The Laugharne Weekend
03, 10 and 17 October 2020. This October, DEPOT in Cardiff will be doing its very best to bring you the Bavarian Beer Festival, Oktoberfest! Join us for this unmissable Bavarian experience in our fully authentic beer hall. Government regulations apply.
Denbigh Plum Fest, North Wales
03 October 2020. The Denbigh Plum is a variety unique to the town, so it seems only right for us to honour it with its very own festival! 2020 will be the 12th year for the festival.
Find out more about the Denbigh Plum Feast.
Iris Prize Festival, Cardiff
06 – 11 October 2020. Cardiff’s international gay and lesbian shortfilm prize welcomes the best new filmmaking talent to the capital. This year it's online and free!
Find out more about the Iris Prize Festival.
Llangollen Food Festival, North Wales
17 - 18 October 2020. Usually held at the world-famous music venue that is The Llangollen Pavillion, this Food Festival has visitors singing its praises. A picturesque town on the banks of the River Dee, Llangollen is a magnet for tourists, drawn by the scenery, steam railway and cultural events including the International Eisteddfod. It's going online for 2020 so check out the website for more details.
Find out more about The Llangollen Food Festival.
Welsh Museums Festival
Gwledd Conwy Feast, North Wales
Cardiff Half Marathon
03 October 2021. Competitors race right through Cardiff city centre past some iconic locations, with beautiful scenery and historic buildings, starting at Cardiff Castle, and passing the Millennium Stadium, Penarth Marina, before crossing the Cardiff Barrage and racing through Cardiff Bay before finishing close to Cardiff City Hall.
Find out more about the Cardiff Half Marathon
Focus Wales, Wrexham, North Wales
Neath Food and Drink Festival, West Wales
October 2021. A celebration of local produce and Neath’s historic market town atmosphere. Lots going on for all the family including cookery demonstrations, children’s activities and live music.
Find out more about the Neath Food & Drink Festival.
Cowbridge Music Festival, South Wales
Aberystwyth Comedy Festival, Mid Wales
Newport Food Festival, South Wales
TBC for 2021. The festival will showcase local produce and businesses with its free chef demonstrations and exhibitor stalls. There will be street theatre, live music and activities throughout the day for all the family.
Find out more about the Newport Food Festival.
Sŵn Festival, Cardiff
October 2021. The multi-venue Sŵn Festival takes over city centre spaces with brand new acts. Previous year’s line-up included a healthy mix of household names including Gruff Rhys and We Were Promised Jetpacks, as well as plenty of equally great emerging talent. This guerrilla music festival takes over just about every available venue in Cardiff, to showcase raw music talent in intimate spaces. It's loosely based on SXSW in Texas, and designed to unearth the next generation of performers.
Find out more about Sŵn Festival.
Cardiff International Film Festival
TBC. Held in the historic Pierhead building in Cardiff Bay, the Cardiff International Film Festival attracts entries from all over the world. The festival is open to the public, although some venues may charge an entrance fee.