FAQS

14-16 July 2023

Bristol Harbour Festival

The festival is based around Bristol’s Harbourside. Surfaces are a mix of hard standing, permanent roads (including cobbles), and grass areas. There are steps and kerbs across the site - further information and maps will follow.

How much does it cost to come to the festival?

Nothing! The whole weekend is absolutely free. You can help keep the event free by getting your food and refreshments from our official bars or delicious food traders at the event.

When and where is this year’s festival?

The 2024 Bristol Harbour Festival will take place on Friday 19th, Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st July and is based in the streets and squares around Bristol’s historic harbour.

What are the opening hours of the festival?

Opening times will be published soon. 

Accessible toilet facilities

Accessible toilets are located at every toilet block throughout the festival site. Further information on indoor toilet facilities will follow.

Can I bring my dog to the event?

Dogs are welcome but must be kept under control at all times, and please remember to clean up after them.

Where can I buy a programme?

Further information will follow

Where can I find information for visitors with accessibility needs?

Information for visitors with accessibility needs can be found on our website here.

How do I get there?

We always encourage our audiences to walk, cycle, or take public transport to our events. There are lots of cycle routes and cycle parking will be available nearby. As a city-centre festival, this event is easily accessible through public transport and served by Bristol Temple Meads within easy walking distance. 

If you have to drive, we encourage you to plan your journey to the Harbour Festival ahead - please visit https://travelwest.info/drive

I would like to have a catering stand/exhibitor space at the festival

Traders application will open in the new year - further information will follow. 

I would like information on the sponsorship opportunities that are available at Bristol Harbour Festival

There are a number of sponsorship opportunities available designed to suit all budgets and corporate objectives. In the first instance, please contact Austen@weareplaster.com.