• Pride Cymru's Big Weekend

    PRIDE Cymru is bringing back Cardiff’s Famous Big Weekend and is making it bigger and better than ever before!

Pride Cymru's Big Weekend in Cardiff

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Pride Cymru 2024

Cardiff's famous big weekend and LGBTQ+ celebration is back between 22 - 23 June 2024

Pride Cymru's event is historically known as Cardiff-Wales LGBT Mardi Gras. Annually the registered charity hosts a community and equality celebration festival. Dates due change, previously, it has been on during the August bank holiday and weekend dates in June or July.

Pride Cymru 2024 Dates

This year Pride is on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 June 2024.

The 2024 celebration of diversity, regardless of sexual orientation, is being held at Cardiff Castle. 

The event starts with a parade stretching over a mile long through the streets of Cardiff. Over 7,000 people are expected to take part. The parade ends where the entertainment begins. Over the two days, a whole host of singers and performers will take over the main stage.

Pride Cymru 2024 Line Up

The Cardiff Pride 2024 line up includes the Vengaboys, Ultrabeat, Jake Shears and Heather Small. Plus, drag artists Victoria Scone and Danny Beard.

Revellers can also expect: 

  • 4 Stages
  • Mile-long Parade
  • Street Food 
  • Cabaret 
  • Funfair Rides 
  • Family area 
  • Community Market 
  • Gin Bar
  • Comedy Stage
  • Faith Tent
  • Loads of family fun
  • Extravagant entertainment
  • Comedy

Get your Pride Cymru Tickets! 

Including Pride Cymru VIP which gives you a premium main stage viewing area, VIP toilets, a dedicated bar, a complimentary drink and priority access to the Castle.

More information

Getting to Cardiff Castle from Future Inn Cardiff

  • It is a 10-minute taxi ride from Future Inn Cardiff to the city centre. If you want to drive, there are numerous car parks in the city centre with varying tariffs.
  • Cardiff Bay train station is a 5-minute walk from the hotel and takes you to Cardiff Queen Street station, followed by an 11-minute walk to Cardiff Castle.
  • Several buses go into the city centre from County Hall, across the road from the hotel, and it takes 16 minutes.
  • The Aquabus (water taxi) runs hourly from Cardiff Bay between 1030 and 1630 and stops in Bute Park, in the grounds of Cardiff Castle. Weather permitting. The journey takes about 25 minutes.
  • It would take approximately 35 minutes to walk.
  • Future Inn Cardiff is a cycle-friendly hotel, and we allow guests to keep bikes in their rooms with cycle mats supplied. It takes 16 minutes to cycle through the city centre.

Bedrooms at Future Inn Cardiff

Hotel near Pride Cymru

Future Inn Cardiff is an ideal base for the night, offering various-sized bedrooms, including ones that can sleep up to four adults or a family. In fact, under 12's stay for free.  Perks include free car parking, free electric car charging, free WiFi and a complimentary robe and slippers. There is also a guest laundry room with washing machines and tumble dryers.

Make a Reservation

Book direct for the best rates guaranteed

Book your stay online, where we guarantee the best rate, or with our Reservations Team on 02920 487111 or email reservations.cardiff@futureinns.co.uk

Future Inns Rewards

For additional benefits, you can join the Future Inns hotel loyalty program. Alongside a member's discount rate, for every £1 you spend on accommodation, you earn 1 reward point. You also get a complimentary drink voucher to redeem in the bar when you dine. Plus, you get double points when you eat in the restaurant. Points collected can then be used to upgrade your bedroom to a suite or a free night's stay. It's also completely free to join! 

Dishes on the menu in Thomas Restaurant

Cardiff Restaurant

Thomas Restaurant is ideal to fuel up before the celebratory events. Every day the team serve breakfast, brunch, and evening a-la-carte menus. Burgers, sandwiches and other lite bites are available on our lunch menu, or a homemade Sunday Roast is served every Sunday between 12pm-5pm. A homemade Taste of Wales Afternoon Tea is served daily between 1pm-5pm from £19 per person, or our set menu offers 3 courses for £25 daily from 5pm.

If you are staying in the hotel, room service is available 24/7. 

A large selection of drinks is also available, including popular local brands. Our Welsh drink selection includes Brains beers, Penderyn whiskey and vodka, Benjamin Hall gins, and Cariad wines. An extensive gin and mixer menu and 2 for £16 cocktails

Reservations can be made on 02920 487111 or thomas@futureinns.co.uk, or online: 


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