Fun Events In Manchester 2024

All work and no play makes for a very dull day. Ditch the couch and your usual watering holes for some of the coolest and kookiest things to do in the city - fab for first dates and team-building activities. So spice up your diary with our stellar lineup of fun events in Manchester, from wing festivals to wacky pop-ups and hilarious comedy clubs.

Last updated on 1st March 2024

FunnyBoyz Manchester

Wondering what's on in Manchester tomorrow? You can always rely on FunnyBoyz for fun-packed things to do. Make your way to New York New York, where you'll be able to join in on Taylor Swift tribute nights, Benidorm Bingo and catch some of the best queens from RuPaul's Drag Race across the stage.

Alcotraz Manchester: Cell Block Three-Four

@ Alcotraz Penitentiary: Manchester on Various dates from Friday 1st March 2024

Looking for fun things in Manchester for couples and groups alike? Alcotraz is the prison cocktail experience asking you to put your smuggling skills to the test. Join them at their basement hangout, but come prepared with your own liquor for sneaking past the guards.


For fun affairs in Manchester, we recommend heading to Paintvine. The event takes place at various venues throughout the city and features an art class like no other. Draw everything from a Bob Ross sunset to Starry Night and much more.

Go Gaga! Bottomless Brunch Show Manchester

@ Central Manchester Venue on Saturday 9th March 2024 and 9 other Saturdays

This Manchester bottomless brunch will be paying tribute to the queen of pop herself, Lady Gaga. Expect incredible lookalikes, live performances, drag queen hosts and a whole lot of sass from this four-hour-long party. Tickets also include tasty bites and 90 minutes of unlimited drinks.

What's on at GRUB

Searching for fun activities in Manchester for couples? We're sorting you with GRUB's epic experiences. Get the chance to make your own whisky or espresso martini cocktails, or make your evenings a little more wholesome with board games and beer.

The Hip Hop Orchestra Brunch

@ The Blues Kitchen Manchester on Every Saturday

On the search for something a lil' fun? Yep, we thought so. So grab your pals and head along to The Hip Hop Orchestra Brunch at The Blues Kitchen on Quay Street. At this venue, you'll be able to delve into lip-smacking drinks and BBQ eats, all while catching one of the best music events in Manchester this week.

Cherry Jam

Wondering about Manchester events this weekend? Cherry Jam are hosting an epic bottomless afternoon teas and brunches, complete with free-flowing spritzes, bloody mary's, and ice cold beers for 90 glorious minutes. Plus, themed music bingo is on the cards for entertainment.


When in need of something a little different (but still totally fun) to do, YO! at Manchester Arndale has you covered. Head in for a sushi masterclass, where you'll tuck into gyozas before learning how to create four different tasty pieces.