In and Around Manchester
Embedded in culture, you can experience a wide range of new experiences in Manchester from street carnivals to crowded festivals. It has something to offer for every palate.
For jazz music lovers, the Manchester Jazz Festival takes over the city for 9 days in July. Celebrating British and international jazz artists, thousands of fans gather to Manchester to enjoy music, food and arts.
August bank holiday weekend is host to the popular Manchester Pride, an annual gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender festival that celebrates equality and culture. Crowds gather to enjoy the live music, street partys, markets and late night bars.
Why not also visit the dazzling Manchester Christmas Market throughout November and December, introducing food stalls and gifts from around the world. This German-themed market is renowned for its good beer, hot mulled wine and delicious food, perfect for that cold winter's night.
Take a look at our top 'Local Events' in Manchester.