ANTIQUES TRADE SHOW – ANTIBES
from April 15 to May 02, 2017
This fair attracts exhibitors throughout Europe who set up their stands with love and care, making it a popular destination for collectors, amateurs and browsers while launching the season on the Côte d’Azur.
MAY FESTIVAL – NICE
from 01 – 21 May , 2017
Organized in the Arènes de Jardins de Cimiez, every Sunday from 10 – 19 h Nice celebrates its history through a series of free events and refreshments featuring locally produced food and children’s entertainment. It’s a very popular and traditional festivity.
HOLIDAY ON ICE SHOW – NICE
from 02 – 03 May , 2017
The Olympic ice skaters couple Marina Anissina and Gwendal Peizerat are joining for the first time, the Olympic ice dance champions of the Holiday on Ice troupe!
WOMEN’S INTERNATIONAL TENNIS TOURNAMENT – CAGNES SUR MER
from 06 – 14 May , 2017
3rd women’s tournament in France. Cagnes-sur-Mer hosts the third French meeting of international women’s tennis: The ENGIE Open de Cagnes-sur-Mer Alpes-Maritimes.
LA FÊTE DES ROSES ET DES PLANTES – ST JEAN CAP FERRAT
from 06 – 07 May, 2017
Surrounded by beautiful gardens, the Rothschilds’ Villa Ephrussi is hosting, for the 4th year in a row, “La Fête des Roses et des Plantes”. Over thirty international exhibitors – rose growers, nursery growers and professionals from the gardening world are expected in the villa’s gardens to share their passion with the public.
ROSE EXPO – GRASSE
from 12 – 14 May , 2017
Over four days, the city becomes a true showcase for the rose. From cut flowers to blossoming rose bushes, pure white or garnet red, the spotlight falls on the rose in Grasse. This exhibition has been taking place for over 4 decades in the historic centre of Grasse, and it is considered to be the leading annual European show of roses. More than 50,000 roses are displayed in bouquets of 60 to 300 flowers. The rose, whether cut or a bush, is in the spotlight for the whole duration of the exhibition. Among these beauties is Centifolia, one of the roses still cultivated in the Grasse region.
ANTIBES RALLY – ANTIBES
from 12 – 14 May, 2017
This year’s Rallye Antibes Côte d’Azur, will be once again the third leg of the French Rally Championship, and the fourth competition in French Championship (VHC) for Historic Vehicles, launched by the FFSA in 2016.This competition has been selected as part of the European Rally Championship by the International Motor Sports Federation.
2E FLORALIES D’ANTIBES – ANTIBES
from 12 – 21 May, 2017
Trade show of flowers and gardens.
PLANTS, FLOWERS AND GARDENS FAIR – ANTIBES
from 12 – 14 May, 2017
Antibes Juan-les-Pins has preserved a strong history with the flowers grown here. This Fair, with 6’000 m2 of displays located at the foot of the walls at the threshold of Old Antibes, promotes all about the plant sector, such as growing methods, garden furniture and equipment.
ROSE DAY – LA COLLE SUR LOUP
May 14 2017
In 1907, Colle-sur-Loup was named “Capital of the Perfume Rose”, thanks to its May rose Centifolia. Since then, the village celebrates this day with exceptional rose decoration all over the streets, houses and squares.
FESTIVAL DES HEURES MUSICALES DE BIOT – BIOT
from May 17 – June 20, 2017
For more than 25 years, the Festival des Heures Musicales has reunited internationally renowned artists and an audience of music lovers. Over the years it has become the unmissable cultural rendezvous in the Maritime Alps region.
CANNES FESTIVAL – CANNES
from 17 – 28 May, 2017
Every year, during the month of May, the Film Festival of Cannes takes over the city and newspapers worldwide. Actors, actresses and celebrities populate the streets of Cannes.
INTERNATIONAL BRIDGE FESTIVAL – JUAN LES PINS
from 19 – 28 May, 2017
This international bridge festival welcomes the elite of a discipline, making it the leading festival in Europe, and one of the most important in the world. Over one thousand bridge players attend the festival.
FESTIVAL “ROSES, ROSÉ” – THEOULE SUR MER
from 20 – 21 May, 2017
THEOULE SUR MER Trade-fair or show Flowers, Plants Wine-oenology
HOLI RUN CÔTE D’AZUR – GRASSE
May 21 2017
Holi run: 5 km departure in Grasse.
