The 17th of November will see the launch of Manchester Christmas Markets 2012. During the run up to Christmas 2012, the city centre streets of Manchester will be transformed in to a Christmas wonderland. No trip to Manchester is complete during late November and December without a stroll around the famous Christmas Markets with family and friends.
Manchester Christmas Markets 2012 aim to be bigger and better than ever before and will be sure to get everyone in the Christmas spirit on those dark winter nights. 2012 will be the 13th year that the Manchester Christmas Markets have graced the streets of Manchester attracting shoppers from far and wide to this fabulous Manchester attraction.
The Manchester Christmas Markets 2012 will be an array of over 200 stalls situated in over eight areas of the city centre. There is no end to Christmas stalls offering a host of delicious treats from all over Europe. Stalls include gifts, crafts, clothes and jewellery as well as a host of different food and drink stalls that sell anything from gluvine to German sausages. Enjoying a refreshing cup of German beer or a warm cup of hot chocolate with a dash of brandy is what makes Manchester Christmas Markets so special.
The list of culinary treats available goes on and on with stalls representing many European countries lining the city squares and streets. The Manchester Christmas Markets 2012 will sure to be an international affair and will offer a truly European Christmas experience in the heart of Manchester city centre.
The Manchester Christmas Markets started back in 1998 whenSt Ann’s Square became home to a small number of German market stalls that was hosted by the council of Frankfurt. Little did they know that 13 years on the Manchester Christmas Markets would be one of the top tourist attractions in Manchester.
If you are looking for that last minute Christmas gift or just want to soak up the Christmas atmosphere then get wrapped up and take a stroll around the Manchester Christmas Markets in 2012. The markets will take place from 17th of November 2012 until 23rd December 2012.