Seasonal Events in Bristol

There’s never a dull moment in Bristol! No matter the season, you’ll always find the best way to mark it, with a range of events to suit everyone.

Celebrate Valentine’s, Galentine’s or Palentine’s with mouth-watering food and drink at one of the city’s numerous indie restaurants in February, get the whole family hunting for eggs at Easter, and fill your bank holidays with anything from a trip to one of the city’s acclaimed attractions to boat trips, food tours, beer trails and more.

Enjoy Bristol’s renowned festival season every spring and summer, including music festivals Love Saves the Day, Bristol Sounds, Valley Fest and FORWARDS alongside celebrations of all things Bristol, such as Europe’s largest street art festival Upfest, Bristol Harbour Festival, and the Bristol Balloon Fiesta.

Immerse yourself in all things spooky at Halloween with one of the UK’s flagship scare season experiences in FEAR at Avon Valley, watch spectacular Bonfire Night firework displays across the city, join in with fun festive events at Christmas, and ring in the new year in style at one of Bristol’s buzzing pubs, bars, or clubs.

Take a look at our selection of seasonal events in the city below, or use our individual hub pages to find inspiration on what to do during specific seasons.


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Plan your visit, no matter what time of year you visit.

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