Christmas Events In Manchester

Mistletoe and wine? How about boozy brunches and fun nights out? That's right, it's time to start thinking about how you're going to celebrate this winter and we're on hand to help. From Instagrammable pop-up bars to festive dinner planning and immersive experiences, here's the Christmas events in Manchester that'll really sleigh.

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Last updated on 4th January 2024

Miracle On Cross Street

For themed cocktails, including the Jingle Juice or pear and white chocolate margaritas, get yourself to pop-up bar Miracle On Cross Street after your trip around Manchester Christmas Markets. Not only is there amazing drinks, but also the decor to match - think stockings, roaring fires, candy canes and trees.

Christmas Dinners In Manchester

Things to do in Manchester this Christmas 2024 are topped off by nabbing a piled-high plate of hearty dinner. From festive feasts laden with meat, tatties and all the trimmings, to seasonal twists on other dishes, this guide has it all.


Create a special gift for a loved one or something to take pride of place in your own home with Paintvine's bauble painting workshop. You'll be given all the tools you need to make two decorations – plus there's even a chance to add some drinks into the mix. 

Christmas Lights In Manchester

Looking for the best places to see Christmas lights? Make a day of it with our guide to the city's top displays, plus nearby pubs or restaurants for seasonal food and drink after. From Lightopia to Dunham Massey, there are heaps of amazing places to explore.

Bar Hütte

Bar Hütte is back for Christmas in Manchester 2024, providing a festive escape for all your party needs. Expect a quirky après ski theme throughout, thanks to private chalets coming decked out with festive lights, heat lamps, hot cocktails and even a 'carol-oke' machine.