Events in Cardiff

PLEASE NOTE: DUE TO THE CURRENT SITUATION SURROUNDING COVID-19, EVENTS AND ATTRACTIONS MAY BE CANCELLED/CLOSED. PLEASE CHECK DIRECTLY WITH THE LOCAL ATTRACTION FOR THE MOST UP TO DATE INFORMATION.

 

  • Cardiff Bay – Cardiff Barrage, the skatepark, AdiZone outdoor gym and leisure are now closed to the public due to the recent Welsh Government guidelines . For more information visit https://www.cardiffbay.co.uk/covid-19/ .
  • Cardiff Castle have reopened their Castle Public Square for those to visit and relax at a safe distance and the Cafe for takeaway only from 12th April 2021! The gift shop will be reopening from 19th April 2021. For more information please visit https://www.cardiffcastle.com/
  • St Fagans National Museum of History have now reopened for 5 days a week (Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday). You must prebook your tickets in advance, entry to the museum is free, but you must book a ticket for a date and time slot for social distancing reasons. Tickets are released to be booked on a weekly basis and the museum is open from 10am-5pm on the days stated above. For more information please visit https://museum.wales/stfagans/visit/ .
  • National Museum Cardiff remain closed until further notice due to the ongoing situation surrounding Covid-19. They have advised those wishing to visit in the future to keep an eye on their website and social media pages for the most up-to-date information. For more information please visit https://museum.wales/cardiff/.
  • Bute Park remains open. The visitor centre is closed until further notice. Bute Park Plant Shop has now reopened on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays every week from 10am-3pm. Pettigrew Tearooms and the Secret Garden Cafe are open for takeaway only, the disabled toilet is accessible at the Secret Garden Cafe. All other toilets remain closed. Blackweir Bridge is now open too, but social distancing measures are in place so you must follows the guidance on the signs displayed. Please visit  https://bute-park.com/covid19/  for more information.
  • Techniquest their unique shop is opening on Wednesday 14th April 2021, the science museum itself will remain closed until further notice in relation to the government guidelines.  For more information please visit https://www.techniquest.org/
  • Wales Millennium Centre remains closed until further notice. They are working closely with the Welsh Government on a safe opening this year.
  • Mermaid Quay – the new Welsh Government guidelines state that all hospitality may only operate if they are able to do takeaway or delivery. All non-essential retail shops are now open from the 12th April 2021. For more information please visit  https://www.mermaidquay.co.uk/.
  • The Red Dragon Centre all non-essential retail shops are open once again from 12th April 2021. Hospitality must remain closed unless they are offering take-away or delivery. Please visit  https://thereddragoncentre.co.uk/  for more information regarding this.

Why not venture out of Cardiff Centre and explore a few outdoor locations!

  • Roath Park and Heath Park – Still in Cardiff but just outside the centre. A beautiful park to relax and escape the city!
  • Cosmeston Lake Country Park and Medieval Village – A public country park situated between Penarth and Sully! Gorgeous views and country walks. 
  • Cefn Onn Country Park – On the northern outskirts of Cardiff, take a stroll through the wooded areas, alongside ponds and streams to catch a breath of fresh air and enjoy the nature!
  • Barry Island (Home to Gavin and Stacey) – There is so much to do and see at Barry Island. The beach is stunning, fairground on the sea front. Arcades and hot food! And not to forget Boofys fish and chips which has now opened!

For individual events in Cardiff, you will need to visit each website for the event you are inquiring about, to see what is still scheduled to happen, or cancelled.