Festivals and carnivals, fireworks, concerts and mega shows, magical places under the stars, major international sporting or artistic events, glamour, glitz and crazy atmospheres, passion for games and outings… Events are in the Côte d’Azur’s DNA. Discover the major events of the year on the Côte d’Azur.
THE CÔTE D’AZUR
LAND OF TOP EVENTS AND FESTIVALS
THE FETE DU CITRON - MENTON
A unique event: the Fête du Citron in Menton. For more than 15 days, enjoy a traditional festival – day and night - that both young and old will love. With the brightly coloured exciting parade of the Fête du Citron, come and celebrate the end of winter on the Côte d'Azur. Every year in February, thousands of spectators from all over the world come to see the amazing floats made from lemons and oranges.
THE FÊTE DU MIMOSA - MANDELIEU
In February, Mandelieu-La Napoule celebrates Acacia dealbate – otherwise known as the famous mimosa! Arriving more than a century ago, it has contributed – and still does - to the reputation and prosperity of Mandelieu. Don’t wait any longer, discover and enjoy the Fête du Mimosa in Mandelieu.
THE FIREWORK FESTIVALS ON THE CÔTE D'AZUR
10 summer evenings when Monaco, Cannes and Antibes creatively compete with their fireworks festivals! The fireworks tradition is still going strong with an exceptional half hour spectacle in the skies above the Côte d'Azur. Don’t miss these summer fireworks festivals on the Côte d’Azur.
FESTIVAL DES JARDINS DE LA CÔTE D’AZUR
Along the Mediterranean coastline and in the countryside, the most beautiful parks and gardens are open to the public on the Côte d'Azur. Be transported by the beauty of these ephemeral landscape creations designed by national and international landscaping teams. Take part in the numerous activities and exclusive visits which punctuate the almost month-long Festival des Jardins on the Côte d'Azur!
CÔTE D’AZUR, LAND OF SPORTING EVENTS!
FESTIVAL OUTDOOR 06
The first Festival dedicated to outdoor activities will take place from 30 April to 3 May 2020 on the Côte d'Azur! On land, at sea or in the air, whatever your age and level, for 4 days on the Côte d'Azur you’ll be able to (re)discover around a hundred sporting activities and disciplines for free. Everything you need to know about this 1st edition of the Festival Outdoor 06!
LES REGATES ROYALES DE CANNES
In September, La Croisette vibrates to the rhythm of Cannes’ Royal Regattas with a fleet of more than 60 dragons and close to 80 classic yachts, some of which still aren’t showing their one hundred year age! A real spectacle on the water in the bay of Cannes - not to be missed!
IRONMAN NICE FRANCE
Triathlete friends, we look forward to seeing you on 14 June 2020 in Nice for Ironman France Nice. It starts in the Mediterranean (3.8 km swim), followed by a 180 km cycling loop hrough Nice’s steep countryside and finally a 42.195 km marathon – all to be completed within the total time of 16 hours. It makes the Iron Man one of the musts in the sporting season on the Côte d'Azur! Come and surpass yourself at Ironman France Nice!
ULTRA-TRAIL CÔTE D’AZUR MERCANTOUR
Every year in June, the Alpes-Maritimes is the unique venue for the Côte d'Azur Mercantour Ultra-Trail®, offering an exceptional 145 kilometre race between sea and mountains and exceptional landscapes. Don’t wait! Come and excel yourself by entering the Côte d’Azur Mercantour Ultra-Trail®!