Best Events in Manchester

Looking for the best events in Manchester? From club nights to festivals and wine tasting to gigs, we've handpicked the best Manchester events for you to enjoy. Check out our guide to Manchester's top events and parties and buy your tickets in advance through DesignMyNight. 

Last updated on 21st August 2019

@ SECRET LOCATION MANCHESTER on Sat, 12th Oct 2019 @ multiple start times (see ticket info)

Witches and wizards of Manchester, come together to enjoy a truly magical brunch and dinner. This top-secret event will have you feasting while dressed as your favourite conjurer before whipping up potions and casting spells, it promises to be one unique event.

Think you've done brunch to death? This singalong is bringing you a brand new experience, complete with free-flowing drinks and unlimited popcorn. Each event is dedicated to a different movie; from classics like Grease to modern hits like Les Mis.

@ First Street South on Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th September 2019

Join Wing Fest as the foodie favourite takes over First Street for a weekend fuelled with banging bites from 20 different restaurants, traders and teams right here in Manchester. If you're a real foodie then this one's for you.

  • Rhythm and Blues
  • Under 18's have to be accompanied by an adult
  • Food & Drink , Festival , Daytime
  • Multiple start times (see ticket info)
  • Tickets from £17.50 and include 1 x free Frontier Lager, 1 x bottle of Bull's-Eye BBQ Sauce, 1 x Signature Trucker Hat.

Looking for quirky things to do in Manchester? Look no further, because this art-centred series is heading to some of the best bars in the city, complete with step-by-step painting so you can release your creative side as you soak up food and booze.

  Ultimate Power

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@ Manchester Ritz on Friday 30th August 2019 and 3 other Fridays

Ultimate Power is taking over Manchester Ritz and giving you one hell of a night with their huge power ballads. Get ready for some serious air guitar action as the hugest hits are played all night; from classics such as Bon Jovi and Prince through to modern singalong hits, this is one fun night.

  Manchester Brunch Social

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@ Flight Club Manchester on Various dates from Sunday 25th August 2019

It might be a new opening in the North but it's already bringing or sorts of fun to our weekends. Now Flight Club are launching a new brunch option; expect bottomless pizza, a bottle of prosecco per person, and a go on their fun darts experience.

@ Viadux Manchester City Centre on Sat, 1st Feb 2020 @ multiple start times (see ticket info)

If you're a fairy tale fanatic then this magical brunch in Manchester is the event for you. Be inspired by your favourite Disney characters and be their guests with bottomless bubbles, delightful dishes and singalongs aplenty. 

One of the most anticipated events in Manchester, the Reggae Brunch is coming to town. Held at a secret location, the day party is bringing bottomless cocktails, excellent tunes and delicious jerk chicken all day long. 

@ The Viaducts on Friday 11th and Saturday 12th October 2019

It's that time of year again, as master mixologists from across the city come together under one roof for an epic celebration. Explore the finest bars Manchester gas to offer, with over 30 exclusive signature mixes to try, alfresco street food and plenty of entertainment along the way. 

@ Meet upstairs at Piccadilly Tap, Station Approach, Manchester M1 2GH on Saturday 14th September 2019 and 5 other Saturdays

Some of the best craft beer in Manchester may have passed your lips before, but not quite like this. Join The Manchester Brewery Tours as you not only tuck into plenty of tasters, you get to walk your way around some of the best breweries in the north. 

@ Mayfield Depot on Friday 13th September 2019 and 3 other dates

Do you love your gun? Come and celebrate the nation's favourite spirit at this unique festival in the city centre. You'll get free G&Ts, a signature goblet to take home and a unique masterclass with some of the finest mixologists in the game, along with unlimited gin samples.