Fun Events In Manchester

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 8th February 2023

@ Central Manchester Venue on Saturday 18th February 2023 and 10 other Saturdays

If you're a Britney stan, then you'll go absolutely nuts over this bottomless brunch. Your bustling afternoon comes complete with drag-drenched performances from Miss Blair as well as hits from DJ Billy Andrews, free-flowing booze and the most scrumptious burgers to eat.

Cocktails Ahoy

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Enjoy something a little different over at one of Cocktails Ahoy's brilliant themed cruises. Whichever event you choose, you'll get to sip on themed boozy mixes, dance to serious bangers from top-quality DJs and take in the beautiful sights of Bridgewater Canal.

What's on at GRUB

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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.

You can always rely on FunnyBoyz Manchester for fun-packed events in the city. 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.

Paint a Pic Manchester

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Paint A Pic Manchester is the ideal way to do something a little different when you're in need of fun events. Head over to a range of bars to nab their drinks while creating your masterpieces, all with the guidance of an expert.


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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.

Bougie Drag & Boy Toy Events are hosting some of the best indoor activities in Manchester for adults. Check out their selection of Gaga-themed brunches, bottomless afternoons and weekends with buff waiters alongside some of the UK's top drag stars.  

@ Central Manchester Venue on Saturday 11th February 2023 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.

The Brunch Club are combining bottomless booze with non-stop hits and tasty food to bring you some of the best events in Manchester. The themed bashes are inviting you to get dressed up and dance to emo classics, Disney bangers, Ibiza anthems or hip hop favourites.

  Alcotraz: Cell Block Three-Four

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@ Alcotraz Penitentiary: Manchester on Various dates from Thursday 9th February 2023

Looking for fun things to do with friends in Manchester? 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.