2024 Events Programme

Here it is – our full events programme for 2024!

More information on each event is coming soon, but for now, save the dates and start getting excited!

Please note: all information is subject to change.


Saturday 23rd March 2024

Ystrad Mynach Spring Fair

Shake off those winter blues and join us as we kick off our 2024 events programme! Our first event of the year sees us heading to Ystrad Mynach Town Centre for its annual Spring Fair!

  • 9am-5pm
  • Bedwlwyn Road and Oakfield Street, Ystrad Mynach, CF82 7AA
  • FREE to attend
  • Dogs welcome

Join the official Facebook event.

For trade space and general event enquiries, please email events@caerphilly.gov.uk.


Saturday 13th April 2024

Blackwood Spring Fair

Come along to Blackwood town centre and put a Spring in your step on Saturday 13th April with the Blackwood Spring Fair!

  • 9am-5pm
  • High Street, Blackwood town centre, NP12 1AH
  • FREE to attend
  • Dogs welcome

Join the official Facebook event.

For trade space and general event enquiries, please email events@caerphilly.gov.uk.


Saturday 27th April 2024

Caerphilly Food & Drink Festival

Caerphilly Food & Drink Festival has been an annual event for Caerphilly Town Centre for a number of years and takes place this year between 9am and 5pm on Saturday 27th April!

  • 9am-5pm
  • Caerphilly town centre, CF83 1JL
  • FREE to attend
  • Dogs welcome

Join the official Facebook event.

For trade space and general event enquiries, please email events@caerphilly.gov.uk.


Saturday 4th May 2024

Bargoed May Fair

After a sensational debut in 2023, the Bargoed May Fair is BACK for 2024!

With a range of stalls populated with incredible small businesses, exciting entertainment and fantastic funfair rides, the Bargoed May Fair promises to give Bargoed a big bloomin’ boost!

  • 9am-5pm
  • Bargoed town centre, CF81 8QT
  • FREE to attend
  • Dogs welcome

Join the official Facebook event.

For trade space and general event enquiries, please email events@caerphilly.gov.uk.


Sunday 12th May 2024

Bryn Meadows Caerphilly 10k and 2k

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With 2,500 runners of all abilities expected to descend on Caerphilly from across the country to enjoy the event, we are looking to the 2024 eveznt to be bigger and better than ever!

  • 8am-12pm
  • Caerphilly town centre, CF83 1JL
  • Entrance fees start from £7.50 for the Caerphilly 2k and £20 for the Caerphilly 10k

Join the official Facebook event.

For event enquiries, please email 10k@caerphilly.gov.uk.


Saturday 8th – Sunday 9th June 2024

Risca Beach Party

This two-day event will be host to a giant beach laden with deckchairs and beach toys to keep everyone amused! Regular Punch and Judy shows will take place throughout the day and there will be a selection of juvenile funfair rides, along with a variety of attractions to keep everyone entertained!

  • 10am-4pm
  • Tredegar Park, Risca, NP11 6BX
  • FREE to attend
  • Dogs welcome (excluding beach area)

For trade space and general event enquiries, please email events@caerphilly.gov.uk.


Saturday 15th June 2024

Pride Caerffili

Pride Caerffili is set to be day-long celebration taking place from 12pm-7pm on Saturday 15th June 2023.

Visitors can expect a family-friendly event, recognising and celebrating the contributions made by LGBTQ+ people in our society. On the day, there will be live entertainment and an iconic Pride Parade to celebrate.

  • 12pm-7pm
  • Caerphilly town centre, CF83 1JL
  • FREE to attend
  • Dogs welcome

For trade space and general event enquiries, please email equalities@caerphilly.gov.uk or call 01443 866390.


Saturday 6th July 2024

Bargoed Summer Music Festival

Bargoed town centre will become Caerphilly County Borough’s hottest new music venue this July with the very first Bargoed Summer Music Festival!

This brand-new event will consist of a main music stage on Lowry Plaza and four busking areas throughout the town centre; linking in with The Square Royale, Murray’s and Bourton’s Live Music Café Bar to bring the whole town centre to life!

  • 9am-7:30pm
  • Bargoed town centre, CF81 8QT
  • FREE to attend
  • Dogs welcome

For trade space and general event enquiries, please email events@caerphilly.gov.uk or call 01443 866390.


Saturday 13th July 2024

Blackwood Beach Party

On Saturday 13th July, Blackwood High Street will be transformed into an urban beach party with plentiful sand, deckchairs and buckets and spades to keep the whole family entertained.

A number of funfair rides will bring life to the one end of the high street with stalls, attractions and a giant beach taking over the other end!

  • 9am-5pm
  • Blackwood town centre, NP12 1AH
  • FREE to attend
  • Dogs welcome

For trade space and general event enquiries, please email events@caerphilly.gov.uk.


