Festivals in Manchester

Discover Festivals in Manchester

Manchester is a city that knows how to celebrate like no other. Find out more about the upcoming festivals in Manchester.

Arts and Culture Festivals

Explore the impactful works of the Manchester International Festival, a dynamic showcase of world-class performances, art installations, and cutting-edge creativity that transforms the city into a cultural playground.  

Manchester Pride Festival

Dance through the streets during the Manchester Pride Festival, a joyous celebration of diversity and inclusivity that fills the air with colour and music.

Music Festivals

Savour the sounds at the annual Parklife Festival, Manchester Jazz Festival, Folk Festival or Sounds of the City.

Family-Friendly Festivals

Celebrate the seasons with dedicated city-centre activities for the whole family at Christmas, Halloween, and Chinese New Year.

Food and Drink Festivals

Manchester’s food and drink culture is thriving. You will be spoilt for choice with the Craft Beer Festival, Festa Italiana and Oktoberfest food festivals taking place in Manchester every year.

Plan Your Visit

Make the most of your visit and learn more about places to stay, things to do and restaurants to explore.

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