Festival Square at Manchester International Festival

Family friendly

People enjoying the free entertainment at Manchester International Festival's Festival Square.
Image credit: MIF

The home of Manchester International Festival moves to Cathedral Gardens for 2021. Festival Square will be packed with great food and drink, free live music and DJs, tours and more.

With top-notch food and drink from some of Manchester’s finest as well as family events and guided tours, there’s plenty for all ages to enjoy. Of course, there’s also live music and entertainment across three stages too – all of it free

The entertainment line-up features Jamz Supernova, DJ Paulette, Mr Scruff and BBC Music Introducing in Manchester. As well as Homoelectric on the Square and longtime Festival friend Dave Haslam.

Like all MIF venues, Festival Square will be fully COVID-safe in line with current government guidelines.

Festival Square
Image: Festival Square

Plan your visit

The Cathedral Gardens
M4 3BG
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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