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Christmas ‘must see’ markets in The West Midlands

Marvellous Christmas markets right on our doorsteps!

Published: 3rd November 2023

Christmas ‘must see’ markets in The West Midlands

Who’s feeling festive? The West Midlands certainly is! There’s plenty of Christmas markets to explore, that is easily accessible by bus, so treat yo-elf!

West Midlands

Birmingham Frankfurt Christmas Market

The famous Frankfurt Christmas Markets has officially returned to Birmingham and is here to stay until Sunday 24th December 2023. 

It’s not Christmas without checking out their large range of traditional goods and gifts and a selection of tempting foods and drinks. You can smell the festive aroma of delicious pretzels, schnitzels, bratwursts and hotdogs served with gluhwein or your favourite velvety hot chocolate! Since you’re here, why not pick up some presents, perfect for stocking filler gifts! Choose from handcrafted decorations, authentic toys and jewellery, there’s something for everyone to enjoy! 

Enjoy one of the UK’s biggest and the best Christmas markets in the heart of Birmingham.

Birmingham Cathedral Square

Explore Brum further, as Cathedral Square is dazzled with beautiful lights, where you can soak up the festive atmosphere. With over 40 food, drink, arts and crafts stalls from local independents there is something for everyone at Christmas in Cathedral Square.

The popular Pigeon in the Park Pub will be returning on Wednesday 15th November 2023 until.  Explore delicious, mouth watering treats from their popular vendors only in Cathedral Square. 


Solihull Festive Feast will be returning to Solihull Town Centre from Friday 15th December to Saturday 23rd December 2023. Expect a festive array of stalls selling Christmas treats from delicious food and drink to gifts and more!

The Festive Feast will be taking part along the High Street, Mill Lane and Mel Square. Find out more here.


Wolverhampton City Centre will be back and will host a week-long of Christmas festivities from Saturday 16th December 2023 until Friday 22nd December 2023. 

With plenty of stalls to shop from, you expect Christmas gifts including festive treats, novelty stocking fillers and handmade gifts including toys and jewellery. There’s lots of treats to tuck into, whether you go for the classic German sausages or burgers, our favourite is the exclusive Black Country pork crackling! 

Learn more about the Wolverhampton Christmas Markets here

Coventry & Warwickshire


Set in the heart of Coventry City Centre, you can find all your Christmas treats in Broadgate from Saturday 18th November 2023 until Sunday 7th January 2024. 

Get warm and cosy with a hot cup of chocolate alongside their delicious burgers, or hot dogs. Haven’t started your Christmas shopping yet? Check out their unique, handcrafted gifts from Christmas decorations to coasters and snuggly hats and scarfs! 

Plus there’s plenty of festive entertainment including carol singing and street performers to get you into the Christmas spirit. Treat yo-elf! 

Whether you’re busy ticking away your shopping list, or want to enjoy the festive fun and treats, the Coventry Festive Market is the perfect one-stop to have yourself a magical Christmas! 

The Coventry Christmas Market is located in the City Centre, which is a five minute walk from Pool Meadow Bus Station or you can take the 9, 13, 16, 17/17A to The Burges. 

Royal Leamington Spa

Want to explore a little further? Check out the Royal Leamington Spa Christmas Markets. 

The Leamington Spa Parade is completely transformed with Christmas festivities and multiple stalls selling foods and drinks, why not check out their popular turkey sarnie’s? It’s not all about their delicious street food, they will have plenty of arts and crafts stalls too which is the perfect gifting inspiration for your Christmas shopping! 

The Leamington Christmas Market is taking place from 10am to 5pm on Sunday 5th November 2023. 

Not sure which bus to take? Hop on to our platinum 11 service where you can sit back, relax and enjoy the journey as we will take you directly to Leamington Parade. 

Travelling as a group, or with family or friends? We have just the ticket! 

£8 Group Day Saver

Save on bus travel with a Group Day Saver ticket. Up to 5 people can get unlimited travel on all bus operators within the nBus zone and on all National Express buses


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