The Ultimate Manchester Bucketlist: 60 Things To Do In Manchester This Year

60 things to do in Manchester this year.

What will you do in the city this year? Get some inspirational ideas for things to do in Manchester with our magical bucket list.

  1. Re-live your childhood in an underground arcade bar
  2. Adopt a bee
  3. Listen to classical music by candlelight
  4. Or jazz in a secret club
  5. See the Lego cats at Chester Zoo
  6. Or build your own Lego creations while you booze
  7. Get your new profile picture in front of the Spinningfields neon signs
  8. Or in front of the Brexit billboards
  9. Party like Freddie Mercury
  10. Visit Alan Turing
  11. See the wall of death at Circus Funtasia
  12. See the new show by the producers of the Moscow State Circus
  13. Or an x-rated circus
  14. Or immerse yourself in a circus-themed club night
  15. Give blood
  16. Sing along with Mamma Mia
  17. See the Da Vinci drawings while you can
  18. Help the homeless
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  1. Get some dirty vegan food
  2. Celebrate the anniversary of the moon landing at Bluedot festival
  3. Or head to Parklife
  4. Visit the UK’s first naked Lush store
  5. Be part of the Jury at a live murder trial
  6. Visit Manchester’s ‘most beautiful’ restaurant
  7. Get a Freakshake
  8. Win two tickets to see the Spice Girls
  9. Get a selfie in the toilets at the Ivy
  10. Go for lunch
  11. Or brunch
  12. Or pizza
  13. Get your face on a cappuccino
  14. See the Manchester Giants
  15. Eat at the Arndale’s fancy food court
  16. Visit the Peaky Blinders-themed bar
  17. Have your tea in a giant igloo
  18. Go for a fancy kebab
  19. Visit the ‘happiest restaurant’ in Manchester
  20. Enrol in wizard school
  21. Visit the bar that looks like a laundrette
Washhouse Speakeasy Bar
Washhouse Speakeasy Bar
  1. And this password protected speakeasy
  2. Then test out the ultimate hangover cure
  3. Or go for a full English in a giant Yorkshire pudding
  4. See the Elvis-fronted Nirvana tribute band
  5. Claim victory at fancy darts
  6. Take your dog for a drink
  7. Or to the dog cafe
  8. Or throw it a Birthday party
  9. Eat at UK’s first toastie restaurant
  10. Get a G and T at all the Manchester bars on the Ultimate Gin Crawl
  11. Visit the world’s first Tango Ice Blast kiosk
  12. Go to the pictures
  13. Go for a Harry Potter-inspired afternoon tea
  14. Pull an all-nighter at Venue
  15. Try Crazy Pedro’s bizarre pizza of the month
  16. Spend all your money in the Arndale’s Harry Potter shop
  1. Get all the free stuff at the Trafford Centre on your Birthday
  2. Take on the four-foot ‘Monster Sub’
  3. See the Piccadilly Rats
  4. Go swimming outdoors
  5. Or drink outdoors in one of the gorgeous beer gardens

Originally published at Secret Manchester.