Goldwing Light Parade, Llandudno – Saturday, 1st September 2018 from 8:00pm
Once again, 100’s of Honda Goldwing Motorcycles will descend on Llandudno for this annual event to raise money for charity, with all proceeds going towards the RNLI, Blood Bikes and Lions charities. Goldwing’s including Trikes, Combinations and Solo bikes line Llandudno Promenade from 10:00am before taking off on a tour of town, all lit up like Christmas trees, for the light parade which starts at 8:00pm. There is also a static light show after the parade on the Promenade.
SciFi Wales, Llandudno – Saturday, 1st September 2018 from 9:30am
Held at Llandudno’s Venue Cymru, SciFi Wales is in its fourth year and provides the SciFi enthusiast an opportunity to enjoy stories from celebrity guests, participate in question and answer sessions with the stars, get their autographs and have a photo taken. The event will also have a cosplay competition, a retro gaming arcade, traders, inflatable fun, prop displays and robots, what more could a SciFi family want.
Conwy Honey Fair, Conwy – Thursday, 13th September 2018 from 9:00am – 4:00pm
Dating back more than 700 years, the Conwy Honey Fair permits beekeepers to sell honey within Conwy walls through the towns Royal Charter and attracts honey lovers from far and wide. Collection money raised during the fair is in aid of Bees for Development and in 2017, £560 was raised to help promote sustainable beekeeping as a means of alleviating poverty and promoting biodiversity around the World.
Gwledd Conwy Feast, Conwy – Friday, 26th October 2018 to Sunday, 28th October 2018 from 6:00pm on Friday until 5:00pm on Sunday
Set within the World Heritage town of Conwy, the Feast is more than just a food festival. With demonstration kitchens, wine tasting, street food, live music, art, farming and crafts that showcase Wales’ talents and celebrates the rich variety of local produce from the region, it is a feast for the whole family. Entrance fees and details on how to purchase tickets will be announced in August on the Conwy Feast website.
Snowdon Walking Festival, Betws y Coed – Saturday, 3rd November 2018 to Sunday, 4th November 2018 from 8:00am – 6:00pm each day
Professionally guided walks from Betws y Coed take you through the mountains and forests of Snowdonia. A choice of 4-5 walks each day will include half day walks, challenging walks, family walks and special interest walks. The Snowdonia Walking Festival caters for people of all abilities so there should be a walk suitable for everyone.
International North Wales Choral Festival, Llandudno – Saturday, 3rd November 2018 to Sunday, 4th November 2018
In its 30th year, the Choral Festival is held in the resorts theatre, Venue Cymru and promises to be a celebration of musical talent and fun. The Festival attracts choirs from all over the World with performances from male voice choirs, ladies, mixed and barbershop style choirs. The International North Wales Choral Festival is rated as one of the top choral festivals in Wales and is renowned for its friendly and welcoming atmosphere.
Remembrance Service, Llandudno – Sunday, 11th November 2018 from 9:45am – 11:30am
A Divine Service will be held at Holy Trinity Church followed by a Parade to the War Memorial on Llandudno Promenade. Usually led by the Llandudno Town Band, the parade brings together the Mayor of Llandudno, representatives of the Royal British Legion, Town Councillors, military Personnel, veterans, civilians and community organisations and concludes at the War memorial for a reflective service and wreath laying to remember those who lost their lives in the service of their country.
Christmas Fayre, Llandudno – Thursday, 15th November 2018 to Sunday, 18th November 2018 from 9:30am each day
Llandudno Christmas Fayre is one of the largest in Wales and boasts over 130 stalls selling quality local food and drink produce, handmade and unusual crafts and provides live cultural entertainment, demonstrations and a Dickensian atmosphere. The Fayre centres around the streets near Holy Trinity Church and offers the visitor an opportunity to experience a variety of products not found on the high street.
Christmas Parade, Llandudno – Saturday, 1st December 2018 from 4:00pm – 5:00pm
The magical Christmas Parade features Father Christmas and other festive attractions and travels from Llandudno Train Station, along Vaughan Street, into Mostyn Street, Lloyd Street and Madoc Street before heading back to the station. The Parade is proceeded by seasonal entertainment outside Llandudno Town Hall from 2:40pm.
5K Santa Dash, Llandudno – Saturday, 8th December 2018 from 11:00am
Highly regarded in Llandudno as a family event where even the family pet is welcome, the 5k route takes in the beautiful seafront of Llandudno North Shore starting from the Pier. If you want to get involved, registration takes place from 9:00am at the Pier with entry costing £16 per adult and £10 per child and includes a Santa Suit and a finishers medal. The event encourages participant to raise money for a local charity, St David’s Hospice, who offer specialist care to adult patients with advanced illnesses and those in need of end of life care.
Winterfest, Conwy – Saturday, 8th December 2018 from 4:00pm – 7:00pm
This Medieval Festival is reputedly where ‘real Christmas starts’ with the walled town of Conwy playing host to street entertainers, musicians, choirs, Morris dancers, sword fighting, hot chestnuts and many shops, cafes and restaurants staying open well into the evening. At about 5:45pm the parade proceeds through the town, led by a jester and followed by armoured knights carrying blazing torches.