What's On in Bristol

Looking for something unique to do in Bristol? Knocking down the door of cool events and roaring parties in the South West? Then we've got news for you, it's all right here. From alternative events and Bristol club nights, to live music, pop-up moments and more, this green and glorious city boasts some of the best nights out in the business. Check out our recommendations for the best events in Bristol.

Last updated on 15th January 2020

@ Lola Lo Bristol on Every Friday

It goes off each and every Friday night at Bristol's tiki wonderland, where you're invited to get firmly into the Mix. DJ Roger Paul oversees a packed out dance floor, where he drops an eclectic playlist that covers everything from commercial to your favourite chart floorfillers. You'll get complimentary entry if you're through the door before 11pm, and there's half-price cocktails on offer until 11.30.

@ Bristol and Bath Rum Distillery on Various dates from Saturday 18th January 2020

Save 25% on ticket Rum Experience for one with discount code TRYJANUARY
Valid on the following dates: 16/01/2020, 17/01/2020, 18/01/2020, 23/01/2020, 24/01/2020, 25/01/2020, 30/01/2020 and 31/01/2020.

Trade in the usual wine and cheese tastings for an evening rum masterclass at Bristol and Bath Rum Distillery. Not only will you get to try a number of spiced variations and classic cocktails but you'll also learn the production processes, before being given your own still to create your own spiced rum.

Quirky date night? Elevated after-work drinks? Black Rock is the place for a taste of the good stuff, as the Marsh Street opens its doors for whisky masterclasses and tastings that include drams from Talisker and Lagavulin to WhistlePig.

@ Meet outside Grain Barge, Hotwell Rd, Bristol BS8 4RU on Saturday 15th February 2020 and 4 other Saturdays

Hankering for hops? Partial to a pint? Then why not try one of the most unique beer tasting events in Bristol? It's all aboard the HMS Hops as guests get to indulge in some of the best beer in the business at this tasting afternoon. Croon over craft beer and try some of the best Taprooms in town at this truly unique event in Bristol.

@ Upside Down House - The Mall, Cribbs Causeway on Various dates from Saturday 18th January 2020

Head down to The Mall at Cribbs Causeway from November and you'll find this novel attraction waiting for you. See what the world looks like from the other way up as the Upside Down House arrives in Bristol for the ultimate Instagram opportunity.

@ PRYZM on Every Saturday

Takeover at PRYZM is for those who want to get all dressed up and make the most of their Saturday session on the town. With a variety of different clubbing areas all churning out party classic hits, expect to hear an eclectic mix of commercial dance, classic house, RnB gold and underground exclusives, and yes there is a space dedicated to pop, party and guilty pleasures. Come in good time for 10pm to take advantage of the 2-4-1 cocktails.