Are you looking for something to do? Summer is popular for all sorts of festivals in Cardiff and the surrounding area. Here are our suggestions for the first half of July. For all of our posts please check our News page


Rooftop Cinema Cardiff

Try out the big screen cinema experience outdoors, between the roofs of buildings in Cardiff. Perfect for summer evenings. This time films Human Traffic and Mamma Mia will be screened. More information and tickets here.

When: Friday, 05 July and Saturday 06, July from 7 pm
Where: Jacobs Antiques market (CF10 5DB)
Cost: £11


Not Forgotten Exhibition

For art enthusiasts, there is a unique exhibition sharing the stories of people in Cardiff living with dementia. It’s definitely worth checking out. More information here.

When: Friday, 05 July to Sunday, 07 July
Where: Cardiff Story Museum
Cost: free


Cardiff Food and Drink Festival

The city’s original street food celebration with live music and much more. Go and enjoy the sights, tastes and smells of summer. More information here.

When: Friday, 05 July from 12:00 am – Sunday, 07 July to 7:00 pm
Where: Cardiff Bay
Cost: free


St Paul’s Carnival Bristol

Just over Severn Bridge from Cardiff, join the bustling city centre of Bristol for this unique experience: St Paul’s Carnival. You can expect a lot of dance, drinks, food and fun for everyone. More information here.

When: Saturday, 06 July from 10 am to 11 pm
Where: Bristol city centre
Cost: free


Wales Airshow

Wales Airshow offers spectacular views of the air displays directly from Swansea Bay. There’s lots going on: from food and trade stands, to funfair and more. More information here.

When: Saturday, 06 July & Sunday, 07 July
Where: Swansea Bay
Cost: free


Music In The Park

Check out sever super talented local bands in the surroundings of a beautiful park in Penarth. More information here.

When: Sunday, 07 July from 2 pm to 7 pm
Where: Belle Vue Park Penarth
Cost: £5


Cardiff Night Market

Have you ever wondered what Cardiff Market looks like at night? This is the first time you can check it our yourself! There will be a lot of art displayed and the regular stalls! More information here.

When: Thursday, 11 July from 6 pm to 9 pm
Where: Cardiff Market on St Mary Street
Cost: free