Local Festivals The Big Cheese! Day of Dance The Big Cheese is a spectacular festival which takes place during the last weekend of July. Every year it attracts over 80,000 visitors. The festival includes re-enactment displays, live music, a funfair and one of the biggest festival food and drink marquees in Wales. Over 50 Welsh producers gather to sell their delicious cakes, wines, chocolate, cheese and much more! The Day of Dance is a festival of Welsh Folk dancing. The festival takes place every year during the last weekend of June. School children from all over the Caerphilly County come together to parade through the town centre and then dance at the castle. St Davids Day We celebrate St David's Day in Wales on the 1stof March, in honour of Dewi Sant or St David, the patron saint of Wales. To celebrate St David’s Day we hold a school eisteddfod with singing and dancing competitions and children wear traditional Welsh costumes. Many people also celebrate by eating traditional welsh foods including Welsh cakes and cawl. Caerphilly Castle Caerphilly Castle is one of the largest medieval castles of western Europe. It is home to several festivals and celebrations every year. The annual fireworks display on the 5th of November is the biggest to take place in the county.