Events @ Manchester Arndale

From fabulous fashion shows to stylish student nights and magical Christmas treats, Manchester Arndale hosts events throughout the year.
21 - 31 October

Plenty of Tricks. Plenty more Treats.

Mark the arrival of Halloween with ten days of terrifyingly good events across the city centre. Thousands of pumpkin lanterns light the streets, and iconic buildings turn an eerie green after hours plus come see our special guest The Stay Puft Marshmallow Man!

16 November to 24 December

Santa's New Grotto

Santa will be waiting to greet you in his fabulous Manchester Arndale Christmas grotto. Make sure you don’t delay in seeing the main man from Thursday 16 November until Sunday 24 December.

Pre booking coming soon!

Previous events at Manchester Arndale

World Mental Health Day: Colour in for a Cause

It’s World Mental Health Day today (10 October), and this weekend we’re hosting a very special event to help raise awareness and donations for our Charity Star, Moodswings 14 and 15 October on the upper mall near New Look.

Read Manchester BookBench Project

Manchester Arndale is delighted to be part of the Read Manchester BookBench Project.  As part of Read Manchester, the National Literacy Trust and Manchester City Council have teamed up with Wild in Art to bring their iconic BookBenches to the city.

Hovis Wholemeal

This year, Hovis® is on a mission to deliver their tasty Wholemeal loaf to all of Britain - after all, it’s as good today as it’s always been!  On their tour around Britain, they'll be giving away 250,000 loaves, as well as serving slices of their tasty Hovis®