The King Street Festival

Date & Time
King Street Manchester

The BID brings together over fifty shops, restaurants and hotels to celebrate the past, present and future of Manchester’s iconic designer shopping destination King Street, often described as ‘The Bond Street of the North’. The streets are filled with music, food and VIP events hosted by stores, restaurants and hotels. For the 2016 inaugural event, footfall was up by 64% over the May Bank Holiday, an additional 20,000 customers.

Partners and Sponsors


City Partners

2016 Event and Campaign Partners

2016 Event Headlines

  • Over 50 stores, restaurants and brands took part including Bem Brasil, Cath Kidston, Diesel, Diverso, DKNY, El Gato Negro, Hawes and Curtis, Infiniti Cars, Hobbs, Jamie’s Italian, Jigsaw, Karen Millen, Kiehls, Kuoni, L’Occitane, Miller & Carter, Mint Velvet, Neal’s Yard Remedies, Pizza Express, Pretty Green, Quill, Rosso, The Body Shop, The Grill on the Alley, The Pen Shop, The White Company, The White Stuff, Trevor Sorbie, Watches of Switzerland, Waterstones, Whistles, Vidal Sassoon and Virgin Money
  • Participating brands hosted exclusive treats and events including shopping discounts, complimentary prosecco, menu tasters, gifts with purchase, in-store DJs, skincare consultations and beauty treatments, children’s workshops, cocktails, giveaways and competitions
  • Grill on the Alley’s BBQ & Bar, live music bandstand, roaming musicians, a pop-up country garden, lawn games and flower stall
  • Manchester Histories King Street Trail
  • Jonathan Schofield Historical Tour
  • Infiniti Cars showcase
  • See the photos

2016 Stats

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