03 – 06 August
Scouts from clubs such as Manchester United, Chelsea and Liverpool to name just a few will descend on Cardiff in search of the new super stars of the game. The extensive 33 acre Cardiff University Sports Fields provides players with high quality grass pitches accompanied by catering and substantial changing facilities.
Find out more about the Welsh International Super Cup
04 - 06 August
A family friendly festival featuring a wide range of workshops, arts, food stalls and festival activities. An assortment of African, Jamaican, European, Latin, Caribbean, European and world musical flavours as well as local acts - over 100 musical acts across 4 stages.
Find out more about Kaya, Festival of World Music and Arts
11 - 13 August
A three-day fiesta of live music and outdoor sports. Pop rockers Scouting for Girls, the Lightning Seeds and Toploader are set to headline. The sporting events include a range of legendary trail runs, open water swims on the lake, a mountain bike challenge and an iconic road bike sportive. Outdoor activities have been designed with families in mind and will include hiking, canoeing, stand-up paddle boarding, gorge walking, sailing, windsurfing, rafting, swimming, climbing, walking and mountain biking with climbing walls and airbags set up and bushcraft talks and other hands-on activities available.
Find out more about the Snowdonia Outdoor Festival
11 – 14 August
Solarsphere is held in Builth Wells, combining the science of astronomy with the back drop of a 'music festival'. Join in the workshops which include talks by many eminent astronomers & scientists, workshops for children in the scientific & arts field alongside a music festival for those who wish to discover some wonderful new bands.
Find out more about Solarsphere
12 – 14 August
World-famous jazz festival set in the beautiful Brecon Beacons, featuring over twenty concerts from cosy gigs to big bands, from an emerging artists to late-night jam sessions, there really is something for all jazz fans.
Find out more about Brecon Jazz
15 – 16 August
One of Wales’ premier agricultural shows attracts competitors from across the UK and over 60,000 spectators.
Find out more about Anglesey County Show
15 – 17 August
The biggest county show in Wales is also one of the very best of its kind in Britain, whether your interest is cars, food, clothes or animals.
Find out more about Pembrokeshire County Show
17 – 20 August
RawFfest is a youth arts festival for Wales planned and programmed by young people for young people. It showcases the best of youth arts today, valuing the original over the copy, the quirky over the conventional, the daring over the dull.
Find out more about RawFfest
17 – 20 August
This wonderful family-friendly festival takes place on the Glanusk Estate in the beautiful Brecon Beacons National Park, and features far more than just great music.
Find out more about Green Man Festival
17 – 28 August
Castell Roc Festival is a small, but perfectly formed friendly festival held inside Chepstow Castle. Festival goers can enjoy a week of live music and entertainment.
Find out more about Castell Roc Festival
19 – 21 August
From the founders of Wakestock, Festival No.6 & Snowbombing Glass Butter Beach, the world's largest wakeboard, music & surf festival on the beautiful Welsh coast of Abersoch. Get your friends together and experience an incredible array of artists across five stages along with loads of activities including world class wakeboarding, surfing and have a go at stand up paddle boarding, paint fights, surf sessions and bungee jumps.
Find out more about Glass Butter Beach
21 – 27 August
The Llandrindod Wells Victorian Festival kicks of with a 1940s weekend by commemorating 70 years of the end of World War II, followed by five days of purest Victorian. The theme this year for Temple Gardens is 'Country Comes To Town'.
Find out more about the Victorian Festival
25 – 28 August
The world's top sailing teams battle it out in the perfect amphitheatre of Cardiff Bay. The enclosed bay provides the ideal Stadium Racing venue for spectators to get up-close and personal with the racing from all sides.
Find out more about the Extreme Sailing, Cardiff Bay
25 – 27 August
Cardiff-Wales LGBT Mardi Gras, trading as Pride Cymru Returns To Coopers Field Cardiff for Wales' biggest celebration of equality and diversity. The variety of entertainment will continue along with a funfair, a cultural market with arts and crafts, plenty food and drink, and a social hub, offering advice and support to LGBT communities and their friends and family.
Find out more about Pride Cymru
Held annually in Llanwrtyd Wells in Mid Wales, attracting visitors from all over the world. There are food and drink stalls, crafts, a bouncy castle, live music and a real ale and cider bar on the site, so it's a great day out even if you don't fancy taking the plunge.
Find out more about the World Bog Snorkelling Championships