The ghosts and ghouls are out to play this October in Manchester, so we've rounded up some of the city's most fun Halloween events. Sporting everything from fancy dress to things that go bump in the dark, these picks of must-see events and club nights will hit the spot.
Top October Events In Manchester
The month of Halloween is here, bringing with it an eclectic mix of activities to ease us into winter. Ignore the weather's grumbles and get a load of the city's top things to do, from unique walking tours to drag brunches or ball pit parties. Here's our pick of October events in Manchester.
Let out your inner child and take a deep dive into one of Bingo Balls' ball pits. Not only that, but the venue whips up delish cocktails, as well as offering masterclasses so you can learn to create your own concoctions, alongside blasting chart-topping hits, RnB and hip hop tunes 'til late.
Spicing up your favourite daytime meal is The Reggae Brunch Manchester, where one hour of bottomless rum punch and a huge party await. The resident DJ will be blasting all the top hits, including soca, bashment, ska and more, while you munch on jerk or dance 'til you drop.
Whether you're into the 90s, ABBA or emo, the crazy entertainment at The Brunch Club is sure to have you on your feet this month. Plus, every trip includes 90 minutes of bottomless cocktails, as well as a tasty dish to fuel you for the fun ahead.
Hide from Manchester's October weather at YO!'s cool sushi workshops, where you'll learn how to whip up four delish items to munch through after your session. To top it off? You'll enjoy gyozas and edamame on arrival, with a little history lesson throughout.
If you're after things to do in Manchester in October 2022, Taste + Liquor has your back. From RnB to throwback and Ayia Napa-themed brunches, these guys have a full spectrum of boozy events to keep you coming back for more partying.
For those booze-fuelled Manchester plans, head to The Rambling Beer Co. Taking place at venues across the city, this awesome hotspot flaunts beer-tasting tours. How it works? Not only will you learn about popular brews from experts, but you'll also get to taste many too.
Summer may be over, but that doesn't mean you can't have fun on a cruise. Cocktails Ahoy are hosting a series of themed parties over on their barge, including Peaky Blinders and Day of The Dead-themed editions, where you'll get to sip creative concoctions while gliding through the canal.
Looking for fun Manchester events this October? Alcotraz is the immersive cocktail experience that's putting visitors behind bars. Perfect come birthdays, get-togethers or particularly unique date nights, the venue will have you smuggling booze and sipping bespoke cocktails.
When you need October events in Manchester today, Blues Kitchen are coming in hot with their roster of live musicians, singers and DJs. Aside from entertainment, you'll also be treated to a list of bourbon, cocktails and New Orleans-inspired soul food.
Get down to a range of lively locations across the city this October, as the epic queens and buff waiters of Bougie Drag & Boy Toy Events await. We're talking all things Beyoncé, Lady Gaga, drag, musicals and more across brunch shows.
The Manchester Cheese Crawl are putting on some of the best October events in Manchester - 2022 is no exception. Getting a load of the comforting goodness at each stop will cost you just £25 each, with prosecco and a spot of really gouda trivia included too.
Don your finest German-inspired looks and head down to some of the best Oktoberfest parties. Bringing lively festivities to the city, these places are promising tasty bratwurst, lip-smacking beers and more entertainment than you could possibly imagine.
Wondering what's on in Manchester this October? GRUB's lineup of events are sure to have something to suit, as they're boasting the likes of disco bingo, bottomless brunches, workshops and more, all at their cool Red Bank space.
Taking place every Friday and Saturday, Cherry Jam's bottomless feasts offer some of the top October events in Manchester this weekend. Enjoy a selection of scrumptious sweet and savoury treats served alongside unlimited cocktails or draught beer.
What's on in Manchester tomorrow, you ask? October sees Pong & Puck fronting its usual mix of shuffleboard, retro cocktails, beer pong and more. Better yet, the DJ will be playing all your favourite guilty pleasure tunes while you vow for victory.
Outdoor events in Manchester this October don't get much better than this fun puzzle treasure hunt, where you'll be racing round the city to find where X marks the spot. As for your prize? Expect 20% off your bill at a local pub.
Weekends really were made for brunch and Flight Club knows it. The city centre favourite is all about flowing bubbles and pizza paddles, as they give you the chance to try out their much-loved high-tech darts experience.
Meet the experts from the Manchester Microbrewery Tour at Track Brewing Co's taproom to start the fun, followed by stops at a further three brewhouses. Get behind-the-scenes access and guzzle the freshest of samples at each venue, thanks to this cool event for beer-lovers.