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Manchester Events

Manchester 2016 events

BUPA Great Manchester Run

Date :
22 May 2016

One of the UK's most popular 10km (6 miles) races, now in its 11th year, an ......

One of the UK's most popular 10km (6 miles) races, now in its 11th year, and attracting around 33,000 runners. A great fund-raising event.

Venue:
Throughout the city.

Event cost:
Free to spectate. Entry fee is £37.

Website:

Category:
Sport

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Manchester Fashion Week

Date :
23 May 2016 - 25 May 2016

Manchester Fashion Week (MCRFW) will this year take place at The National F ......

Manchester Fashion Week (MCRFW) will this year take place at The National Football Museum and will see 30 fashion shows take place over five days showcasing collections from graduates to high-end designers.

Venue:
The Castlefield Rooms

Address:
8-20 Castle Street, Manchester, United Kingdom

Category:
Spectacle

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Manchester International Festival

Date (To be confirmed):
July 2016

Biennial festival celebrating the city, its popular culture, music and the ......

Biennial festival celebrating the city, its popular culture, music and the arts.

Venue:
Various locations.

Event cost:
Some free; others are variously priced.

Website:

Category:
Spectacle

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Manchester Pride

Date (To be confirmed):
August 2016

Usually lasting for a week over the August Bank Holiday weekend, Manchester ......

Usually lasting for a week over the August Bank Holiday weekend, Manchester Pride is an annual festival that celebrates lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender life. Centred around the city's thriving Gay Village, the party includes a carnival parade as well as live music, DJs, theatre and comedy, making it an event truly celebrating gay and lesbian influences in popular culture.

Venue:
Gay Village.

Event cost:
Free.

Category:
Spectacle

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Caribbean Carnival of Manchester

Date :
13 August 2016 - 14 August 2016

Procession made up of steel bands, floats with DJs and colourful dance trou ......

Procession made up of steel bands, floats with DJs and colourful dance troupes, as well as stalls selling traditional Caribbean food, drink and handicrafts. Enjoy the infectious rhythms of song and dance as the carnival procession winds its way through the crowds featuring carnival queens and princesses, elaborate costumes and folklore characters.

Venue:
Alexandra Park, Moss Side.

Category:
Spectacle

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Manchester European Christmas Markets

Date (To be confirmed):
November 2016 - December 2016 (14 November - 21 December.)

Daily European markets selling a variety of unusual Christmas gifts and gl ......

Daily European markets selling a variety of unusual Christmas gifts and glühwein (hot mulled wine).

Venue:
Albert Square.

Category:
Spectacle

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Manchester 2017 events

Chinese New Year

Date (To be confirmed):
February 2017 (January/February according to lunar calendar.)

A carnival of colour with dragon dances followed by a firework display. ......

A carnival of colour with dragon dances followed by a firework display.

Venue:
Chinatown (around Faulkner Street).

Event cost:
Free

Category:
Food & Drink

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Manchester Irish Festival

Date (To be confirmed):
March 2017 (March.)

Celebrates all things Irish in Manchester during a two-week extravaganza fe ......

Celebrates all things Irish in Manchester during a two-week extravaganza featuring around 200 events staged throughout the city.

Venue:
Various locations.

Category:
Entertainment

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