What’s on in Pembrokeshire in 2019
Looking to find out what’s on in Pembrokeshire in 2019? Then you’ve come to the right place! As well as our stunningly beautiful coastline and our hills enshrined in myths and legends, we’ve also got a whole host of things to do year-round! From eccentric festivals such as Unearthed to the athletic challenges of Ras Dewi Sant and the Tour of Pembrokeshire. From the largest three-day county show in Wales to the celebration of the last invasion of Britain. Whether you’re interested in music, food, culture, history, sports, language or nature, we’ve got something to keep you entertained. And that’s not all – even Mother Nature puts on a show of a different kind every different season! This vibrant county with its historic fishing ports and neolithic remnants gives you plenty of reasons to visit at any time of the year. And with the beautiful properties on offer from St Davids Escapes, you really have no excuse to get over here!
Here’s our list of what’s on in Pembrokeshire in 2019
New Years Day Swim
1st January, Whitesands Beach
Hosted by St Davids Penknife Club – all proceeds go to charity!
Last Invasion Walk
23rd February, Fishguard
Celebrating the (thankfully unsuccessful) final invasion of Britain by the French in 1797.
Ras Dewi Sant – the Coast Path Marathon
2nd March, The Cross Hotel, St Davids
Run 10k, a half marathon or the full 26 miles along the stunning Pembrokeshire Coast Path.
Dragon Lantern Parade
2nd March, 5:30 pm, Oriel y Parc, St Davids
Celebrate 10 years of the dragon parade. School children and local groups march to a brass band!
Tour de Shane Pembrokeshire Cycle Sportive
30th March, Crug Glas, Abereiddy Road
There are two distances – 50 miles or 70 miles – which take in beautiful Pembrokeshire villages. Welsh rugby legend Shane Williams will be at the helm!
Oakwood Theme Park – season begins!
15th April, Canaston Bridge, Narberth
Something a bit different to do with the kids (and big kids)! Visit Wales’ largest theme park for a day of magical adventures.
Easter Fair and Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt
19th April, 10:30-5:30, Southwood Farm, Newgale
Enjoy an action-packed Easter fair and hunt eggs in the grounds of this gorgeous National Trust property.
May, Abermawr Beach, Tregwynt.
Bluebell season is here! The best place to see them is Abermawr, a mile walk through bluebell-filled woodland and out to a stunning shingle cove. Perfect!
St Davids Cathedral Festival
24th – 31st May, St Davids Cathedral
A mixture of classical and contemporary concerts in this unique and atmospheric venue.
Really Wild Food and Countryside Festival
25t & 26th May, Oriel y Parc, St Davids
A celebration of food, crafts and culture that originate from the Pembrokeshire countryside.
Pembrokeshire Street Food Festival
14- 16th June, Tenby
If craft beers, cocktails, music and the best street food Wales has to offer are your thing, then you won’t want to miss this!
Pembrokeshire Fish Week
22-30th June, various venues
This is a countywide, multi-site, week-long event of gourmet evenings, children’s activities and barbecues. It is eagerly anticipated year on year and features the finest fish from our shores.
21 – 23rd June, Cerbid, Solva
This family-friendly alternative festival mixes the frivolity of a carnival with vegan food and live acts over three days.
Friends of Treginnis Fete
20th July, Lower Treginnis Farm
Hosted by Farms for City Children at the most westerly point of Wales.
Fishguard International Music Festival
20th July – 2nd August, Various locations in North Pembrokeshire
This year will be the celebration of 50 years of world-class classical music in Pembrokeshire.
The Edge Festival,
2nd – 4th August, Solva
A festival of music, literature and sporting events in the picturesque harbour town of Solva.
Pembrokeshire County Show
13-15th August, Haverfordwest Show Ground
This is the largest three-day show in the country! A fun family day out with everything from food to farm machinery on show.
Seal pup season
September, various coves along the coast path
Seal pups on beaches mean autumn has truly arrived. Here are the best walks to see pups around St Davids – try not to disturb them as Mum and Dad won’t be far away!
Narberth Food Festival
28th & 29th September, Town Moor, Narberth
Guest chefs, activities and mouth-watering morsels in the backdrop of this boutique town, voted as one of 20 of Britain’s Top Places to Live 2018.
Tenby Blues Festival
8-10th November, Various venues around Tenby
The best of national and international blues engulfs this beautiful coastal town for a whole weekend every winter.
Tours of a Castle by Candlelight
Throughout December, Picton Castle, The Rhos, Haverfordwest
This medieval castle was transformed into a stately home and is oozing with grandeur and history. Fancy a spooky wintry evening out?
Carol Services at the Cathedral
Mid-December onwards, St Davids Cathedral
What better a way to embrace the Christmas spirit than carols at this ancient cathedral?