Top 10 Events This Summer in Manchester

That seriously dapper sunshine decided to show his face for a sweet scattering of Vitamin D, but where to indulge in such fun tidings? From post-lockdown parties and smashing drinks events to sun-drenched rooftops, we're about to give you the lowdown on how to make the most of the warmer months. Check out our bucket list to the top 10 events in Manchester this summer.

Last updated on 22nd June 2021




Summer events in Manchester don't get better than a massive reopening party at one of the city's hottest venues. From terrace brunches to massive club nights, we've handpicked the very best celebrations happening as lockdown eases and restrictions finally get lifted away. 

Whether you're watching looking for bottomless brunching or cocktails and bar snacks, Manchester's beer gardens are always worth checking out. We're bringing you waterside boozing, elevated terraces and ice-cold craft beers with our nifty guide to the best of them.

Revel In A Drag Brunch

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Bougie Drag & Boy Toy Events have firmly landed in Manchester this summer, complete with 90 minutes of unlimited boozing with world-class entertainment. Expect everything from drag impersonators to lip sync battles and half-naked waiters at these unique experiences. 

If you're looking to treat a sports lover to a once in a lifetime experience, Hotel Football is an essential visit this summer. Found just a stone's throw from one of the city's most iconic stadiums, this place offers bed and breakfast packages alongside afternoon tea and live events. 

  Alcotraz: Cell Block Three-Four

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@ Alcotraz Penitentiary: Manchester on Various dates from Wednesday 29th September 2021

Alcotraz is landing in Manchester this summer. Head on over to Cell Block Three-Four for an immersive experience unlike any other, as you attempt to smuggle bootlegged liquor past the watchful eye of the warden, before sipping bespoke glasses of hooch from the master mixologists. 

Looking to make the most of summer with a staycation to remember? Then you will not want to miss out on one of these pop-up experiences. Taking place across the UK (including Manchester) we've found food festivals, drive-in movies and heaps more.