What's On in Bristol

Evening fun


April - June 2024

Late Nights at Mollie’s

Join us for a late-night Friday in our Bristol diner with guest DJs, cocktails, mocktails, dancing and all your favourite diner dishes.

Guest DJ’s: 6-10pm
Friday 4 June
Friday 28 June

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Bristol zoo project


23 March - 1 September 2024

Big Bear Hunt

We’re Going on a Bear Hunt – yes, we are. The much-loved children’s classic comes to life in an exciting new sensory trail at Bristol Zoo Project (only five minutes from Mollie’s).

Get ready to swish, splash and squelch your way along the trail, as you follow the characters through a series of interactive installations to find real-life bears in the woods.

Fathers day

Bristol and Oxfordshire

16 June

Mollie’s Dads

Celebrate Father’s Day with a gift from us.

Treat your dad to breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner in Mollie’s Diner and he receives a Tony’s Chocolonely on us.

Booking a room? Grab an extra 15 % discount by adding the promo code SUMMER_15.


Festival Top Picks

Bristol rocks. The city’s summer programme of music festivals, outdoor events and live shows has something for everyone.

Mollie’s also makes a perfect stop-over if you are travelling further afield to your favourite festival, with a convenient location on Junction 17 of the M5.

June festivals


June 2024

Festival Top Picks

Volksfest – 7 to 9 June

Take That at Ashton Gate – 8 & 9 June

BS3 at Ashton Gate – 22 June

Bristol Sounds – 22 to 30 June

July festivals


July 2024

Festival Top Picks

Bristol Harbour Festival 19 to 21 July

The famous Bristol event with maritime magic, local artists, performers and more

Dinosaur valley


25 May - 2 June 2024

Dinosaur Valley

The Dinosaurs are taking over! Dinosaur Valley is home to the largest collection of animatronic dinosaurs in the South West, and they’ll be taking over the Avon Valley Adventure and Wildlife Park this spring and summer.

Get ready to follow the herd: a 15-metre T-Rex, Stegosaurus, and Triceratops among others. Totally roar-some.

Car show


15-16 June 2024

Aerospace Car Show

Aerospace Bristol's annual car show is back. Visit the air museum during Father’s Day weekend to discover a range of classic cars including BMWs, Aston Martins and Bristol, the luxury automobile made here in the city.

Westonbirt aboretum


Until 14 September 2024

Gruffalo Party Trail

To celebrate the Gruffalo’s 25th birthday, you are invited to take part in a new family-friendly forest adventure at South Gloucestershire’s famous arboretum.

Join the Gruffalo and other creature on an interactive forest trail, delving into Westonbirt’s spectacular ‘deep, dark wood’ with party-themed activities, games and fun facts on the way.

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Slimbridge wetland centre


23 March – 2 June 2024

Nature exploring

Follow colourful character Bing (and his little friend Flop) and learn all about nature and wildlife at the Slimbridge Wetland Centre in South Gloucestershire.

Bing’s Nature Explorer’s trail features storytelling, character appearances (until 14 April), fun-filled challenges and wildlife facts.

Upfest presents


18 May – 2 June 2024

Street-art fest

Bristol’s famous street-art festival returns in 2024 with a 17-day cultural programme which will see over 100 artists painting the walls of the city’s BS3 postcode.

There will be free-to-attend workshops, live painting demos, artist talks, arts activities, panel discussions, theatre, comedy and tours exploring the area.

All-weather family attractions


On our doorstep

Discover Airhop (our neighboorhood trampoline park), ten-pin bowling at Hollywood Bowl or movies at Vue Cinema (both at Cribbs Causeway), the Ninja Warrior adventure park, skating at Planet Ice Bristol, wolves, zebras and bears-in-the-wood at Bristol Zoo Project, aviation history and a vintage Concorde at Aerospace Bristol and surfing at The Wave’s inland lake.



Walk, hike, cycle…

A hop from the city, one foot in the countryside…Mollie’s Bristol makes the most of the great outdoors.

Discover Leigh Woods’ running, walking and mountain-bike trails on the edge of the Avon Gorge, the National Trust’s 160 acres of parkland at the Tyntesfield Estate, the shores of Chew Valley Lake, the scenic Mendip Hills or dramatic Cheddar Gorge – all on our doorstep.



Swim, surf, spa…

Mollie’s Bristol is a great base for taking to the water. The Wave surfing lake is practically next door.

Discover open-water swimming at the Maritime Academy’s Cromhall Quarry, Clevedon’s Marine Lake or at the West Country Water Park’s natural lake (for windsurfing and year-round dips).

Combine bathing and spa treatments at the unique Bristol Lido or the Thermae Bath Spa – for natural thermal pools and rooftop views over the World Heritage City.

Aerospace Bristol

Aerospace Bristol

Enjoy a supersonic family day out in Bristol. Step aboard the last Concorde to fly and embark on a fun, hands-on journey through 100 years of aviation history.


Open 10am – 4.30pm, 7 days a week.


Mollie’s guests are offered a discounted rate of £14 for adults and £9 for children.

The Wave Bristol

The Wave Bristol

One of Mollie’s closest neighbours, this inland surfing destination offers year-round wave riding for of all ages and abilities. Surf, sit back and soak up the seaside vibe.


Mollies guests are offered a 20% discount on your session, speak to our team for our promo booking code.

Bristol Zoo Project

Bristol Zoo Project

Bristol Zoo Project just 5 minutes from Mollies. A modern, conservation zoo, with over 50 acres of outdoor space to explore including Bear wood. Discover animals from across the world including giraffes, lemurs, lynxes and European brown bears.


Open 7 days a week 10am -4pm

Mojo Active

Mojo Active

Mojo Active are one of Bristol’s largest outdoor activity centres and just a 5-minute drive away. With over 25 exciting outdoor activities from High Ropes, Tree Climbing and Den Building in the woods, testing your aim with Archery and Axe Throwing or experience a full military Assault Course. They can even organise return transport in their Mojo minibuses.”

Mollies guests are offered a 10% discount, speak to our team for our promo booking code.