Bristol Bear Fiesta

Bristol Bear Fiesta

Bristol Bear Fiesta 2015 – BEARLESQUE !

Are you going to This Year’s Bear Fiesta ?  If you’re posting on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram, make sure you tag your posts with #BristolBears – and your post may feature as part of our live coverage of the event over the weekend !

With Summer just around the corner, one of Bristol’s big scene events – The Bristol Bear Fiesta, is coming to town.

2015 – the twelveth incarnation of all things furry and cuddly, brings the theme ‘Bearlesque’, so expect plenty of sultry goings-on during the weekend.

Taking place from 5th to 7th June, the weekend-long social brings hundreds of guys into the city to sample the local delights and sights as well as some specially organised events.

Most of the events are free entry, as fundraising events have been held all year including the highly popular ‘Bear-Pit’ nights.

We’ll be giving you the full low-down of the Bristol Bear Fiesta events for 2015 with our ‘live coverage’ during the weekend – displaying updates from Social Media throughout the weekend.  If you want to join in, make sure you hashtag your updates on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram with #BristolBears

Here is our handy guide to what’s what for 2015’s Bristol Bear Fiesta …

Friday – Meet  & Greet.

This year’s events will kick off in the Bristol Bear Bar starting from 7pm , so come along and catch up with mates over a few drinks before the night really kicks in!

From 9pm onwards  The Bristol Bear Bar have DJ Fluff playing all night and they will have a shots promotion at the bar, which is open until 6am.

The Palace have live cabaret from Son of a Tutu and are open until 4am.


Following on from the success of the Christmas Markets which were held during the last two Decembers for Southern HiBearnation we are holding a summer market as requested by many of the guys who attend the event weekends.

Stalls attending include Hartzak, Nice’n’Naughty, Simply Pleasure, BnBware, Simon Alderson Glass, ShoutOut Radio and LeatherWest.

The market will be from 2pm to 6pm and once again stalls will be split between The Palace and The Bristol Bear Bar. Once the market ends the venues will be staying open for business as usual

Saturday Night will see plenty going on around Old Market…

The Bristol Bear Bar is open until 6am and has the award winning DJ Daddi keeping us entertained and there will again be shots promotions at the bar.

The Retreat have Mary Mac

The Palace have Cherry Poppin keeping the campness going all night


Sunday brings the end of our Bearlesque weekend, but also the opportunity to sample a good roast

The Retreat will be offering a Sunday lunch from midday until 6pm for all the hungry bears for just £7.95, plus if you grab a flyer from Bristol Bear Bar you get it for just £6.95, and the super hungry, a two course roast is £10.49 or £9.99 with a flyer

The Bristol Bear Bar has it’s chillout from 5pm then Ken’s Kinky Bingo from 9pm

The Retreat has heat 2 of it’s ‘Miss Retreat’ competition.

Official Bristol Bears Website 


Hotels close to Bristol Bear Fiesta

If you haven’t booked any accomodation yet, there are many hotels surrounding both the city centre and gay village areas, here are a selection you may want to check out