Welcome to the home of 

Bristol Bear Fiesta


Southern HiBearnation

Bristol Bear Fiesta (BBF) is a gay event weekend that has been held every June for the last thirteen years in Bristol’s Gay Village in the heart of the Old Market Quarter.

We bring you a weekend of relaxation, music and fun primarily aimed at the hairy beary gay community, their admirers and friends, an easy-going event where everyone is welcome to join us for drinks, laughs and great nights out!

In 2015 we won ‘Best Men’s Event’ in the ShoutOut Awards

For the last seven years the BBF team have brought you a winter event too, Southern HiBearnation (SHB)

BBF and SHB are held in association with The Bristol Bear Bar at the centre of the Gay Village, currently still the UK’s only bespoke bear bar

This December 2016, we will be bringing you the ultimate beardy-beary themed event:

‘LumBEARjacks: Bears In The Wood’


Entry to the Bristol Bear Bar is free. Only entry to The Lads Locker Room sauna has a fee

 The photo galleries for our events have now been uploaded and all event albums updated so select the tab at the top of the page and take a look!



Don’t forget to join us in 2017 for BBF14, June 2nd – 4th