Long Course Weekend

30 June -  02 July 2023. 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.

Love Trails festival, Gower

06 - 09 July 2023. Enjoy four days and nights of music, DJs, trips to the beach, sporting and wellness activities and food at Love Trails festival. Early bird tickets are now available.

International Snowdon Race

15 July 2023. 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.

Westival

20 - 24 July 2023. 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.

Royal Welsh Show 

24 - 27 July 2023. 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

fforest Gather

Week 1 takes place from 24 – 30 July 2023. Week 2 – 31 July – 06 August 2023fforest 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. 

 

Steelhouse Festival

28 - 30 July 2023. 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

Llangollen Eisteddfod 

Week commencing 03 July 2023. Exact dates TBC. 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. 

Cardiff Food and Drink Festival

TBC. Cardiff Food and Drink Festival takes place in Cardiff Bay, with a range of food and drink stalls and live music.

Landed Festival

TBC. 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 Museum events

There are a number of events at our seven National Museums throughout the year. As well as events at the museums, there are often Digital Events too.

 

Cadw events

There’s lots going on at Cadw sites throughout Wales. See the What’s On page for information. 

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