Festive Sundays (3)

Date & Time

Festive Sundays are a partnership event between Manchester Business Improvement District (Manchester City Centre BID) and Manchester City Council’s Christmas Markets, to celebrate the season and support retailers.

Festive Sundays 2023

Sunday 26th November, 3rd, 10th & 17th December 

Embark on a magical journey through the streets of Manchester this Christmas as the city comes together to celebrate the festive season with a series of Festive Sundays, filled with captivating street performances ready to enchant and surprise visitors of all ages.

Festive Sundays will see roaming performers and illuminated acts take to the shopping streets across St Ann’s Square, King Street, Exchange Street, New Cathedral Street, Exchange Square and Manchester Arndale.

Promising to capture the imaginations of youngsters and bring festive magic to all, shoppers and families will be able to spot a variety of charming visitors, from a giant snow globe and arctic fox puppet, to enchanted walking trees and living lampposts.

Sunday 26 November – Magical Christmas Performances
Manchester Arndale, Exchange Square, New Cathedral Street, Exchange Street, St Ann’s Square, King Street and Deansgate

Sunday 3 December – Manchester’s Christmas Parade
Across the City Centre
From 1pm

Sunday 10 & 17 December – Toy Procession

St Ann’s Square
12pm, 2pm, 4pm

Festive Sundays is brought to you by Manchester’s Business Improvement District, Manchester City Council and Manchester Markets.