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10 Things you must do ...

  1. EAT a German Bratwurst (sausage)
  2. DRINK a crisp German Beer
  3. ADMIRE the Illuminations
  4. BUY Traditional & Homemade Christmas Gifts
  5. TAKE a ride on a Carousel
  6. LISTEN to Christmas Songs
  7. SING a long to Traditional Christmas Carols
  8. INDULGE in chocolaty Crepes
  9. KEEP warm with a Hot Gluhwein (Mulled Wine)
  10. SOAK up the Christmassy Atmosphere

Thursday 4th November - Wednesday 22nd December 2021

The annual Birmingham Christmas Frankfurt Markets are one of the biggest and best in the UK.  They will appeal to almost everyone from small children to adults, with Merry go Rounds, Appetising Drink & Food Stalls and Traditional Christmas Crafts & Gifts.  In fact, anyone who loves the feel and build up to Christmas should be certain to visit to get in the Festive Spirit.

The markets stretch over 1km with their open-air and covered stalls.  You will find them right outside the Ratunda at the Bullring Shopping Centre, all the way to the top of New Street into Victoria Square and outside the Town Hall and Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery.

Open Daily from 10am to 9pm (except on Remembrance Sunday when they open 1pm to 9pm)

This Year the City has an extra special treat for visitors!  30 Local stalls will be opening in nearby Birmingham Cathedral Square for Brum-made Crafts & Gifts as well as Food & Drink from other Regional Business.  This extra area opens from 17th November through to 19th December 2021.

The Victorian Best Western Plough & Harrow Hotel is just a 20 minute stroll or 5 minute taxi ride away from the markets.  The Bus Stop is also just outside our door.  The hotel has 44 comfortable en-suite bedrooms, rambling lounge & bar areas, an enclosed garden and plentiful car parking on site.  A perfect base for relaxing after a day out on the feet!

To check availability either use the booking link above or email reception@ploughandharrowhotel.co.uk for an immediate reply.

More information on the Birmingham Frankfurt Christmas Markets can be found by clicking this link.