Ready for a wing-centric celebration this spring? Liven up your weekend by heading down to Wing Fest, and you'll find an even chock-full with quirky goings-on. From axe throwing and BBQ demos to bourbon masterclasses and crowning the city's best wings, there's plenty to do.
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.
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.
Riproar Comedy has been entertaining Bristol for decades; taking place every Saturday night, the comedy club has moved to Pryzm. There's still a line-up of three brilliant comedians each night, only now you can dance until the early hours.
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.
Never have a quiet night in on Monday again as The Queenshilling host their weekly karaoke night. The lively little spot has a choice of more than 20,000 songs; so no matter what you're tune, they will most probably have it.
Forget what you know about nights out in Bristol because Ultimate Power is taking things to a whole new level. The power ballad favourite is bringing you big tunes from the likes of Toto, Bon Jovi, Bonnie Tyler and much more and you won't want to miss out.
After something a little different this May? Join Riverstation for a Pimms-fuelled cruise before heading to their stunning restaurant for a hearty 3-course spread with flowing drinks. Think British bites with dreamy views to boot.
Stand-Up for the Weekend is Hen and Chicken's long-running comedy weekend that takes place every Saturday. The joint has been known to host huge names, so keep an eye out on listings to catch your favourite comedian.
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.
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.
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.
Get yourself down to King Street Brewhouse for a night of noggin scratching, cash prizes and craft beer. The weekly Sunday night quiz only costs £1 to enter and is also a great excuse to indulge in a roast dinner before the weekend is over.
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.