Manchester has claimed the title of being Europe’s top Christmas market location.
The yearly celebrations attract approximately nine million visitors, and recent stats reveal the Manchester Christmas markets have gained 13.2 million TikTok views and a Tripadvisor rating of 4.5.
Over 285,000 Instagram posts were examined containing location-based hashtags related to 56 UK Christmas markets. These markets were ranked based on their popularity on Instagram.
At the top of the list was Manchester’s Christmas markets, with 69,932 posts. The status of Manchester’s Christmas market varies in UK rankings, but often ranks high.
This year’s Christmas markets will run from November 10 to December 21, 2023, with Cathedral Gardens open from October 26 to December 31.