Birmingham's Frankfurt Christmas Market

Christmas Market
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


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

Thursday 3rd November - Friday 23rd December 2022

The annual Birmingham's Frankfurt Christmas Market is 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. 

The market makes a great afternoon / evening out in the city as there are plenty of food and drink stalls (standing up or sitting down).  Consisting of German pub-style stalls as well as places to sample Gluhwein - a traditional German hot drink with wine.  A trip will certainly get you in the festive spirit!

For the children and families there are small fairground rides such as a helta-skelter and merry-go-rounds and many stalls for your hungry nippers.

The Best Western Plough & Harrow Hotel is just a 10 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!

Why not combine one of our Festive Afternoon Tea Packages with a visit to these iconic markets.  You can leave the car all day with us for free and relax with family or friends before or after your shopping experience.

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