Christmas in Bristol

Everyone's welcome to our place this Christmas. #MerryBristmas 

The days may get shorter, but now the streets of Bristol shimmer with twinkly spidery webs of fairy lights, infusing the dark nights with a touch of magic. If you're heading to the city this December, we've got a festive events calendar as well as a list of winter walks, gift ideas and more. Scroll down for more festive inspiration! 

Coming to Bristol for some Christmas shopping? We've rounded up the city's best options, from gift fairs and markets to independent shops. 

Bristol oozes atmosphere during the Christmas months and with so much to see, do and shop, you'll be needing somewhere to stay. Check out our accommodation pages and offers pages and book yourself a merry little festive break.  

Don't forget to explore some of Bristol’s sacred buildings, which are at their most impressive during the Christmas period and find out where all the very best Christmas carol concerts in Bristol are. 

Come and say hello to us on Facebook, Instagram or TikTok and show us how you're enjoying a Proper Bristol Christmas using the hashtag #MerryBristmas 

Festive Guides

Find out everything there is to know about what's on in Bristol this Christmas, from markets and light trails through to gift guides and more!

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