Fun Events in Brighton
If ever there were a word synonymous with Brighton, it was always going to be 'fun'; so what exactly do our fair pebble-laden shores have to boast? From musical-themed bingo nights and circus-style shenanigans to a thigh-slapping selection of comedy endeavours, no evening in Brighton dare leave fun behind. Hence why we crafted this cracking list of events to uncover. Check out our recommendations for fun events in Brighton and discover how much of a rollick our charming seaside resort can really be.
Last updated on 17th February 2017
Looking to let loose and let the beats reign supreme? Tiki Beats. Held at one of the most popular party bars in Brighton, Tiki Beats is a night to indulge in all your favourite party hits and club classics, all in the confines of a Southern Pacific wonderland. From Hawaiian shirts down to treasure chest cocktails, Tiki Beats is drinking and dancing at its finest.
Make Saturdays a whole lot more fun as delicious breakfast spot The Breakfast Club add a whole heap of bottomless booze to their bacon-filled proceedings. Starting from 3pm, enjoy two hours of unlimited prosecco, Bloody Marys and lager, along with dishes such as pancakes topped with streaky bacon and maple syrup and double cheese burgers.
Giving your night the big fat dose of classic bangers it needs, Ultimate Power is coming to Brighton for a night of huge hits. Rocking everything from Meat Loaf through to Bon Jovi, head to Komedia to sing your heart out at this iconic event.
As the release date of their second album Stubborn Sons approaches, New Street Adventure are embarking on a UK-wide tour, arriving in Brighton in April and taking over Patterns for one night only. Turning heads with their acid jazz music sound and with one critically acclaimed album already under their belt, this 5 member group are certain to leave you smiling.
Know your way around an analog stick? One of the best button bashers this side of the South Coast? Prove it every 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month at Sticky Mike's Frog Bar. Join this indie haven for a raucous evening of retro computer games, beloved arcade classics and a lovely lathering of beer and top tunes to boot.
Roll back the clock to the romantic 1920s and spend the night sipping on great gin cocktails thanks to the Betty Lous Gin Club's new pop-up bar. Armed with 15 different varieties of gin, and with one eye constantly looking out for the nearest Prohibition Patrol, guests will be treated to a range of classic and signature cocktails, all created by the venue's expert team of mixologists. With plenty of charm and character, this is one pop-up event well worth checking out.
Funny Women is a night of laughter and hilarity led by some of comedy's best women. The night is open to everyone and will take place in Komedia, with headliners including Suzy Bennett and Thaniya Moore MCing.
Made up of Tom Ogden, Charlie Salt, Josh Dewhurst, Joe Donovan and Myles Kellock, Blossoms is a psychedelic band from Manchester that have been inspired by their home city's Britpop heritage. With a handful of records under their belts, the band now embarks on a UK-wide tour, arriving in Brighton on 18th March. The group will be performing at the Brighton Dome and will be performing all of their most popular tracks to Brighton's music-mad crowds.
Love yourself an 80s hit like the next scrunchie wearing, cargo pant bearing party reveller? Then make haste for 'It Is Still 1985' every Saturday at The Haunt. Playing he very best in power pop and unadulterated 80s hits, you'll be larking about the place to the sounds of The Cure and Whitney Houston. Power ballads at the ready, it's almost your time to shine.
For a Saturday night out in Brighton that you definitely won't forget, head to the Jenga World Championship and face up with the best Jenga players the city has to offer. Pitting steady hands against cool temperaments, the championship will take place at Junkyard Dogs. To sweeten the deal, guests can tuck into a range of different toppings-heavy hotdogs and can gulp down a few ice-cold craft beers at this fun-loving event. Topple the best and cement yourself in the Jenga hall of fame.
Pushing all boundaries and offering Brighton's party animals a liberating clubbing experience, the Party In Your Pants team return to Brighton this March. Armed with gallons of UV paint, the team are recreating the frivolous vibes of their iconic club night, pulling together a line-up of great DJs and calling on their brave revellers to strut around in only their underwear. Strangely empowering, this is one clubbing experience you won't forget for a while.
If you haven't heard of Brighton's brashest event, Donuts, have you been hiding under a rock?! Happening every Tuesday night at The Green Door Store, the venue plays the best funk, soul, hip hop and electro beats until the early hours.
Songs For The End Of The World is a part-play, part-musical performance that's been turning heads with its unique storyline. Based in a post-apocalyptic world, the story revolves around astronaut Jim Walters, who is forced to send songs backs to earth when he is left stuck in orbit. Beautifully decorated and featuring a number of stunning individual numbers, the music will be provided by the multi-instrumentalist band Bloodmoneys.
He's great at hip hop, dresses like a lost explorer and has more comedic talents than most, can you guess who it is yet? That's right, Professor Elemental is back in town with his huge variety show. Head to The Yellow Book this February to see him in action.
Wearing their hearts on their sleeves and always putting on a great show, Whiskey For The Wounded are an emotive rock band that will be performing at the Latest Musicbar in Brighton. Having just realised their new EP called 'A Drop Of Blood In A Bowl Of Milk', the group will be hoping to make a big impression with this performance.
Police Cops are coming to Brighton with their critically acclaimed and award-winning comedy show. Having sold out in Cape Town, London, Melbourne and Edinburgh, you can expect another huge night of irreverent comedy as they come to our seaside city.
Head over to the Green Door Store in Brighton and celebrate International Women's Day in style with Femrock. The event will showcase the very best female musical acts and bands that Brighton has to offer, and will feature live performances by the likes of Young Adventurers, Teenage Caveman and Sitdown.