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Christmas in Cardiff

When is Christmas in Cardiff?

This year you can experience Christmas in Cardiff from 16 November 2023 to 2 January 2024.

What to expect from Christmas in Cardiff

Cardiff has plenty of magical festive experiences to enjoy, including the Ice Rink and Christmas Markets, all against the backdrop of twinkling lights.

Inside the Castle you’ll find Cardiff Winter Wonderland Ice Rink and the open air Ice Walk, giving everyone a chance to get their skates on, plus you’ll find outdoor seating in an Alpine themed (yet heated) area along with food and drink stalls including a marshmallow firepit!

Outside the Castle you’ll find the Christmas in Bute Park Light Trail, as well as Cardiff Christmas Market, festive funfair rides on Castle Street and of course the magical ambience of Cardiff’s Victorian and Edwardian arcades.

Discover more at Visit Cardiff website

How to get to Christmas in Cardiff

Getting to Cardiff by train is easy. Simply hop on a train to either Cardiff Queen Street or Cardiff Central.

Christmas Cardiff Festive Quarter