Cool and Quirky Events in Manchester

Manchester is a fun-filled hub of activity all year round, with plenty of cool and quirky events and fun things to do every week of the year. If you're looking for cool things to do in Manchester then look no further - we've compiled a guide to the very best for anyone looking for something a little different from their night out or weekend. Whether you fancy getting boisterous at a boat party, flirty with flappers, or broody with burlesque babes, Manchester's got just the thing.

Last updated on 8th July 2019




Whether you're an avid lover of musicals or just looking for something fun to do come the weekend, make your way to a top-secret location where you'll find bottomless fizz, unlimited popcorn and a screening of classic films from Mamma Mia to Les Miserables.

@ First Street South on Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th September 2019

If you're after cool and quirky events in Manchester, make it a weekend to remember and head to First Street where Wing Fest is setting up shop for its first ever pop-up in the city. What can you expect? Wings, wings and more wings.

Held at a secret Manchester location, this unique brunch brings together bottomless cocktails, excellent tunes and three delicious courses of top notch Caribbean cuisine.

@ Meet upstairs at Piccadilly Tap, Station Approach, Manchester M1 2GH on Saturday 27th July 2019 and 4 other Saturdays

Consider yourself something of a fan of craft beer? Then there's only one event you need to try when it Manchester and that's a tour around some of the best breweries in the business. From tasters down to the art of hops, this walking tour is the ultimate event for fans of the pint. 

@ Peter Street Kitchen on Saturday 3rd August 2019 and 4 other Saturdays

Head to Peter Street Kitchen where their Rikyū Bar offers you the chance to get to grips with some of the world's best sakes. From sweet and sparkling to hot and cold, you'll experience a range of styles and flavours, and the restaurant will even sort you out with some contemporary Japanese canapes.

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@ Flight Club Manchester on Various dates from Saturday 27th July 2019

Give your weekends a big dose of fun as Flight Club launch their new Brunch Social. From birthday parties to hen dos, nothing will beat bottomless pizza, a bottle of bubbly per person and taking your friends on at a game of darts.

@ Hula Manchester on Every Tuesday

A quirky night out in Manchester with an indie, tiki twist, Gator Bait is a foolishly fun way to spend any Tuesday night in the city. Join the guys at Hula as they make sure this party goes off with a South Pacific alongside tiki cocktails, vintage vibes, regular DJs and more.