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 1st October 2018




@ Alphabet Brewing Company on Sat, 24th Nov 2018 @ 19:00 - 1:00

Finally a night for all the ultimate Bruce Springsteen fans! The biggest solely-Springsteen night out is coming from the streets of Philadelphia, to the streets of Manchester. Dance all night long to bumper to bumper hits, fuelled by the only IPA for the job, Juice Springsteen. 

@ Meet inside Piccadilly Tap (upstairs room) on Saturday 27th October 2018 and 2 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. 

  Ultimate Power

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@ Manchester Ritz on Friday 26th October and Friday 14th December 2018

Bringing Manchester a night of mad fun, Ultimate Power is all about singing your heart out and having the best night ever. Forget all things house, this night is about big names Bowie, Prince and Meat Loaf as DJs play hit after hit; air guitars at the ready.

1 events @ Frog & Bucket Comedy Club with 9 upcoming dates from 04 Oct 2018 until 29 Nov 2018

Home to some of the best comedy nights in the biz, the Frog and Bucket Comedy Club are something of legends on the stand up scene of the North. With award winning shows on their rosta, it's no surprise that their gigs on Thursday and Friday night see some of the best old, new and established talent from across the globe take to the mic. Check, 1, 2. 

2 events @ Princess Katherine with 2 upcoming dates starting on 25 Oct 2018

Head down to the water where this series of cool and quirky river cruises will have you dancing well into the night as it brings you everything from Rat Pack tributes to 80's discos.