Bristol Pride

Various Locations, Bristol
Bristol Pride


Organisers of the award winning Bristol Pride Festival have confirmed that the annual event will return to the city again this year in a slightly different format, after 2020 saw the event, like many others, move online.

Bristol Pride 2021 will feature a programme of events that will span two weeks from Saturday 3rd – Friday 16th July, taking place across the city. Please note that the Parade March and Pride Day events have been postponed to later this year.

Other events to look out for across the two weeks of the festival include the return of Pride Night including the official afterparty at O2 Academy, the ever popular Dog Show, a spectacular drag Cabaret Night featuring queens from RuPaul’s Drag Race UK, Comedy Night, Circus Night, Theatre Night and Queer Vision Film Festival. See a full list of this year's events here

Comedy Night

Taking place in Lakota Gardens, this will be a special night with incredible LGBT+ talent, featuring Jayde Adams, Larry Dean, Sophie Duker, Jessica Fostekew and Quimprov Players. Find out more

Cabaret Show

An incredible night of GAG-WORTHY drag performances at Lakota Gardens, featuring Divina de Campo, Tia Kofi, Son ofa Tutu, Chiyo and lots more! Find out more

Murder, He Didn't Write

A very special Pride fundraiser edition of the Edinburgh Fringe hit sell-out show ‘Murder, She Didn’t Write’. The talented cast create a completely original and hilarious murder-mystery, improvised on-the-spot using suggestions from the audiences and a whole host of gender-swapped suspects. Find out more

Queer Vision Film Festival

Queer Vision presents a diverse programme of LGBT+ films from around the globe, including independently-made feature, animation and award-winning short films. Find out more

Organisers are encouraging people to sign up to their mailing list to hear about all the latest plans, ticket releases and vital information.

Bristol Pride is supported by returning headline sponsor Unite Students, the UK’s leading owner, manager and developer of student accommodation.

Plan your train journey to Bristol

Public transport in Bristol

Read more:
- LGBT Bristol
- Bristol Festivals

Take me back to the Visit Bristol website​​​​​​

Book Tickets


  • Bristol Pride Festival 2017

Date of Event

Opening Times

Dates TBC: (16 July 2022)

* This is just an indication of the festival date. Please check back for the confirmed dates soon.

The above times should be used as an indicator during the recovery phase from the global pandemic.

Please double-check details by visiting the website via the link above before you visit


What's Nearby


Road Directions

Find out about the latest on the roads and get travel directions from

Public Transport Directions

For comprehensive information about getting here by public transport, please visit

Downloads & links

Discover More