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“No place is a place until things that have happened in it are remembered in history, ballards, yarns, legends or monuments. Fictions serve as well as facts.”

Wallace Stegner

Aberaeron has a busy social calendar with a host of local events held throughout the year.

We've picked some of the main annual events here.

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Cardigan Bay Seafood Festival

  • 8
  • Jul

Annual Seafood Festival held on the Quay, stalls run from the inner harbour to the harbour mouth.

Loads of fish and shellfish are cooked in front of you by experts and enthusiasts alike – there is beach art and brass bands, mackerel barbecues and jazz, shanty singers, crab-picking and catching competitions and whelk racing – Music in the evening at the pier head!