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 15th November 2022




Cocktails Ahoy

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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.

Do you love a bottomless brunch? Well, book into something from Bougie Drag & Boy Toy Events on your birthday and you'll enjoy an afternoon of hilarious entertainment. Sit back with delicious refreshments to watch as the queens lip-sync, strut and host a plethora of games. 

  The Big Brunch

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@ Escape to Freight Island on Every Saturday

After a birthday idea for everyone from big groups to smaller soirees? Then The Big Brunch at Escape To Freight Island has you covered. Head over to the street food venue to wash your meal down with bottomless booze, alongside dancing to DJs, enjoying live performances and getting stuck into party games.

The Brunch Club

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Celebrate the day at one of The Brunch Club's fun events. These guys will be embracing a range of themes for each of their bashes, ranging from hip hop and 90s to Disney or emo, while providing you with bottomless booze and tasty food.

  Alcotraz: Cell Block Three-Four

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@ Alcotraz Penitentiary: Manchester on Various dates from Tuesday 29th November 2022

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.  

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

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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.

When it comes to the best drinking dens to celebrate your birthday, Manchester certainly isn't short on choice. Check out our top picks of bars across the city, so you can find the perfect place to hunker down or party.

Good Life Skates

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Discover a new world on wheels with Good Life Skates, where you can throw yourself into a new fun activity or even make it a full hobby. For your birthday bash, expect to be rolling round the rink, including across collabs with DJs playing disco, house and garage.

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.