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Liverpool Christmas Market 2023
Each year, Liverpool’s Christmas Markets take over St George’s Plateau and the top of William Brown Street to create a festive wonderland full of delicious gifts, food and drink.
- Are you visiting Manchester for Christmas? Stay at the “Superb” rated Innside by Melia, featuring spacious rooms with panoramic city views, a modern gym and excellent location.
- Liverpool’s city centre comes alive during November and December with a market featuring more than 40 stalls, festive rides and beautiful Christmas light displays.
- The Christmas Markets sell a range of gifts, including personalised decorations, glass baubles, photo prints and jewellery.
- Liverpool’s Christmas Market features food stalls selling Yorkshire pudding wraps, German sausages, dipped pretzels, dumplings and crepes.
- The event hosts the iconic Christmas Windmill, Teepee tent, Barrel Bar, Bavarian bar and an Alpine lodge, all serving various festive drinks, hot cider and hot chocolate.
- Those craving the sight of a vast tree should venture to Chavasse Park, complete with a new 25-metre Christmas tree.
- The Resident Liverpool is rated “Superb” by guests, just a short walk away from the Christmas Village with high-end amenities and set in a historic industrial building.
- Liverpool Christmas Market is at St. Johns Garden and William Brown Street, St George’s, just a 6-minute walk from the gay bars and clubs along Stanley Street.
- The entrance to the market is via Lower and upper William Brown Street and St. Johns Lane.
- The best way is on foot from the city centre, via train to Lime street station, or via Bus to Queens Square bus station where the market is just across the road from both.
- Check out the top hotels closest to the Liverpool Christmas Markets.
- The markets open from 11 am – 9 pm Monday to Wednesday, and 11 am – 10 pm Thursday to Sunday.
- Christmas Eve opening times are 11 am – 5.30 pm.
Liverpool Santa Dash
- Awaiting Dates – Santa Dash is the biggest and longest established Santa Run in the UK, kick starting Christmas in Liverpool every year.
- The 5K fun run starts at the Pier Head in front of the famous Liver Building, and by 9.30 am, the public space is full of Santas, many bedecked in traditional red with some blue among the mass crowd.
- Liverpool Santa Dash flows through the city centre, passing through the Royal Albert Dock and back along the main waterfront roads before turning into the tightly packed streets to finish in front of the Town Hall.
- Runners are greeted with giant Christmas characters and a flurry of snow at the finish line.
- Church Alley, connecting Church Street and Bluecoat Street, is a premier shopping destination and a must-see during Christmas, thanks to a spectacular music and light show, which takes place every hour from 4:30 to 7.30 pm.
- The street features a 160 ft (50 m) LED tunnel of light synchronised to popular Christmas songs and carols.
- Stay just steps from the Christmas lights at the Liverpool Marriot Hotel
- The Royal Albert Dock light ups the inner quay with a million lights along its 86 illuminated columns.
- The light projections on the façade of the Merseyside Maritime Museum are also quite spectacular.
- Liverpool One shopping mall hosts a large street festival to kick off Christmas. The Mall features several Christmas light displays.
Recommended Hotels in Liverpool
Here is our top selection of hotels, close to the center of town & the gay bars,
Innside by Melia, Staycity Aparthotels, 62 Castle Street Hotel, The Dixie Dean Hotel
Where to stay close to all the gay bars.
Our top 4 selections with the best rates.
Innside by Melia This 4 star hotel is
only a 4 minute walk to the Gay Village
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