A coronavirus circuit break is in force in Wales from 6pm on Friday 23 October until the start of Monday 9 November 2020. For more information please visit the Welsh Government coronavirus circuit break information page.

Brecon Beacons Ultra Marathon

14 November 2020. A mere 46ish mile mixed trail, mountain, canal and road run around the magnificent Brecon Beacons. There is also a 26 mile trail marathon.

Find out more about the Brecon Beacons Ultra Marathon

Luminate Wales

19 November - 24 December 2020. 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. Tickets must be pre-booked, online in advance. See Luminate Wales website for more information.

Hay Festival Digital Winter Weekend

26 - 29 November 2020. Hay Festival Digital Winter Weekend brings writers and readers together for a free digital wonderland of thoughtful conversation, candle-lit storytelling, comedy, music, and family fun. Now in its 21st year, the Festival will be streamed live from Hay-on-Wye, kicking off the holiday season from 'the town of books' in all its festive glory with a star-studded line-up of speakers and performers. The town’s annual Christmas Lights switch-on, as a special Festival guest flips the switch on Friday 27 November, accompanied by carol singing and Christmas tales recorded in and around the town’s independent bookshops.

Royal Welsh Virtual Winter Fair

30 November - 1 December 2020. For 2020 the Royal Welsh Winter Fair will take place online over two days.

The online shopping experience will launch from 6 November and will be open until the 23 December. 

Find out more about the Royal Welsh Winter Fair

Cardiff Winter Wonderland

TBC Early November - Early January. The highlight of Christmas in the city – Cardiff’s Winter Wonderland returns to city hall lawn with more attractions for the family to enjoy including the ice rink. This has a brand new additional feature built on to keep skaters dry as the attraction becomes Cardiff's Winter Wundercoverland with a clear span roof and night sky lights.

Find out more about the Cardiff Winter Wonderland

big wheel lit up at night.
Cardiff sign lit up.
lit up signs and ornamental ice hockey sign.

Cardiff Winter Wonderland

Other Voices

TBC.  It's a very special event that kicks off November in Cardigan - Other Voices is Ireland's iconic music festival, that will showcase an incredible line-up of over 30 free musical and cultural events in intimate venues and atmospheric spaces throughout Cardigan. The event is hosted by Huw Stephens and presented in partnership with Theatr Mwldan and Triongl.

Find out more about Other Voices Cardigan

Cardiff's City Centre Christmas

Nov- January. The official start to Christmas in Cardiff. See the city centre undergo a spectacular transformation with a cornucopia of Christmassy characters, music and entertainment including the Christmas Market, Santa's Grotto and Christmas at the Castle. 

Find out more about Christmas in Cardiff from Visit Cardiff's website.

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

Cardiff Christmas Market

Waterfront Wonderland

Nov January. If you're visiting Swansea during the Christmas period, in addition to some great shopping, why not take the family to Waterfront Wonderland? With not one but two ice rinks, festive and thrilling funfair and Santa's Grotto. 

Find out more about the Swansea Waterfront Wonderland

Made by Hand

TBC. At this contemporary craft fair you can meet and buy directly from 135 of the finest makers at City Hall in the centre of Cardiff. There are adult and children's workshops, demonstrations and masterclasses. 

Find out more about Made by Hand

female crafter with other females watching her.

Made by Hand

North Wales Choral Festival

Now taking place 5 - 7 March 2021. The largest choral event in Wales with a weekend of choral music including competitions, concerts and community performances.

Find out more about the North Wales Choral Festival

Conwy Half Marathon

21 November 2021. 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

Real Ale Wobble

20 November 2021. 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

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