A guide to New Years Eve 2022 events in Bristol

A guide to New Years Eve 2022 events in Bristol

Posted on: 14 Nov 2022

2022 is drawing to a close and, as always, venues all over Bristol have planned an amazing selection of New Year's Eve knees ups.


Congratulations, we've all survived another round trip of the sun. If you’re still at a loose end this NYE, worry not, we've curated a list of the events taking place on some of Bristol's best-loved dancefloors. Not all venues have announced their event yet so keep an eye on this list as it is updated over the coming weeks.


Things are beginning to pick up for Christmas and we all know how hard it is to find time to browse venue listings for the perfect night out so that's where 365Bristol come in. We've left no stone unturned in our search for the best parties to usher in the new year.


So, whether you're looking for the biggest names in dance music or an all-star line-up of local bands, we've picked out something for you...


Lakota | 6 Upper York St, St Paul's, BS2 8QN


Kicking off our list is a Bristol staple, for the final dance of 2022 Lakota will be transforming themselves for a very special night like no other. Spread across 3 rooms with fantastic decor, Bentleigh and Marti and co are celebrating the end of their 30th anniversary year with a host of exciting DJs including Hunee, Dan Shake, Gabrielle Kwarteng and Willow.


Tickets are now on second release and can be purchased for £15, here. The event runs from 9 PM until 5 PM.

Motion | 74-78 Avon St, St Phillips, BS2 0PX


New Year's Eve at Motion will see Bristolian legend Eats Everything bring his History of Rave concept to town. At a party where no music or DJ is off limits and where everyone is welcome, punters can expect a selection of the UK's finest selectors who will embark on a journey through time, celebrating electronic music and rave culture from past and present.


Tickets for this one are already on final release (£33.25) so grab yours here. The event runs from 9:00 PM until 5:00 AM with last entry at 12 AM.

Lost Horizon | 1-3 Elton Street, BS2 9EH


Moving onto one of Bristol's newer venues, Lost Horizon are handing over the reins to Flexout Audio who will be delivering an NYE Drum & Bass rave to remember. DJs from all over Europe (including Visages from France, Bredren from Belgium, En:vy from Austria) will combine with the UK's crème de la crème to present Flexout's biggest Bristol show to date.


Tickets are currently priced at £20 and can be found here.

The Louisiana | Wapping Rd, Bathurst Terrace, BS1 6UA


Bristol's very own Breakfast Records will be hoping that it's second time lucky when they take over The Louisiana for New Year's Eve. Last year's event featuring the likes of Milo's Planes was cancelled due to covid but the Breakfast team are back again with an all-star line-up of the best alternative bands and DJs soon to be announced.


Early bird tickets are still available for £12, buy yours here.

Bambalan | Colston Tower, Colston Street, BS1 4XE


See in the new year with Bambalan with a night of glitter, glamour and disco, complete with DJs, cocktails and plenty of dancing. Attendees can expect disco tunes all evening, great food, drink, and entertainment, fusing the 70’s disco with modern-day dance culture.


Bambalan is offering two types of tickets with dinner, drinks and dancing priced at £45 and drinks and dancing at only £20. Get yours here.

Thekla | The Grove, East Mud Dock, BS1 4RB


Fancy a dose of the best pop music about to welcome in 2023? Look no further than Pop Con'a Viva Las Thekla. Bristol's favourite on-the-water venue will be transformed into the City of Sin with Las Vegas-themed decor, Just-for-fun casino games, prizes for the best costumes, a wedding chapel photobooth, Vegas-themed cocktails and pop music all night long.


Tickets are currently at an opening price of £11, purchase yours here.

Exchange | 72 – 73 Old Market, BS2 0EJ


Psychotherapy Sessions regularly bring the best talent in Bristol's underground electronic community to venues all around Bristol and NYE 2022 is no different. Taking over Exchange, punters can expect spellbinding sets from the likes of ALYA L, Robin Stewart and Fever 103° in room 1 and a Mickey Zogg's takeover in room 2.


This is a 'name your price' event with the minimum being £12. Grab yours here.

SWX | 15 Nelson St, BS1 2JY


SWX are right back in the swing of things following a lengthy spell away due to fire damage and they've got one hell of an NYE celebration planned. Each of the venue's 3 stages will feature a different style of music with stage 1 presenting House, Dance & Bass,  R&B, Grime, Bashment & Hip Hop at stage 2 and Party Anthems at 3.


Tickets are available now at £13, grab yours here.

The Fleece | 12 St Thomas St, Redcliffe, BS1 6JJ


Propaganda is the UK's biggest indie club night and a staple of Bristol's ever-popular live music venue, The Fleece. As is traditional these days, Propaganda will present an NYE party aimed at the indie within us all, except the likes of Arctic Monkeys, Avril Lavigne, The Killers, Paramore, Tame Impala and Sam Fender to feature heavily.


Early Bird tickets are priced at £10 and available here.

The Old Market Assembly | 25 West St, Old Market, BS2 0DF


Chai Wallah's and Assembly Nights are coming together this NYE to celebrate the best of 2022 with Afrodisiac: A New Year's Revolution. The event will feature 2 of the heaviest weights from the UK festival scene, TC & the Groove Family and Afla Sackey & Afrik Bawantu, so, lift your spirit, free your mind and celebrate diverse culture and eclectic sounds at Old Market Assembly.


Early bird tickets are still available for £30, grab yours here.

At the time of writing this list, not all venues have announced their New Year's Eve plans so, when these announcements do come, we'll be sure to add them to the list. Of course, if we've missed somewhere out then please let us know here and we'll be happy to update the list.

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Article by:

Stanley Gray

Stan is a born and bred Bristolian, recently graduated from studying English Literature in Sheffield. His passions are music and literature and he spends the majority of his time in venues all over the city, immersing himself in Bristol’s alternative music scene. A lifelong Bristol City fan, Stan’s Saturdays are spent watching his team both home and away.