City of Arcades Week
29th October
- 4th November 2022

Cardiff is known locally and internationally as the City of Arcades due to its seven historic arcades that house a vibrant community of shops, bars, coffee shops and restaurants.

City of Arcades Day
- 29th October 2022

First taking place in 2019, City of Arcades Day is a celebration of Cardiff's historic arcades and the city's rich culture and heritage. In 2022, City of Arcades Day returned with in-store events, exclusive discounts and special performances.

Then and Now
Photography Displays

Explore Cardiff’s rich history through a city-wide historical photography trail. View pictures of Cardiff from days gone by and see how the city has changed. Photography is displayed in windows in Capitol Shopping Centre, Queens Arcade, Dominions Arcade, High Street Arcade, Castle Arcade, Royal Arcade and Wyndham Arcade.

Night of the Animal Wall

Night of the Animal Wall was a free Cardiff city centre trail based on the children’s book ‘Night of the Animal Wall’ by local artist and author Jack Skivens. The story brought to life the characters from Cardiff Castle’s famous animal wall as they go on an adventure in the big city.