While we can't party in Lola Lo's club space quite yet, we can still party on their suntrap of a roof terrace. This summer, the tropical bar is taking to the outdoors for their Sunset Sessions, complete with potent sips, banging tunes and palm trees creating Hawaiian vibes.
Fun Things To Do Outdoors In Manchester
From food festivals to rooftop brunches and scavenger hunts around the city, there are plenty of fun things to do outdoors in Manchester. Whether you're looking for alfresco date night ideas or inspiration for a group gathering, these events, venues and pop-up experiences are set to deliver. Make the most of the great outdoors (whatever the weather) with our guide to outside antics here.
If you attended Manchester Wing Fest in 2019, you know this is one of the best outdoor activities in Manchester. Going beyond the standard festival, this quirky two-day event includes fairground antics, axe throwing, whisky masterclasses and BBQ cooking alongside live music.
Not only is this one of the best places for a night out in Manchester, but YES has built a beer garden-come-terrace for sun tanning sessions in the warmer months. And when temperatures drop? Head inside for live music in one of their unique gig space.
The Lawn Club is a popular outdoor bar and restaurant in Manchester, offering a unique space for after work drinks, catching up with mates and special occasions. Made up of deck chairs, private pods and greenhouses, this is a prime location for summertime sipping.
If you're looking for a unique outdoor experience, head to 20 Stories for rooftop cocktails and sharing platters. Decked out in garden-style interiors; think lush botanicals, lawn furniture and a greenhouse, this is a stunning spot for alfresco hangouts in the clouds.
First Street Summer Of Sport is a large outdoor pop-up screen showing the very best of Wimbledon, Formula 1 and The Olympics this summer. Head on over to catch every thrilling moment with street food, drinks and lawn chairs to relax in as you watch the action unfurl.
Fancy splashing the cash on a fun outdoor restaurant? The Ivy is sure to wow with its stunning emerald green bar and luxurious cocktails. Head to the very top of the building and you'll find a gorgeous garden complete with an enticing weekend menu for alfresco brunches.
Looking for fun things to do outdoors in Manchester? These secret gardens are a great place to start. Discover some of the city's best hidden gems, from courtyards to community flower patches, there's even places to stop for a meal nearby if you start to feel peckish.
These walks around Manchester aren't just for lockdown. Make the most of sunnier days by checking out these gorgeous green spaces where you can enjoy a couple of tinnys while tanning. Going in winter? We've included pubs for a pint and comfort food afterwards.
If you're searching for quirky outdoor events in Manchester, check out Summertime at The Refuge. They'll be hosting a collaborative street food takeover, with local vendors from across the city showcasing enticing bites, while the bar serves signature sips and DJs soundtrack.