August Bank Holiday In Manchester

From Pride events to live music and quirky brunches, this long weekend is giving us an excuse to party and we'll take it. If there was ever a time to go hard, it's when that extra day off comes around. Bringing you the best Northern hospitality and things to do, here's our guide to August bank holiday in Manchester.

Last updated on 31st January 2023

What's on at GRUB

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Celebrate this favourite of bank holidays in England for 2023 with GRUB's Manchester event. Fill your Sunday with live music, DJs, a range of street food, craft beer and cocktails at the Red Bank venue's Garden Groove.

Obsessed with all things Beyoncé, Britney or Gaga? So are the queens at this dedicated brunch extravaganza. Watch incredible performances from a collective of Manchester's best drag artists, all of which can be enjoyed with delicious dishes and unlimited prosecco.

@ Bingo Balls Manchester on Various dates from Saturday 4th February 2023

On the hunt for August bank holiday activities in Manchester? Bingo Balls is the venue combining the city's first ever adult ball pit with pretty-in-pink retro interiors - think Mean Girls references and Barbie vibes. Nab a cocktail and let loose to DJs on the dancefloor, with tickets to dive into the heaps of balls costing just £3.

Cherry Jam

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Offering some of our favourite August bank holiday events in the North West, Cherry Jam is the Stockport venue with two bottomless events across the weekend. Kick off your Saturday with afternoon tea accompanied by free-flowing cocktails, or mosey over on Sunday for sharing platters and the same unlimited drinks.

Backyard Comedy Club

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Backyard Comedy Club is packed with big TV names and circuit pros, thanks to its purpose-built space and cool lineups. Head over on Saturday night of the bank holiday for plenty of laughs.