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Major events

Major events

In Normandy, the year 2016 promises to be a truly medieval one, on the occasion of the 950th anniversary of the Battle of Hastings and the coronation of our most famous horseman: William the Conqueror!

- the year's 3 highlights

- Take to your diaries

  • JANUARY 
    29th to 31st: INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS COMPETITION FOR LAWYERS at the Mémorial de Caen
  • MARCH 
    26th and 27th: DDAY RACE, OBSTACLE COURSE in Courseulles-sur-Mer
  • APRIL
    2nd and 3rd: 14th COMIC STRIP FESTIVAL "DES PLANCHES ET DES VACHES" in Hérouville Saint Clair
    23rd April to 7th May: FESTIVAL DE Pâques music festival in Deauville
    20th to 30th: 11th PRINTEMPS BALKANIQUE, BALKAN FESTIVAL in Caen
    30th April to 1st May: CAMBREMER AOC QUALITY LABEL FESTIVAL in Cambremer
  • MAY 
    4th to 8th: SEMAINE DE LA VOILE sailing week in Courseulles-sur-Mer
    7th and 8th: EUROPEAN OPERA DAYS at Caen Theater
    10th to 12th and 17th to 20th: NORLANDA'CUP in Caen
    14th to 16th: FETE DES MARINS sailors' fair in Honfleur
    21st: PIERRES EN LUMIERES stone building illuminations in Calvados
    21st: EUROPEAN MUSEUM NIGHT
    21st to 22nd: HOULGATE FESTIVAL PLEIN VENT wind sports festival
    28th May to 12th June: D-DAY FESTIVAL NORMANDY in Bayeux and on the D-Day Landing beaches
    25th to 29th May: JUMPING DE CABOURG show jumping
  • JUNE 
    3rd to 5th: NATIONAL RENDEZ-VOUS AU JARDIN garden festival
    3rd to 5th:  JUMPING DE DEAUVILLE show jumping
    6th: 72ND ANNIVERSARY OF THE D-DAY LANDINGS
    9th to 19th: Deauville, DEPARTURE POINT FOR THE SOLITAIRE DU FIGARO sailing race
    10th to 12th: LES COURANTS DE LA LIBERTE running race on the D-Day Landing beaches
    9th to 12th: Cabourg FILM FESTIVAL
    21st: FETE DE LA MUSIQUE national music festival
    23rd to 26th: OPEN INTERNATIONAL DE DRAGONS Yacht Race in Deauville
    25th to 26th: CAEN RETRO FESTIVAL: THE RETRO HEADS FOR THE SILVER SCREEN
    25th and 26th: TOUQUES MEDIEVAL FAIR
    27th June to 3rd July: BAYEUX MEDIEVAL FAIR
    30th June to 3rd July: FESTIVAL BEAUREGARD music festival in Hérouville-Saint-Clair
  • JULY
    9th to 12th: FAIR IN HONOUR OF THE SAINTS LOUIS AND ZELIE MARTIN in Lisieux
    9th and 10th: CHATEAU GANNE MEDIEVAL FAIR
    10th to 21th August: "CABOURG COMME DANS UN REVE", show every sunday night
    12th July to 27th August: RENDEZ-VOUS AT THE CATHEDRAL in Bayeux
    14th to 17th: PUPPET AND ANIMATED OBJECTS FESTIVAL in Dives-sur-Mer
    23rd to 24th July: IMPRESSIONNIST WEEKEND in Houlgate
    31th to 7th August: CREVECOEUR EN AUGE MEDIEVAL FAIR 
  • AUGUST 
    6th: FETE DE LA MER sea fair in Dives sur Mer
    6th to 7th: CHEESE FAIR in Livarot
    7th to 9 th: WILLIAM THE CONQUEROR FESTIVAL in Dives sur Mer, Cabourg and Houlgate 
    9th to 15th: SEMAINE ACADIENNE Acadian week in Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer 
    13th and 14th: GAMES FESTIVAL in Falaise 
    23th and 26th: FETE DE LA MER ET DU MAQUEREAU sea and mackerel fair in Trouville-sur-Mer
  • SEPTEMBER 
    2nd to 11th: DEAUVILLE AMERICAN FILM FESTIVAL
    2nd to 10th: FESTIVAL OFF COURTS short film festival in Trouville-sur-Mer
    8th to 18th: NORMANDY CHANNEL RACE in Caen
    10th to 11th: SUISSE NORMANDE HIKING AND NATURE SPORTS FAIR
    14th to 18th: FESTIVAL ESTUAIRE D'EN RIRE comedy festival in Honfleur
    17th to 18th: EUROPEAN HERITAGE DAYS
    17th to 18th: CIDRE ET DRAGON fantasy festival in  Merville Franceville
    24th September to 2nd October: FAIR IN HONOUR OF SAINTE THERESE in Lisieux
  • OCTOBER
    3rd to 9th: BAYEUX-CALVADOS PRIZE FOR WAR CORRESPONDENTS in Bayeux
    8th to 9th: FETE DE LA CREVETTE ET DE LA PECHE prawn and fishing fair in Honfleur
    17th to 22nd: FESTIVAL NORDIK IMPAKT electronic music festival in Caen
    23rd to 24th: FETE DE LA COQUILLE scallop fair in Villers sur Mer 
    19th to 25th: EUROPEAN FILM FESTIVAL in Houlgate
  • NOVEMBER
    All Saints' Day weekend: FOIRE A L'ANDOUILLE traditional chitterling sausage fair in Vire
    12th to 13th: LE GOUT DU LARGE scallop and fishing fair in Port-en-Bessin
    20th to 21st: FETE DE LA COQUILLE scallop fair in Ouistreham 
  • DECEMBER
    3rd to 4th: FETE DE LA COQUILLE SAINT JACQUES scallop fair in Grandcamp-Maisy
    3rd to 4th: FETE DE LA COQUILLE scallop fair in Trouville-sur-Mer 
    throughout the month: LES HIVERNALES DE FALAISE winter fairs

