Manchester Events Calendar

Looking for something to do in Manchester? Whether you're a local, new in town or just cruising through we've got loads of great tips and events to offer. Find out what’s on in Manchester with our regularly updated events calendar featuring the best upcoming events in Manchester and the area.

This guide lists events at a glance, showing what’s on each month. See the highlights of What’s On for Manchester, featuring the best of things to do in Manchester – Live Music and Gigs, Family Events, Art & Culture, Food & Drink and much more. Manchester fundraisers and charity events.

Important This Event Calendar is not maintained on a daily basis and some events may have changed dates or are no longer happening. Please double-check the event websites for the most up-to-date information.

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Drag Fest Manchester 2022

28 May @ 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm


Drag Fest UK, the annual drag music festival is back for 2022 and we’re bringing some of the biggest names in drag to Manchester on Saturday 28th May & London Sunday 29th May!

Our line up includes; Willam, Krystal Versace, Jujubee, Kylie Sonique Love, Icesis Conture, Ada Vox, Victoria Scone, Pick ’N Mix, Crystal Methyd, Choriza May, Vanity Milan, Detox, Roxxxy Andrews, Ella Va’Day, Priyanka, Lemon, Anna Phalactic, Alexis St Pete, Le Belle, Louis Cyfer, Plastiq, Tyreece, Paige 3, Prinx Chiyo.

Many more acts are to be announced, including our drag superstar headliner!

Expect outstanding drag performances on the Main Stage & Lip Sync Stage…

An opportunity to meet all of your favourites at the Meet & Greet Tent…

Shop till you death-drop at our market stalls…

And a brand new for 2022, a fairground and dance tent!

Head to for tickets!


28 May
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Alexandra Park
180 Russell St, Manchester
Manchester, M16 7JL Manchester
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