Bristol Harbour Festival is working with: Clipper Teas Rail Canada

Sponsors of the Cascade Steps Stage

GE Oil and Gas

Sponsors of the Saturday Night Fireworks and the On Water Activities

Richmond Event Management

Bristol Harbour Festival is
organised by
Richmond Event ManagementBristol City Council on behalf of
Bristol City Council

Watch a Harbour Festival Video
Uk Festival Awards 2010

for Best Metropolitan Festival

The festival has been awarded A Greener Festival award in the commended category, for its continued commitment to improving the sustainability and greening of the event!

Greening the festivalGreening the festival

Performing at the harbour festival

Thank you very much for all the applications we have received. Unfortunately, we are now full up on all stages.

It's not a reflection of your talent - we just don't have enough hours in the day to fit everyone in!

Harbour Festival dates announced

The 2014 Bristol Harbour Festival will take place from Friday 18th - 20th July.

The Harbour Festival is one of the UK's largest public events and a chance for the city to showcase its rich musical and performance roots. Over 250,000 festival fans head down to the historic waterfront to party, dance and relax.

If you would like to be involved in the 2014 festival as a performer or content provider, please send an email to

If you would like details of catering and exhibiting opportunities, please send an email to

The festival website will be updated regularly in 2014. In the meantime, we have left the 2013 details on the site - just to give you a flavour of what you can expect to see.