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Sport Events in Manchester

From major international competitions to grass-roots action, Manchester has a busy calendar of sports events.

  • An Evening with Eric Cantona

    An Evening with Eric Cantona

    22 February 2017 - 23 February 2017

    Show / DisplayEric Cantona will be coming back to his beloved Manchester in February, giving fans the rare opportunity to see him take to the stage.

  • FA WSL Continental Tyres Cup Final

    FA WSL Continental Tyres Cup Final

    02 October 2016

    Sporting EventOn Sunday 2 October Manchester City Women will play Birmingham City Ladies in the FA Continental Tyres Cup Final at Manchester City's Academy stadium.

  • 160 foot Bungee Jump

    160 foot Bungee Jump

    28 May 2016 - 27 November 2016

    Sporting EventA thrilling 160 foot bungee jump in the beautiful surroundings of Salford Quays.

  • 300 foot Bungee Jump

    300 foot Bungee Jump

    23 April 2016 - 09 October 2016

    Sporting EventThe highest regular bungee jump anywhere in the UK.

  • Go Large at The Dogs

    Go Large at The Dogs

    08 September 2016 - 08 September 2018

    Sporting EventA big night out doesn’t always have to mean a large party; a big night out at the dogs can be had all by yourself if you’re that way inclined.

  • Ironman UK

    Ironman UK

    ArticleIronman UK is one or the iconic events in the Triathlon Calendar.

  • Manchester To Host Snooker’s English Open

    Manchester To Host Snooker’s English Open

    10 October 2016 - 16 October 2016

    Sporting EventSnooker’s new English Open will take place at Event City in Manchester later this year, and tickets are now on sale.

  • Milltown to Moors Series - Half Marathon

    Milltown to Moors Series - Half Marathon

    16 October 2016

    Participatory EventMilltown to Moors Series - Half Marathon

  • Rio 2016 Olympic parade

    Rio 2016 Olympic parade

    17 October 2016 - 17 October 2016

    ArticleThe National Olympic parade will take place in Manchester

  • Rochdale half marathon, 10k & fun run

    Rochdale half marathon, 10k & fun run

    25 September 2016 - 25 September 2016

    ArticleThe exciting and varied scenery and traffic-free courses taking you on a tour of this historic town and some of its breath taking countryside including the stunning Hollingworth Lake.

  • Rough Runner

    Rough Runner

    15 October 2016 - 16 October 2016

    Sporting EventRough Runner returns to Manchester in 2016 having hosted their biggest event of the year in 2015.

  • Soccerex Football Festival 2016

    Soccerex Football Festival 2016

    25 September 2016

    Sporting EventAttracting the very best male and female athletes from across the globe, the Soccerex Football Festival will host the 2016 World Street Soccer Championships.