Fancy sipping on some unlimited free gin samples? You know you do, so make sure to head on over to GIN Fever as it lands in Manchester this September. Showcasing some of the finest gins from across the country, along with free classes and plenty of giveaways , it's a gin-lovers paradise.
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 to parties and gigs to clubs, here's our guide to some of the best events and fun things to do in Manchester.
Get your wing on as the city's sauciest food festival takes over First Street this September. Not only can you get your hands on finger-lickin' bites from some of the best food vendors around, but there's even free branded merch.
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.
The ultimate Pokemon adventure is landing in Manchester, bringing plenty of Pikachu-themed burgers, cocktails and games inspired by the Poke-universe to get stuck into. It's sure to be a magical day out for fans of the Japanese classic.
Combining immersive theatre with grand feasting, The Wizard's Brunch and Dinner is a chance for your to live out all your enchanted fantasies. Tuck into a delicious meal before casting spells and whipping up potions and this unique event.
Fancy yourself as a bit of a Banksy? Perhaps you're more of a Frida Kahlo? Whatever your style, ArtNight is here to help you unleash your creative side with step-by-step workshops in some of the best restaurants and bars in the city.
If you're bored of the usual, head to Frog & Bucket where the Northern Quarter hangout is hosting a series of pop-up shopping and entertainment events. Expect performances from Rogue Model Management artists and stalls selling all sorts of items.
When it comes to fun nights out in Manchester, there's nothing quite like a themed party. This is no exception, as Gorilla invites you to sing, dance and Shake It Off to all of Taylor Swifts biggest hits; from extended mixes to deep cuts and beyond.
Master the art of sushi making with a masterclass in all things Japanese. From Salmon Nigiri to Kaiso Gunkan and Salmon and Avocado Hand Rolls, you'll make your way through signature dishes.
Assemble a crack team of racers and prepare to burn some rubber at Teamsport, one of Manchester's most unique go-karting experiences. This thrilling adventure will have you zooming through 550 metres of multilevel tracks, all in effort to win the coveted top spot.
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.
For a fun afternoon activity, head down to the Peter Street Kitchen on selected Saturdays as their Rikyū Bar imparts its knowledge of Japanese sake. Taste some of the finest offerings in the world, and chow down on some delicious canapes alongside.
Head over to Dirty Martini this season as the Deansgate bar bring in the Beefeater for some summery sips. Enjoy tutored tastings with the iconic gin brand, and the chance to shake up some very snazzy cocktails with help from the expert bartenders.
There'll be more than just creative juices flowing at this unique art class at Cass. Head down to The Art Space for the chance to get involved with painting and prosecco-sipping as Bubbly and Art brings you a tutored step-by-step session, with a side order of fizz.
When it comes to fun activities in Manchester, All Star Lanes is up there. Known for its striking (see what we did there?) interiors, buzzing atmosphere and cracking menus, this Deansgate hotspot is a top choice for night out.
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.
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.
Brewdog Outpost have one heck of a quiz for you, with silly questions, wacky prizes and a quiz master cracking plenty of jokes along the way. Chomp away on the bar's signature buns and sip on brew-ties as you take on Mind Games.