Fun Events in Birmingham

We don't know if anyone has told you yet, but this city is no place for sitting down, yawning and doing nothing about that boredom of yours. That's why we've put together a dapper list of some truly fun events in Birmingham where you'll have a great night out with those friends of yours in tow. Check out our recommendations for the best fun events in Birmingham and have yourself a cracking night out in the city, big or small. 

Last updated on 17th February 2017

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The Lobby On Hill Street are sharing the secret to their cracking drinks as they hold their cocktail classes. Join the drinking den for a night of libations and fun and games as they lead you through the steps to making your own delicious drinks as well as throwing in a few party games.

Fun Time Partying, Hen Party, Food & Drink, Classes
House Music
Birmingham City Centre
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It's time to crack out the mic and warm up your vocal chords as Reggaeoke comes to Birmingham. Taking place on Saturdays at Cogs, the night promises to be a huge mix of the best reggae hits, come along, sing your heart out and dance the evening away.

Fun Time Partying, Karaoke, Something A Little Different, Themed Nights
Birmingham City Centre
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What happens when you take everything you love about Birmingham and move it into one place? One of the most fun events in Birmingham all year is what, with the Independent Birmingham Festival, which features the best food, artists, designers, bars and musicians in the city – and they’re all independent.  

Festival, Food & Drink, Something A Little Different, Pop-Up
Digbeth
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The soul and party life of South America is coming to Birmingham as the Rum Festival returns to The Cuban Embassy. There will be more than 130 different types of rum, salsa, samba and reggae music and exotic street food - ticket start from £8, it doesn't get any better than that.

Multiple start times (see ticket info)
Festival, Food & Drink, Live Music, Daytime
Live Music
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Inspired by the hit BBC TV show Peaky Blinders, the Vaults in Birmingham are hosting a 1920s themed charity event, all in aid of the St Basil's charity, an organisation that provides help and accommodation for young, homeless people. This vibrant event is certain to leave you smiling from ear to ear. With a 1920s fashion show, live entertainments and a special cast appearance on the night, this is far from your ordinary night out in Birmingham. 

Themed Nights, Live Music, Something A Little Different
Live Music
Jewellery Quarter and Summer Row
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Gin & Meat festival will be bringing together the best food traders and supply a menu of Aspen Ski Lodge Gin to create one of the most fun events in Birmingham of the year. With a food menu packed with fried chicken, pizzas, hot dogs, burgers, BBQ ribs and more and DJs bringing top quality tunes, there’s no better way to celebrate the arrival of spring than here.

Daytime, Festival, Food & Drink, Fun Time Partying
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Perfect for all the funk and soul fans out there, DJ Kevin Rowland and The Atlantic Players have joined forces and are offering Birmingham's party animals a night of great tunes. Taking over the Hare and Hound venue, the DJ and live band will play all of the biggest funk and soul tunes ever created, including the work of Marvin Gaye, the Jackson 5 and many other talented musicians.  

Clubbing, Live Music
Live Music
Moseley and Kings Heath

Magic Door is bringing fun back to Birmingham with their first party of 2017. Expect mind-bending visuals, lighting and outrageous outfits, guest DJs, Crafty Girls and a massive discotech rave. You won’t get a more fun party in Birmingham.

Clubbing, Fun Time Partying
House Music

With a VOID sound system and the best in the UK’s bass, bassline, garage, and grime scene, BASS Collective is set to be one of the biggest and most fun events in Birmingham. Across two floors, the world-class DJs will make sure you feel every beat and live every moment.

Clubbing
Drum and Bass
Birmingham City Centre
@ Glee Club Birmingham on Sunday 5 March 2017

Fresh from appearing on Russel Howard's comedy show Stand Up Central, Stuart Goldsmith takes over the Glee Club in Birmingham on the first Sunday of March, performing a new hour-long comedy set that revolves around being adult life. Pressured by his girlfriend and facing fatherdom in the face, his set if full of one-liners, improv and side-splitting anecdotes. This fun event in Birmingham is perfect for any comedy fans out there. 

Comedy, Date Night
Arcadian and Gay Village

The ultimate kitchen party is being held in a former Monastery – no, really! The Monastery is bringing the best bass music using state-of-the-art technology to really make one of the most fun parties in Birmingham.

Clubbing
Drum and Bass

This Wednesday it’s time to get stuck into a night of fun at the Hare and Hounds pub quiz. The questions range from the obscure to the hilarious and there’s a cash prize to play for, making it one of the best mid-week events in Birmingham.

Quiz Night
Moseley and Kings Heath

It’s time to let your hair loose and party with Uber at Spotlight for their last party after 13 years. Not going out without a fight, they are presenting a whole heap of guest DJs – and headliner Thatmanmonkz – to make sure it ends with a big bang.

Clubbing, Fun Time Partying
House Music

Medleys Event Lounge is taking you back in time for a 90s School Disco like no other. Expect all your favourite cheesy tracks and questionable fashion choices you’d think to find in this fun party in Birmingham.

Fun Time Partying, Something A Little Different
Party Mash Up

The Comedy Loft is bringing their Friday Night Comedy to Birmingham once again. Four acts – ranging from the best up-and-coming performers to renowned headliners – will be taking the stage while hilarious comperes host the evening. Toping of this fun event is that your ticket grants you entrance to an afterparty!

Comedy

If there’s anyone who knows how to throw a fun event in Birmingham, it’s Hannah Wants, and with her coming back to her hometown, you can expect her to bring the A game. There will be amazing visuals, outstanding atmosphere and a multi-talented line-up of support artists as well.

Clubbing
Drum and Bass

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