Cool and Quirky Events in Cardiff

You're done with the ordinary and your're sick of being bogged down by the boring, Good, us too. Getting familiar with some of the most unique events in Cardiff, we thought it only right that you got familiar with them too. From pop-up cinema events down to tiki cocktail nights and teasing vintage parties, check out our recommendations for the best in cool and quirky events in Cardiff.

Last updated on 10th August 2017

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You can't afford a flight to the South Pacific? Don't worry, you don't need to. Here to heat Thursday nights in Cardiff, join The Dead Canary as they bust out a special tiki themed cocktail menu as the working week finally starts drawing to a close.

Fun Time Partying, Something A Little Different, Date Night, Dating, Themed Nights
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Lost Lands Rooftop Cinema are putting on another screening, this time showing the film Chef, with special street food on offer and cocktails as well.

Date Night, Pop-Up, Film Screenings

Watch Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone at Cardiff Castle thanks to Luna Cinema. There’s food and drink available on site too and the movie will play whatever the weather.

Film Screenings, Pop-Up, Date Night

Jazz is one of the best genres in the business, so why not celebrate it every Wednesday night of the week at Dempseys. Showering you in soothing sounds, join this fun Cardiff event for a night of drinks, incredible live bands, a unique atmosphere and more.

Live Music, Something A Little Different, Date Night, Dating
@ Revolucion De Cuba on Every Wednesday

Get those dancing shoes at the ready for a unique night out in Cardiff to remember. Hosted at Revolucion De Cuba, head on down for their Salsa Socials as you not only acquire a heap of new moves, you can dance the night away, Cuban style. 

Fun Time Partying, Classes, Date Night, Something A Little Different, Themed Nights, Dating

You're something of a whizz on the microphone, so it's important that you get your weekly time to shine, but where can you take to the karaoke stage in Cardiff? Join Retro every Thursday night as you get familiar with their karaoke booths, one belting of a ballad at a time. 

Karaoke, Student Night, Something A Little Different, Stag Do, Hen Party, Themed Nights
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@ The Glee Club Cardiff on Every Saturday

Looking to top up on laughs every weekend in Cardiff? Too right, seeing as laughing is just so damn healthy for you. Join The Glee Club every weekend in the city as they present a roster of stand-up names and comedians that are more than worth chuckling over.

Comedy, Date Night, Stag Do, Hen Party, Dating, Something A Little Different

Watch your favourite films in one of the most beautiful locations in Cardiff and under the stars as Open Air Cinema returns to Cardiff Castle. The event will be taking place in September and will be showing Grease, Top Gun and Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone.

Film Screenings, Date Night, Dating, Theatre/Arts

Mondays can feel like on of the hardest days to get through, but not with Lab 22 on your side. Join them every Monday night in Cardiff as they not only go all out vintage with a roster of prohibition style cocktails, there's a roster of live music to boot. 

Live Music, Something A Little Different, Dating, Date Night, Themed Nights
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Ball Mania is bringing the best parts of your childhood - without the early bedtimes and homework - to Cardiff. As well as jelly and ice cream, a huge ball pit and kids cartoons, there will also be delicious cocktails.

Date Night, Fun Time Partying, Hen Party, Something A Little Different
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If you love all things dairy then there's only one place to be this September, at the Cheese Fest at Tramshed. The two-day event will be a cheesy haven of everything from mozarella sticks through to gooey mac n cheese, as well as talks and masterclasses.

Classes, Daytime, Something A Little Different

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