Saturday 31st August – Sunday 1st September 2024

Caerphilly Cheese Festival

Taking place in Caerphilly town centre, the Caerphilly Cheese Festival forms a music event with a number of stage areas throughout Cardiff Road and Castle Court Shopping Centre, as well as a central stage in Twyn Car Park! The event will be host to local and headline musicians along with numerous food and drink stalls!

  • 9am-8pm (Saturday 31st August)
  • 9am-5pm (Sunday 1st September)
  • Caerphilly town centre, CF83 1JL
  • FREE to attend
  • Dogs welcome

For trade space and general event enquiries, please email events@caerphilly.gov.uk.


Saturday 14th September 2024

Risca Food FEASTival

A brand-new event is coming to Risca town centre this September! Keep an eye out for updates and information, coming soon!

  • 10am-4pm
  • Tredegar Park, Risca, NP11 6BX
  • FREE to attend
  • Dogs welcome

For trade space and general event enquiries, please email events@caerphilly.gov.uk.


Saturday 16th November 2024

Ystrad Mynach Winter Fair

Wrap up warm and get ready for the Christmas season to kick off as the Ystrad Mynach Winter Fair comes to town!

The Ystrad Mynach Winter Fair will give you an opportunity to start your Christmas shopping early with a fantastic selection of approximately 30 food and craft stalls, which will run through the length of the town selling beautiful gifts from Christmas decorations and jewellery to tasty bakes and traditional festive treats.

  • 9am-5pm
  • Bedwlwyn Road and Oakfield Street, Ystrad Mynach Town Centre, CF82 7AB
  • FREE to attend
  • Dogs welcome

For trade space and general event enquiries, please email events@caerphilly.gov.uk.


Saturday 16th – Sunday 17th November 2024

Saturday 23rd – Sunday 24th November 2024

River of Light Lantern-Making Workshops

With the Christmas season quickly approaching, why not enjoy some FREE family fun time? Bring the children along to make an extra special festive lantern ready for the River of Light Lantern Parade that takes place in Caerphilly Town Centre on Saturday 30th November.

  • 10am-5pm
  • The Twyn Community Centre, Caerphilly, CF83 1JL
  • FREE to attend

For general event enquiries, please email events@caerphilly.gov.uk.


Saturday 23rd November 2024

Blackwood Winter Fair

Whether it’s rewarding themselves with an early Christmas treat or are looking for a unique gift for someone special, visitors will have the opportunity to browse the great selection of food and craft stalls, as well as the fabulous range of independent shops and high street brands. This event offers the ideal opportunity to really get your Christmas shopping underway.

There will be plenty of entertainment for the whole family with a wide selection of funfair rides, as well as festive street characters and street shows! Blackwood Town Council will be supporting the event with a main stage full to bursting with local groups, dancers and singers to get you in the festive spirit.

  • 9am-5pm
  • High Street, Blackwood town centre, NP12 1AH
  • FREE to attend
  • Dogs welcome

For trade space and general event enquiries, please email events@caerphilly.gov.uk.


Saturday 30th November 2024

Caerphilly Winter Fair, featuring the River of Light Lantern Parade & Fireworks Display

Caerphilly Winter Fair on Saturday 30th November is the perfect place to get you in the Christmas spirit. Experience the sights, sounds and smells of a town and Castle preparing for Christmas with delicious street food, the smell of mulled wine, exciting street theatre and over 60 food, craft and gift stalls including funfair attractions to delight the whole family!

  • Event timings:
    • Caerphilly Winter Fair: 9am-6pm
    • River of Light Lantern Parade: 5pm
    • Fireworks Display: 5:45pm
  • Caerphilly town centre, CF83 1JL
  • FREE to attend
  • Dogs welcome

For trade space and general event enquiries, please email events@caerphilly.gov.uk.


Saturday 23rd November

Saturday 30th November

Saturday 7th December

Bargoed Lantern-Making Workshops

With the Christmas season quickly approaching, why not enjoy some FREE family fun time! Bring the children along to make an extra special festive lantern ready for the Music and Light Lantern Parade that takes place in Bargoed Town Centre on Saturday 7th December.

  • 10am-4pm
  • St Gwladys’ Church Hall, Bargoed, CF81 8RP
  • FREE to attend

For general event enquiries, please email events@caerphilly.gov.uk.


Saturday 7th December 2024

Bargoed Winter Fair, featuring the Music and Light Lantern Parade

Bargoed will be brought to life on Saturday 7th December as it hosts its annual festive fair. Festive stalls, entertainment and funfair rides will bring that added Christmas sparkle to the town, offering a real treat for local residents.

Bargoed Town Council will be supporting the event with an appearance from Father Christmas and some fun Christmas entertainment.

  • 9am-5pm
  • Bargoed town centre, CF81 8QT
  • FREE to attend
  • Dogs welcome

For trade space and general event enquiries, please email events@caerphilly.gov.uk.