Fêtes et manifestations
Fêtes et manifestations
Bandeau fêtes et manifestations
Bandeau fêtes et manifestations

2018

Major events

Rendezvous in Calvados in 2018!

Festival Beauregard ©M.Liblin
Festival Beauregard ©M.Liblin

You love Calvados for its long sandy beaches, offering the perfect getaway, for its gourmet and exotic sites and landscapes, for its activities and events to enjoy!



Here is a selection of the many highlights not to be missed in 2018:

Festival Cambremer ©G.Wait
Festival Cambremer ©G.Wait
Fête des Marins à Honfleur ©A.Guérin
Fête des Marins à Honfleur ©A.Guérin
Houlgate Plein Vent ©A.Legall
Houlgate Plein Vent ©A.Legall
Festival Cabourg Mon Amour ©S.Gosselin
Festival Cabourg Mon Amour ©S.Gosselin
Coquille Saint-Jacques ©L.Durand
Coquille Saint-Jacques ©L.Durand

March

  • Official opening of a brand new visitor centre devoted to apples, Calvados Experience in Pont l'Évêque.

April

  • 14th to 30th April – Easter Festival in Deauville (chamber music).

May

  • 5th - 6th May - Les Rencontres de Cambremer (the 'Cambremer encounters' – a festival of AOC / AOP produce from Normandy). http://www.lesrencontresdecambremer.fr
  • 19th - 21st May – The Honfleur Sailors' Fair.

June

July

  • 6th - 9th July - Beauregard Festival (modern music) in Hérouville Saint-Clair.
    http://festivalbeauregard.com
  • Late July: Cabourg Mon Amour (modern music) festival.
  • Late July – The Trouville Sea and Mackerel Fair.

August

  • 4th – 5th August – The Livarot Cheese Fair.
  • 11th – 12th August – Benediction of the seafarers in Port-en-Bessin.

September

  • 22nd – 23rd September – Cidre et Dragon (fantastic and medieval festival) in Merville-Franceville.
  • Late September / Early October – The Honfleur prawn and fishing fair.
  • 29th September to 11th October – The Fêtes Thérésiennes (religious fair in honour of St. Thérèse) in Lisieux.

October (to early December)

  • Scallop fairs:

- Villers-sur-Mer (27th-28th Oct)
- Courseulles (24th-25th Nov)
- Port-en-Bessin (10th-11th Nov)
- Ouistreham (dates to be confirmed)
- Grandcamp-Maisy (dates to be confirmed)

November

  • Les Boréales (Nordic culture festival).