Celebrated on the 1st March each year. Special events are held in many towns in Wales, and Welsh communities in other parts of the UK.
St David was a missionary monk who came to Wales in the mid 6th-c. His base in southwest Wales became an influential religious house and shrine. It is said that two pilgrimages to St David's is equall one to Rome. A Cathedral dedicated to St David's still stands on the site of the original monastic community, in the city of St David's, Pembrokeshire.
Locations: Held in venues across wales - a major parade is held in Cardiff. See website for details.
Date: 1st March