Fun Things To Do In Sheffield

Looking for some fun things to do in Sheffield? From live music and bottomless brunches to scavenger hunts offering you a new way to explore the city, there's no lack of quirky activities to get involved with here. We've rounded up our top picks, so whether you're visiting for the first time or a lifer in need of weekend inspiration you've got plenty of epic options to fit into your itinerary.

Last updated on 29th September 2022

@ DoubleTree by Hilton on Friday 24th and Saturday 25th March 2023

If you're on the hunt for fun things to do or are a Titanic fan, then check out The Queen of the Ocean Live at DoubleTree by Hilton in Sheffield. This immersive dining experience will have you eating like a first-class guest on the RMS, including a 4-course meal and live entertainment.

Can't go out? Not a problem, because there's no better time to be staying in. The UK's best food events have risen to the challenge and taken their cool and quirky experiences online. Get ready for cookery classes, hampers and virtual dinner parties delivered to your door.

A city with one of the richest musical histories in the country, Sheffield is an excellent place for gigs. From venues hosting some of the brightest young things in the biz, to those showcasing local bands and folk talent, we've got the lowdown on the best spots for live music.

Following a load of sold-out shows across the UK, Reggae Bingo is set to return to Sheffield's Code. What to expect? Some of the biggest and hottest tunes in bashment, soca and reggae, as well as dance-offs, games, live performances and so much more.


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While you may be more used to eating YO!'s delicious grub, you can now also learn how to cook them up yourself. Head to its school in Meadowhall to perfect your knife skills, create sushi (including nigiri, maki and more), as well as tuck into tasty plates.

Bonkers Bingo

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Bonkers Bingo is heading to Mecca Sheffield on Flat Street for a supercharged version of the game. You can expect DJs, booze and party vibes, as well as crazy outfits, silly prizes, dance-offs and hilarious entertainment.

One of the quirkiest places to eat in Sheffield, Pom Kitchen is the pink-hued hangout fronting Aussie bites and colourful sips. Perfect if you're looking for a fun brunch spot for a birthday or friendly get-together, the Ecclesall Road restaurant offers a feast for the eyes as well as the stomach.