Best Events in Brighton

Quirky vintage shops, charming cafes and colourful bars are all good and fun, but that only really accounts for a small part of what this seaside beauty's got to offer. Delve a little deeper and you'll find an array of raucous club nights, immersive cocktail experiences, seasonal pop-ups and more fun things to do around the city, both day and night. See for yourself in our guide to the best events in Brighton.

Last updated on 2nd February 2023

FunnyBoyz UK

When in need of the best things to do in Brighton? Check out Funnyboyz. You'll get to sashay your way over to one of the town's top venues for cabaret, Benidorm bingo or even a huge appearance from a RuPaul's Drag Race star at these fun events.

Showlesque and Gamestars

Need a fun-packed event for a special occasion or just to treat yourself? Showlesque and Gamestars have got you covered. Be sure to pop into The Walrus for top-notch boozy brunches and 3-course dinners, served alongside fabulous entertainment.


Inject a little fun into your life with YO! Brighton's awesome sushi school events. Head on over to its Jubilee Street venue to learn all about this Japanese favourite. From salmon nigiri to cucumber maki, you'll get to make it all and eat it all afterwards. Sign us up.

The Secret Comedy Club

Named as one of the top small comedy clubs around, Artista Cafe & Gallery's hilarious weekly shows are hands-down some of the best things to do in Brighton. Expect a diverse mix of talented newcomers and well-known faces that'll have you laughing from start to finish.

Alcotraz: Cell Block One-Three

@ Alcotraz Penitentiary: Brighton on Various dates from Tuesday 28th March 2023

Who knew getting locked up could be so much fun? A strong contender for the top quirky events in Brighton, Alcotraz is immersing you in the inmate underworld at its prison-themed cocktail experience. Don your orange jumpsuits and prepare for a night of liquor smuggling.

Lucky Voice Karaoke Brunches

What better way to spend a Saturday than with an afternoon of sing-along classics, two hours of unlimited fizz and delicious scran? Tickets to Lucky Voice's weekend spectacular are just £35 and include live entertainment, games and even an hour in your very own private karaoke booth.

Guru Dudu's Silent Disco Tours

Ideal for those of you who'd like to see more of the city or anyone who just fancies a quirky day out, Guru Dudu's Silent Disco Tours is a fun-filled, unique experience you need to try out. Dance-walk to uplifting tunes that span the decades and enjoy hilarious commentary.

Forbidden Nights Brighton Ultimate Sexy Circus

@ The Arch on Saturday 8th April 2023 and 21 other Saturdays

If you're after something a little saucy in the town, you best head to Forbidden Nights Brighton Ultimate Sexy Circus. Expect a top-notch show filled with plenty of talent and torsos, followed by a photo opportunity with the cast and free entry into Shooshh. Sign us up.