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Christmas Party Activities in Bristol

Bristol’s a fantastic place to visit at Christmas with something that everyone can enjoy. Once December arrives, this West Country city truly sparkles with its spectacular festive offerings!

Marvelling at the twinkling Christmas lights lining the main shopping streets is a must whilst you’re doing a spot of seasonal shopping and don’t forget to check out the picturesque Christmas markets where you'll be able to grab a tasty, mulled wine. Head to Westonbirt Arboretum for an enchanted Christmas trail that the whole family will love and pay a visit to The Bristol Hippodrome for a whole lot of laughs at the annual Christmas panto.

But if it’s a Christmas party night in Bristol that you’re after, then you’re in luck as this city knows how to throw one unforgettable festive bash! With hundreds of excellent venues to choose from including restaurants, purpose-built venues, pubs and bars, there’ll be something out there to cater for every party loving group. Unsure of where to start your venue search? Look no further than Fizzbox.

Booking your Christmas do or party using Fizzbox really couldn’t be easier. Simply choose your preferred location and you’ll be shown a great selection of party options, all in one click! Once you’re ready to enquire, make sure you’re signed into your Fizzbox account, and from here, select your date of choice on your favourite party night and submit – it’s that simple!

If you’re after a shared Christmas party night, we’ve got a great choice on offer, so you know that there will be something to cater for everyone’s party tastes here. Finding your perfect party through Fizzbox couldn’t be easier; there’s something here to accommodate every party size and budget – you can rely on the fantastic venues to assist you from start to finish with your party enquiry and provide you with a truly unforgettable evening.

Office Christmas Parties in Bristol

One of the best things about Christmas is the socialising, and office Christmas parties are without a doubt, one of the most anticipated dates on the work calendar. It’s the perfect way to treat your team and unwind away from the pressures of the workplace, so why not say ‘Thank You’ this year with an unforgettable festive celebration?

If you’re part of a department, company, or organisation, then our range of Bristol Christmas parties and events will be sure to delight your team. There’s plenty of options to choose from with something to suit your group, including indulgent festive meals and lunches, dinner and dances and fully themed spectaculars – what will you choose?

Bristol Shared Christmas Parties

Bristol is a very friendly place that loves to party and is passionate about celebrating, so it’s only natural why shared Christmas parties are so popular here. Considered to be the more budget friendly option in comparison to private events, shared parties still benefit from a wide range of themes and choices and are generally large events to accommodate a whole host of companies and groups for the evening.

Whether you’re after a meal at a sophisticated restaurant, a traditional Christmas party that comes with a sumptuous meal and entertainment or something themed, then you can choose something that takes your fancy from our Bristol portfolio of shared Christmas party nights – take a browse and prepare to be spoiled for choice!

If you're looking for inspiration, how about taking a look at our Christmas party ideas page?

Christmas Activities in Bristol

We’ve got a fantastic array of top experiences available in Bristol, which are perfect for enjoying with a group of friends or your team as a Christmas night out. Whilst we also offer some fantastic shared party nights, we understand that a big party night isn’t for everyone, so you may prefer to try something that’s a bit more intimate and low-key, such as a Christmas themed cocktail class or perhaps you’d prefer a festive themed drinks package at one of the city’s top bars?


How Early Should I Book My Bristol Christmas Party?

We would advise you to book your Bristol Christmas party as soon as you can or as soon as you’ve decided on a date, because this will ensure that you have your choice of preferred venue and date. The earlier you send an enquiry through to the venue, the better we say! After all, we want you to experience an unforgettable Christmas party night in Bristol!

Do Bristol Hotel Venues Tend To Have Parking Space?

Many of our Bristol venues offer complimentary car parking facilities onsite. However, please be aware that these may be on a first come first serve basis. Some venues may charge for use of their car park. Please view the party summary on your chosen listing to view whether car parking facilities are available.

If you’d like to park in the city centre, there are a variety of public car parks available that are open 24 hours a day below.

NCP Car Park Bristol Queen Charlotte Street

Parking Garage

Queen Charlotte St

Open 24 hours

NCP Car Park Bristol Nelson Street MSCP

Car Park

Fairfax St

Open 24 hours

NCP Car Park Bristol Broadmead

Car Park

Lower Castle St

Open 24 hours

NCP Car Park Bristol Rupert Street

Car Park

Rupert St

Open 24 hours

What Is The Main Station In Bristol?

