Daytime Events In Manchester 2024

Why spend the weekend indoors when your city has so much to offer? Don't just wait for the next big night out and instead get to know all the best day events in Manchester. Think bottomless brunch featuring a hip hop orchestra, a tasting experience run by an award-winning drinks brand and an outdoor treasure hunt where 'X' marks the pub. 

Last edited by Lauren Cole

Last updated on 8th April 2024

Alcotraz Manchester: Cell Block Three-Four

@ Alcotraz Penitentiary: Manchester on Various dates from Saturday 13th April 2024

Instead of staying indoors, spend the day locked up at Manchester's one and only immersive prison-themed bar. Alcotraz will see you smuggling booze into a cell before fellow inmates whip you up some cocktails from your own liquor. You'll also get to meet some interesting characters including the eagle-eyed warden... 

Manchester: City Adventure & Interactive Treasure Hunt

@ Victoria Train Station on Various dates from Saturday 13th April 2024

Daytime activities in Manchester city centre? Get out and about with Go Quest Adventures' interactive treasure hunt. Explore the streets and sights as you uncover clues, solve puzzles and complete challenges in this self-guided expedition. Just follow instructions from the app and try to top the digital leaderboard. 

Manchester Fun Puzzle Treasure Hunt! Single route or double for racing!

@ Manchester Piccadilly Train Station on Various dates from Saturday 13th April 2024

The Great Game Treasure Hunt is a fun and exciting way to get to know Manchester; this unique outdoor experience involves an adventure across the city featuring puzzles, riddles and code-cracking missions leading you to your final destination: the pub. You'll then receive 20% off your food and drink bill – and tickets for the whole day can cost as little as £5 per person. 

The Hip Hop Orchestra Brunch

@ The Blues Kitchen Manchester on Every Saturday

For just £10 you can attend one of the best day party events in Manchester with Blues Kitchen's epic brunch. Fill you ears with incredible music thanks to DJs and a live orchestra playing hip hop renditions made for dancing. There's also the option to enjoy BBQ grub and bottomless booze for the ultimate all-American experience. 

Freight Island

Serving as Manchester's mecca of food, drink and entertainment, Freight Island is always a great place to spend a day out in the city. Stop by to explore the vendors or make the most of their event lineup, which includes a £16 all-you-can-eat curry club, sports screenings and a roast dinner feasting sesh with unlimited trimmings. 

Cherry Jam

Looking for daytime events in Manchester this weekend? Give Cherry Jam's bottomless afternoon tea a whirl – especially if you're a fan of cakes and cocktails. £39 tickets include endless booze, a selection of sweet and savoury treats and a game of musical bingo to round off the festivities. 

Boy Toy Events Manchester

Take your brunch game to the next level with Bougie Drag & Boy Toy Events; themed around your favourite pop stars, from Beyonce and Britney to ABBA, embark on a wild booze-fuelled journey featuring top tunes, live entertainment and endless cocktails – along with interactive games and prizes to be won. 

Four Sisters Gin Tasting Experience

@ 11 Central on Various dates from Saturday 13th April 2024

Save 20% on ticket Wednesday 4pm Gin Tasting with discount code SIS4ERS

After daytime events in Manchester today? This gin experience at 11 Central will see you learning all about your favourite botanical beverage courtesy of award-winning drinks brand Four Sisters. Your £30 ticket will include two complimentary G&Ts and a tasting session, as well as a boozy history lesson. A more in-depth gin making class is also an option.

Taste the Distillery: Spirits Tasting Experience

@ The Spirit of Manchester Distillery on Various dates from Saturday 13th April 2024

The Spirit of Manchester Distillery is hosting a series of tasting experiences featuring a range of liquors. Learn how their award-winning drinks are made before sampling the products for yourself. Tickets cost £30 and will also get you 10% off your bill at their adjacent bar and restaurant, Three Little Words