Best Reopening Parties In Manchester

To say that the last few months have been strange would be the understatement of the century, but thankfully that end-of-the-tunnel light everyone was banging on about is finally starting to whizz closer. From restaurants looking to welcome you back with delicious plates to the socially-distanced club calling your name fresh from lockdown, we've rounded up the best reopening parties in Manchester right here.

Last updated on 11th August 2021


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There's fewer places as great for live music in Manchester than YES. Not only have they kicked-off summertime drinking sessions with their newly-built beer garden, but they're welcoming back bands for socially distanced gigs in May before the normal clubbing schedule resumes.  


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Looking for a theatrical night out to celebrate the return of bars in Manchester? Impossible is just the venue for you. Not only is their charming terrace space now available to book, but they'll be kick-starting a summer of celebration with a series of huge disco house brunches.

ARK Manchester

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One of the most popular nightlife spots in the Deansgate Locks area, Ark Manchester is set for a massive relaunch once clubs reopen again. Taking place on 19th-20th July, Lockdown: The Big Return x3 Club Takeover will feature back-to-back sets from some of the UK's hottest DJs.

Haven't been to Escape To Freight Island? Now's the time, because the open-air space is one of Manchester's hottest reopenings. We're talking roller disco, karaoke and retro arcade games, street food and unmissable bars, and a whole roster of incredible DJs performing this summer.

Always a top choice for Insta-worthy neon scenes, punchy cocktails and putt putt action, Junkyard Golf Club is back and socially-distanced from 17th May. Get ready for cashless payments, table service, single-use cups and a bookings-only system so that your night out runs smoothly.