As we approach the end of the first month of 2014, there will no doubt be one or two of us that will be looking forward at the calendar throughout the events season in North Wales with some anticipation. As the dark clouds (hopefully!) dissipate and the sunshine returns to this beautiful region, the amazing seasonal events on throughout the region also make a welcome return.
If you’re looking for a special occasion with the family or just want to explore on your own, NorthWales.com has compiled a resource of some of the places you need to be.
Colwyn Bay 1940’s Festival
The north of Wales is renowned for its archaic charms and is something which is quite the draw for many travellers each year. One such event which will be celebrating this is the Colwyn Bay 1940’s Festival on the 12th of April.
After a superb reception this time last year, the festival returns for 2014 in even bigger style. Take a trip to a time of war with interesting activities and an excuse to bring out some vintage clothes!
Buy tickets: Colwyn Bay Heritage
Focus Wales 2014
Taking place in Wrexham, this four day event is set to be a grand occasion with so many engaging sights and sounds for the whole family over the 23rd to 26th of April.
Music and comedy acts are aplenty at this superb event with members of Echo & the Bunnymen, panellists from Mock the Week, radio personality Huw Stephens and many more set to entertain and excite. There’s a little bit of everything at this interactive festival so make sure you buy tickets in advance as they’re sure to dry up!
Buy tickets: Focus Wales
Llandudno Victorian Extravaganza &Transport Festival
Two events which are running side by side in the heart of the Queen of Welsh Resorts, Llandudno’s double event is become more and more popular with each passing year and is likely to be even bigger for 2014.
For a trip back to Victorian times with a contemporary twist, the Extravaganza is one of the cornerstones of the events calendar in Wales and pulls in crowds by the thousands. There are parades, stalls and fairground rides which all really help to bring the spirit of this amazing town to life.
Based on the seafront, the transport festival is just as renowned as the Extravaganza and is the largest of its kind in Wales. You can access either of these events via a shuttle bus service throughout the area on the 3rd, 4th and 5th of May.
Wrexham Food Festival
There are many great events throughout North Wales and this one that takes place in Wrexham is tight up there with the very best.
Expect plenty of family fun, cookery demonstrations and of course, plenty of delicious food to tuck in to when you attend the Wrexham Food Festival on the 17th and 18th of May.
Buy tickets: Nightingale House Hospice
All Wales Boat Show
One of the days out which NorthWales.com will definitely be attending (it’s just outside our offices!), the All Wales Boat Show in Conwy Marina is promising to be an even bigger and better occasion for 2014.
The only one of its kind throughout the region, expect to see plenty of lusted after watercrafts which are often seen around many coastal areas of North Wales as well as crafts from places such as Ireland and the West Midlands.
Take the plunge with on the water activities are just swot up on your watersport knowledge – whatever you choose to do, you’re sure to be in for a fun ride.
Buy tickets: All Wales Boat Show
These are just a select few of the days out to attend in North Wales over the next few months, so be sure to return for a later instalment of what’s on during the events season in North Wales!