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 9th March 2018
Taste your way through 15 of the best bars and restaurants margaritas as they compete to find out who has the Best Margarita in Manchester. Two hours of unlimited cocktails and live music throughout.
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.
Bob the Russian is combining razor-sharp dialogue, a brilliant soundtrack and a hilarious story-line for Naughty Corner's biggest production. Head to the Footlights House for this football-themed play that will make a fun activity over Easter.
Need some motivation to hit the gym: how about pizza? The Pizza Run is here, where you’ll run for 5k – dressed as a pizza or not, it’s your choice – and collect slices of the good stuff along the way. Afterwards, there’s an afterparty with a DJ where you can socialise with the other pizza runners.
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.
Join the Frog and Bucket Comedy club for four amazing comedians from the national and international circuit, alongside a fabulous compere and a bar that’s open till late.
The Great Game Treasure Hunt is one of the best ways to discover Manchester. Follow a map around the city and reach the final 'treasure' (the pub!) where you'll receive 20% off food and drink.
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.
For one of the best nights out in Manchester, this stunning club night at the Milton Club will leave you wanting so much more. With amazing immersive effects, great tunes and confetti canons, Flash is one of the funnest events in Manchester.
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
Catch 20 of the city's finest drinking establishments teaming up with world-leading drinks brands at what will be one of the best events in Manchester this autumn. Discover new drinks, venues and experiences at this stunning event.
One of the best club nights in Manchester just so happens to be the saddest. Come to Feeling Gloomy for the finest in melancholic melodies, from David Bowie to the Cure to Joy Division.
Limitless booze and canapes. Yes, you are reading that correctly. Every Saturday from 8pm-10pm, the Milton Club are offering you the chance to live the dream at one of the best events in Manchester.
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.
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.
We can't tell you much about Secret Supper at Cottonopolis, but what we can say is that it's an unforgettable adventure. Head chef Joe Grant is cooking up eight amazing courses, there's matched cocktails, and even a side of immersive entertainment.
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.
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.
Run around the Manchester Central Library for a night of fearsome tales and terrible memories. Join an award-winning musician and actors as they retell Frankenstein's story through sound, theatre and exploration.