Not to be missed.
3 May - Alice Day Tea Party Celebrations - The annual ‘Mad’ tea party celebrations with Miss Alice Llandudno. Join in the Jam Tart eating record attempt (free Jam Tart) - more than 2,000 partygoers needed! All you need is a rug/cushion, packed lunch and be in fancy dress. By the Cenotaph, Promenade, Llandudno from 12.30pm to 2.30pm. Phone: 07830 309733. Web: www.facebook.com/AliceinWonderlandLlandudno
4 to 6 May - Llandudno Victorian Extravaganza - Among Llandudno’s favourite events with marching bands, street entertainers, jugglers, fire eaters, vintage fairground vehicles and many other attractions, all with a Victorian flavour. Phone: 07449 327022. Web: www.victorian-extravaganza.com
17 to 19 May - Trefriw Walking Festival - Trefriw is hosting a weekend of walks and events based around this picturesque village in the Conwy Valley. Explore the stunning scenery of mountains and lakes that Trefriw sits beneath and unravel the history of the mines and mountains that surround it. Visit: www.trefriw.org for more information.
18 and 19 May - Prom Xtra - New and improved for 2013, the Bay of Colwyn Promenade Day has had a makeover. It’s moving location and date and will be even bigger and better. Activities include a giant sandcastle sculpture, a local food market, outdoor adrenaline experiences, beach and water displays. At Porth Eirias, Promenade, Colwyn Bay from 10am. Also incorporating Prom Live on 18 May - Celebrates the launch of Porth Eirias with a beach party headlined by Jameela Jamil from Radio 1! Admission will be first come, first served, but it’s free! The party will get started at 5pm so get there early to avoid disappointment. Phone: 01492 575943. Web: www.promxtra.co.uk
25 May - Llandudno Air Show - Visit Llandudno for a nostalgic air display with Falcons, Spitfire, Hurricane, BAC Strikemaster and a Westland Sea King, celebrating the charitable work for blind veterans UK and servicemen. On the Promenade, Llandudno from 12.30pm to 5.30pm. Visit www.llandudno-air-show.org.uk for a full schedule.
To find out what other events are on in May, download a copy of the May What's On here.
Did you know?
Conwy Castle was originally painted white and the towers sported conical roofs. What a sight that must have been.
Penmaenmawr, a few miles west of Conwy, was the favourite holiday spot of Victorian prime minister William Ewart Gladstone.
World famous mussels are harvested locally and processed at a special new plant on Conwy Quay, which is open to visitors.