Christmas Events in Bristol

Market stalls, enchanting light trails, festive events and experiences, not to mention the magnificent theatre productions – Bristol is brimming with exciting events this Christmas.

Christmas markets

Browse our miles of Christmas markets taking place throughout the festive season, from Bristol Christmas Market through to the Bristol Pop-Up Shop at The Galleries.

Illuminated trails and light shows

Experience a little bit of Christmas magic at light trails and experiences in and around Bristol, from Enchanted Christmas at Westonbirt Arboretum and Winter Wonderland at Wookey Hole.

Festive theatre

Kickstart your festive celebrations with an evening at the theatre. If you're looking for some pantomime fun, book your tickets for Goldilocks and the Three Bears at Bristol Hippodrome

Family-friendly events

Take part in some crafty workshops or explore woodland trails at Bristol's National Trust properties, with some spectacular decorations to be seen both in the historic houses and across their grounds.

Step into the festively-decorated woodland at Bristol Zoo Project and meet Father Christmas in his cosy, festive tipi! Find out where else you can meet Santa in Bristol this Christmas.

Back to the Christmas in Bristol page for more inspiration, ideas, blogs and tips


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