Fun Birthday Ideas In Manchester

Off-kilter party antics? Looks like you're in luck. Boasting some of the most diverse nights out around, this city is one heck of a hub for fun happenings, whether you're down the bowling alley, conjuring up a cocktail storm or harking around the ping pong table. Check out our guide to fun birthday ideas in Manchester.

Last updated on 23rd March 2023

Cocktails Ahoy

Taking place on a boat that sets sail along the historic Bridgewater Canal, Cocktails Ahoy are hosting a fabulous array of themed cruises. Throughout the evening, you'll get to knock back imaginative boozy concoctions and boogie away to serious bangers.

Alcotraz: Cell Block Three-Four

@ Alcotraz Penitentiary: Manchester on Various dates from Friday 24th March 2023

One of the most fun things for a birthday in Manchester, Alcotraz: Cell Block Three-Four is a quirky prison-themed experience that's not to be slept on. Don an orange jumpsuit, smuggle booze in and sip handcrafted cocktails as you become a prisoner for the night.  

Exit the Room

Put yourselves to the test with an immersive experience at Exit The Room. Suitable for groups of up to 6, you'll find yourself locked in a spine-tingling darkened room. The only way to escape? Use your logic and fast-thinking to crack a series of clues before the clock runs out.

Old School R&B Brunch

Celebrate growing another year wiser by taking the whole gang to Old School R&B Brunch. Taking place at Canvas on Oxford Road, this buzzing bonanza will feature a two-course feast and free-flowing punch, complete with DJs, dancing and fun games.

Taste + Liquor

From RnB to Ayia Napa-themed brunches, Taste + Liquor is bringing plenty of top-notch events to Manchester. There's an MC, complimentary rum punch, top dollar street food traders and DJs to boot.

What's on at GRUB

Still looking for the perfect birthday plan? GRUB has plenty of events to make this year a little more unique. Enjoy cocktail or food masterclasses, tasting sessions or a wholesome evening playing board games with your mates.