Festivals in France

There are many festivals every year in France. The country is also the capital of film festivals. In France, there are festivals for religious days, music, film, art, cinema, chocolates, citrus fruits, and wine, even for puppies.

Important Festivals in France

Cirque de Demain (January)

At the festival, which means “Circus tomorrow” and is celebrated at the end of January, acrobats, illusionists, and clown shows from the best circus schools of the world compete.

Nice Carnival (February)

Nice carnival, one of the biggest carnivals in the world, is in the middle of February every year and lasts for 15 days. The cortege, wearing crazy costumes on the Flower Walk on the festival, throws 100,000 flowers at the audience, staging thousands of dancers and musician shows from different parts of the world.

Menton Lemon Festival (February)

The festival, which is in the last two weeks of February, exhibits decor, sculpture, and artwork made using 145 tons of citrus fruits. Showers such as musicians, dancers, and acrobats perform street shows.

Berck Sur Mer Kite Festival (April)

For nearly 20 years, kite enthusiasts from all corners of the world fly kites in all shapes and colors. The festival takes place in April that blew. And it takes place in the village Berck-Sur-Mer.

International Garden Festival (April-November)

Up to 30 thematic gardens are organized for the festival, where the Chaumont-sur-Loire chateau is inhabited. These gardens, selected from around 300 applicants, are offered as a welcome treat. The festival continues between April and November.

Cannes Film Festival (May)

The festival, held in Cannes, the most prestigious film festival in the world of independent cinema, takes place every May.

Fête de la Musique (June)

The festival takes place on 21 June every year on the summer day. Streets, cafes, bars are the scene and you can see numerous performances in all musical genres.

Bastille Day (July)

The Bastille Day, every year on July 14th, is the date when the people of Paris destroyed the Bastille prison. The monarchs collapsed as a result of the growth of events. The Bastille Day, celebrated all over France, begins in the capital Paris on 13 July and continues the following day.

Festival d’Avignon (July)

This art festival is one of the oldest festivals in France. You can see here dozens of exhibitions of all kinds in different corners of the city of Avignon. It takes place in July.

Montmartre Grape Harvest Festival (October)

The festival, held in Clos Montmartre, the only remaining vineyard in Montmartre, a Parisian neighborhood, takes place in October.