How are you going to spend the longest weekend of the year?

EASTER weekend is almost here, and for many of us, that means big nights out, long lie-ins, and meet-ups with mates. We've rounded up some of the best things to do this bank holiday weekend in Manchester from sushi under the cherry blossoms at Australasia, to a Latin dance party at Ramona. 

Check out our Easter things to do for families if you're looking for child-friendly ideas, and head over to Confidential Guides for inspiration on Easter days out, walks, Sunday lunches and more. 

Easter Beneath the Blossoms


From 10 March

Four-wave Hanami set menu served underneath the cherry blossoms, including popcorn tempura, sushi, their signature selection, and a sweet course. Book now.

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Head to Firehouse for parties and runways shows Image: The Firehouse

Rave in Full Bloom

The Firehouse

29 and 31 March

Parties, cabaret and runways at Firehouse from day till dark. Go for dinner and stay for their floral spectacular shows. Or book for their Easter bottomless brunch. Book now.

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Bottomless brunch with a spot of Bullseye action at Flight Club Image: Flight Club

Easter Weekend Bottomless Brunch

Flight Club

30-31 March

An hour of darts action, bottomless pizza as you play, and a bottle of prosecco per person. And it all continues for another hour of socialising after the darts. Book now

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Easter bank holiday weekend at Freight Island Image: Freight Island

Sit & Bun

Freight Island

31 March

Day to night partying with a line-up of DJ selectors from Manchester collective Hit & Run, plus alfresco drinking and eating from Freight Island traders. Book now.

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There's a free music festival at The Oast House on Easter Sunday Image: The Oast House


The Oast House

31 March

A free, all-day musical festival on The Oast House’s outdoor terrace featuring bands and solo artists playing everything from rock to soul to pop to disco. Find out more.

Easter Weekend

Pen and Pencil

28-31 March

Eat, drink and dance with three days of soul, disco and funk vibes featuring DJs Gareth James, Mark Hogg, Semi Skimmed Edits, A Deeper Groove and Danny Ward. Book now.


Revolution Deansgate Locks

30 March

Bottomless brunch and a cabaret variety show starring Baga Chips, Vanity Milan and Baby Daisy. Dress code: Fabulous. Book now.

Easter Weekender


27-31 March

Celebrate Ramona’s third birthday with five days of parties including live music, DJs, a Sunday Salsa Latin dance party and bottomless brunches. Book now.

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