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26ème Festival sable show

VILLERS-SUR-MER

14 concerts en plein air, face à la mer, dans une ambiance festive les mardis et vendredis.

Place : VILLERS-SUR-MER

From 08 july 2017 to 18 august 2017

 

Jazz aux Greniers

HONFLEUR

Le jazz prend ses quartiers d'été dans la cité médiévale. En plus de dix ans, l'association Jazz aux Greniers a donné l'opportunité au public de découvrir o...

Place : HONFLEUR

On 13 august 2017

 

Scallop fair

GRANDCAMP-MAISY

Honour to Normandy's scallops

Place : GRANDCAMP-MAISY

From 09 december 2017 to 10 december 2017

 

Military vehicle parade

GRANDCAMP-MAISY

Military vehicle parade in Isigny-sur-Mer during the D-Day Festival Normandy.

Place : GRANDCAMP-MAISY

On 03 june 2017

 

Festival des Nouveaux Talents 2014 - Musique de chambre

VILLERS-SUR-MER

Evènement phare de la musique de chambre sur la Côte Fleurie, le festival des Nouveaux Talents dessine sur sa portée un programme éclectique à l'originalité...

Place : VILLERS-SUR-MER

From 16 august 2017 to 22 august 2017

 

Shrimp and fishing fair

HONFLEUR

Shrimp, prawn, fish and seafood lovers – make you sure you don't miss this fine traditional fair.

Place : HONFLEUR

From 30 september 2017 to 01 october 2017

 

42nd American Film Festival

DEAUVILLE

Cinema, stars, music... America heads for Deauville for its week-long festival. The American Film Festival highlights the diversity and great talent of Amer...

Place : DEAUVILLE

From 01 september 2017 to 10 september 2017

 

21th Scallop and seafood fair

VILLERS-SUR-MER

• Tonnes of seafood and shellfish at special fair prices from the region's fishermen • The village of flavours: demonstrations and tasting sessions with the...

