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 16th November 2017

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Not only do The Fitzgerald find it hard not being one of the best speakeasy themed bars in the city, they find it hard not to host some of the best nights out in Manchester. Join them every Thursday night as they work with Analogue Sound UK to bring you a stunning roster of live acts

Live Music
Live Music
Northern Quarter
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Give Christmas a delicious twist this year as Selfridges in the Trafford Centre put on a sushi-themed afternoon tea. Along with sashimi, there will be traditional tea, cakes and Champagne.

Multiple start times (see ticket info)
Food & Drink, Daytime
Background Music
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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.

Clubbing, Fun Time Partying
80's Music
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See the legendary Norman Jay MBE, back from Ibiza, to launch Soul Heaven at Lazy Lizard, with his signature smooth grooves and big beats keeping you dancing all night.

Clubbing, Fun Time Partying, Student Night
Drum and Bass
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YouTube star Adam Kay presents an evening of seasonal smut where he transforms classic songs into the dirty, hilarious tunes.

Comedy, Live Music
Live Music
Northern Quarter
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Manchester Microbrewery Walking Tour
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Expires 27th November

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. 

Walks & Tours, Food & Drink, Something A Little Different, Daytime
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Thursday nights are the nights for stand up comedy fans as the Comedy Store welcomes three top comedians, alongside someone new from their open spot.

Comedy, Student Night, Food & Drink, Date Night
Background Music
Deansgate Locks
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1 events @ Frog & Bucket Comedy Club with 48 upcoming dates from 23 Nov 2017 until 29 Nov 2018

Hosting some top rated comedians from both the national and international circuits, the Frog and Bucket Comedy Club bring a fresh spread of stand up to Manchester's comedy scene. If you're looking for something a bit different to spice up your Thursday or Friday night antics, these guys have the perfect set up or laughs and booze for you. 

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Go retro every Thursday night in Manchester with the beloved Tusk in tow. Not only will Gareth Brooks be on the decks spinning a selection of fun and dated hits, retro drinks are coming in at just £3 a pop with Red Stripe, Pina Coladas and more.

Themed Nights, Fun Time Partying, Clubbing
Hip Hop/RnB
Northern Quarter
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Think you have the balls to win Crazy Pedro’s Beer Pong Tourney? There’s prizes, free entry, cheap booze and the atmosphere of one of Manchester’s best bars.

Fun Time Partying, Stag Do, Student Night
Background Music
Deansgate
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When it comes to some of the very best events in Manchester, there's some that just cant contend with food. Head on down to Rosylee every Sunday in the city as their roast roster provides guests with some of the finest gastro bites in town. 

Daytime, Food & Drink, Supper Clubs
Background Music
Northern Quarter
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Hip-hop karaoke, bottomless cocktails and three delicious courses of Dirty South food? It can only be the sensational Hip Hop Brunch, finally coming to Manchester.

Something A Little Different, Karaoke, Daytime, Food & Drink, Hen Party, Stag Do
Hip Hop/RnB
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