01 - 08 August 2020. The National Eisteddfod is a festival of Wales, its language and culture. Every year, it takes place for eight days at the start of August. The central festival field is a vibrant one, teeming with stands, stalls, shops, food, music, arts, crafts, design and architecture. In 2019, the Eisteddfod will be held in Tregaron, Ceredigion.
03 - 09 August 2020. Wales' smallest festival, only 300 tickets per week. Fforest Gather is a new kind of holiday. It's a family friendly holiday of adventures in nature, music, culture, creativity, making, growing & simple pleasures. Unique permanent accommodation + camping if you wish. There is also a week in July (27 July - 2 August 2020).
Castell Roc Festival
14 – 17 August. Held in Builth Wells, Solarsphere combines the science of astronomy with the backdrop of a 'music festival'. Join workshops and talks by eminent astronomers and scientists, chill out at the music area or explore the site's other pockets of fun.
Anglesey County Show
TBC One of Wales' premier agricultural shows, Anglesey County Show is an annual two-day event that attracts competitors from across the UK, as well as over 60,000 spectators. Held at the Mona Showground, it's a chance to see livestock, equestrian events, produce exhibitions and stalls.
Pembrokeshire County Show
18 – 20 August. The Pembrokeshire County Show is the biggest county show in Wales. It's also one of the very best of its kind in Britain, whether your interest is cars, food, clothes or animals. There are livestock, equine and show jumping contests, trade stands, food halls, a fairground and much more.
Green Man festival
20 – 23 August. Always a whole heap of fun, Green Man Festival is a wonderful family-friendly affair that takes place on the Glanusk Estate in the beautiful Brecon Beacons National Park. The non-music entertainment includes comedy, talks, relaxation zones, food areas, exploration gardens – is arguably just as good as the stuff you can dance along to.
Ponty's Big Weekend
TBC Wales' biggest celebration of equality and diversity, Pride Cymru, returns to City Hall Lawns in Cardiff again this summer. Expect loud and proud on-stage entertainment, a funfair, a cultural market with arts and crafts, plenty of food and drink stalls and a social hub that offers advice and support to LGBT communities and their friends and families.
World Bogsnorkelling Championships
30 August 2020. Held annually in Llanwrtyd Wells in Mid Wales, the World Bog Snorkelling Championships attracts visitors from all over the world. As well as mountains of mud, there's a host of fun options for those who don't fancy taking the mucky plunge. Food and drink stalls, craft tables, live music and a real ale and cider bar keep spirits high.