Hijinx Unity Festival

01 – 02 July 2022 in Llanelli.  Also 16 – 26 June in Cardiff, 28 – 29 June in Bangor. The Hijinx Unity Festival returns for the 10th time, with inclusive and disability arts and theatre, across 12 days and three locations. 

Cardiff Food and Drink Festival

01 – 03 July 2022. Cardiff Food and Drink Festival returns to Cardiff Bay, with a range of food and drink stalls and live music.

Long Course Weekend

01 – 03 July 2022. How does a 2.4 mile swim, 112 mile cycle, followed by a full marathon sound? The Long Course Weekend takes place in Pembrokeshire. Other short distance races are also available.

RSPB Osprey Date with Nature – Family Experience

02, 16 and 30 July 2022.  Enjoy the RSPB Osprey Date with Nature – Family Experience at Dwr Cymru’s purpose-built Osprey Hide at Llyn Brenig. Hourly sessions are available and must be prebooked. This wheelchair-friendly hide offers a unique view-point of the Osprey nest, with one way glass, camera snoods, camera gimbals and comfortable seats. 

Llangollen Eisteddfod 

05 - 10 July 2022.  The Llangollen International Music Eisteddfod takes place in the Royal International Pavilion in Llangollen each year. There are six days of music and folk dance from all over the world in one place. 

Green Space Dark Skies, Brecon Beacons

06 July 2022. Green Space Dark Skies an UNBOXED: Creativity in the UK event. From April to September, thousands of people across Wales and the UK will become Lumenators, carrying low impact lights at National Parks and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) across the UK at dusk.

Become a Lumenator in the Brecon Beacons National Park. The event is free. Numbers are limited and the exact location will be revealed after booking. 

Tonnau Festival

08, 09 and 10 July 2022. Tonnau Festival takes place in Anglesey, a 15 minute walk from the sea, with camping and glamping available. Enjoy five stages with bands, DJs and performers plus locally sourced food and brewed beers and ciders.

Welsh National Rally Championship

09 July 2022. The 2022 Motorsport UK Pirelli Welsh National Rally Championship continues with the Nicky Grist Stages in Builth Wells. The start, finish and service area are  located in the town centre. The rally will also take place around the Epynt military range, including Crychan and Halfway. This is one of an exciting eight round rallies taking place in 2022.

International Snowdon Race

16 July 2022. The International Snowdon Race takes place on the highest peak in Wales and England. It always provides high drama, with almost 600 runners from across the world tackling the steep slopes of this iconic mountain.

Royal Welsh Show 

18 - 21  July 2022. The Royal Welsh Show in Llanelwedd, Mid Wales is the pinnacle of the British agricultural calendar. There's fantastic livestock, a range of activities and entertainment, plus an array of food.

Two bulls on show at the Royal Welsh.
Group watching a show at the Royal Welsh Show

The Royal Welsh Show, Llanelwedd,  Mid Wales


21 - 25 July 2022. Enjoy an eclectic line-up and wonderful views at Westival, deep in the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park and just minutes from some of the UK's finest coastlines. Performing artists are encouraged to express their musical knowledge and style, opening the path for longer genre-defining sets.

Brecon Choir Festival

22 - 24 July 2022. The first Brecon Choir Festival takes place at a number of venues in Brecon, Mid Wales. It includes a Grand Concert with Aberhonddu & District Male Choir joined by Dunvant Male Voice Choir, London-based male group Eschoir, Brecon Cathedral Choir and Alive & Kickin’ Community Choir, The Brecon Singers and a Musical Walking Tour of the Town plus a special Festival Evensong at the Cathedral.


The World Harp Congress

22 - 28 July 2022. The World Harp Congress takes place across the world every three years. The 2020 congress takes place in RWCMD in Cardiff. There are concerts, exhibits, workshops and seminars, celebrating the harp.

fforest Gather

25 - 31 July 2022. fforest Gather is a new kind of holiday. It's Wales’ smallest festival, with only 300 tickets per week. It’s a family friendly holiday of adventures in nature, music, culture, creativity, making, growing and simple pleasures. Stay in unique permanent accommodation plus camping, if you wish. There is also a second week 01 – 07 August 2022.

Vitality IT20: England v South Africa

28 July 2022. The Vitality IT20: England v South Africa takes places place in Sophia Gardens Cardiff. Head to the stadium for great live cricket action. There are a limited number of tickets available.

Steelhouse Festival

29 - 31 July 2022. Steelhouse Festival brings international classic rock music to its breath-taking mountain top location in Ebbw Vale, South Wales. 

A crowd of music fans enjoying a rock band on stage.

Steelhouse Festival, Ebbw Vale, South Wales

Landed Festival

29, 30 and 31 July 2022. Landed Festival is set in the natural beauty of Doldowlod country estate in Mid Wales. The festival is an underground gathering for music and arts lovers. There are four stages and two dance tents, all playing host to breakthrough artists. It's also safe for families.

National Eisteddfod

30 July – 06 August 2022. The National Eisteddfod takes place in Tregaron, Ceredigion. It’s a celebration of culture and language, with all welcome.

Gemau Cymru

TBC Gemau Cymru is a bilingual signature event for young people in the Welsh sporting calendar enhancing the performance pathway of Olympic, Commonwealth and Paralympic sports. It provides an opportunity for talented young athletes to compete in a high profile multi-sport event while experiencing an athlete village environment.

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