Anglesey Half Marathon

5 September 2021. Usually held in March the 2021 event has been postponed in 2021 until September. This beautiful half marathon route gives you the unique chance to cross a traffic-free Menai Bridge. Following the coastal path and past the formidable Beaumaris Castle before returning to the bridge. 

Find out more about Anglesey Half Marathon.

Gŵyl Fwyd Amgueddfa Cymru Food Festival

12 - 13 September 2020. St Fagans Food Festival virtual event, with a variety of activities for all age ranges, which will be broadcast via different social media platforms.

On Facebook -  Gŵyl Fwyd Amgueddfa Cymru Food Festival Facebook event - family-focused interactive ‘have a go’ events. Museum Wales Instagram - a ‘festival vibe’ aimed at 18 to 30 year-olds. On Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales Twitter page museum curators will be doing a ‘Twitter Takeover’ to highlight some of the food-related items from the museum’s collection.

There will also be activities on Crowdcast and Cywain. See Gŵyl Fwyd Amgueddfa Cymru Food Festival for more information.

Fan Dance summer series

19 - 20 September 2020. The Fan Dance is a gruelling 24km non-navigational race over two sides of Pen y Fan, the highest mountain in the Brecon Beacons. This infamous route has long been a part of SAS (Special Air Service) and SBS (Special Boat Service) selection.

Find out more about The Fan Dance Race

HowTheLightGetsin Global 2020

19 - 20 September 2020. There will be more than 200 events on eight stages, with a line up of the world's leading thinkers, the hottest bands and comedy acts. In addition there will be a whole host of social spaces where you can meet other festival goers, chat to your friends.

Find out more about HowTheLightGetsin Global

Music, Poems & Pints

26 September 2020. A combination of a virtual entertainment show with plenty of interaction and Welsh banter and the chance to enjoy some delicious Welsh cheeses, beers or award-winning Welsh wine. Well-known Welsh songs such as Suo Gan and Ar Lan y Mor will bring a smile to guests’ faces, as will the poems of Max Boyce, Harri Webb and Roald Dahl. There’s no need for guests to drive anywhere or worry about social distancing, guests enjoy “Music, Poems and Pints” from the comfort of their own home. The cheeses and drinks are delivered by courier to the front door.  

Find out more about Music, Poems & Pints

Open Doors

Get ready to explore ten of our most spectacular heritage sites like never before, with an epic collection of immersive digital experiences, fully-articulated virtual tours and 3D site excursions — allowing you to virtually visit some of your favourite historic monuments and landmarks, from the comfort of your favourite sofa.

It’s all part of a very special celebration of Wales’s built heritage and culture for 2020: Cadw’s Open Doors OnlinePowered by advanced 3D scanning technology, we’re inviting you to virtually explore the hidden depths of some of our most iconic historic sites including: fairy-tale castle, Castell Coch, Pentre Ifan Burial Chamber and UNESCO World Heritage Site, Harlech Castle.

Man vs Mountain, Caernarfon

04 September 2021. 20 miles over 1 mountain. You’ll begin your journey at sea level from within the UNESCO World Heritage listed Caernarfon Castle before climbing steadily through the beautiful landscapes of northern Wales with some obstacles along the way. Once you’ve braved the elements and descended from the summit of Snowdon, you’ll then face the ‘All Out Vertical Kilometre’, a guided abseil, and a series of land and water based obstacles designed to test what strength remains.

Find out more about Man vs Mountain

Ironman Wales, Pembrokeshire

12 September 2021. A 2.4 mile (3.8km) swim, a 112 mile (180km) cycle, followed by a marathon, with only 17 hours to complete it all. Just an average Sunday really...

Find out more about Ironman Wales

Narberth Food Festival

25 – 26 September 2021. This community event, entirely volunteer-run, won't get the biggest names, but it’s still one of the friendliest and most enjoyable food festivals around. Expect food stalls, live music, street theatre, talks and tastes, chef demonstrations and free children's activities. 

Find out more about Narberth Food Festival

Gladfest, Hawarden

TBC The best contemporary writers, book signings and the biggest ever market place. Free crafting for all the family, tasty local food and so much more at Gladstone's Library, Hawarden, Flintshire.

Find out more about Gladfest 

Sandman Triathlon, Anglesey

TBC The Superfeet Sandman race venue is incredible Newborough Forest, the start and finish set in an exclusive area within the 700 hectare woods adjacent to the world famous Llanddwyn Beach. 

The Superfeet Sandman Triathlon has something for all abilities and comprises of four distances, the Legend 72.4, Savage, Full and Sprint.  You will also be able to compete as a relay team in both the full and sprint distances.

Find out more about the Sandman Triathlon

Abergavenny Food Festival

TBC 2021. One of the biggest events in the UK foodie calendar, with 200 exhibitors from Wales and further afield, a food Academy for children with hands-on workshops, a rolling programme of chef demonstrations featuring the region’s finest and special masterclasses, workshops, tutored tastings and talks. 

The 2020 festival has been cancelled, 2021 date tbc. Find out more about Abergavenny Food Festival

A crowd of people sitting on the lawn watching and listening to the music on the stage in front.
Lots of people gathered around the food stalls at Abergavenny Food Festival.
People sat on grass enjoying food at a festival.

Abergavenny Food Festival

Mold Food and Drink Festival

TBC 2021. Showcasing outstanding local produce, celebrity chef expertise and live music to create a fabulous foodie weekend for the whole family.

In light of the current situation, unfortunately this has been cancelled for 2020. 

Find out more about Mold Food and Drink Festival

Porthcawl Elvis Festival

TBC 2021. This is the big one - Elvis lives, thanks to the thousands of fans and the tribute artists who attend this annual gathering of blue suede shoes, Vegas jumpsuits, and whopping sideburns in Porthcawl. This is the largest festival of its kind in the world!

The 2020 festival has been cancelled, 2021 TBC. Find out more about the Elvis Festival

Elvis tribute act / impersonator standing on seafront.

Elvis tribute act, Porthcawl, South Wales

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