City of Arcades

Cardiff, a city of castles and culture, where seven Victorian and Edwardian arcades nestle amongst the biggest names of the high street. Housing over 100 independent cafes, bars and shops right in the heart of the city, the arcades offer a truly unique shopping experience. The people of Cardiff have voted for their favourite stores. Find yours today.

City of Arcades Day

Join us for the inaugural City of Arcades Day on Saturday 16th November 2019 and start your Christmas shopping with a unique experience.

Across the seven beautiful and historic arcades you will find special offers, live music and events happening throughout the day and into the evening. Plan your visit and explore more of what Cardiff has to offer across shops, bars, eateries and independent stores.

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Give the gift of Cardiff's Arcades

A Gift Card FOR Cardiff is redeemable in over 50 business across the city including 28 in the arcades, making it the perfect option for exploring this unique part of Cardiff. Add £5 to £500 to your present and the lucky recipient can spend their card on everything from vintage fashion and hand crafted gin to jewellery and Welsh cakes.

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If you’re an independent business that would like to get involved in the campaign, please contact us for more details.