Birmingham’s Frankfurt Christmas Market wins top award

Frankfurt Christmas Market
Published: Friday, 16th March 2018

Birmingham’s Frankfurt Christmas Market has been named as the Best Outdoor Event in the city, by readers of What’s On, it was announced today (16 March).

The popular festive market won the category which also included Digbeth Dining Club, Birmingham Pride, Summer in Southside and Magical Christmas at the Botanical Gardens.

The magazine’s annual Readers’ Awards recognises the best events, talent, restaurants, bars and independent business across the Midlands, with a series of awards for six regions.

Cllr Brigid Jones, Deputy Leader of Birmingham City Council, said: “Massive thank you to everyone at What’s On magazine for voting the Frankfurt Christmas Market the Best Outdoor Event in Birmingham.  

“This popular event marks the start of the festive season, drawing millions of visitors to Birmingham each year. We’re looking forward to welcoming you all back this year, in Victoria Square, from 15 November.”

The city’s internationally renowned Frankfurt Christmas Market will return on 15 November, with the festive aroma of hot gluhwein, schnitzel and spicy sausage filling New Street and Victoria Square for nearly six weeks, until 23 December.