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 4th January 2021




If you're keen to kick off 2021 one with a bang, be sure to head along to one of Tightrope Productions sell-out shows. Combining delicious cuisine courtesy of Impossible, with bottomless booze and incredible live entertainment, it's the ultimate weekend bash.

If your idea of a fun weekend activity in Manchester includes watching the football and tucking into unlimited beer, prosecco and our cocktails then you've come to the right place. Expect brunches, afternoon tea, quirky events and more.

The Gin Society

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If you're after fun things to do in Manchester, it's time to check out The Gin Society. Not only is the botanical-based pop-up taking over Manchester with samples, talks and tastings, but also street food and live music.