About Bristol Festivals

(Bristol, England)

Bristol is a large and important city, known for its summer events, which include the hot-air balloon fiesta, waterfront celebrations and live music at various venues, including the Bristol Hippodrome and the Colston Hall.

Popular festivals in Bristol include the following events.

Annual Bristol Festivals

  • April: Badminton Horse Trials, notable equestrian event taking place close to Bristol
  • June: Bristol Motor and Classic Car Show, with a range of impressive motor vehicles and sports cars, held at Durdham Downs
  • July: St. Paul's Carnival, held at the beginning of the month, with colourful parades and general festivities
  • July: Bristol Ashton Court Festival, outdoor concerts and musical events taking places at Ashton Court Park
  • August: Bristol International Balloon Festival, famous ballooning event with more than 150 different hot-air balloon in various shapes and sizes

  • September: Bristol International Kite Festival, with enormous kite, demonstrations and food stalls, held at Ashton Court
  • October: Bristol Poetry Festival, showcasing a range of international poetry in central venues
  • November: Bristol Fireworks Fiesta, spectacular fireworks display taking place on the Bristol Downs, attracting large crowds

Visit Bristol - Official Tourist Information Centre
Address: 1 Canon's Road, Bristol, BS1 5TX, England
Tel: +44 (0)333 321 0101
Website: www.visitbristol.co.uk/

Bristol Conference Centre
Address: The Wylands, Lower High Street, Bristol, BS11 0DA, England
Tel: +44 (0)117 982 2266
Website: www.bristol-conference-centre.co.uk/

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