Featured Events

Cardiff Festival

This summer enjoy all that Cardiff has to offer with our series of diverse and inclusive events that take place across the city during the summer months.Enjoy popular family entertainment, bright parades, open-air theatre, world-class sporting events and much more.


Upcoming Events

  • Joust!

    All the pomp and pageantry of a medieval joust complete with fanfares, parades, galloping horses, stunts, falls and fights. ‘The Knights of Royal England’ put on a spectacular show, plus storytelling, a dragon parade and combat displays throughout the day.  Be part of the spectacle and come in costume.   Tickets Early bird tickets – […]
  • The Big Gig

    Cardiff’s most credible music talent competition, Big Gig returns for a sixth year this summer as part of the cities Cardiff Festival, and 2016 looks set to be another hit for the Welsh talent search. Entries open on 29 April for the competition which has helped acts such as Rusty Shackle and Maddie Jones to […]
  • Everyman Festival

    The Everyman Open Air Theatre Festival 2016 is back with six different shows to excite and thrill this summer in the heart of the city, at Sophia Gardens. Into the Woods, 23 June – 2 July ‘Allo ‘Allo, 7 July – 16 July Romeo & Juliet, 21 July – 30 July Disney’s Peter Pan Jr, 23 […]
  • Hijinx Unity Festival

    Stunning performances of theatre, dance & circus will fill Cardiff this July as part of the Hijinx Unity festival. Performers from around the world will come together to celebrate inclusive & disability arts. Festival highlights include classic Swedish theatre, fiery flamenco dancing, an homage to Frida Kahlo, ‘Meet Fred’ a comedy show in association with […]
  • Extreme Sailing Series

    Renowned for its intense racing competition, the adrenaline fuelled Extreme Sailing Series™ returns to Cardiff for the fifth year. Sharing the international event with seven other cities, including Muscat, St Petersburg and Lisbon, watch elite level sailing teams battle it out in the Bay, including the British team, Land Rover BAR Academy. Now a firm […]