Looking for some things to do in Bristol in October?

Trampolining, a cocktail week and crane dances, there’s loads of different things to do in Bristol in October.

All October: Visit the world’s biggest trampoline park at AirHop, Bristol.

air hop Bristol

Until 31st October: Watch the Rugby World Cup live in Millennium Square

Thursday 1st – Friday 2nd:  Eat all the food at the brilliant Foozie’s Bristol Supper Fest

bristol supperfest

Thursday 1st – 2nd Check out the Warren Sealey Bristol and Beyond exhibition at the Bristol Folk House

Saturday 3rd: Watch the Crane Dance at M Shed

Tuesday 6th: See the Carhartt WIP Radio Tour with Julio Bashmore & Shanti Celeste on Park Street – 18.30 – 21.00

Wednesday 7th: Get back to the 00s and watch Xzibit at The Marble Factory


Friday 9th, 16th & 23rd of October: Be wowed by the Invisible Circus with Circus City

Saturday 10th: Pop along and see the Chew Valley Arts Trail

Monday 12th: Watch the Editors at Colston Hall

Tuesday 13th: Check out the Blankety Quiz at No. 51 in Stokes Croft

Tuesday 13th: See Hot Chip at the 02 Academy

Saturday 17th: Celebrate 10 years of the brilliant Alfresco Disco at a secret location

19th – 25th October: Get very merry and drink all the cocktails at Bristol Cocktail Week

Wednesday 21st: Taste cheese and wine at Goldbrick House

Saturday 24th – March: Learn all about death at the ‘Death: The Human Experience’ at Bristol Museum

death the human experience

Saturday 24th: Listen to loads of different music across Bristol at Simple Things

Sunday 25th: Eat all the food at ‘Love Food Festival’ in the Paintworks

Tuesday 27th: See Sigma at the O2 Arena

Thursday 29th: Check out a secret art exhibition at OVO

art exhibition at ovo

Thursday 29th: Support the British Legion by going to the Bristol Poppy Ball

Friday 30th: Celebrate halloween at Bristol Zoo Gardens

bristol zoo halloween

Friday 30th: Watch some absolute legends – Harry Enfield & Paul Whitehouse at the Colston Hall

Saturday 31st: Fist pump to some cracking techno at Just Jack Halloween – Motion.

Want some student ideas? Check out the student guide to Bristol nightlife.

If you’re looking for something a bit different though you should probably check our alternative Bristol tourist information.

See more from Sam Gillies.

Sam Gillies, the founder and editor of Best of Bristol. Purveyor of numerous Bristol lists, guides & videos. Most likely found attempting to find interesting street art across Bristol and other cities.

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