At last, school’s out and the holidays have arrived. Children across Wales are setting aside their books and enjoying the hot weather to its fullest.
For anyone looking for a bit of summer inspiration, here are 30 things to do at The Red Dragon Centre over the next few months.
1. Cool down with Wales’ favourite family ice cream at Cadwaladers
2. Welcome our new baby dragons at our summer event on 9 August
3. Enjoy a family sing along to ‘Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again’ at ODEON
4. Let’s bowl! Challenge friends and colleagues to a game of bowling
5. Check out Bella Italia’s all new look from 20th August
6. Avoid rainy day boredom by taking the little ones to ODEON kids club for only £2.50
7. Get creative and design your perfect burger at Five Guys
8. Discuss the latest gossip over 2-4-1 cocktails and mocktails at Spice Route
9. Chill out in between high intensity bowling matches with free ice lollies for kids that bowl at Hollywood bowl every Monday.
10. Peak into Capital FM’s studio and watch Matt and Polly wake up Wales during their breakfast show
11. Chicken fans, have a flavour-filled feast at Chicken House
12. Celebrate your A-Level and GCSE results with sizzling burgers and Instagram-ready milkshakes at Grill & Shake
13. Cling to the edge of your seat as you watch Tom Cruise race against time in ‘Mission Impossible: Fall Out’
14. Enjoy the start of the new Premier League on the big screen at Grosvenor Casino
15. Meet Echo the Eco dragon, between 1-12 August, and take a picture with the mythical creature before he heads off to his new home
16. Relive the 80s and score a free drink for dressing the part at the Grosvenor’s BIG 80s Party on 10 August
17. Plant your own cress seeds during our FREE seed planting workshop on Bank Holiday 27 August
18. Enjoy a full feast at Oriental Gardens’ all-you-can-eat buffets
19. Soak up some sun and hit the Capital FM Cardiff Bay Beach before heading back to The Red Dragon Centre for a post-beach feast
20. Go on a treasure hunt at Hollywood Bowl’s Family Fun Fest on 11 and 12 August
21. Experience holiday feels with Cadwaladers’ summer drinks menu
22. Grab a bite to eat at Grill & Shake after the movies and show your ticket to get 20% off your meal
23. Outshine everyone else by upgrading your popcorn with Odeon’s summer toppings.
24. Spice things up and watch the chefs preparing fresh food at Spice Route.
25. Enjoy a family meal at Grill & Shake or Bella Italia during the school holidays, where little ones eat for free (Bella closed for makeover until 20th August)
26. Wake your inner super-hero with Incredibles 2
27. Hit a strike and enjoy a burger and drink for just £9.99 at Hollywood Bowl all day every day until 31 August
28. Take on one of Cardiff Bay Tavern’s ultimate Flaming Food Challenges and mark your spot on the Wall of Flame
29. Treat yourself and your friends to Grosvenor Casino’s Full House Package with a 3-course meal, a drink and some gaming tuition
30. Indulge in some regional and traditional Asian cuisine at Zaika’s Asian and grill restaurant before Indian Summer hits