Best Events In February

The shortest month of the year is here - alongside plenty of fun crammed into its four weeks. With the excess of the festive period a distant memory and your bank balance restored to health, it's time to get back on the bandwagon. From Valentine's Day celebrations to drag brunches and outdoor activities, this is the very best of February events in Manchester.

Last edited by Lauren Cole

Last updated on 1st March 2024

Where To Watch Six Nations Rugby

The Six Nations are back, baby. So these Manchester hotspots are making sure you've got all you need to cheer on the England squad. From food and drink to keep you going, to the biggest screens and the best atmosphere, this is live sport screening at its finest.

Four Sisters Gin Making Experience

@ 11 Central on Various dates from Friday 19th April 2024

Save 20% on ticket Thursday Gin Making for One with discount code SIS4ERS

This February, get creative by making your very own recipe at the Four Sisters Gin Making Experience. The team at 11 Central will guide you through the history of the process, with plenty of tipples to taste along the way, before you leave with a personalised bottle of your creation.

Boy Toy Events Manchester

Looking to fill your February in Manchester with all kinds of naughty happenings? Bougie Drag & Boy Toy Events have themed brunches galore to heat things up this month, including queens of pop, musical singalongs, butlers in the buff and bingo. 

Hashtag Parties Manchester

Students rejoice; these cool events in Manchester have you covered. Hitting up Cargo every night of the week are Hashtag Parties' blowout bashes. So shake off all that uni stress, live your best life and make some memories in our music-loving city.

Alcotraz Manchester: Cell Block Three-Four

@ Alcotraz Penitentiary: Manchester on Various dates from Friday 19th April 2024

It's time to have a drink in the clink. Alcotraz, the immersive cocktail bar in an underground prison, is whipping up all manner of bespoke concoctions from the booze you smuggle in past the warden. It's our top pick of things happening this weekend (and every one after that).


Paintvine's famous Paint and Sip has made its way to Manchester. But wait, there's more: they're now offering sculpting too. Get ready to drink, paint or sculpt, and have some artsy fun in an airy, fun-filled studio. No experience? No problem. Paintvine's got you covered with all materials provided, photos taken throughout, and a one-of-a-kind masterpiece to take home.


Whether you've been inspired by the 14th February, or just fancy the chance at meeting someone new, SpeedDater has the mixers, singles parties and speed dating events for you. You never know, sparks might fly when you meet someone special.

Manchester Fun Puzzle Treasure Hunt! Single route or double for racing!

@ Manchester Piccadilly Train Station on Various dates from Friday 19th April 2024

You can't visit Manchester, or even live in this gorg city, without seeing all the best sights it has to offer. The Great Game Outdoor Treasure Hunt is the perfect opportunity to do just that, all while cracking clues and solving puzzles to find your treasure.

What's on at GRUB

Want to beat the winter blues with some Manchester food events? Whether you fancy pizza-making workshops, gin-laced cocktail classes or beer and pudding clubs, you'll get everything you need at GRUB. And that's not all, there's sport, games, crafting and more too.

Four Sisters Gin Tasting Experience

@ 11 Central on Various dates from Friday 19th April 2024

Save 20% on ticket Wednesday 4pm Gin Tasting with discount code SIS4ERS

Thirsty? Get ready for a gin-tastic adventure with the Four Sisters Gin Tasting Experience. Sip on a G&T, learn about the history of the tipple, and taste a huge range of their selection. Want to learn more? Check out the Four Sisters Gin Making Experience.

Drag Comedy Cabaret: Manchester

Get ready for some belly laughs at the Drag Comedy Cabaret in Manchester. Along with other amazing artists, the hilarious Lady Bushra will keep you entertained for two hours in a cabaret-style set, offering a unique perspective on life sprinkled with plenty of humour.

Original Dating

With over 20,000 people attending their events each year, Original Dating is great pick when you're single and looking to find a connection. Think lock and key parties, mixers, quiz dating and more across a range of opportunities, with an online site for connecting with other attendees too.

Paint a Pic Manchester

Unleash your inner Picasso at Paint A Pic by Prime Pass. From leo the lion to kissing swans, their in-house artist will guide you step-by-step to create your very own masterpiece. All materials are included, and no experience is necessary; just bring yourself.

St Patrick's Day In Manchester

To celebrate ol' Paddy and all things Irish in Manchester, it has to be this list of bars, bottomless Guinness opportunities and restaurants serving themed meals. Grab something green to wear and make 17th March one to remember this year. 

Cherry Jam

If you're on the hunt for things to do in Greater Manchester, then Cherry Jam's bottomless afternoon tea is just the ticket. They're serving up sweet treats and savoury delights, all washed down with unlimited cocktails or draught beer and followed by a game of musical bingo.