A festival that delivers an eclectic mix of great live music, snazzy and cool rides as well as a buzzing atmosphere is set to make its return to Bristol this weekend.
Bristol Volksfest brings people from throughout the country together in the name of beautiful motoring machinery.
In what is expected to be a hugely popular event with high demand, BristolWorld has compiled all the information that you need to know ahead of the festival - from how to get tickets to whether you can camp on the grounds of its venue.
What is Bristol Volksfest?
Bristol Volksfest is a popular car show and festival that is returning to the South West of England with a weekend perfect for those who have a passion for cars, live music and enjoying what is widely known for its great atmosphere.
Synonymously a two-day event - continuing with the tradition with this year’s Volksfest too - the first day is always the main day of the festival with a catalogue of entertainment in store, from live music to pop up cinemas.
Whilst the second day allows the ‘Show & Shine’ car show to take centre stage.
When is Bristol Volksfest 2022 and where is it?
This year’s Bristol Volksfest is scheduled to take place at the beginning of June in 2022.
The first day of the event is Friday, 10 June, whilst the second day - the main festival day - will be on Saturday, 11 June, with the Show & Shine portion of the event taking place on the third day, which is Sunday, 12 June.
It will be hosted at Birches Farm in Long Ashton, a location known for its local and fresh produce, regularly used as a host for various events and festivals throughout the calendar year.
The address and postcode of the Bristol Volksfest 2022 is as follows: Bristol Farm & Shop, Wild Country Lane, Long Ashton, Bristol - BS41 9AG.
Can I still get tickets to the festival and how much will they cost?
Despite the widespread demand ahead of this year’s event - with the 2022 iteration the first without Covid-19 restrictions - tickets are still available so you best be quick if interested in attending Bristol Volksfest.
The price varies depending on how much of the festival you wish to attend, as well as how old you are. Here are the official prices of tickets for day visitors of Bristol Volksfest 2022:
- Adults - £20 per person
- Kids, 10 to 16 - £10 per person
- Kids, 5 to 9 - £5 per person
- Kids, 4 and under - FREE
- Family, two adults and two kids - £50
- Adults - £10 per person
- Kids, 10 to 16 - £5 per person
- Kids, 9 and under - FREE
*Please note, day tickets can be purchased in advance online and on the gate in-person
The entry times for the festival are: Saturday (9:30 am to 8 pm, show closes at 11 pm), Sunday (9:30 am to 3 pm, show closes at 5 pm).
What should I expect?
Provided by organisers, this is what you can expect at the Bristol Volksfest in 2022:
- Classic and modified Volkswagen displays
- Ken Fox’s Wall of Death
- BBQ Alley
- Fusion Extreme Bike Shows
- Mini Golf
- Beach Party
- Live Graffiti
- Pop up cinema
- and much much more…
For more information about this year’s Bristol Volksfest, visit the official website.
Can I camp at the festival and what is the weather forecast for the festival?
Attendees will have six different options of camping to purchase for the festival - such as general camping, family camping and glamping (bell tents).
There are also options for disabled camping too, which makes the event inclusive for all.
If you are interested in general camping - with prices ranging from £5.75 to £68.75 - visit the page for more information.
If you are interested in club camping - with prices ranging from £5.75 to £68.75 - visit the page for more information.
If you are interested in family camping - with prices ranging from £5.75 to £68.75 - visit the page for more information.
As more or less the entirety of the festival will be taking place outdoors, here is the Met Office weather forecast for Bristol from 10 June to 12 June.
- Friday, 10 June: Overcast to start with light showers by morning, fairly bright with some sunny periods for the rest of the day - highs of 19℃
- Saturday, 11 June: Sunny intervals and dry throughout the day - highs of 19℃
- Sunday, 12 June: Sunny intervals and dry throughout the day - highs of 18℃