- Before planning a trip around a festival, verify the festival dates on the festival’s website or with a local tourist information office. For more information about these and other events, contact the Visit Britain office.
- Many sights and banks close down on national holidays — keep it in mind when planning your itinerary. Note that this isn’t a complete list; holidays can strike without warning.
August 25: Summer Bank Holiday (closures)
October 25–26: Conwy Feast (food festival featuring a laser show projected onto the castle)
November 5: Guy Fawkes Night (fireworks, bonfires, effigy-burning of 1605 traitor Guy Fawkes)
December 25–26: Christmas holidays (closures)
January 1: New Year’s Day (closures)
March 1: St. David’s Day (parades, closures)
April 3–6: Easter weekend (Good Friday through Easter Monday; closures)
May 5: Early May Bank Holiday
May 25: Spring Bank Holiday (closures)
Late June: Conwy Pirate Weekend
Early July: North Wales Bluegrass Festival (Conwy)
July 7–11: International Eisteddfod (folk songs, dances; Llangollen)
August 9–17: Conwy River Festival (nautical events)
August 31: Summer Bank Holiday (closures)