Christmas at Bute Park 2024 confirmed in Cardiff and this is when you can book tickets

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Not many cities do Christmas as well as Cardiff and now that the sun has finally come out the festive season might be the last thing on your mind. However, you can now snap up tickets for one of the best festive events in Cardiff.

Christmas at Bute Park, the epic light trail, is returning to the Welsh capital for 2024. Visitors are in for a spectacular display at the fourth award-winning event, with a re-imagined route of all new installations created by a selection of world-class artists and designers on offer in 2024. Want less ads? Download WalesOnline’s Premium app on Apple or Android.

At Christmas at Bute Park you follow an amazing light trail complete with sound and interactive experiences, through the iconic Cardiff park. Organisers have released an early sneak peek of two illuminations set to appear at the event, both created by world-class lighting experts.

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Leading the new sights on show, Mycelium Network is a huge, fibre-optic network of festive fungi which leads visitors through a colour-changing carpet of glowing mushrooms. The piece is created by the UK’s leading fibre-optics artist, Stevie Thompson. Find out about the latest events in Wales by signing up to our What's On newsletter here.

Another light experience, ‘Over The Rainbow’, is designed by Ithaca Studios, internationally leading light artists who work with Blenheim Palace, Kew Gardens, Glastonbury and the renowned band Coldplay. Ithaca will bring to life two enormous, 400-year-old trees at Bute Park, carefully adorning them with over 3000 dazzling, computer-programmed lights, all set to dance to originally composed music in an unforgettable display.

Although Christmas might seem far away, Christmas at Bute Park is very popular and you will be able to buy your tickets from Thursday, June 27 at 9am until Friday, June 28 at 9am if you sign up for the presale. After 9am on Friday, June 28, tickets will go on general sale and you can buy them here.