Your Bucket List Guide To Spring In Manchester

After months of dark mornings and even dimmer evenings, spring is finally here. And that can only mean one thing... things are really starting to liven up around here; whether that be outdoor dining, sipping drinks at the hottest spots in town or checking out the events. However you want to blossom, this list of the top 10 things to do this spring in Manchester will help you along the way.

Last updated on 9th August 2022




Springtime in Manchester wouldn't be the same without raising our glasses to the Emerald Isle on St Patrick's Day. Whether chilled out whiskeys, celebratory burgers with Guinness cheese sauce or full on parties are more your gab, this is how to spend your time come the 17th of March.

What are weekends (and mid-week) made for? Overindulging at brunch, of course. Smashed avo, eggs benny and bottomless affairs... you name it, Manchester has it. But if you're feeling spoilt for choice, we've rounded up the top spots right here.

Just because Valentine's has been and gone, it doesn't mean you can't get all loved-up with your boo over the spring months in Manchester. Fizz with views? Candyfloss cocktails? Gorgeous gin palaces? They're all right this way.

With the changing of the seasons in Manchester bringing the sun back out to play, outdoor dining looks a lot more fun in springtime. Our guide features floral terraces, neighbourhood gems and rooftop spots to catch any rays that are on offer.

Wondering what's on this spring in Manchester? We've rounded up the most fun things to do in the city; from club nights and outdoor activities to go-karting and beer tastings. Whether you're looking to make it a quiet one or go all-out, we've got your weekends covered.

If you're bored of the same ol' dinners and drinks, how about a spring clean of your date night picks? You'll earn yourself some extra brownie points thanks to these couples picks, including drag brunches, game bars, immersive activities and more.

Make sure you've got these fancy restaurants, afternoon teas and gin emporiums at the ready once Mother's Day rolls around. The most important woman in your life deserves a treat (after all, she has to put up with you) and we're telling you how to do it.

Head on over to GRUB in the Green Quarter for some top-notch antics. From bottomless brunches and whisky tastings to disco bingo and book clubs, there's definitely plenty to do at this well-loved spot in the city. 

Can't wait to get outdoors and into green spaces this spring in Manchester? Go off the beaten track with our pick of the best walks. From canalside treats to ancient woodland and country parks, these fun frolics will have you dusting off any winter cobwebs.