted Wheel bring their Jonny Guitar Tour 2018 to Wigan with DJ Dave Sweetmore will be spinning th...

WHP18 /// elrow presents Psychrowdelic Trip part 2 Featured event
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WHP18 /// elrow presents Psychrowdelic Trip part 2

The Warehouse Project, Manchester

Sunday 30th Dec

2:00pm til 12:00am

Minimum Age: 18

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Elrow's notorious Psychrowdelic Trip theme arrives in the city with its flower-powered arsenal ...

Manchester Reggae Festival Featured event
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Manchester Reggae Festival

Manchester Academy , Manchester

Friday 7th Dec

11:00pm til 5:00am

Minimum Age: 18

For ticket prices, please click here (Additional fees may apply)

Join us at Manchester Academy for a festival celebrating Reggae, Dub, Roots & Culture with Mungo...

Christmas Closing P.A.R.T.Y. | Hidden
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Christmas Closing P.A.R.T.Y. | Hidden

Hidden, Manchester

Thursday 13th Dec

11:00pm til 3:30am

Minimum Age: 18

For ticket prices, please click here (Additional fees may apply)

Christmas Closing P.A.R.T.Y. | Hidden

Rong 8th Birthday at Victoria Warehouse 2018 Featured event
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Rong 8th Birthday at Victoria Warehouse 2018

Victoria Warehouse, Manchester

Saturday 1st Dec

9:00pm til 5:00am

Minimum Age: 18

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The beginning of a new era....

LOST Christmas Disco : Gorilla Manchester : Wed 12th Dec Featured event
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LOST Christmas Disco : Gorilla Manchester : Wed 12th Dec

Gorilla, Manchester

Wednesday 12th Dec

11:00pm til 4:00am

Minimum Age: 18

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After the amazing feedback from our 90’s special we return to Gorilla to celebrate all things ...

RiOt JaZz 10th Birthday w/ Special Guests Featured event
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RiOt JaZz 10th Birthday w/ Special Guests

NIAMOS Formely The Nia Centre , Manchester

Friday 7th Dec

7:30pm til 2:00am

Minimum Age: 18

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The RiOt JaZz Brass Band (and Night) celebrates a decade of decadence. Come join us as we take over ...

SoulJam - Festive Funk - Manchester
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SoulJam - Festive Funk - Manchester

The Deaf Institute, Manchester

Thursday 6th Dec

11:00pm til 3:00am

Minimum Age: 18

For ticket prices, please click here (Additional fees may apply)

After an amazing relaunch in Manchester we return with one last party before Xmas!

Homoelectric NYE Featured event

Homoelectric NYE

YES, Manchester

31st December

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Homoelectric NYE

YES, Manchester

Monday 31st Dec

10:00pm til 4:00am

Minimum Age: 18

For ticket prices, please click here (Additional fees may apply)

A non-stop exotic disco for homos, heteros, lesbos and don't knows.

Electric Chair Presents...End Of Year Riot 2018
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Electric Chair Presents...End Of Year Riot 2018

Hidden, Manchester

Thursday 27th Dec

10:00pm til 4:00am

Minimum Age: 18

For ticket prices, please click here (Additional fees may apply)

a party...at the end of year...for misfits, disco dandies & like minded souls

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Christmas Meal Offers

Las Iguanas - Deansgate
10 special offers avalable

Las Iguanas - Deansgate

84B Deansgate, Manchester

South American cuisine

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Las Iguanas - Deansgate

84B Deansgate, Manchester

South American cuisine

Average price £23.00

10 special offers avalable

Walk through the doors of Las Iguanas and find yourself transported to Latin America, full of rich, vibrant colours, quirky features and custom-made w...

Café Rouge - Salford Quays
4 special offers avalable

Café Rouge - Salford Quays

Unit G40B, Manchester

French cuisine

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Café Rouge - Salford Quays

Unit G40B, Manchester

French cuisine

Average price £25.00

4 special offers avalable

With a combination of delicious food, great wines and a real ambience, Café Rouge has embodied the style and je ne sais quoi of French dining since i...

Bella Italia - Manchester Arndale
5 special offers avalable

Bella Italia - Manchester Arndale

Unit R8, Manchester

Italian cuisine

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Bella Italia - Manchester Arndale

Unit R8, Manchester

Italian cuisine

Average price £27.00

5 special offers avalable

The legendary Arndale Centre in central Manchester is home to the excellent Bella Italia, where great Italian food at great prices is served.

Bella Italia - Manchester Deansgate
6 special offers avalable

Bella Italia - Manchester Deansgate

92-96 Deansgate, Manchester

Italian cuisine

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Bella Italia - Manchester Deansgate

92-96 Deansgate, Manchester

Italian cuisine

Average price £27.00

6 special offers avalable

Dine in one of Manchester's most lively and cosmopolitan areas at the brilliant Bella Italia restaurant in Deansgate.

Bella Italia - Manchester Piccadilly
6 special offers avalable

Bella Italia - Manchester Piccadilly

11-13 Piccadilly, Manchester

Italian cuisine

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Bella Italia - Manchester Piccadilly

11-13 Piccadilly, Manchester

Italian cuisine

Average price £27.00

6 special offers avalable

Open from breakfast through to lunch and dinner, Bella Italia is always a popular choice in Manchester's Piccadilly.

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