Christmas in Bristol

  1. Graphic of man playing guitar in festive clothes
    There's more Christmas events this year in Bristol than decorations on the tree. From traditional Christmas markets to light trails and grottos, we've got you covered.
  2. Love Bristol Gift Card
    Find out more about the Love Bristol Gift Card and give the gift of Bristol city centre.
  3. Christmas Wreathmaking

    Fill your December with all the trimmings of the festive season, from gloriously glittering craft workshops to mesmerising light shows.

  4. Graphic of Christmas Market stalls
    Bristol’s good cheer extends to our Christmas Markets, stretching from the Harbourside all the way to Bristol Shopping Quarter.
  5. Win a Twixmas break near Bristol
    Enter our competition for your chance to win a Twixmas break in North Somerset.
  6. Woman and child with light up star wand

    Whether you’re coming to Bristol to do your Christmas shopping or for a festive evening with friends, why not forget about the stresses of traffic and parking and hop on a First Bus instead? 

  7. Christmas light trails in and around Bristol

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

  8. Winter Wonderland at Wookey Hole
    This December, you're invited to get into the spirit of Christmas with Santa and his elves at Wookey Hole's Winter Wonderland, as 100,000 lights transform the caves into an enchanting underground adventure land!
    1. 25 Nov 20231 Jan 2024
  9. Christmas at Tyntesfiled
    Expect decorations and Christmas trees galore, lots of opportunities to meet Father Christmas, plus winter walks and warming refreshments.
    1. 20 Nov 20237 Jan 2024
  10. M Shed cranes and bauble

    Bristol is brimming with exciting festive events to keep you busy as you count down to the jolliest day of the year.

  11. Graphic of Christmas shoppers

    Visit Bristol’s elves have searched for top Bristol-themed gifts that’ll have your nearest and dearest dancing a Christmas jig.

  12. Graphic of gingerbread people
    Christmas in Bristol this year is bigger than Father Christmas's mince pie stash, but the strain on your wallet doesn't have to be. Here you'll find a whole heavenly host of deals and bargains to make your Christmas in Bristol merry and bright.
  13. Graphic of diners at table
    We love our food, as you’ve probably discovered from many a rave restaurant review, our award-winning chefs or our expanding list of food festivals.
  14. Shop local at Bristol Christmas Markets 2023

    Savour the street food, watch live entertainment and get your Christmas shopping sorted at Bristol's Christmas Markets...

  15. Where to see Santa in Bristol this Christmas

    Santa Claus is coming to Bristol! Here are the places you can meet the jolly old man in red. 

  16. Bristol’s best winter walks

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

  17. Graphic of Brunel with shopping bags
    From vintage and retro, to the latest in high-street trends, we’ve got it all in both the department aisles and our famously independent districts.
  18. Graphic of wrapped presents

    We guide you through the best areas for Christmas shopping in Bristol and remarkable places to stay in each. 

  19. Graphic of church
    Explore some of Bristol’s sacred buildings, which are at their most impressive during the Christmas period.
  20. Graphic of Christmas tree
    In this section you’ll find all the important and practical information that you might need when visiting Bristol.

You May Also Like

  1. New Year's Eve in Bristol
    Countdown to 2020 in Bristol this New Year's Eve. Find out what's on and where to spend the evening in the city.
  2. Cosy pubs
    Enjoy a pint by a roaring fire with some top notch pub grub at one of these Bristol watering holes.
  3. Bristol’s cosiest hotels
    Tis the season of colourful leaves, crisp sunny strolls, beautiful misty mornings and cosying up by a log fire. Make the most of this snuggly time of year with a bit of ‘hygge’ at one of Bristol’s cosiest hotels for autumn hibernation.
  4. Things To Do in the School Holidays and Half Term in Bristol
    Find out what safe, seasonal fun there is to be had in Bristol

Search For Accommodation

Show More Options
Add Room

Search For Things to Do


Search For What's On


Search For Food & Drink