Aberystwyth Comedy Festival, Mid Wales

30 September - 02 October 2022. The Aberystwyth Comedy Festival is made up of around 40 individual shows which take place in venues near Aberystwyth's seafront.

Wizz Air Cardiff Half Marathon

02 October 2022. Wizz Air Cardiff Half Marathon is back. Enjoy seeing the sights of Cardiff including Cardiff Bay. The half marathon is one of five SuperHalfs.

Neath Food and Drink Festival

07 - 08 October 2022. Enjoy high quality Welsh produce at the Neath Food and Drink Festival, which takes place in Neath Town Square.

FIM World Supercross Championship - Round One

08 October 2022. Principality Stadium in Cardiff hosts the first ever World Supercross British Grand Prix. The city centre stadium will be transformed into the ultimate dirt bike battlefield for one epic night for FIM World Supercross Championship - Round One.

Fishguard Arts Society Exhibition in Cardigan 

10 - 22 October 2022. Fishguard Arts Society is on tour, with an exhibition to celebrate 30 years of promoting the arts and supporting creative people. It takes place in Cardigan Corn Exchange daily from 10.30am - 4pm.


Iris Prize Festival, Cardiff, South Wales

11 - 16 October 2022. Cardiff’s international gay and lesbian shortfilm prize welcomes the best new filmmaking talent to the capital. Find out more about the Iris Prize Festival.

Fest-Afal, National Botanic Garden of Wales

15 October 2022. It's Apple Day at the National Botanic Garden of Wales. Fest-Afal is a celebration of the Botanic Garden’s Welsh orchard, which achieved National Collection status in 2017. As well as apples and stalls selling cider, there's live music, crafts, pork, a hog roast, savoury and baked goods - all with a fruity, apple-flavoured twist. Local nurseries will be taking part selling Welsh variety apple trees - many of which are rarely available.

Alchemy and Artistry – Tintern Abbey Fire Garden

21 - 22 October 2022. Alchemy and Artistry – Tintern Abbey Fire Garden. Enjoy a magical evening of fire, flame, and gentle music.

Cambrian Mountains Food, Drink and Craft Fair

22 October 2022. Enjoy quality and local Welsh produce at the Cambrian Mountains Food, Drink and Craft Fair. Fourteen local producers looking forward to meeting you, talking about their produce and hopefully selling a ‘taste’ of the Cambrian Mountains. The fair takes place in the astounding landscape of rolling hills and woodland of Bwlch Nant yr Arian.

Autumn Food and Drink Fair at Llys-y-Frân

22 October 2022. The inaugural Autumn Food and Drink Fair at Llys-y-Frân offers food and drink from an impressive assortment of local producers from the Pembrokeshire area. Products include Welshman’s Caviar from The Pembrokeshire Beach Food Company, delicious artisan cheeses plus a range of spirits from Teifi Cheese, six different flavours of gin from Pembrokeshire’s first ever gin distillery ‘Cinnamon Grove Gin’ and an assortment of baked goods including brownies from 7 Sins. The Lakeside Café will be open throughout the day with a delicious lunch menu plus with refreshments and the gift shop has a selection of toys, crafts, clothing and local food produce.

Welsh Museums Festival

22 October  - 06 November 2022. The Welsh Museums Festival offers a variety of events in museums across Wales. All events are free of charge and include science events, crafts, lectures and conservation sessions.

ABP Newport Wales Marathon and 10K

23 October 2022. Run in one of the flattest marathons in the UK.

Find out more about ABP Newport Wales Marathon and 10K.

Runners looking up to camera.
Athletes running at the start of Newport Marathon and 10K.

Newport Marathon

Llais, Wales Millennium Centre

26 - 30 October 2022. A world of voices. Llais takes place in the Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff Bay. It features five days of incredible live music and performances, starting with the Welsh Music Prize ceremony.

Pick your own pumpkins

There are farms throughout Wales with pick your own pumpkins, some with family friendly events. Farms include Hooton's Homegrown, Anglesey, Pembrokeshire Pumpkins and Forage Farm, Cowbridge.


Welsh National Rally Championship

30 October 2022. The Visit Conwy Cambrian Rally is the eighth and final round in the exciting 2022 Motorsport UK Pirelli Welsh National Rally Championship.

See our Half-term page or search for more events in October.

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