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Summer events in Cardiff

23rd June 2018

Now that summer is here, there are many options for a great day out. Whether you fancy one of the many attractions, a day in the countryside or to visit one of many events, there is something for everyone, this summer in the city. Check our list of events this summer to get some ideas.

Cardiff International Food and Drink Festival (6th July – 8th July)

If you love food…You need to visit Cardiff’s food festival! 

Cardiff celebrates its home grown produce and wide range of international food from the 6th to 8th July. Cardiff Bay serves as a lovely location for eating, drinking, live music and entertainment. Over 100 different stalls provide different street food- you should definitely try some!

It’s no surprise that 60,000 people are expected- when there are several ways to enjoy your food. You can watch cooking demonstrations by top chefs, treat yourself to some exotic international food or appreciate national produce.

The opening times are: Friday (12:00 to 22:00), Saturday (11:00 to 22:00) and Sunday (11:00 to 19:00).

Cardiff Bay Beach Festival (6th July 10:00 am – 2nd September 8:00 pm)

Cardiff Bay Beach Festival The urban beach has been a popular hotspot over the last recent years. It has attracted over 250,000 people to the waterfront.

This year the Cardiff Beach Festival includes a whole theme park. During the 9 weeks (6th July to 2nd September) of varied entertainment you can enjoy attractions such as a big wheel, roller coaster, big water spraying arches, movie nights, and a marquee area where you can enjoy the best in street food.

The entry is free, the prices for the different attractions might vary. So put your sunglasses out and enjoy summer at the beach!


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August 25- August 27

Rounding off a summer of fun in Cardiff Bay, the Cardiff Harbour Festival will be playing host to the Extreme Sailing Series. The global competition boasts world class sailors and breath-taking racing, as well as shoreside entertainment for the whole family. The festival atmosphere, alongside the Series’ pioneering Stadium Racing format, is simply too good to miss!


Come along and have adventures you will never forget! For more information about events and festivals, visit Cardiff’s website.

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