January 12th-14th Saturnalia Wobble/ Ramble, Llanwrtyd Wells
A feast of Roman drinks, foods and frolics, walking and mountain biking
February to April Six Nations Rugby
March 1st St David’s Day (Dydd Gŵyl Dewi Sant)
Special celebrations are held all over Wales to commemorate the country’s Patron Saint.
March 1st – 2nd Saundersfoot St David’s Day Food Festival, Saundersfoot
The Festival is a two-day event of music and food. It’s focal point is the “Cawl Cooking Championship of the World”.
April (Date To Be Confirmed) Gourmet Food Festival, Llanwrtyd Wells
Annual Festival aims to exhibit the finest food products that Wales has to offer. The weekend is packed with activities, events, entertainment and, of course, fine food and drink.
April 21st – 23rd RHS Spring Flower Show, Cardiff
Spend the Easter weekend at this prestigious show – a showcase of spectacular floral displays and inspirational show gardens set against the magnificent backdrop of Cardiff Castle.
May 9th –11th International Jazz Festival, Llangollen
May 22th – June 1st Hay Festival of Literature, Hay-on-Wye
Britain’s “town of books” is the ideal setting for this literary festival with an international reputation.
May 24th – June 1st St Davids Cathedral Festival, St Davids Cathedral, St Davids
Annual festival of classical music.
May 26th – 28th Welsh Cider Festival , Raglan
June 9th Man vs Horse Marathon, Llanwrtyd Wells
A 22 mile race of man against horse through scenic Wales.
July – September Cardiff Summer Festival, Cardiff
International summer festival featuring the best in street theatre, live music, children’s entertainment, comedy and including the Celtic Festival of Food and Drink.
July 8th – 13th Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod.
One of Wales’s major annual events – a truly international festival of music, dance and song.
July 21st – 24th Royal Welsh Show, Builth Wells (a major Agricultural Event)
August 2nd – 9th National Eisteddfod of Wales
Wales’s most important cultural gathering, a festival dedicated to Welsh, Britain’s oldest living language.
August 8th – 10th Brecon Jazz Festival
International festival attracting the top names from
the world of jazz. 2008 is the 25th anniversary of the annual event.
August The Faenol Festival
A musical extravaganza featuring a host of musical stars from stage and screen
August 31st World Bog Snorkelling Championship, Llanwrtyd Wells
September Cardiff Mardi Gras
September 20th – 21st Abergavenny Food Festival, Abergavenny
This popular event celebrates local and regional food and drink, attracting enthusiasts of all ages from all over Britain.
Oct 26th – Nov 9th The Dylan Thomas Festival, Swansea
The annual festival features talks, performances and films relating to the author’s work, held in various venues across Swansea