Christmas in Manchester 2022: festive activities including Christmas Markets, Lightopia and ice skating rink

We take a look at what to expect during the Christmas season in Greater Manchester.

Christmas is just a few short weeks away and there are plenty of festive activities to be getting involved with or light installations to see over the next few weeks. Although we may not be walking in a Winter wonderland of snow just yet (or at all), Manchester is still the perfect place to celebrate Christmas with loved ones.

There’s magical lights, ice skating, and a giant santa, but let’s not forget our world famous Christmas markets. We decided to give you a run down of what you can get up to here in Greater Manchester over the coming weeks.