Nothing says Christmas is on its way like the Christmas markets.

But for fans of Greggs, it’s the arrival of Festive Bakes in the shops – succulent pieces of chicken breast, sage & onion stuffing and sweetcure bacon in a creamy sage and cranberry sauce. It’s Christmas all wrapped up wrapped in golden puff pastry with a crunchy crumb topping – unless you ‘re a vegetarian of course.

Now Greggs fans of Manchester are being given the opportunity to buy Festive Bakes up to a whole week before the rest of the country.

Because Manchester is one of just 20 locations across the UK where locals can vote for the highly-anticipated treat to arrive in their local Greggs before it goes on sale nationwide.

A week of voting will result in the top five lucky locations being granted early access to the iconic Christmas product, up to a week before its national launch in November.

The winning location will be the first to have the Festive Bake on sale on Friday 1st November in one of its shops. The tour will then head to each of the other four cities each day leading up until the nationwide launch.

Fans can also nominate themselves to represent Manchester’s pastry passion and transport an Olympic-style Festive Bake torch to signify the start of Christmas in each shop. They will also be awarded with an exclusive Greggs gift card.*

Click here to vote for the highly-anticipated treat to arrive early in Manchester. Voting closes on 22nd October.

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