Events in Cardiff Bay

Cardiff Bay boasts an array of events for everyone to enjoy. Visit the iconic Wales Millennium Centre and take in a world class show, or enjoy our annual Cardiff events such as the Cardiff International Food and Drink Festival, Cardiff Harbour Festival and the
Wales Rally GB. And that’s not all… look at our quarterly events listing to find out what’s on in Cardiff Bay on a daily basis – from craft fairs to children’s workshops, you are sure to have a great day out!



(09:00 - 21:00)
Cardiff International White Water (CIWW)
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Experience the world of watersports and outdoor adventure at PaddleFest 2017!

Great for beginners and enthusiasts, the event at CIWW is the perfect opportunity to try a variety of taster sessions or sharpen up your white water skills.

Otherwise relax, listen to the live music, grab a bite to eat from the BBQ and soak up the atmosphere.

The day also hosts the Welsh Open Freestyle and Boatercross competition, the GB Canoe Slalom squad and a range of trade stalls showcasing the latest kit and equipment.

Entry to the event is free, with activities starting from as little as £10! Book now for:

White Water Rafting
Family Rafting
Canoeing & Kayaking Taster Sessions
Stand up Paddleboarding Taster Sessions
Indoor Wave
Air Trail
Climbing Wall
Bike Hire



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Cardiff International Food & Drink Festival

Roald Dahl Plass
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Part of the jam-packed 2017 Cardiff Festival, the Cardiff International Food & Drink Festival returns to the capital from Friday 14-Sunday 16 July.

The biggest free food festival in Wales takes place in Roald Dahl Plass, Cardiff Bay, with over 100 local, national and international producers showcasing their goods. Visitors can explore the stalls at the Producers’ Fayre; tantalise their taste buds with the delicious samples on offer; and buy a variety of food and drink, including artisan breads, organic cheeses and homemade liqueurs at the Farmers’ Market.

Plus, street food might be all the rage these days, but it’s been on offer at the Food & Drink Festival for 17 years! Don’t miss tucking into some of the finest street food in Wales at the Street Food Piazza. With numerous bars, including the Champagne Bar on the water’s edge, craft stalls and live music, it’s easy to see why the foodie event remains one of Cardiff’s favourite summer dishes.



Cardiff Harbour Festival hosts Extreme Sailing Series

Race Village, near Norwegian Church
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Rounding off a summer of fun in Cardiff Bay, the Cardiff Harbour Festival will be playing host to Extreme Sailing Series on Friday 25-Monday 28 August.

The global competition boasts world class sailors and breath-taking racing, as well as shoreside entertainment for the whole family. With a festival atmosphere, alongside the Series’ pioneering Stadium Racing format, this event is simply too good to miss!

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