Best Events In March

What's that we see? A daffodil? A bunny? A little ray of warmth breaking through the clouds? Oh goodie, it's finally spring. If you're searching for things to do in Manchester this March, look no further than our guide that's full of the joys of the season. And by that we mean cocktails, nights out, boozy brunches, Mother's Day picks and massive St Patrick's Day parties.

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Last updated on 13th June 2024

The Hip Hop Orchestra Brunch - Manchester

@ The Blues Kitchen Manchester on Every Saturday

After March events in Manchester this weekend? The Hip Hop Orchestra Brunch is ready to upgrade those boring ol' plans. Head inside The Blues Kitchen, where you'll be able to quaff 90 minutes of free-flowing rum punch or prosecco with tasty eats. For entertainment, expect quizzes, live shows and RnB tunes.

YO! Sushi School - Manchester Selfridges Trafford

@ YO! Manchester Selfridges Trafford on Wednesday 31st July 2024 and 19 other Wednesdays

Head to YO! Sushi School in Manchester Selfridges Trafford to master the art of maki and learn how to create some super tasty dishes yourself. Tickets start from £19.95 per person and include expert guidance on knife-cutting skills, as well as interesting facts about the history of sushi. You'll be able to nibble on moreish gyozas and edamame as you get stuck into creating your very own salmon and avocado hand rolls. 

What's on at GRUB

GRUB are once again proving that they're a powerhouse of fun events with their March lineup. From to disco bingo to sip and paint sessions featuring a free drink each and an International Women's Day theme, there's plenty to check out.

Mother's Day 2025 In Manchester

Whether she's a laidback lady or into the finer things in life, we've put together a list of the best Mother's Day ideas in Manchester. Spoil your number one woman with afternoon tea, classy cocktails, a thoughtful dinner and plenty more with our guide.

St Patrick's Day In Manchester

St Patrick's Day in Manchester might just be one of our favourite times of the year. Guinness? Check. Excuses to wear fun hats while dancing to traditional music? Double tick. Uncover our guide to the best things to do this year and raise a toast to the Emerald Isle.

FunnyBoyz Manchester

Wondering what's on in Manchester this March 2025? FunnyBoyz have your back with their range of events, including Benidorm Bingo, those hosted by Drag Race stars and other opportunities to see top queens in action.

Magic at the Midland

@ The Midland on Saturday 3rd August 2024 and 4 other dates

If you love watching the impossible and adore the world of entertainment, sorcery and all, then Manchester's world-class Magic At The Midlands show is the evening for you, with tickets starting from £24.50 per person. Steve Price, one of the UK's top magicians will be gracing the stage and turning objects into so much more. Taking place at this historic hotel, it's an event most certainly for the curious among you. 

What's On At The Cockatoo

Spend your weekend sipping on free-flowing cocktails and prosecco with tickets starting from £40 per person to The Frockatoo Drag Brunch at The Cockatoo Club. In the heart of Manchester's Gay Village, you'll be treated to the creme de la creme of drag artists, games and cracking dishes like grilled halloumi wraps with sweet chilli sauce. 

The Brunch Club - Manchester

Gather your friends and book your spot at one of The Brunch Club's amazing events in Manchester. They know how to throw a bash to suit your mood, from an ABBA-themed bottomless affair oozing 70s glam and bangers to a 90s throwback where you can spice up your life. So, grab your platforms or your sparkly dress and get ready to hit the dancefloor via some free-flowing tipples. 

Cherry Jam

When you need things to do in Manchester this March weekend, Cherry Jam have you covered with their bottomless afternoon tea, grazing boards with free-flowing booze, and other themed brunches. Drinks to accompany include plenty of cocktails and beer, which are followed by a game of musical bingo. 

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

@ Manchester Piccadilly Train Station on Various dates from Thursday 25th July 2024

Topping our list of outdoor events in Manchester for March 2025 is this Fun Puzzle Treasure Hunt, where you'll make your way around some of the city's most famous landmarks and hidden streets. Solve the clues and puzzles along the way to win your grand prize: 20% off the bill at a local pub.

Boy Toy Events Manchester

Searching for boozy brunches to look forward to? Book into Bougie Drag and Boy Toy Events for a selection of lip syncing, slut dropping and hair flipping spectaculars. From Lady Gaga and Beyonce to bingo spectaculars or butlers in the buff, there's a theme for everyone.


Bougie Drag Events are always a winner for lively daytime fun, thanks to their fantastic bottomless brunches across Manchester venues. Whether you're heading to a Beyonce-themed event or their classic outing, you can expect iconic queens like Imani Versace and Barb hosting dance-offs, catwalk contests and lip sync battles, with 90 minutes of free-flowing booze and DJ sets throughout.

Hashtag Parties Manchester

Fronting the best student clubbing at venues across the city, Hashtag Parties is any young adult's key to partying. From affordable drinks deals to some of the hottest venues and music, they've really got it all.


Singles rejoice; thanks to 20 years experience in the business, SpeedDater know how to put you in the perfect position to find that special someone. Their speed dating events take place at venues across the city, with something to suit everyone on offer.


Grab your paintbrush and a drink before getting stuck into creating your very own masterpiece with Paintvine. This fun activity offers you the chance to release your inner artist under the guidance of an expert, with all the materials you could need provided. Surprise yourself with your new skills over the space of two hours before taking your piece home with you to show off. From Banksy to Santorini, there are plenty of classes to choose from.