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Barmouth has many annual events and festivals, the main ones are listed here but other events are organised during the year – check our Facebook page for information about What’s On during your visit. Always confirm dates/times before making travel arrangements – see individual event websites or contact the Tourist Information Centre for details.’

November 2015

November 7th – depending on the weather!

Barmouth Fireworks

Barmouth’s Bonfire and Firework Display takes place on the beach by the Bath House.

December 2015

December 3rd

Barmouth Community Fun Night

The town’s festive late night shopping event and turning on of the Christmas lights.

Come and join us, usual fun.

  • Santas grotto
  • Samba band
  • Face painting
  • Church bells
  • Mayor turning the Christmas tree on
  • Mulled wine
  • Pork baps
  • Raffles
  • Lifeboat / fire engine, and more

For more details, see Facebook


Fairbourne Miniature Railway also has “Santa Specials” running in December. Booking is essential for this atmospheric train ride & lovely gift from Santa. See the webpage for details.

Mainly Spring, Summer & Early Autumn

Gardens Open for Charity

The National Gardens Scheme organises open garden events at beautiful and interesting gardens around the Barmouth area. Visit their website and select Gwynedd Gardens for an events calendar.

All Year Round

RNLI Events

Barmouth RNLI hold fundraisers, special events and open days, everything from New Year Dips to Dog Shows & Boathouse Rocks live music events. You can also watch regular training exercises taking place.

Events at the Dragon Theatre

dragon-theatreMake sure you check the Dragon Theatre website or Facebook page for events taking place during your visit. or call 01341 281 697.



Magic Lantern – Tywyn

Tywyn Cinema now has an advanced digital projection system for 3D films & streaming. Also plenty of live music and other arts events take place. Check train and screen times or drive the coast road round to Tywyn.

Coed y Brenin Events

Coed y Brenin Forest Centre near Ganllwyd holds regular events for children and all ages at their award-winning visitor centre in the heart of the forest Also nature trails and mountain biking. Search for Coed y Brenin Events online.


What’s on in the area

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  • Walking and Cycling
  • Digital travel guide
  • Barmouth brochure