Fun Events in Manchester

All work and no play makes Jack a very dull boy. We're not sure who Jack is, but we wouldn't want him to be dull - so we've pulled together a list of some of the most fun events in Manchester for Jack - and you - to enjoy. From festivals and pop-ups to gigs and comedy clubs, here's our guide to some of the best events and fun things to do in Manchester.  

Last updated on 11th December 2019




When it comes to fun things to do in Manchester, you can't go wrong with bottomless booze. Not only is this quirky event bringing you just that, but there's also all-you-can-eat popcorn to accompany a screening of some of the best musicals around.

@ Meet upstairs at Piccadilly Tap, Station Approach, Manchester M1 2GH on Saturday 29th February 2020 and 4 other Saturdays

Consider yourself something of a hop hound and would like to get a little more familiar with some of the best beer that Manchester has to boast? Then it's only right you head out on this top notch walking tour as you flit between 3 of the best breweries in town for tips, tasters and more. 

@ Princess Katherine on Thursday 19th December and Saturday 25th January 2020

This chic event is shaking up the party scene with their swing and jazz-themed boat party - bringing a whole new meaning to the term 'rocking the boat'. Get on your gladrags and head over to Salford Quays where you'll receive welcome fizz and canapes before a live performer will bust out all the classics as you dance the night away. 

@ Secret Location on Sat, 1st Feb 2020 @ multiple start times (see ticket info)

Be transported to a fun and fantastical world of fairy tales at the magical Brunch in Manchester. You'll get to embody your favourite characters while sipping on bottomless bubbles and dining on delightful brunch dishes with a few singalongs sprinkled along the way. 

  Ultimate Power

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@ Manchester Ritz on Friday 13th December 2019 and 3 other Fridays

Confetti canons and power ballads - what more could you possibly need for a fun night out? Nothing, as Ultimate Power at Manchester Ritz proves once again. The huge night puts on the best songs ever written for you to party, air guitar and sing the night away.