Place : VILLERS-SUR-MER

From 28 october 2017 to 29 october 2017

 

Sailors' Fair

HONFLEUR

Depuis 1861, c'est un rendez-vous exceptionnel.
Celui des “Gens de mer”, des marins, des pêcheurs qui se retrouvent chaque week-end de Pentecôte.

Place : HONFLEUR

From 03 june 2017 to 05 june 2017

 

Château Ganne Medieval Fair

LA POMMERAYE

Take a plunge back into the heart of Normandy's history over a weekend in one of Suisse Normande's emblematic sites: Château Ganne.

Place : LA POMMERAYE

From 08 july 2017 to 09 july 2017

 

50th Paris-Deauville Rally

DEAUVILLE

The classic car rally Paris-Deauville, created in 1967 by the “Club de l'Auto”, has become a reference in this field, in France and in Europe. In an elegant...

Place : DEAUVILLE

From 06 october 2017 to 08 october 2017

 

Son & lumière at the Château des Noyer in Le Tourneur

SOULEUVRE EN BOCAGE

Every year, the grounds of the Château des Noyers welcome a drama and dance show. This year's show is entitled "Légendes et grain à moudre à Le Tourneur" (L...

Place : SOULEUVRE EN BOCAGE

On 02 june 2017

 

Horse jumping competition: Jump'in Deauville Grand national

DEAUVILLE

Jump'in Deauville - Grand National is one of the Grand National FFE's elite show jumping events.

Place : DEAUVILLE

From 01 june 2017 to 04 june 2017

 

Beauregard Music Festival

HEROUVILLE-SAINT-CLAIR

John is back at the Château de Beauregard!

Place : HEROUVILLE-SAINT-CLAIR

From 07 july 2017 to 09 july 2017

 

Easter Festival

DEAUVILLE

The Easter Festival celebrates its 21st edition together with its four founders - Renaud Capuçon, Jérôme Pernoo, Nicholas Angelich and Jérôme Ducros – belon...

Place : DEAUVILLE

From 15 april 2017 to 30 april 2017

 

Les Virevoltés Music Festival

VIRE NORMANDIE

A 25th anniversary is worth a celebration! This year's edition of the Virevoltés festival will be a truly special one. And just like every other year, stree...

Place : VIRE NORMANDIE

From 03 july 2017 to 12 july 2017

 

Crèvecoeur Medieval Fair

CREVECOEUR-EN-AUGE

The 18th edition of the Medieval fair will be focusing on travel. Discover what the seigniory looked like in the year 1465. Every afternoon, adults and chil...

Place : CREVECOEUR-EN-AUGE

From 06 august 2017 to 13 august 2017

 

Feu d'artifice de la Tour Vauban - Copie

PORT-EN-BESSIN-HUPPAIN

Place : PORT-EN-BESSIN-HUPPAIN

From 07 july 2017 to 25 august 2017

 

"RéciDives" puppet and animated object show

DIVES-SUR-MER

All aspects of puppeteering will be honoured at the RéciDives puppet festival. Seventeen shows by French and foreign artists are on the agenda in Dive-sur-...

Place : DIVES-SUR-MER

From 12 july 2017 to 15 july 2017

 

Trotter sale

DEAUVILLE

This mixed sale gathers training horses, unraced horses as well as broodmares and yearlings. It also offer exclusive dispersals or part dispersals.

Place : DEAUVILLE

On 14 september 2017

 

Cabourg Film Festival

CABOURG

Plunge into the festival's romantic atmosphere and delight in unison with your favourite artists from Wednesday 8th June, over a number of film projections ...

Place : CABOURG

From 14 june 2017 to 18 june 2017

 

Cabourg Show Jumping

CABOURG

Five days filled with joy, generosity, hope and sporting performance from 25th to 29th May at the Cabourg racecourse.

Place : CABOURG

From 24 may 2017 to 28 may 2017

 

Museum Night

CAEN

The ideal opportunity to discover or rediscover museums under a different angle. Demonstrations will be organised to help visitors fully appreciate museum c...

Place : CAEN

On 20 may 2017

 

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