Plan Your Stay on Cardigan Bay

Festivals and Events Cardigan Bay

Festivals and events and venues on Cardigan Bay
For events and festivals later in the year check out the Events Calendar then you can be sure to plan your stay on Cardigan Bay and really enjoy the flavour of this fantastic area of west Wales.
Each Cardigan Bay Venue has it's own listing so choose the venue and then follow the links to see what's on in the local cinemas, theatres, arts centres and galleries.

Exhibitions, festivals and events for July and August 2019

July 2019

Lexicon - No Fit State

Friday 7th June 2019 - Sunday 9th June Location: Bluestone Resort

Fantastic entertainment with great music and breathtaking performances. LEXICON is a world inhabited by quiet misfits and furious poetry, a world of magic, laughter and lightness. As you take your seats, enter an experience like no other. Times Friday, June 7 7:30 pm Saturday, June 8 2:00 pm Saturday, June 8 7:30 pm Sunday, June 9 4:00 pm Book tickets:

Aberystwyth and Ceredigion County Show

Aberystwyth & Ceredigion County Show Saturday 8th June 2019 Location: Caeau Gelli Angharad

First major agricultural show of the season. Horses, livestock, sheep, machinery, displays. This is an impressive annual agricultural show. This local show attracts many visitors from the surrounding areas, uniting the farming industry and local community. A wide range of events take place from produce and poultry shows through to equestrian. It provides excellent opportunities for local farmers, plant growers, and exhibitors, and is a fun day out that can be enjoyed by all the family. Directions Located on the A44 between Aberystwyth and Capel Bangor Aim towards Aberystwyth, following the A487 through the villages of Tal-y-Bont and Bow Street. After you have travelled through Bow Street, take the first turning left onto the A4159. Continue on this road until you reach a roundabout. On the roundabout, take the first exit left, marked A44 Llangurig. The Show will be seen straight ahead of you. Please use the correct entrance.

Newcastle Emlyn Food Festival

Newcastle Emlyn Food Festival Saturday 8th June 2019 Location: Newcastle Emlyn

Come along to the King George V Playing Field [52°02'19.9"N 4°28'10.7"W] in Newcastle Emlyn to enjoy local produce and entertainment. With more than thirty local producers lining up again to present their fantastic produce to you. There is so much choice beers, cheese, incredible vegetarian sauces & salsa, pasta and the most delicious cakes.

Cardigan Independent Beer Festival

Cardigan Independent Beer Festival Friday 28th June 2019 - Saturday 29th June Location: Pizza Tipi

Pizzatipi Beerfest will be celebrating the best craft brewers in Wales for the fourth year in a row. The best beers together with great food, roaring fires & fantastic live music. For a full list of what to expect see details on PizzaTipi website

August 2019

Aberaeron Cardigan Bay Seafood Festival

Aberaeron Seafood festival Sunday 7th July 2019 Location: Aberaeron Harbour

Aberaeron Cardigan Bay Seafood Festival22nd Anniversary Fishy feasting and great selection of foods from Wales. Come with a healthy appetite! Over the years, the Cardigan Bay Seafood Festival has grown to be one of the highlights of the food calendar in Wales and several thousand people are expected to flock to the quayside this summer to see and taste the best of local seafood, fish and other produce. There is free parking at Min Aeron CCC Social Services Offices SA46 0DY and Penmorfa CCC Offices SA46 0PA - only a 5min walk away from the harbour

Aberystwyth Street Food Festival

Friday 19th July 2019 - Sunday 21st July Location: Aberystwyth Marina

Street Food Warehouse present Aberystwyth Street Food Festival 2019 sponsored by Encona sauces! 19th-21st July will see Street Food Warehouse roll into Aberystwyth for a glorious weekend of fantastic fresh food and delicious drinks by the sea. Running 12 noon-10pm daily, an outstanding range of different and flavoursome food will be on offer, from creamy cheesecake to sensational sushi, and from more-ish Mexican to crunchy, doughy churros. Hungry visitors will be able to enjoy a range of mouth-watering food from all over the world alongside an ice-cold pint of Tenby Harbwr Brewery craft beer or a fresh zesty Mojito, courtesy of the Pop Up Bar Hire Company. The famous Teifi Toastie Co, Tafell a Tan, Spicers Meat Wagon and Pink Peppercorn are just some of the street food vendors confirmed, with many other Local and National vendors yet to be announced. Catering for all with vegan, gluten free and vegetarian vendors, there is truly something for everyone. Sponsored by Encona, the UK’s number one hot pepper sauce brand, the festival is completely free and family friendly. This is something you don’t want to miss out on if you love sampling quality food and drink in the sun. Event organiser Tudor Barber commented that “We are really pleased to bringing the team to Aberystwyth for weekend of foodie fun in the sun! Aberystwyth Street Food Festival 2019 is going to be a huge one, watch this space!” To guarantee entry, book your free ticket here:

Wales 360

Wales 360 Monday 22nd July 2019 - Saturday 27th July Location: Aberystwyth Arts Centre

Starting and finishing in Aberystwyth to coincide with Aberystwyth Cycle Festival, the Wales360 is Britain's newest epic mountain bike event. Covering six days this cross country (XC) mountain bike ride is a genuine point-to-point adventure, following a challenging 550k route around Mid and North Wales. The first riders to enter the 2019 edition will become Wales360 Pioneers. In recognition of their support for this new event Pioneers will earn the right to participate in the Wales360 in future years at 2019 prices (T&Cs apply). Pioneer entries will be limited and made available on a first come, first serve basis. You can see the full route here with each day's cycling

Aberystwyth Musicfest

MusicFest Aberystwyth Thursday 25th July 2019 - Saturday 3rd August Location: Aberystwyth Arts Centre

Aberystwyth Arts Centre’s MusicFest is an enticing fusion of Music Festival and Summer School; of experience and learning; of performance and appreciation. The engagement of audience, student, and artist alike creates the unique community atmosphere of MusicFest – ‘refreshing, rewarding and thoroughly inspirational’.

Lampeter Food Festival

lampeter-food-festival Saturday 27th July 2019 Location: Lampeter

Cookery Demonstrations and Entertainment at Lampeter University Campus. Starts at 10am.

You can also see what's on futher ahead on the events calendar