The Manchester Picnic returns this weekend

The Manchester Picnic is city’s big family food festival in St Ann's Square. Returning for its 7th year, the event has grown from attracting 5,000 to over 25,000 visitors over one weekend, hosting top street food traders and tastings, live music, games and family entertainment.

Taking place this Saturday and Sunday, families popping along will also be treated to live music courtesy of Manchester Jazz Festival and immersive children’s theatre by Z-Arts.

The picnic has hosted some of Manchester’s most famous gourmet street food traders over the years including Al’s BBQ Shack, Fire and Slice Pizza, Fish&, Piggie Smalls, Puddin5 Love and Tio’s Barbecue.

Stuart Goulden

Lead Consultant