Things To Do

Want to know what’s on in Cardiff? Got things you want to see? Don’t know where your nearest park, sports club or volunteering opportunity is? See below and start planning your next break, hobby or personal goal.


TheSprout: Events  – This website! We have an interactive events calendar for children and young people in Cardiff aged 11-25. View or share your own events here!

Visit Cardiff: Events – Big guide. Cardiff’s official tourism website.

Buzz Magazine: Listings – Buzz Magazine is South Wales’ leading free monthly entertainment magazine, and has been for 25 years, and here’s their art, club, event, music and stage listings online.

Cardiff CarpeDiem – website featuring  all events in Cardiff from Facebook. Pretty comprehensive!

Things to do in Cardiff

Leisure, Parks & Culture – Cardiff Council – Find out about leisure centres and facilities, parks and green spaces, museums and galleries, local libraries, and much more.

Visit Cardiff  – Cardiff’s official tourism website. Find out about things to do and see, upcoming events, where to eat and drink, where to shop, and more.

Things to do in Cardiff ( – List of, reviews on and advice about the top things to do in Cardiff, mostly provided by users.

Wow 24/7: Cardiff – Listical heavy site that regularly produces guides to Cardiff, such as 15 weatherproof things to do on a Winter’s day in Cardiff.

Cardiff University Students’ Union – Has a welcome guide and things to do section.

We Are Cardiff – Has a Freshers’ guide to city featuring the best places to go for coffee, shopping, lunch etc. as well as their own What’s On guide.

Family fun!

Family Information Service Cardiff – Children’s play activities and groups, play centres and cafes, places to visit, and more.

Things to do in Cardiff ( – A simple and fun website to find somewhere for a great family day out, includes some of the most common questions answered by those who actually run the attractions.

Cardiff Events website – A range of events across the city for all the family to enjoy.

Get active fun: Sport, Volunteering, Outdoors!

BBC Get Inspired – Exercise and sports hints and tips, an activity finder to help you find activities near you, and information on how to get started.

The Sports Hub Cardiff – Find your local sports clubs, competitions, volunteering.

Voluntary Community Service (VCS): Opportunities Map – a map of a large number of volunteering organisations in Cardiff.

Volunteering Wales – Find out which volunteering organisations are currently recruiting volunteers.

Outdoor Cardiff – Walking, Cycling, Nature and countryside, open-air events, and more.

Find more in theSprout’s Volunteering info section.


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For more organisations, services or info about things to do, check out our database or contact Meic, the advocacy, advice and information helpline for children and young people in Wales –  Freephone: 080880 23456 / Text: 84001, Instant Message.

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