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 22nd June 2017

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Having first opened in East London, the famous Whistle Punks team now arrives in Manchester's Great Northern Warehouse. Guests will have the chance to hurl a sharpened axe at a wooden target, before heading to the bar and enjoying a few great cocktails. Whether you're celebrating a birthday or just blowing off steam with a few mates, this event is certain to leave you with a beaming smile.

Multiple start times (see ticket info)
Sport, Stag Do, Something A Little Different, Hen Party
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1 events @ Frog & Bucket Comedy Club with 50 upcoming dates starting on 29 Jun 2017

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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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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5 events @ 5 venues with 5 upcoming dates from 29 Jun 2017 until 01 Jul 2017

The Manchester Beer week is a city-wide celebration of Britain's fascination and love of all things beer related. Featuring the finest produce of some of the world's biggest breweries, the week will feature tasting sessions, supper clubs, masterclasses and exclusive talks. 

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@Meet inside Waldorf Pub on Various dates

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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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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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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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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The Heavensteak team is back, setting up shop at Palate in Manchester this August to showcase the finest meats and steaks the team have in store. The highlight of the event will be the three different steaks that everyone will be served; one rump, one water buffalo and one kangaroo. Better still, each will come with a particular sauce that complements and highlights the natural taste of each meat. 

Multiple start times (see ticket info)
Food & Drink, Pop-Up, Supper Clubs, Date Night
Chorlton
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A must for those that love their drinks with a bit of bite, join the Manchester Tequila Festival this August at the Bowlers Exhibition Centre as they promise over 2000 guests, over 30 different types of tequila, plenty of Mexican food and more.

Food & Drink, Fun Time Partying, Something A Little Different
Party Mash Up

Looking for one of the best festivals in Manchester this September? You've taken a step in the right direction. A must for fans of whisky and the odd dram, join the return of the Manchester Whisky Festival for more tasters and workshops than ever.

Classes, Festival, Food & Drink

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