04 – 07 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
05 - 07 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
09 – 10 August
One of Wales’s premier agricultural shows attracts competitors from across the UK and over 60,000 spectators.
Find out more about Anglesey County Show
12 – 14 August
World-famous jazz festival set in the beautiful Brecon Beacons, featuring major international names. American headliners, exclusive performances, intriguing crossovers and global artists from Scandinavia through Romania, Brittany and Catalonia to Brazil that reflect jazz music’s global reach, are all prominent features of this summer’s event.
Find out more about Brecon Jazz
12 – 15 August
Solarsphere is a brand new event combining the science of astronomy with the back drop of a 'music festival'. Join in the workshops which include solar observing and photography, night sky observing, astro photography, moon landing debate alongside a music festival for those who wish to discover some wonderful new bands.
Find out more about Solarsphere
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
16 – 18 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
18 – 21 August
RawFfest is a youth arts festival for Wales planned and programmed by young people for young people. It promotes and supports art-work from young artists and performers aged 14-25 years and increases participation in the arts for young people who are in the driving seat throughout. This includes representation on the steering group, curating the festival, working as apprentices, and being trained as volunteers.
Find out more about RawFfest
18 – 21 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. Amongst the line up this year is the Belle and Sebastian.
Find out more about Green Man Festival
18 – 29 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, including Jools Holland. All shows are evening events, open air and unseated. A licensed bar and food will be available within the castle for all performances.
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 the Quadra Crown Wakeboard event, surfing and more.
Find out more about Glass Butter Beach
Celebrate North Wales' coastal heritage and the abundance of seafood and fish available around the shores of Anglesey. Cooking demonstrations, local produce market, art and craft, music, and activities for kids.
Find out more about the Menai Seafood Festival
21 – 28 August
Golden Oldies Rugby is your opportunity to show all those skills you acquired in younger days while still enjoying your favourite sport. With Mens’ and Women’s grades for all playing abilities, this Festival is for anyone and everyone over 35, whether you’re an established team, a bunch of mates or an individual looking to join a team.
Find out more about the Golden Oldies Rugby Festival
22 - 28 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 and a Steampunk theme for the final weekend of the Festival.
Find out more about the Victorian Festival
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
28 - 29 August
Come along to watch powerboat and jetski racers battle it out for precious points at vibrant Cardiff Bay for the penultimate leg. The SuperStock race courses are close to shore, tight and fast, making it a great spectacle for the public and equally demanding on the drivers and navigators.
Find out more about the P1 SuperStock Championship