Christmas in Birmingham

Experience Christmas in Birmingham in all its splendour this winter, the 'UK's most Christmassy city'. Enjoy Christmas markets, festive trails, ice skating, fantastic shopping, concerts and pantos.


Snowdogs Discover Birmingham

Take a wintery walk with the Snowdogs in Birmingham between 8 November - 4 January and enjoy a festive sculpture trail inspired by the animated sequel to the late Raymond Briggs’ timeless picture book The Snowman™. Download a map to take part here.


Birmingham Frankfurt Christmas Market

Victoria Square and New Street are home to the largest authentic German Christmas market outside of Germany. Head there for a taste of Glühwein, Bratwurst and crepes, live music and to pick up traditional Christmas gifts.


Christmas in Cathedral Square

This magical festive market in the grounds of Birmingham Cathedral features local producers selling crafts, gifts, food and drink. Enjoy a ride on a helter-skelter and a tipple at the Pigeon in the Park Pub too.


Christmas Shopping

Whether buying presents for loved ones or treating yourself, Birmingham is a gift-shopping heaven. Shop at high street favourites such as Primark, Selfridges, a brand new M&S at the Bullring and unique independents in festively decorated arcades.


Ice Skate and Big Wheel

In Centenary Square, Ice Skate Birmingham gives you the opportunity to enjoy ice skating this winter, while the neighbouring Big Wheel gives jaw-dropping city views.


Christmas Shows and Panto

From perennial favourites like the panto at Birmingham Hippodrome to classic seasonal adventures at The Birmingham Rep and The Alexandra - there's nothing quite like a trip to the theatre at Christmas!


Jewellery Quarter Christmas Window Trail

Discover the Jewellery Quarter in a unique and festive way by exploring over 60 Christmas window displays! With discounts to be used, and prizes to be won by voting for your favourite, download the trail guide or pick one up at a local venue.


Food, Glorious, Food!

You’ll be spoilt for choice for restaurants and cafes across the city, Chinatown and along Broad Street. Find out why Birmingham was named Britain’s most exciting destination in this year’s Good Food Guide.


Take a look at the Christmas events in Birmingham, and to get everything wrapped up, check out our fabulous shopping in Birmingham.

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