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Events on the French Riviera 2024

Submitted by Visit Plus on Wed, 03/22/2023 - 09:36

Visiting festivals, holidays, sports competitions gives positive emotions and impressions. Here you will find information about some of the interesting events that are planned to take place on the Côte d'Azur in 2024. We recommend attending these events if you are planning a vacation on the French Riviera.


Dates: 12. - 14. April 2024.
Nice Art Expo is international contemporary art fair, major cultural event of the spring on the Côte d'Azur. The exhibition will feature works by artists from around the world. The opening event will take place on Friday, April 8, 2022 at 19:00.
Venue: Palais des Expositions in Nice, France.

No Finish Line Nice

May ---, 2024. No Finish Line Nice. No Finish Line is a charity race to improve the lives of children and respect their rights. The event takes place on the Embankment in Nice, France.
November 11 - 19, 2023. No Finish Line Monaco. If you wish, you can also donate 1 euro for every kilometer you drive.

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Festival de Cannes

May 14-25, 2024. The Cannes Film Festival is one of the major European film festivals. This is an event for professionals, but you can see famous actors these days in Cannes. Film screenings will be available to everyone at the open-air the Cinéma de la Plage each night, often in the presence of prestigious guests.

Monaco Grand Prix

May 24-26, 2024.
The Monaco Grand Prix is a Formula One motor racing event held annually on the Circuit de Monaco, significant event for fans of motorsport.. It is widely considered as one of the most important and prestigious automobile races in the world. Circuit de Monaco is a 3 street circuit laid out on the city streets of Monte Carlo.

The Bocca Cabana Cup

June 1-2, 2024. The Bocca Cabana Cup. The Bocca Cabana Cup is open water swimming obstacle races which takt es place in Cannes, at Promenade Romano Boccacabana beach. There will be held also other entertainment and aquatic activities: water polo, diving, paddling, swimming.

The Fête de la musique

Date: 21 June 2024.
Fête de la Musique - World Music Day is a festival that takes place every summer solstice on 21st June in cities, towns and villages across France.

  • Saint-Tropez Fête de la Musique. Musicians are scheduled to perform on three city squares: Place du Portale, Place de l'Ormeau, Place de la Mairie. We recommend not to miss this event if you are in Saint-Tropez these days.
  • Nice Fête de la Musique. In Nice, the music will probably sound in the very center of the city on Place Massena.

Le Jumping International de Monte-Carlo

June 29 - July 1, 2023. Le Jumping International de Monte-Carlo. "Le Jumping International de Monte-Carlo" is a great show, jumping and timed race competition, a great event for equestrian lovers. The best riders will take part in the competition in the heart of Monaco. Venue: Monaco's waterfront, next to the Port Hercule.

Jazz à Porquerolles festival

July 9 - 12, 2023. The Jazz à Porquerolles festival. The festival takes place on Porquerolles Island (25 kilometers from Toulon). Concerts take place every evening at the Fort Sainte-Agate. Boats depart for Porquerolles Island from Port de la Tour Fondue, Gien Peninsula.

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The Nuits du Sud festival

July 04-13, 2024. The Nuits du Sud festival (South Nights). The Nuits du Sud music festival takes place annually in Vence, France. The 2024 edition will have some concerts from 4 to 13 July, taking place at the Place du Grand Jardin de Vence after 20:30. The city of Vence is located in the foothills of the Alps, at a distance of about 20 kilometers from Nice.

Nice Jazz Festival

July 15 - 19, 2024. Nice Jazz Festival. The famous Nice Jazz Festival is held annually since 1948 on the Place Masséna.This is a good reason to come to Nice these days, enjoy good music and spend time with pleasure.
Learn more about Travel to Nice.

Festival of Pyrotechnic Art in Cannes

July 4-14-22 and August 7-15-24, 2024.
This is an exceptionally colorful event that you should not miss if you are on holiday on the French Riviera these days. For six evenings, the sky over the Bay of Cannes will be painted with fireworks. The show is lasting up to half an hour. You can watch the show from the waterfront, but there are also exclusive offers. For example, watch fireworks from the roof of the Palais des Festivals.

Classical Music Festival in Menton

July 25th/ August 5th, 2023.
The Festival de musique de Menton is a classical music festival. The festival has been welcoming the greatest classical artists in the world. Concerts are usually held in two places: the courtyard of the Basilica of St. Michael the Archangel (next to the port) and the Palais de l'Europe.

The town of Menton is located on the Cote d'Azur, near the border with Italy, and is well worth visiting, at least for a day. Driving distance from Nice to Menton is about 30 km (20 miles).

Indie Fest Saint-Tropez

July 1-2, 2023. (changes are possible)
Indie Fest is one of the key events in Saint-Tropez. The INDIE FEST takes place at the citadel of Saint-Tropez over two weekends. A rich musical program, delicious food and pleasant company await the guests. Buy tickets in advance.

Cannes Yachting Festival 2024

September 10 - 15, 2024.
The Yacht Festival is held every September in Cannes. The event is intended for both professionals and the general public. The Cannes Yachting Festival takes place in three locations: in the Old Port of Cannes (Le Vieux Port), in the port of Canto (Le Port Canto) and on the Riviera Espace at the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès in Cannes.
Free entry for children up to 10 years of age.

French Riviera Marathon

Date: November 3, 2024.
The French Riviera Marathon (Marathon Des Alpes-Maritimes) is held annually along the south east coast of France, between the cities of Nice and Cannes. 93% of the marathon route runs along the seashore, from the Le Negresco hotel in Nice, through many towns and villages along the most beautiful places on the coast to the Le Carlton hotel in Cannes.

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