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Friday, June 23, 2017

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Christmas markets in Bristol

Christmas in Bristol Shopping Quarter

Shopping, festive markets and enchanting attractions combine to make Christmas in Bristol Shopping Quarter a uniquely magical experience, perfect for a visit this winter.

Highlights during Christmas 2017 include:

Christmas Lights Switch-On event in Cabot Circus (Friday 10 November)

Activities, a procession and a spectacular show will culminate in the illumination of Bristol's Christmas lights.
More details will be revealed nearer the time.

Bristol's Christmas Market (Friday 10 November - Sunday 24 December)

Ever popular, Bristol's Christmas market will be located in quaint wooden chalet-style stalls in the pedestrianised area of Broadmead, Bristol Shopping Quarter.

Unique gift ideas and original homemade crafts as well as festive food and drink will be on offer.

Local Christmas Market (Friday 1 December - Saturday 23 December)
A local produce and craft market will join the main Christmas market, featuring gifts with a Bristol twist, local handmade goods and Fairtrade produce.

Coach Parking

The city's coach park is at Bristol Fruit Market where there are marked spaces for up to 20 coaches but room for more if there is demand. The site has 24-hour security and facilities for drivers, including an on-site café and toilets available. 

Drivers MUST book their coach parking in advance by telephoning 0117 9771655 (24 hours) for £12 for up to 24 hours parking. Bookings can be made up to a few minutes before arrival.

Please note the coach park is unsuitable for passenger pick-up or drop-off. For more details about Bristol's Coach Parking facilities including drop-off and pick-up points, go to the TravelWest website here.

To view our coach parking interactive map, please click on link below

Staying in Bristol

Bristol has a large number of hotels that welcome groups and offer special group rates.  For more information about bringing a group to Bristol this Christmas go to or for help planning your trip please contact or call 0117 946 2209.