Best Events In April

If you're deliberating things to do in Manchester this April, then you've stumbled upon a real winner with our guide to the month. A handpicked selection of fun activities and cool events, alongside the usual winning venues, this is designed to set you up for the springtime and Easter; perfect when the warmer months are setting in.

Last updated on 9th May 2023




Cocktails Ahoy

April in Manchester will see you jumping aboard a booze cruise and sipping on seven (yup, you read that right) concoctions throughout the trip. Cocktails Ahoy is going for an 80s vs 90s battle of the decades theme this month, so dress up and get ready to rock the boat.

Beer Gardens In Manchester

April means one thing: the return of warmers days in the mighty beer garden. Book yourself into one of these top-notch pubs with outdoor spaces, from luscious green hideaways to sleek terraces; where group hangouts, freshly poured pints and classic grub all await.

Old School R&B Brunch

Looking for fun April things to do this weekend in Manchester? Old School R&B Brunch is bringing the vibes at Canvas. Shimmy on over to treat your tastebuds with two tasty courses, bottomless rum punch and top-notch tunes from live DJs.

Best Easter Events In Manchester 2024

Of course, it wouldn't be April without a lineup of things to do on Easter weekend in Manchester. If you're looking for ways to celebrate the four-day bank hols, check out our guide on everything that's going down, including treasure hunts, club nights and afternoon teas.

Halal Restaurants In Manchester

Celebrate Eid al-Fitr and the end to fasting with Manchester's very best venues serving halal food. Ranging from Italian restaurants to steak spots and Indian meals, this low-down has you covered for eating out.

Pink Bars And Restaurants In Manchester

After everything pretty in pink? Mark the middle of spring with these magenta, fuchsia and blush picks for places to visit. Whether you want restaurants serving Japanese-inspired bento boxes, brunch destinations or ball pits, our guide has it all.

Alcotraz: Cell Block Three-Four

@ Alcotraz Penitentiary: Manchester on Various dates from Tuesday 30th May 2023

If you're searching for April events in Manchester today, Alcotraz is open almost every night of the week. This immersive prison experience sees you smuggling drink into the clink, with bespoke cocktails whipped up by inmate mixologists. And while you're sipping? You'll befriend crooked guards and watch the action unfold.

The Reggae Brunch Manchester

Thanks to everything from late-night clubbing to huge daytime parties, The Reggae Brunch are filling your April calendar up with all kinds of events. Better yet, all of these themed bashes include an hour of bottomless rum punch.

Cherry Jam

Wondering what's on in Manchester this April can come up with a lot of options, but none as good as Cherry Jam's bottomless events. From afternoon tea to grazing boards washed down with unlimited cocktails, there's a real treat in store here.

What's on at GRUB

From sour beer tasting sessions to quizzes with fizz and disco bingo, GRUB has a stellar lineup of events every month - and April is no exception. Make your way over to the Red Bank spot for their recurring bottomless street food brunch or opt for something a little different.

FunnyBoyz Manchester

From Taylor Swift tribute acts to Benidorm Bingo and appearances from RuPaul's Drag Race stars, the team at FunnyBoys Manchester are bringing you all kinds of April shenanigans. Think all kinds of fabulousness, performances and prizes.