Fun things to do in Manchester: Night time addition

We have put together a list of fun things to do in Manchester at night for those who are wanting to enjoy an evening of activities. Whether you like bowling or darts, we have it all. We hope you discover some new and exciting places to share with your family and friends. You can also check out our Manchester Activities For Couples blog for some fun day time activities.

Dog and Bowl


Swap your shoes for bowling shoes at the Dog and Bowl in Manchester. This unique bowling alley is one of the top fun things to do in Manchester at night (or day). The bowling alley follows a New York style theme carrying an exciting atmosphere all the way through to the restaurant and bar. With an arcade and 5 full length bowling lanes, you won’t get bored. 

At Dog and Bowl you can order food to your lane whilst you bowl, enjoying their mouth watering signature chicken, served from 12-9pm. Wash the food down with specialty cocktails or craft beer chosen by Dog and Bowl. Tickets range from £5-£9.50 and happy hour is on from 4-8 Sunday to Friday so if you’re wanting cheap fun things to do in Manchester at night, head down before 8pm for a few drinks before the bowling starts.

Junkyard Golf


Spend quality time with your friends and family or bring along a date for some great laughs at Junkyard Golf. If you’re looking for fun things to do in Manchester at night or great date ideas, Junkyard Golf is the place for you. Play crazy golf with the choice of three different golf courses. Each course contains different themes which includes the fairground circus course, the jungle tropical madness course and the scrapyard disco course, plenty of choice.

The vibes at Junkyard Golf are immaculate and there’s plenty of photo opportunities to capture those memorable moments! Play whilst enjoying the range of extravagant cocktails, such as the Junkyard love club drink and the disco drisco cocktail.

Twenty Twenty Two


Twenty Twenty Two is located in the Northern Quarter offering you a unique experience in a unique venue. When do you get the chance to play ping pong whilst enjoying luxurious cocktails and beers with your friends? Bring out your competitive side and have fun.

This venue is more than just a standard bar experience, bring back some childhood memories, playing ping pong whilst sipping cocktails. Twenty Twenty Two of course plays music so whether you are here to play ping pong or just watch whilst you dance along, there’s something for everyone.

Flight Club


Flight club screams fun things to do in Manchester. You can play social darts in a venue that is designed like no other. The decoration projects the heritage of darts and the fairground with a unique twist. If you’re a darts fan you will love it here.

This venue offers the chance to get sociable and competitive with your friends and family as well as the chance to click your glasses together for the champion enjoying a wide variety of delicious food and drinks. Book a table for when you finish playing games and enjoy their ‘show stopping’ and unbelievably tasty sharing platters that they have to offer.

7 Sins


7 Sins bar is a great venue to enjoy some delicious cocktails but that’s not all! This bar is known as one of the best gaming bars in Manchester city. There’s loads of games that you and your friends can get involved with including pool, shuffleboard and arcade console classics. Making 7 Sins a night of unforgettable fun!

The décor is stunning, decorated with neon lights and graffiti motifs. The 4 walls of 7 sins create a slick and vibrant atmosphere. This venue offers unique tasty dishes and drinks, some which include mac & cheese balls and cauliflower wings for those vegans.

Manchester Escape rooms


Our final activity is Manchester Escape rooms. Play detective and come together to solve mysteries in the fastest time possible. Although you can enjoy the escape rooms through the day, if you’re looking for fun things to do in Manchester at night, you can book an evening slot to have fun before going out for some night time drinks. 

Open all week and allowing all group sizes there’s no excuse to not experience this evening of fun. If you like challenges than this is especially for you, solving puzzles and finding clues will be the main aim of the game and who knows, you might just beat the record Manchester escape room time. 


We hope you enjoy our list of fun nights out in Manchester we have put together for you. Please tag us on the Enjoy Manchester Facebook or Twitter page if you do consider one of these brilliant nights out. If you’re looking for other nights out in Manchester such as a club night or a night of comedy, don’t worry we have you covered in out nights out in Manchester blog.

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