Added - Wed - 27 / Mar / 24

About Exciting Events Programme Unveiled for Merthyr Tydfil in 2024

In a bid to keep the spirit of community alive and vibrant, the town of Merthyr Tydfil has unveiled its much-anticipated events programme for 2024. Packed with an array of festivities, fundays, and cultural delights, the line-up promises something for everyone to enjoy.

Kicking off the calendar is the exhilarating Dragon Academy Trail, spanning from March 23rd to April 6th. Participants are invited to embark on a mythical adventure through the town, discovering hidden treasures and unravelling ancient mysteries. There’s a £50 Merthyr Gift Card up for one lucky participant too.

For those fascinated by prehistoric wonders, mark your calendars for Dragons & Dinosaurs on April 3rd, a day dedicated to exploring the fascinating world of these legendary creatures.

The town will also tantalise taste buds with the Chilli & Chocolate Festival on May 11th, offering a fusion of flavours guaranteed to delight culinary enthusiasts. Not forgetting the famous Hot Chilli Chicken Wing eating contest is back.

As summer approaches, details for the Summer Fun extravaganza are yet to be confirmed, promising endless entertainment throughout the school holidays.

Foodies will rejoice at the prospect of indulging in local delicacies at the Merthyr Food Festival on July 20th, a celebration of gastronomic delights showcasing the best of Welsh cuisine. A great day out for all the family with lots of live entertainment and fun for the little ones.

August sees the town come alive with the St Tydfil’s Day Festival on the 23rd, promising a day filled with music, dance, and traditional festivities, children’s entertainment, competitions and more.

As the nights grow longer, prepare for spine-chilling thrills at the Halloween Fun from October 26th to November 2nd, with details of the eerie escapades to be revealed closer to the date.

Finally, the town will sparkle with festive cheer during the Christmas Switch-on and Fun Day on November 16th, heralding the start of the holiday season with merriment and joy.

But the excitement doesn't end there. Merthyr Tydfil's Business Improvement District (BID), under the banner of We Love Merthyr, continues to champion community engagement and cultural enrichment. With a commitment to showcasing the town's vibrant spirit, We Love Merthyr promotes events, activities, and special promotions through its website and social media platforms, ensuring residents and visitors alike are kept informed and inspired.

For more information jump over to our What's On page

A spokesperson for We Love Merthyr emphasised, "We're dedicated to bringing joy and entertainment to the people of Merthyr Tydfil and beyond. Our carefully curated programme of events reflects our ongoing commitment to fostering a sense of community and pride in our town."


With a warm welcome extended to all, Merthyr Tydfil invites you to experience the magic of Wales' largest town nestled in the heart of the beautiful Welsh Valleys.


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In Merthyr Tydfil, the spirit of community thrives, and the stage is set for an unforgettable year of festivities and fun. Join us as we celebrate the vibrant heritage and welcoming atmosphere that define our beloved town.

Last Updated - Wed - 27 / Mar / 24