Radisson Blu Hotel, Birmingham



Embrace winter by heading to Birmingham to take advantage of the festive season. Get into the holiday spirit at the Frankfurt Christmas Market, visit the family friendly Christmas Pantomimes at the Birmingham Hippodrome or celebrate the Chinese New Year, all within walking distance of the Radisson Blu Hotel, Birmingham.
Frankfurt Christmas Market
Located on Victoria Square and open from mid-November until Christmas Eve, Birmingham’s Frankfurt Christmas Market is the largest authentic German Christmas market outside of Germany and Austria. Visit the many decorated stalls and let the Christmas spirit wash over you.

  • Explore over 120 stalls of traditional goods and gifts
  • Enjoy the bandstand which performs daily:
    • 12:00 – 14:00 and 17:00 – 21:00 (Monday – Friday)
    • 10:00 – 17:00 (Saturday – Sunday)
Christmas Pantomimes
The Birmingham Hippodrome invites you and yours to a fairy-tale experience. Its production of the Nutcracker, performed by the Birmingham Royal Ballet, has been part of the city’s Christmas tradition for over 26 years along with other festive shows.
Chinese New Year Festival
Experience traditional lion and dragon dances, firecrackers, delicious Chinese street food, martial arts and acrobats, as well as children’s fun-fair rides, face painting and performances. All of this awaits in Birmingham’s Southside district during the Chinese New Year Festival.
  • Areas include Chinatown, Theatre Land and the Gay Village
  • Chinese New Year’s festivities usually take place on the last Sunday of January or first week of February
Plan your visit from Radisson Blu Hotel, Birmingham

Birmingham’s Frankfurt Christmas Market
  • Opening hours:
    • Open daily 10:00 – 21:00
  • Entrance fee:
    • Wander the market for free
Christmas Pantomimes at Birmingham Hippodrome
  • Opening hours:
  • Schedules are varied – click here for more information about times
  • Tickets:
    • Ticket prices vary by performance and age groups
Chinese New Year’s Festival
  • Opening hours:
  • Usually last Sunday in January or first Sunday in February
  • Tickets:
There’s no admission charge to the festival stay