Things To Do This Weekend In Manchester

Saturday and Sunday are fast approaching, your diary is totally empty, and the thought of another junk food-fuelled Netflix marathon is putting you to sleep... yeah, we've all been there. Luckily, we have an ever-changing city and are never more than a few minutes away from a fun party bar or a quirky event. To help whittle it down, check out list of all the best things to do this weekend in Manchester.

Last updated on 22nd September 2023

Cocktail Classes In Manchester

After fun things to do in Manchester for adults this weekend and want plenty of booze involved? You can whip up some of the city's best cocktails, thanks to the help of master mixologists; shaking, stirring and squeezing your way to success, with even a bit of fire to play with too.

Pretty Bars In Manchester

If you've made it to Saturday or Sunday and are still undecided on things to do, how about checking out some of the city's prettiest drinking dens? We've got the definitive list all wrapped up, including sleek restaurant bars and the spot using a living tree as decor.

Cherry Jam

Fancy switching up your usual routine? These top choices of things to do in Manchester for couples this weekend pair afternoon teas and Sunday sharing boards with bottomless cocktails, so check 'em out.

Hashtag Parties Manchester

Still unsure where to head this weekend for a night out? You can count on Hashtag Parties to deliver on the best festivities, from drink deals to killer DJs and a fabulous dancefloor. Your evening also comes with a photographer and videographer.

Alcotraz: Cell Block Three-Four

@ Alcotraz Penitentiary: Manchester on Various dates from Sunday 24th September 2023

If you're looking for quirky activities in Manchester this weekend, check out Alcotraz: Cell Block Three-Four for an experience unlike any other. The prison-themed immersive bar features a suspicious warden, crooked guards and master mixologists who'll be serving bespoke bootlegged cocktails. 

Affordable Restaurants In Manchester

When you're looking to eat out without splashing the cash, our guide on affordable restaurants in the city has you covered. From Mexican fare to pub grub and Thai dishes; these dining destinations are offering all this and more, even at the weekend.

FunnyBoyz Manchester

FunnyBoyz Manchester are bringing you events in Manchester today when Saturdays and Sundays roll around - everything from weekly Benidorm Bingo sessions to one-off shows from Drag Race stars and other top queens in the biz. They're coming to a bar near you, so don't miss out.

DNA VR Manchester

Lost for weekend plans? DNA VR Manchester is sure to fill that void. Found in the city centre, this unique arcade venue is host to a fabulous range of interactive games. In each challenge, whether it's a zombie battle or boat race, you'll be able to move freely in a large virtual space.