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Merthyr's Big Summer of Festivals and Events

Celebrate with us as Merthyr Tydfil town centre comes alive with festivals and events this summer. We are enthusiastic about sharing the things we love with you, whether it’s our local food and drink, our history, our sense of humour or our radical past.


Take a look at our exciting programmejoin us  and enjoy a taste of the real Merthyr Tydfil.


Merthyr Scooter Rally ~ 12 May

A day for nostalgic motorists to indulge in memories of the swinging 60s when scooters were at their most popular Find out more


Merthyr Rising ~ 25, 26 & 27 May

A packed three days of music, arts and ideas in the birthplace of the red flag Find out more


Pop Up Chilli Fest ~ 23 June

One day of chilli mayhem culminating in the Clash of the Titans chill eating contest Find out more


Tasty Merthyr Tydfil ~ 14 to 21 July

A week long feast of food and drink with pop up restaurants, foodie trails, tastings and demos


Merthyr Food Festival ~ 21 July

Fabulous stalls, tasty cooking demos, delicious local produce and live entertainment Find out more


Sunset Cinema ~ 18 August

Relax in comfort to a good film, a tasty bite and a day out with your friends and family Find out more


Crownload ~ 25 & 26 August

Chill out to two days of non-stop music, good food and a cooling drink at The New Crown Find out more


Merthyr Tydfil Global Village ~ 22 September

Showcasing music, dance and food from across the globe as a celebration of Merthyr’s diverse communities Find out more

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