Christmas in Bristol

  1. There's more Christmas events this year in Bristol than decorations on the tree. From traditional Christmas markets to ice rinks and grottos we've got you covered.
  2. Santa Claus in his grotto at Slimbridge Wetlands Centre

    Visit Bristol’s elves have searched high and low to sniff out top Bristol-themed gifts that’ll have your nearest and dearest dancing a Christmas jig.

    30 Nov 2020
  3. Clifton Christmas Lights

    Grab a warm coat and a woolly hat and head out to experience a little bit of Christmas magic with a twinkly festive light walk in and around Bristol this Christmas.

    19 Nov 2020
  4. 8 Independent shops for Christmas shopping in Bristol

    We highlight a selection of Bristol's independent shops for Christmas shopping.

    27 Nov 2020
  5. Bristol’s best winter walks

    Head out on one of these head-clearing winter strolls around Bristol…

    20 Nov 2020
  6. Christmas Choir at Bristol Cathedral
    Explore some of Bristol’s sacred buildings, which are at their most impressive during the Christmas period.
  7. Shop online at Bristol's virtual markets

    Do all of your shopping from the comfort of home with our list of the city's best online shops and marketplaces...

    18 Nov 2020
  8. Food Friday: Festive ricciarelli biscuits

    To get in the #MerryBristmas mood, we asked the team from Papadeli to share one of their favourite festives recipes...

    4 Dec 2020
  9. Food Friday: Mulled apple & damson cocktail from 6 O'clock Gin

    If you're looking for a Christmassy winter warmer drink, definitely give this recipe from 6 O'clock Gin a go...

    11 Dec 2020
  10. The Bristol gift guide: Food and drink

    Give the gift of food and drink, whether it's a hamper stocked with local goodies or a tour of Bristol's best breweries!

    25 Nov 2020
  11. The Bristol gift guide: Experiences

    Give the gift of memorable and fun Bristol experiences to your loved ones.

    9 Dec 2020
  12. The Bristol gift guide: Support local artists

    Treat someone to a beautiful print or gift featuring artwork by Bristol creatives.

    2 Dec 2020
  13. Instagram picks: Festive Bristol

    In the lead up to Christmas, we challenged our followers on Instagram to tag us in their most festive photos of the city.

    15 Dec 2020

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  4. Things To Do in the School Holidays and Half Term in Bristol
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