Christmas Markets Build Schedule

8th Oct 2019

The Christmas Markets build will start on Friday 25 October and be completed in phases, street by street.

The Cathedral Gardens Ice Rink and Ice Village build will start week 21 October.

The Markets and Cathedral Gardens Ice Village will open to the public on Friday 8 November – Saturday 21 December. Albert Square stalls will remain open until Sunday 22 December.

The Christmas Lights Switch-On this year takes place on Thursday 14 November, on Deansgate by the Cathedral (new location).

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Load-In Schedule

Cathedral Gardens Ice Rink & Village 

21/10/2019 Cathedral Gardens

Albert Square Stalls

27/10/2019 Albert Square 6am
Trader hand over from 4 November 9am

Exchange Square Stalls 

27/10/2019 Exchange Square 9pm

Corn Exchange Stalls 

27/10/2019 Corn Exchange 11pm

New Cathedral Street Stalls

27/10/2019 New Cathedral Street 10pm

St Ann’s Square Stalls

29/10/2019 St Ann’s Square 9pm

Market Street Stalls

30/10/2019 Market Street 10pm

King Street Stalls

1/11/2019 King Street 10am

Piccadilly Gardens Stalls 

1/11/2019 Piccadilly Gardens 10am