Brecon Beacons Ultra Marathon
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
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.
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
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