Porthcawl Jazz Festival
Held annually at the Grand Pavilion in April a glittering array of Jazz talent.
A colourful, themed procession of floats during July.
Porthcawl Sea Festival
Held in August, this celebration of the Sea has themed displays and competitions. Activities include heritage walks, sand castle building and beach football.
Porthcawl Interceltic Festival
The festival welcomes performers from Celtic nations including Ireland, Scotland and of course, Wales to participate in a celebration of Celtic music, song and dance.
Porthcawl Elvis Festival
Held in September, the festival attracts Elvis fans from all over the world who flock to Porthcawl to celebrate the life of the ‘King of Rock n Roll’.
Bridgend County Show
takes place in July and features a host of equine events and trade stands.
For further information about events in Porthcawl and the surrounding area see:www.valeofglamorgan.gov.uk