What's On This Summer in South Wales - 2017 Edition

May 26, 2017

Whether you like to party, have an appreciation for the arts and culture, live to explore the great outdoors or sample fine foods, South Wales offers you lots of opportunities to enjoy yourself this summer.

Be Inspired: Epic Wales

Major Music Festivals

Kaya: World Music and Arts

3-7 August, Tickets from £65

Burning Lantern Fayre

12 August, Tickets from £50.50

Green Man Festival

17-20 August, Tickets from £180

Welsh Rockabilly Fair

15-17 September, Tickets from £70

Summer Events

July

Cardiff Open Air Theatre Festival: The Vicar of Dibley

Open Air Theatre
6-15 July 2017, Sophia Gardens (Location Map)

Caerleon Festival

Open Air Theatre
6-16 July 2017, various venues in Caerleon, Newport

Cardiff International Food & Drink Festival

Food Festival
Fri-Sun 14-16 July 2017, Cardiff Bay (Location Map)

Merthyr Mawr Trail Running Festival

Running Festival
Saturday 15 July 2017, Merthyr Mawr, Bridgend (Location Map)

Festival of Archaeology at Castell Coch

Archaeology Fete
Sat-Sun 15-16 July 2017, Castell Coch, Cardiff (Location Map)

Cardiff Fringe Theatre Festival

Theatre Festival
15-22 July 2017, Cardiff (various venues)

Risca Summer Festival

Summer Fete
Saturday 15 July 2017, Risca (Location Map)

Pride & Prejudice at St Donats

Outdoor Theatre Performance
Sunday 16 July 2017, St Donats (Location Map)

Cardiff Open Air Theatre Festival: Shakespeare's Macbeth

Open Air Theatre
20-29 July 2017, Sophia Gardens (Location Map)

The Mikado at Chepstow Castle

Outdoor Opera Performance
Friday 21 July 2017, Chepstow Castle (Location Map)

Meet the Knights at Cardiff Castle

History Fete
Sat-Sun 22-23 July 2017, Cardiff Castle (Location Map)

American Civil War comes to Blaenavon Ironworks!

History Fete
Sat-Sun 22-23 July 2017, Blaenavon Ironworks (Location Map)

Isle of Fire

Fire Festival
Sat-Sun 22-23 July 2017, Barry Island (Location Map)

Wildlife Walk

Nature Walk
Sunday 23 July 2017, St Fagans National History Museum (Location Map)

Shakespeare's The Tempest performed in Tintern Abbey

Outdoor Theatre
Wednesday 26 July 2017, Tintern Abbey (Location Map)

Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors at Oystermouth Castle in Swansea

Outdoor Theatre Performance
Wednesday 26 July 2017, Oystermouth Castle (Location Map)

The Big Cheese Festival

Summer Festival
Fri-Sun 28-30 July 2017, Caerphilly Castle (Location Map)

Summer Fest 2017 at Tredegar House

Summer Fete
Saturday 29 July 2017, Tredegar House, Newport (Location)

Shakespeare's The Tempest performed in Trelai Park

Outdoor Theatre
Saturday 29 July 2017, Trelai Park, Cardiff (Location Map)

Shakespeare's The Tempest performed in Penarth

Theatre
Sunday 30 July 2017, The Kymin, Penarth(Location Map)

August

Pride & Prejudice performed in Swansea

Outdoor Theatre Performance
Wednesday 2 August 2017, Oystermouth Castle (Location Map)

Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors at Abergavenny Castle

Outdoor Theatre Performance
Saturday 5 August 2017, Abergavenny Castle (Location Map)

Big Welsh Bite

Welsh Food & Produce Festival
Sat-Sun 5-6 August 2017, Ynysangharad Park, Pontypridd (Location Map)

Defence of Blaenavon (WW2 Event)

History Fete
Sat-Sun 5-6 August 2017, Blaenavon Ironworks (Location Map)

(Miniature) Chariot Racing at Caerleon Roman Fortress

Remote Controlled Chariot Race
Wednesday 31 May 2017, Caerleon Roman Fortress and Baths (Location Map)

Red Arrows Performance, Barry

Air Show
Sunday 6 August 2017, Barry Island (Location Map)

Wildlife Walk

Nature Walk
Sunday 6 August 2017, St Fagans National History Museum (Location Map)

The Mikado at Abergavenny Castle

Outdoor Opera Performance
Monday 7 August 2017, Abergavenny Castle (Location Map)

Flying Kites and Lazy Owls at Caerphilly Castle

Falconry Display & Performance
Tuesday 9 August 2017, Caerphilly Castle (Location Map)

Bristol International Balloon Fiesta (Europe's largest hot air balloon festival)

(Very Slow) Air Show
Thur-Sun 10-13 August 2017, Ashton Court, Bristol, South-Wales-ish (Location Map)

Pen Y Fan Pond Great Outdoor Event

Activity Tasters
Wednesday 16 August 2017, Pen-Y-fan Country Park (Location Map)

Grand Medieval Mêlée at Cardiff Castle

History Fete
Sat-Sun 19-20 August 2017, Cardiff Castle (Location Map)

Pride Cymru's Big Weekend

Concert, Parade & Festival
25-28 August 2017, Cardiff (Location Map)

Cardiff Harbour Festival hosts Extreme Sailing Series

Food Festival
25-28 August 2017, Cardiff Bay (Location Map)

Medieval Fun at Caerphilly Castle

History Fete
27-28 August 2017, Caerphilly Castle (Location Map)

The Mikado at St Donats

Outdoor Opera Performance
Monday 28 August 2017, St Donats (Location Map)

Join the Ruby Circus! At the Red Castle

Circus Training Workshops
28-29 August 2017, Castell Coch, Cardiff (Location Map)

September

Rhondda Book Fair 2017

Book Fair & Literary Fete
Saturday 2 September 2017, SOAR Community Centre - Penygraig (Location Map)

Ty Hafan Taff Trail Challenge

Charity Bike Race
Sunday 3 September 2017, Taff Trail (Location Map)

St Fagans Food Festival

Food Festival
Sat-Sun 9-10 September 2017, St Fagans National History Museum (Location Map)

Porthcawl Elvis Festival

Elvis Impersonator Festival
Fri-Sun 22-24 September 2017, Porthcawl (Location Map)

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