It's all about action and adventure when it comes to a stag in Manchester!
Go head to head against the guys in Mersey Games or if you're up for the challenge, take on the undead with the Abandoned School Zombie experience. Warm up to Manchester's nightlife with a pretty our Burger & Baps lunch!
If inflatable obstacles and zombies aren't your kinds of things, enjoy Hovercrafts and a Shooting Event during day one of your stag do in Manchester instead.
Warm up to Manchester's nightlife by getting your stomachs well-lined with a two-course Italian meal that comes with a drink each.
Recently voted one of the best places in the world to live by Lonely Planet, Manchester is not short on stag party entertainment. It hosts all the classic daytime stag do activities as well as unusual options like challenging canyoning, tricky hovercrafts, the insane Zorbing or hilarious Bubble football.
Other top stag party activities include:
A visit to Manchester would not be complete without exploring some of the city’s lively and extensive bars and clubs.
Pumping out tunes and pouring drinks in everything from an underground drinking den, lively clubs and laid-back bars to an old chapel converted into a mammoth party venue - Manchester is one city that's big on quirk and uniqueness!
With one of the strongest nightlife scenes in the country, you'll be completely spoilt for choice when it comes to Manchester's nightlife.
if you're not one for moving about and want to keep the bar hoping distance to a minimum, Deansgate Locks will be the ideal drinking spot during your stag weekend. Perfect for those that want to stay in one area, you'll find DJ's playing all night and plenty of affordable booze in this canalside location.
You'll also find some of the trendiest venues, as well as a row of swanky chain bars housed in converted railway arches in Deansgate Locks.
When it comes to the Northern Quater you'll find plenty of watering holes around High Street and Thomas Street, while Tib Street and Oldham Street also host a number of relaxed bars and clubs. While the area is certainly buzzing with traditional pubs serving up plenty of craft beer, you'll also find a few trendy cocktail bars in the area if you feel like being a little fancy.
Oxford Road is another hot spot spewing with bars and clubs that follow suit with the Northern Quater's laid-back vibe!
With its exciting and always-evolving stream of bars and restaurants, Spinningfields is another good area to start out in before heading to Printworks, which is one of the more popular areas for Manchester nightlife.
Piccadilly is another great area filled with plenty of bars serving craft beer. Perfect for a casual drink before you continue to hot up Manchester's vast and vibrant nightlife.
With so much on offer, it can be hard to know where to go and where to avoid, that's why Maximise always recommends going on a guided bar crawl or taking advantage of our Bar & club Combos, during the first night of your stag weekend.
A city for the football lovers and beer lovers alike, Manchester is a city that has plenty on offer for your stag weekend.
To sample the city’s finest brews, head to Port Street Beer House, the Piccadilly Tap and Beermoth. Conveniently all located within a few minutes walk of Piccadilly Gardens.
manchester also boats a number of bars run by local brewers including Blackjack Brewery’s Smithfield Market Tavern, Seven Bro7hers’ bar in Ancoats, or the historic Marble Arch pub on Rochdale Road.
Whether you're a Manchester United fan or Manchester City fan or not, the city arguably is home to two legendary teams and a stadium tour of either club is a great addition to a football-loving stag party!
You'll get the chance to sit in the manager's seat in the dugout, check out the press room, walk through the players’ tunnel and find the seat of your favourite player in the dressing room.
Manchester is also home to the world's biggest and best football museum.
While Manchester is one of our top stag do locations, it is right up there with Liverpool, Prague, Barcelona, Benidorm, Amsterdam, Bratislava, Ibiza, Krakow, Lisbon, Birmingham, Leeds, Budapest, Brussels, Madrid, Berlin, Newcastle, and London.
So if Manchester isn't for you check out our other top stag do destinations.