Fun Activities In Bristol

As a cultural hub in the West Country, there are more fun Bristol activities than you can shake a stick at. Social darts while munching on paddles of pizza? Check. Tours of the city where you get to sip craft beer along the way? Check. Cool and quirky nightlife where no stone is left unturned? Double check. Whatever you fancy, our city has got you covered and then some.

Last edited by Scarlett Welch

Last updated on 12th June 2024

Steam's Legendary Quiz

@ Steam Bristol on Tuesday 10th September 2024 and 14 other Tuesdays

If you're after fun activities to do in Bristol, Steam's Legendary Quiz is a great shout - and it's only £2 per person to enter. This Clifton venue offers the entertaining activity every single Tuesday, promising rounds on general knowledge, alongside some more obscure questions. And for the winners? A £50 bar tab is up for grabs, in addition to other prizes.

Alcotraz Bristol: Cell Block Two-Two-Six

@ Alcotraz Penitentiary: Bristol on Various dates from Wednesday 24th July 2024

Put on your orange jumpsuit and get ready for an evening behind bars at Alcotraz Bristol: Cell Block Two-Two-Six. Gather your mates and smuggle contraband liquor past the warden to the long-serving inmates, who will be whipping up cocktails with your successful spirits. Tickets to this immersive experience cost as little as £36.50 per person, promising four bespoke drinks, lots of great photo opportunities and a night out like no other.

Tonight Josephine Bristol

Buckle up, as you're about to go on a wild ride with Tonight Josephine's themed bottomless brunches. Inside, you'll find cool decor, including neon lights and vibrant colours (mainly pink) - make yourself at home and indulge in tasty grub, delicious drinks and brilliant entertainment. There events are inspired by everything from Mamma Mia to Hoedown, with regular sass-aoke sessions for those of you looking to unleash your inner pop star. And the best part? Their fun activities start from as little as £29 per person.

Blame Gloria Bristol

If you're looking for fun things to do in the evenings, make sure to check out Blame Gloria's offering. Not only does this snazzy joint boast wicked interiors full of neon lights and floral decor, but also all kinds of themed brunches. Think The Rocky Horror Picture Show, ABBA, disco and so much more - all of which are complete with 90 minutes of unlimited prosecco or cocktails and tasty burgers, setting you back just £39 per person..

CityDays Bristol

Searching for Bristol activities for kids and adults alike? Make your way to CityDays, the perfect outing for friends, families or a team building session. You'll get explore everything from iconic city landmarks to haunted pubs and charming cafes as you solve various clues and riddles at this outdoor adventure, with tickets starting from just £15 per person and groups of up to eight.

Flight Club Bristol

Afternoon Fizz

Flight Club has to be one of the very best bars for group activities in Bristol. Not only is this joint decked out with retro furnishings, fairground horses and the like, but it's also home to its own brand of social darts - with electronic boards that add up all your scores for you across a range of minigames. And while you play? Tuck into paddles of pizza and sip top-notch drinks. What's more, they also host brunch socials every weekend, where you'll receive unlimited pizza and a whole bottle of prosecco each while you play, all for as little as £35.

Four Quarters Bristol

Value Package - and 3 other offers

For old-school quirky activities, look no further than the Four Quarters. Make your way inside this nostalgic city centre gem, where you'll get to test your skills on over 20 arcade games and classic consoles, from Ms. Pac-Man and Asteroids to Mortal Kombat 2. There are plenty of themed cocktails available at the bar too, as well as locally sourced beer from producers like Lost and Grounded or Bristol Beer Factory.

Go Quest Adventures

Want to take part in outdoor activities in Bristol for families and friends alike? Go Quest Adventures will take you on an interactive walking tour of the city, guided by their app. You'll complete puzzles to conquer the challenge, finding some hidden gems and interesting facts along the way. Take things at your own pace on a date that suits you, with tickets starting from £28.95 for groups of up to five people.

Bristol Craft Beer Experience

@ Meet outside Grain Barge, Hotwell Rd, Bristol BS8 4RU on Saturday 17th August 2024 and 2 other Saturdays

Keen to know more about how your favourite drinks are made? Then check out the Bristol Craft Beer Experience. You'll get to sail down the harbour with a fresh brew in hand, before touring Moor Brewery - followed by taproom tastings where you can sample local concoctions. You'll end up in Beer Emporium on King Street for some final sips, having learnt much more about Bristol's brewing scene for just £65 per person.

Lane7 Bristol

On the hunt for indoor activities in Bristol for young adults? Head to Lane7 on Millennium Promenade. Here, you can enjoy all kinds of brilliant activities, whether you fancy bowling, pool, beer pong or shuffleboard, with retro arcade games to boot. And, if you're hungry, Fat Hippo will be slinging out gourmet beef or veggie burgers for you to enjoy alongside cocktails and beers.


If you're after fun activities in Bristol for adults, then YO! Sushi School is just the thing. Nab tickets to enjoy gyozas on arrival, followed by the chance to learn some history, test out your knife skills and, finally, whip up four delicious items including California rolls and cucumber maki, with the choice between a classic and vegetarian menu. You'll even receive a free beer or prosecco on arrival, with tasty snacks like edamame and gyoza to enjoy as well.

Escape Hunt Bristol

Offering three exhilarating rooms, Escape Hunt is sure to get your adrenaline pumping. As one of the best activities in Bristol city centre, this gives you 60 minutes to solve the puzzles, whether it's getting your hands on Blackbeard's treasure or stealing the magic from a samurai's sword. They also offer a unique city hunt experience, which involves escape room-style challenges outdoors.

Bristol and Bath Rum Distillery

Incredibly popular and not to be missed, this rum making experience is a unique exploration of the sugarcane spirit. Taking place at Bristol and Bath Rum Distillery, and available in the evening or afternoon, it sees you sipping and learning about a range of different tipples. Tickets start from £60 per person (or £80 for two if you're after actvities in Bristol for couples), promising two to three bespoke cocktails during the experience and an expert guide teaching you all about the process.

Comedy Cabaret Club at Pryzm

@ PRYZM Bristol on Every Saturday

Sometimes, all you need is a laugh. And when that happens? Venture over to Pryzm for Comedy Cabaret Club. Have an absolute cackle watching side-splitting performances from some of the biggest names in the business, then head to the dancefloor to boogie 'til 3am. Feel like splashing out? Then opt for a VIP ticket, which incudes a bottle of prosecco on arrival.

Bristol Fun Puzzle Treasure Hunt! Singe route or double for racing!

@ St Peters Church on Various dates from Wednesday 24th July 2024

Embrace the great outdoors by embarking on the Bristol Fun Puzzle Treasure Hunt. You'll be given a map, compass and clues, but it's up to you to solve the riddles and crack the codes. You'll get to see your city in a whole new light as you're taken around iconic landmarks and cool backstreets, before revealing your prize - a pre-booked table at a nearby pub where you'll receive 20% off your final bill.