All the fun of the fair at the Summer Social

Family event | 19 Jul - 26 Sep

Summer Social brings together all the retro fun of the fair alongside a gigantic beach, live entertainment and exciting pop-ups between 19 July-26 September.

Get ready to experience exhilarating rides for both little ones and big kids at heart including Manchester's very own Log Flume, Waveswinger, Star Flyer and all the traditional favourites like Bumper Carz, Hook-a-Duck and not forgetting the beautiful Victorian Carousel.

And because no trip to the fair would be complete without treats, there's ice cream, hotdogs and candy floss too.

Here's what you'll find at the Summer Social funfair...

  • Jungle River Log Flume (minimum height restriction 1.2m - 1.3m accompanied by an adult)
  • Cruise Ship (minimum height restriction 1m - 1.2m accompanied by an adult)
  • Apple Coaster (minimum height restriction 0.9m - 1.2m accompanied by an adult)
  • Star Flyer (minimum height restriction 1m - 1.3m accompanied by an adult)
  • Fun House (minimum height restriction 1m unaccompanied)
  • Waveswinger (below 1m must be accompanied)
  • Traditional Victorian Carousel
  • Waterballs (minimum 7 years weight restrictions apply)
  • Mini Chairs (minimum 2 years 0.9m - 1.4m can ride)
  • Tea Cups (below 0.9m must be accompanied by an adult)
  • Bumper Carz (minimum 3 years)
  • Canoes (0.9m - 1.4m can ride)
  • Hook-a-Duck
  • Raca Rama (below 0.9m must be accompanied)
  • Bumper Boats (minimum 3 years maximum 8 years)
  • Bungee Trampolines (minimum 3 years maximum weight 10st)
  • Inflatable Play Centre (minimum 3 years, maximum 12 years)

Entry tickets to the beach and rides area are priced at £3 per person when bought online (£3.50 if bought on the day).

All rides and attractions operate on a token system. Prices range from 2-5 tokens per person, per ride. You can pay for these on the day of your visit or in advance, below.

Under 2yr olds are free of charge and do not require a ticket.

Opening times:

Until 5th September:
Monday-Sunday: 11am-9pm

From 5th-26th September:
Monday – Friday: 2pm–8pm
Saturday: 11am–8pm
Sunday: 12noon–8pm

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