To trick or to treat? What’s happening in Manchester this Halloween.

It’s that time of the year again, and if Halloween is your thing, Manchester has something for everyone. Get ready for the spooky, creepy, and for some – tasty!

Halloween in the City

Halloween in the city

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This year, Manchester will once again play host to the wonderfully weird and spooky ‘Halloween in the City’ with various events running throughout the whole week.

A truly monstrous line-up of ghastly creatures will parade through (or on top of) the city, alongside a monster carnival with a very clear message: the bigger the better!

Kids can experiment and get close to their favourite horrors at the Monster Lab in Exchange Square. St Ann’s Square will transform into the eerie and ghostly ruins of Dr Manchenstein’s Castle and Gardens, plus there will be a spooktacular array of top monster bands, monster DJ’s and a monstrous photo trail across the city.

Bongo’s Bingo Halloween Tour with B*witched, Albert Hall

Bongos Bingo

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The hugely popular Bongo’s Bingo makes an extra special appearance in Manchester this Halloween as they round off their UK tour in the country’s greatest city. Enjoy all the usual Bongos Bingo shenanigans coupled with what promises to be an unmissable performance from cult band ‘B*witched’. Fancy dress is the preferred dress code, so be sure to dress to impress as the freakier the better is the order of the day here.

Expect a raucous atmosphere with this themed bingo night, which includes the quirky and, at times, downright ridiculous assortment of games and truly ghastly prizes.

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Spooky Halloween Brunch Social, Flight Club Manchester

Fight Club Manchester

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Taking place across Saturday 30th & Sunday 31st October, Flight Club’s Spooky Brunch Social is a fantastic choice if you and your fellow ghouls are looking to stir up your Halloween plans this October.

A ‘devilish cocktail’ awaits upon arrival, along with a bottle of prosecco per guest and bottomless pizza. Whether you can’t resist scratching that competitive itch and competing in Flight Club’s social darts alongside your boozy feast, or you just want a treat out with friends, all options are covered. Keep in mind, there will be prizes available on the night for the best (or spookiest) outfit.

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Pumpkin Carving, The Pen & Pencil

The Pen and Pencil pumpkin carving

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Located in the heart of Manchester’s Northern Quarter, The Pen and Pencil’s annual Pumpkin Carving Competition is back with a vengeance. Fear not, only treats are on the menu here, with a delicious rum cocktail waiting for you on arrival.

Once you’ve settled in with both your cocktail and pumpkin at the ready, test your skills against fellow carvers while dipping into the readily available Kraken tasters to assist the carving process.

On the night, a lucky winner will take home some quirky prizes for the best pumpkin. Everyone will get the chance to take home a tasty Kraken goodie bag.

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