We update these pages as regularly as possible, but please check the latest coronavirus regulations guidance and with the venues as part of your planning.

Autumn Internationals

Dates for 2022 TBC. Some of the Autumn International rugby matches will take place in Principality Stadium.

 

Festival of Voice

Dates TBC. One weekend. A world of voices. Our international Festival of Voice features four days of incredible live music and performances.

Cardiff Christmas Market

Dates for 2022 TBC November/December. Cardiff Christmas Market takes place on St John Street, Working Street, the Hayes, Hills Street and Trinity Street. It includes an exciting and eclectic mix of both new and returning exhibitors to tempt you as their original, hand made work is the essence of what makes this market so different and special every year.

Night shot of street with people walking along with wooden Christmas market stalls lit up.

Cardiff Christmas Market

Christmas in Swansea Bay

Mid November - early January, 2022/23 dates TBC. Swansea’s Museum Park is transformed into the City’s ultimate festive hotspot, with an extended Alpine Village. There’s a host of funfair attractions and a range of festive food and drink, providing a perfect setting for socialising. 

 

girl skating holding a penguin skate aid.
Big wheel and winter wonderland aerial view.
skaters on indoor skating rink with lights.

Waterfront Winterland, Swansea

Cardiff Winter Wonderland

Mid November - early January. 2022/23 dates TBC. Enjoy ice skating, funfare rides, including the Big Wheel in the centre of our capital city. See the Cardiff Winter Wonderland website for more information.

Ice skater with top hat and jacket with stars.
wooden ski lodge with Christmas tree.

Cardiff Winter Wonderland

Llandudno Christmas Extravaganza

20232 dates TBC. Enjoy fairground rides, entertainment, food and drink and gift stalls at the Llandudno Christmas Extravaganza in Trinity Square/Madoc Street.

Luminate Wales

2022 dates TBC. A spectacular, illuminated trail, full of wonder and intrigue, to delight and enthral your senses at the historic gardens of Margam Country Park and Castle. See Luminate Wales website for more information.

Real Ale Wobble

2022 dates TBC. Marking the start of the Mid Wales Beer Festival an event for those who don't take their cycling too seriously. Enjoy cycling through the Cambrian Mountains, quaffing local ale from the Heart of Wales Brewery in Llanwrtyd Wells.

Find out more about the Real Ale Wobble

Picton Castle Victorian Christmas Fair

2022 dates TBC. Nation Trust's Picton Castle hosts a Victorian Christmas Fair, with over 50 stalls. There's mulled wine for the adults and a free Christmas trail for children. Check with venue about pre-booking.

Conwy Half Marathon

2022 dates TBC. Try and jostle your way to the edges of the pack because Runners World included it in their five most scenic half marathons in the UK. Taking in such great sights as Conwy Castle, Isle of Anglesey and Puffin Island.

Find out more about the Conwy Half Marathon

Hay Festival Winter Weekend

2022 dates TBC. Hay Festival Winter Weekend brings writers and readers together for a weekend of thoughtful conversation, candle-lit storytelling, comedy, music, and family fun. 

Night time photo of bookshop window, with books on Christmas tree shaped shelving with lights  and toy fairy at the top.
A festival marquee at the Hay Winter festival weekend, with a string of lights around it, against a dusk sky.

Hay Festival Winter Weekend

Reindeer safari, Mold

2022 dates TBC. November and December. Reindeer Lodge are offering up a drive-through reindeer safari experience and theatre show that you can enjoy from the comfort of your own car. You can choose a day ticket to enjoy the stunning scenery or a night ticket to see the woodland illuminated. There's also a hidden Elf village and a drive-thru Santa's Grotto and Toy Workshop.

Real Ale Ramble

2022 dates TBC. The Real Ale Ramble is held annually in conjunction with the 10-day Mid-Wales Beer Festival. Take a 12 or 20 mile waymarked ramble or there are two guided routes of five and eight miles, with free real ales available at the checkpoints.

Find out more about the Real Ale Ramble.

Royal Welsh Winter Fair

2022 dates TBC. Two days packed full of competitions and festivities. Find all your favourite tradestands for your Christmas food and presents.

Find out more about the Royal Welsh Winter Fair.

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