The main train station in Bristol is Bristol Temple Meads, offering CrossCountry, GWR and South Western Railway services. A number of buses also run from the station and offer a variety of services in and around the city.

What Time Do Clubs Normally Shut In Bristol?

There’s plenty of nightclubs in and around Bristol, so the good news is that the fun doesn’t have to stop after your Christmas party ends! Many late-night bars and clubs are open well into the early hours, so if you find yourself at a loose end after the Christmas party, you’ll be able to keep dancing until sunrise!

How Do I Book My Bristol Christmas Party?

Booking you Christmas party in Bristol is a real doddle! First of all, you’ll need to find your perfect party on Fizzbox and complete the enquiry form. Once submitted, this will be sent straight to your chosen venue who will be in contact with you to discuss your enquiry.

You’ll also receive an automated email from Fizzbox confirming successful submission of your enquiry, along with a reference number and contact details for your venue. Payment will be taken directly by the venue if you decide to go ahead and book your Christmas party.

What Are The Main Themes For A Bristol Christmas Party?

Current and previous Bristol Christmas party themes have included the likes of The Greatest Show, Rio Carnival, Casino Party Nights, 80’s Disco Party Nights, All-Inclusive Party Nights and Traditional Christmas Celebrations.

What Type Of Food Options Are Available For Bristol Christmas Parties?

Whether you’re after traditional festive food or a delicious buffet, there will be a food option out there to cater for everyone’s taste buds and preferences. If any of your guests have specific dietary requirements, please speak to the venue’s event team!

What Can I Do If We Have Vegans In The Group?

Many of our venues in Bristol will be happy to cater for any dietary requirements, including Vegans. Please view the menu if available on your chosen listing or if not online, please send an enquiry through to the venue to speak directly with the venue’s friendly event team who will be able to help you further.

Do You Normally Get A DJ Or Entertainment With A Bristol Office Party?

Many of our Bristol Christmas parties come with exciting entertainment that will see you dancing through to the early hours! To see what entertainment is included with your chosen Christmas package, simply view the ‘Inclusions’ and see what’s on offer. Some packages are based on a dining experience only, however the description and summary will let you know what’s included if you’re unsure.

I Haven’t Got A Huge Budget, What Do I Pick For My Bristol Christmas Party?

No problem! The great thing about Fizzbox is that you can filter the results on the page by price, whereby you’ll be able to see the lowest costing options first, gradually working up to the higher priced options. This will help you assess how much you can afford per person and will help you choose your preferred Christmas party night accordingly.

What Is The Dress Code For A Bristol Christmas Party?

Christmas is one of the best times of the year, so there’s never been a better time to pull out all the stops and get dressed to the nines for the big festive party! Generally, you’ll find that the dress codes for our offered shared party nights in Bristol are ‘Dress to Impress’, so get ready to sparkle for an extravagant night of celebration. We’re thinking of beautiful dresses, co-ords, shirts and ties or whatever makes you look sharp! Just ensure your leave those jeans and trainers at home!

What Taxi Companies Operate in Bristol?

There are a large variety of taxi companies in Bristol who can provide friendly and efficient service to and from your desired venue. We would suggest booking a cab in advance and agreeing a set price so there’s no surprises on the night! Below are the details for a few Bristol taxi companies which you may wish to use, however there are plenty more around!

V Cars Taxis Bristol

Address: Jubilee House, Wapping Rd, Bristol BS1 4RW

Areas Served: Long Ashton and nearby areas

Phone Number: 0117 925 2626

AA Taxis

Address: 6 Lawford St, Bristol BS2 0DH

Areas served: Bristol

Phone Number: 0117 955 5000

Yellow Cab Co

Address: 36 Bedminster Parade, Bristol BS3 4HS

Areas served: Bristol

Phone Number: 0117 923 1515

Types of Venue

Looking to celebrate the festive season with your colleagues or loved ones in Bristol? You're in for a treat! The vibrant city centre is teeming with fantastic venues that are perfect for hosting memorable work or friends and family Christmas parties. First up, we have chic cocktail bars that will set the mood for a glamorous night out. Sip on delectable seasonal concoctions while mingling with your colleagues or enjoying a catch-up with friends and family. These venues boast stylish interiors and a lively atmosphere that will ensure a jolly good time.

