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Caerphilly announces extensive events calendar for 2024

Credit: Caerphilly Council

Caerphilly County Borough Council is pleased to present its extensive 2024–25 events schedule, which includes a wide range of engaging events designed to provide something for everyone.

This year’s lineup will see the return of numerous popular events starting this spring.

Here are the key dates to remember:

Spring Events Date
Ystrad Mynach Spring Fair Saturday 23rd March 2024
Blackwood Spring Fair Saturday 13th April 2024
Caerphilly Food & Drink Festival Saturday 27th April 2024
Bargoed May Fair Saturday 4th May 2024
Caerphilly 10k Sunday 12th May 2024
Summer Events Date
Risca Beach Party Saturday 8th June – Sunday 9th June 2024
Pride Caerffili Saturday 15th June 2024
Bargoed Summer Event (official title TBC) Saturday 6th July 2024
Blackwood Beach Party Saturday 13th July 2024
Little Cheese Festival Saturday 31st August – 1st September 2024
Autumn / Winter Events Date
Risca Food Festival (official title TBC) Saturday 14th September 2024
Ystrad Mynach Winter Food & Craft Fair Saturday 16th November 2024
River of Light Lantern Making Workshops
(Twyn Community Centre
Saturday 16th & Sunday 17th November 2024 & Saturday 23rd & 24th November 2024
Blackwood Winter Food & Craft Fair Saturday 23rd November 2024
Caerphilly Winter Food & Craft Fair featuring the River of Light Lantern Parade & Fireworks Display Saturday 30th November 2024
Bargoed Lantern Making Workshops Saturday 23rd November 2024 & Saturday 30th November 2024
Bargoed Winter Food & Craft Fair featuring the Music and Light Lantern Parade Saturday 7th December 2024
2025 Date
Ystrad Mynach Spring Fair Saturday 22nd March 2025

The increased events programme not only provides entertainment for visitors, but also supports local businesses through increased footfall in our town centres. CCBC extends its gratitude to the sponsors, partners, to each of the Town Council’s and the local community for their invaluable support, which makes these events possible.

The council’s events programme attracted over 85,000 visitors to towns all around Caerphilly County Borough last year,