Bristol Festivals & Events 2014

Below is a list of the major Festivals & Events in Bristol for 2014 that are of particular relevance to Park Groups.

A much longer list of list of events in Bristol can also be seen at:

Please email us if you know of any events that you think we should add to this list.

26th April to 26th May

Bristol Walking Festival

The Festival will comprise a month of walks and events starting with a launch at City Hall on Saturday 26th  April with guest speakers, information stalls and local led walks.


1st June

The Big Lunch

Take part in the annual get-together for neighbours…


1st to 8th June

The Big Jubilee Tidy Up

Keep Britain Tidy are organising their biggest EVER tidy up to mark their 60th Anniversary.


14th & 15th June

Festival of Nature Weekend

As well as the weekend events on the Harbourside, there will be a week of events leading up to it and an outreach project running from May to July.

14th to 22nd June

BIG Green Week

the UK’s festival of eco ideas, art and entertainment – will be back in the centre of Bristol for the week following the Festival of Nature.

12th to 27th July

Festival of Archaeology

A national festival with Bristol Museums, Galleries & Archives organising local community events.

18th to 20th July

Bristol Harbour Festival

Lots going on around the harbour, Queens Square and Castle Park

25th July to 3rd August

Love Parks Week

This year Love Parks Week will be ramping up its fight for parks and encouraging the creation of a year round movement with a launch of a new brand – ‘Love Parks’, after all a park is for life not just for summer.

7th to 10th Aug

Bristol International Balloon Fiesta

Some of Bristol’s green spaces make great viewing spots for the mass ascents.