Manchester Festivals

Festivals in Manchester. Discover the best festivals happening in Manchester this year with Skiddle - One of the UK's leading ticket sale websites.


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Ah, Manchester! It's the capital of the north, the mother of the Madchester scene, and home to some of the greatest bands, rappers, singers, and artists on the planet. Why wouldn’t you want to check out a few festivals in Manchester? 

Whether you want to lose yourself in performances by the world’s biggest artists or discover your favourite new local artist in a legendary local venue, there are plenty of Manchester festivals to satisfy your needs.  

For example, there’s Parklife, the electronic, hip hop, indie, grime, and dance festival that holds 82,500 people per day in Heaton Park. On the other end of the scale, Manchester Psych Fest is a multi-genre festival that showcases atypical indie artists across some of the city’s most loved venues. Or check out Format Manchester for something different. 

With music as a huge part of Manchester’s DNA, there’s no better city to experience live music in. Check out some Manchester festivals now to find your new fave festival.