If you're after something more traditional, Bristol's cosy pubs and taverns offer a warm and welcoming ambience. Picture crackling fireplaces, twinkling lights, and the unmistakable aroma of mulled wine. These charming spots provide the ideal setting to unwind and revel in the Christmas spirit with your nearest and dearest. For larger gatherings, consider booking one of Bristol's spacious event spaces or restaurants that specialise in hosting festive parties. With their flexible layouts, delectable catering options, and attentive staff, these venues can cater to both work functions and family celebrations, ensuring everyone has a jolly time.

Types of Entertainment

Do you want the ultimate Christmas-themed entertainment to dazzle your guests at a festive party in Bristol? Look no further! Get ready for a jolly good time with a lineup that will make your Christmas party shine brighter than Rudolph's nose! Picture this: a live band belting out merry tunes, while a troupe of merry dancers mesmerise with their joyful moves.

A photo booth adorned with Santa hats and reindeer antlers captures priceless memories. And don't forget the delightful carol singers spreading holiday cheer! Hire a venue with a dancefloor so you can dance ‘til you drop as a DJ spins the best party and Christmas classic. With these sensational entertainment ideas, your Bristol Christmas party will be an unforgettable celebration of merriment, laughter, and pure yuletide magic!

Dining Options

Prepare your taste buds for a yuletide feast like no other in Bristol! Bring the magic of Christmas to your party with the most delectable dining ideas. Get ready to tuck into a mouth-watering buffet or sit-down meal of succulent roasted turkey, crispy roast potatoes, and all the festive trimmings. Indulge in delectable Christmas puddings and mince pies that will make your guests' hearts sing with joy.

Add a touch of sparkle with a dazzling candy cane-themed dessert table, overflowing with sweet treats. And don't forget the festive signature cocktails, brimming with holiday cheer! With these tantalising Christmas dining ideas, your Bristol party will be a culinary extravaganza that will leave everyone merry and satisfied!


After a rocking Christmas party in Bristol, don't let the night end just yet! Getting around the city at night is a breeze, thanks to Bristol's convenient public transport options. Jump on a festive double-decker bus or hail a taxi. Bristol's well-connected bus network ensures you can easily navigate the city. If you prefer a more eco-friendly option, grab a bike from one of the many rental stations scattered throughout the city. Bristol's cycling infrastructure makes it a breeze to pedal your way from one party spot to another.

And if you're venturing a bit further, the city's reliable and frequent late-night buses will whisk you away to your destination with ease. So, grab your merry companions and embrace the nocturnal energy of Bristol, whether you're hopping on a bus, cycling, or catching a taxi adorned in twinkling lights. The night is young, and Bristol's public transport system is here to keep the festive spirit alive as you continue your Christmas celebrations!

What's On in Bristol at Christmas Time

During the festive season, Bristol transforms into a magical wonderland with a plethora of enchanting events and activities that capture the spirit of Christmas. The city comes alive with twinkling lights, bustling markets, and joyful celebrations, offering something for everyone. One of the highlights is the Bristol Christmas Market, which takes place in the heart of the city centre.

Here, visitors can wander through the charming wooden chalets adorned with festive decorations and discover a wide array of unique gifts, crafts, and delicious treats. The scent of mulled wine and freshly baked goods fills the air, creating a truly immersive experience.

Bristol also hosts a variety of festive performances and shows. The Bristol Old Vic, one of the oldest continuously operating theatres in the English-speaking world, often presents a special Christmas production, delighting audiences with heartwarming tales and captivating performances. For those seeking a bit of outdoor fun, the Winter Wonderland at the iconic Millennium Square offers an array of attractions, including an ice rink, a big wheel, and a thrilling ice slide.

Families can enjoy quality time together, skating under the stars and savouring the joyful atmosphere. Moreover, Bristol's stunning landmarks, such as Clifton Suspension Bridge and Bristol Cathedral, are beautifully illuminated, creating a mesmerising sight to behold. Strolling along the streets, one can revel in the festive ambiance and revel in the city's unique charm.

How to Enquire

Once you’ve found a shared party package that you like the look of in Bristol, simply complete the short enquiry form on the party listing; this will be sent directly to the venue, who will be in contact with you to discuss your enquiry via Fizzbox's online messaging platform.

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