Offering some of the top free events in Manchester is Bingo Balls, where pretty-in-pink interiors combine with Mean Girls references, Barbie vibes, DJs and cocktails. Plus, it only costs an extra £3 to book your time in the ball pit - the first of its kind for adults in this city.
Best Events In August
This month, the summer is still going strong and so are we. Putting together a selection of unmissable things to do, themed brunches, Pride parties and huge bashes, ensuring the warmer months go out with a bang, this is our guide to Manchester events throughout August 2022.
Serving up some of the best events in Manchester throughout 2023 is The Brunch Club - and August is no exception. There's a 00s-themed bash complete with tasty food, live entertainment, bottomless booze and plenty of throwback tunes.
Curd connoisseurs and fromage fanciers will love this event. The Manchester Cheese Crawl sees you mosey over to all the finest sellers in the city, munching samples, sipping bubbles and getting stuck into trivia. It's a real gouda time.
Looking for things to do in Manchester this weekend? A bottle of prosecco per person, endless pizza paddles and a go on the state-of-the-art dartboards; Flight Club's famous Brunch Social is always great fun throughout August.
Need a bit of drag to spice up your weekend? Bougie Drag & Boy Toy Events are on-hand with buff butlers, drag superstars and plenty of surprises up their sleeves. These unmissable things to do include food and bottomless booze to boot.
This fabulous three-hour party at Bar Pop is one brunch event you'll never forget, as it's boasting the likes of games, competitions and dance-offs across the drag show. As for food, expect to munch house burgers while knocking back bottomless bubbles.
Get ready for some of the best events in Manchester today, as Alcotraz brings together unique interiors, immersive action and delicious drinks throughout August. Smuggle in a bottle of your favourite spirit and you'll find yourself sipping with cocktail-savvy inmates throughout the prison-themed experience.
Choose a week to nab tickets to YO!'s masterclass with friends or dates alike. Here, you'll enjoy gyozas on arrival, followed by the chance to brush up on your knife skills and create four different delish sushi items.
If you fancy a knees-up with friends, check out Taste + Liquor's list of things to do during August. For Manchester party events, these guys are second to none, fronting afternoons of bottomless booze and the most scrumptious brunch meals. Not to mention amazing themes - think 90s throwback and epic RnB hits.
After outdoor events in Manchester during August? This fun puzzle treasure hunt has you make your way across the city, uncovering hidden streets and seeing top landmarks. Crack clues, solve puzzles and decipher codes to win your grand prize: 20% off your bill at a local pub.
Searching for events at Manchester breweries? This cool tour is taking place on Saturday 27th August, offering tastings and behind-the-scenes access at each stop. To top it off, you'll be accompanied by a knowledgeable guide to let you in on all the secrets.
Throughout August, Red Bank venue GRUB are putting on a stellar lineup of events for you to enjoy; from weekly bottomless brunches with street food to burlesque shows, disco bingo and quizzes accompanied by fizz.
If you're a sucker for bottomless brunching, this is a quirky alternative. When you're in need of Manchester events this weekend, enjoy an afternoon tea or sharing platters at Cherry Jam, which come complete with free-flowing cocktails and musical bingo.