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Birmingham’s Frankfurt Christmas Market scoops top award for third year

An aerial view of the Frankfurt Christmas Market in Victoria Square, lit up at night.
Published: Thursday, 19th March 2020

Birmingham’s Frankfurt Christmas Market has been named the Best Outdoor Event in the city, by readers of What’s On magazine, it was announced today (19 March 2020).

The popular festive market won the category – which also included Ice Skate Birmingham, Great Birmingham Run, the Legitimate Peaky Blinders Festival and Summer in Southside – for the third consecutive year, completing a hat-trick of awards.

What’s On Readers’ Awards recognises the best events, talent, restaurants, bars and independent businesses across the Midlands, with a series of awards for six regions.

Birmingham’s Indoor Market also scooped the runner-up award in the Best Market in the Midlands category - that also included finalists Beckett’s Farm in Wythall, Moseley Arts Market and FarGo Village in Coventry and was won by the Market Hall in Shrewsbury.

Cllr Brigid Jones, Deputy Leader of Birmingham City Council, said: “A massive thank you to all the What’s On readers who voted the Frankfurt Christmas Market as being the Best Outdoor Event in Birmingham.

“I’m also delighted to see the Bull Ring Indoor Market recognised as the runner-up in the Best Market in the Midlands category, again surrounded by some strong competition. Congratulations to all involved.”

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