Easter things to do Bristol

Things to do in Bristol this Easter

Last updated on Tuesday 2 July 2024

Looking for exciting things to do to entertain the kids over the Easter holidays? Or maybe you and your friends are looking for the perfect activity now that the weather is *finally* warming up!

With a thriving vibrant and artistic community, Bristol is an ideal city for finding fun and creative ways to spend time over the Easter break.

Enjoy the Easter holidays in Bristol

Popular activities in Bristol include visiting the animals at Windmill City Farm in Bedminster or St Werburghs City Farm just off Stokes Croft, visiting the Bristol Aquarium, exploring We The Curious science museum, and wandering around Brunel's SS Great Britain.

However, sometimes it's fun to do something a bit more unusual or off the beaten track - especially with local people that are an expert in their field. So if you are looking for Easter activities to inspire, delight, amuse and amaze, we've got a selection of fun experiences happening this Easter holiday season.

Sound good? Take a peek below.

Easter family fun

Experience Easter at Bristol Cathedral - £3 per child

Explore the main events of the Easter story through a series of stations around Bristol Cathedral with a variety of interactive activities.


Wreck It Ralph at Clifton Observatory - £13 per adult, £10 per child

Watch the film Wreck It Ralph in an iconic Bristol venue this Easter as part of a series of showings from Bristol Film Festival.


Fun Family Day Out by Bike - £90 for a family of four

Family adventures don't get more wholesome than this. Fancy a jolly bike with scenic views, a cute picnic stop-off and general family fun for all? Then give this a go.


Family Silversmithing for Tweens & Teens - £90 for one adult and one child

Do something fun, interesting, and empowering as a family over the summer holidays and learn how hugely rewarding silversmithing is. You will learn new skills while making something beautiful to wear. 


Biscuit Decorating Fun for Kids: Easter Special - £15 per child

In this fun, creative workshop, your child will learn the basics of biscuit icing from a professional baker. They'll get to practice their piping and drawing skills on freshly baked biscuits, using different colours and patterns.


Holiday Art Club for Kids - £32 per child per session

If your child enjoys painting, experimenting with craft materials and generally getting creative, these sessions will be right up their street! Each day, Kate will lead a four-hour workshop for children age 6 upwards.


4 Week Graffiti Course for Kids (ages 10-17) - £180 for a four week course

Join Tom, Bristol-based Graffiti artist, at his rural studio in Whitelake Park for a hands-on graffiti course. Over the 4 weeks, you will work both independently and collectively as a group on multiple cohesive projects. You'll get hands-on with a spray can straight away - learning free hand and stencilling spray methods. 

Things to do with friends over the Easter break

Whether you're looking for a group activity for Easter or a unique date idea, we've got you covered.

Hands On Chocolate Making Workshop - £45 per person

What is Easter without chocolate?! Learn the art of tempering and make your very own professional handmade chocolates with an award-winning chocolatier. Take home all the heavenly delights you whip up on the day.


Biscuit Decorating Masterclass - £30 per person

This master class teaches you the fundamentals of biscuit decorating so you can make biscuits the Boujon way! Come and learn how to ice various Butterflies & Flowers designs with us, or simply create your own.


Intimate Piano Concert: Tribute to Studio Ghibli - £25 per person

Paying tribute to some of the most heartfelt compositions in cinema history, immerse yourself in this wonderful live performance concert celebrating the imaginary worlds of Hayao Miyazaki’s Studio Ghibli with the music of Joe Hisaishi.


Group Hot Air Balloon Flight Over Bristol - £220 per group

See Bristol like never before by floating over in a hot air balloon. Choose if you would like to start or end your day with a hot air balloon flight at either sunrise or sunset, and celebrate with a glass of bubbles afterwards.


Paddleboarding Harbourside Adventure - £45 per person

Join SUP Bristol for a stand up paddleboarding adventure and the chance to see Bristol’s floating harbour from a brand new perspective.


Foraging & Wild Plant Walk: Vallis Vale - £30 per person

Discover new-found knowledge and an appreciation for local plants and the natural world on this foraging & wild plant walk.

Hosted by seasoned forager Samantha, you will spend this walk getting to know some of the local plants and learning about their herbal and culinary properties, history, folklore and how to identify them safely.

Want to find more things to do this Easter? Check out all the Easter goodies happening here!

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