Manchester’s King Street Festival returns on Saturday 3 – Sunday 4 June, bringing the city’s iconic shopping address alive with music, art, food, games and a host of exclusive in-store events.

The festival, coordinated by Manchester BID, Manchester’s Business Improvement District, on behalf of city centre retailers will see King Street’s premium stores, restaurants and hotels come together to host a fun yet fashionable weekend offering al fresco dining, exclusive in-store events and complimentary gifts alongside free fizz and tastings.

New for 2017 are an art garden and street sketching workshops, alongside lawn games and a stylish crazy golf course. Head to Upper King Street where its parking bays will transformed into a series of pocket parks featuring activities including, classical music, pop up gardens and pizza making.

The festival’s bandstand will return showcasing the best blues, swing and jazz bands in town while King Street’s rich history will be revealed during guided tours throughout the weekend.

One of the UK’s most exclusive streets, King Street is home to a wealth of premium brands and upscale eateries including Belstaff, Bravissimo, Castle Fine Arts, Cath Kidston, Diesel, DKNY, Jigsaw, House of Fraser, Kiehls, Mint Velvet, Pretty Green, The White Company, Virgin Money, El Gato Negro and Suri.

Events take place between 11am and 8pm on both days unless otherwise specified.

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