Birmingham's Frankfurt Christmas Market

German Christmas marketEach winter Birmingham city centre comes alive with the arrival of the German Market, a clear sign Christmas is just around the corner. With great food, warming drinks, traditional gifts and live music, the Frankfurt Christmas Market attracts visitors from across the city and the UK.

The market has run for over 15 years and is the centrepiece of the city's Christmas events. This year the market will run up to 24 December.

The signing of Frankfurt-Birmingham Partnership Agreement in 1966, began an unprecedented period of collaboration between both cities that has resulted in numerous joint projects, initiatives and collaborations.

What's at the market

The market offers a large range of traditional goods and gifts, such as handcrafted decorations, toys, jewellery and more. There's also a selection of tempting food and drink. Pretzels, schnitzels, bratwursts, and roasted almonds will tempt your taste buds, and can be washed down with glühwein, weissbeer, or hot chocolate.

Where and when

Dates: 16 November to 24 December 2017

Times: 10am to 9pm

Location: Victoria Square and New Street

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