Christmas is definitely time for family and friends, but are you stuck for ideas of great things to do with them? Well we have compiled a list of some of the best events going on in Bristol this holiday season! And of course do not forget that you can have a splendid Christmas meal here at Racks, whether its just for two or for the whole office, we have a cosy and friendly atmosphere.

German Christmas Market

7 Nov 2014 To 22 Dec 2014

Soak up the Christmas atmosphere at the fabulous German market. Discover a range of unique gifts to treat yourself and your loved ones to.  

Winter Ice-rinks

8 Nov 2014 To 7 Jan 2015

With rinks at both At-Bristol and in Clifton Village there is plenty of opportunity to try out your skating expertise under the Christmas lights.

Winter Wonderland at Cribs Causeway

13 Nov 2014 To 11 Jan 2015

With everything from enchanted castles, trains and santos grotto this is a great day out, with the opportunity to meat santa himself!

Harbourside Christmas Market

Every weekend from 29 Nov 2014

With a range of magical and creative gifts, all made and sold by local people this is something truly special, and with the majestic harbourside as its backdrop. There is also a made in Bristol craft fair on at Colton Hall.

Bedminster Lantern Parade

6 Dec 2014 To 6 Dec 2014

The annual Winter Lantern Parade will light up the streets of Bedminster, starting from the Tobacco Factory for the first time. Lanterns are expected to come in all shapes and sizes at this truly magical event.

Hippodrome Pantomime & Colston Hall

13 December

There is plenty on this Christmas, with the Hippodromes pantomime Dick Whittington and Peter And The Wolf playing at Coslton Hall.

Winter Walks

Of course one of the best things about this time of year are the frosty walks, whether thats along the Avon, over the Downs or just through the local park.