MONACO GRAND PRIX – MONACO
from 25 to May 28, 2017
Since 1929 it is one of the oldest and most prestigious car races on a circuit through the city.
VOILES D’ANTIBES – PANERAI TROPHY – ANTIBES
from May 31 to June 04, 2017
Les voiles d’Antibes feature the world’s most beautiful sailing boats. It is organised right at the beginning of the season and Les Voiles d’Antibes – Trophée Panerai welcomes a selection of the most beautiful Bateaux d’Epoque (built before 1950), Classic Yachts (built before 1976) and Spirit of Tradition and Metric Classes (6 MJI, 8MJI and the 12 MJI competing in the Americas Cup from 1958 to 1987), which since the end of the XIXth century have moulded the great history of International yachting.
ITALIE À TABLE – ANTIBES
from May 31 to June 04, 2017
The Italian gastronomy fair takes place at the Esplanade du Pré-des-Pêcheurs.
GARDEN MONTH – MENTON
During the whole month of June, Menton opens its exceptional gardens to the public.
BOOK FESTIVAL – NICE
from 02 – 04 June , 2017
One of the main book festivals in southern France with around 200 authors present.
MIDEM – CANNES
from 06 – 09 June, 2017
Launched in 1967, this music festival continues to attract pop stars and classical artists, independent producers and major record labels, and show organisers.
CANNES INTERNATIONAL JUMPING CONTEST – CANNES
from 08 – 10 June , 2017
International equestrian jumping competition which welcomes the world’s best riders to the “Stade des Hespérides” in Cannes. This contest is part of the highly prestigious “Longines Global Champions Tour”
CANNES COLLECTION – CANNES
from 08 – 11 June , 2017
An event dedicated to luxury. This is the 2nd edition of the Cannes Collection Fair on the old harbour in Cannes. It brings together a selection of the most fabulous objects: grand yachts, helicopters, luxury watches, jewellery, cars, art and design.
INTERNATIONAL BOUQUET COMPETITION – MONACO
from 10 – 11 June, 2017
The Garden Club of Monaco, chaired by the Princess of Hanover, better known as Carolina of Monaco, has organised the 50th international Bouquet Competition. Sophisticated, inventive and original flower arrangements are judged and rewarded both by the official jury and by a special jury made up of personalities from the literary, political and artistic sector.
DEANTIBULATIONS – ANTIBES
from 15 – 18 June, 2017
For three days, streets and squares are transformed for the occasion into open air playgrounds and show stages.
FESTIVAL DE LA TELEVISION DE MONTE-CARLO – MONACO
from 16 – 20 June, 2017
International previews, conference cycles, presence of international celebrities at this television event.
CANNES LIONS – CANNES
from 17 – 24 June, 2017
Cannes is all about films. This time it’s the publicity’s turn to be in the spotlight! One of the world’s most important festivals dedicated to advertising which gathers the world’s best specialists.
MONTE-CARLO JUMPING INTERNATIONAL – MONACO
from 23 – 25 June, 2017
International circuit accredited by the International equestrian Federation.
LES ETOILES DE MOUGINS (MOUGINS INTERNATIONAL GASTRONOMY FESTIVAL) – MOUGINS
from 23 – 25 June, 2017
“Les Etoiles de Mougins” is an International Festival of Gastronomy and Lifestyle. For several days, the village of Mougins is transformed into a vast open air gastronomy exhibition, welcoming the greatest chefs from around the world who have come to share their love for food with the public.
“MY PEDESTRIANISED SEASIDE CELEBRATES ITS 20TH ANNIVERSARY!” – CAGNES SUR MER
June 24 2017
Promenade celebration: musical stages and fireworks by the seaside , that will be closed to traffic.
MONTE-CARLO SPORTING SUMMER FESTIVAL – MONACO
from June 28 – August 20, 2017
International variety of shows, celebrities and stars and a legendary location. This is the location of a unique music festival!
LES NUITS CARREES – ANTIBES
from June 29 – July 01, 2017
Three nights of live, popular and festive shows and cultural initiatives. An innovative, different festival in the old town of Antibes.
“MA VILLE EST TANGO” – MENTON
from 2 – 4 September, 2017
3 days of Tango in the streets and squares of Menton. The city lives to the beat of Tango with a series of concerts, entertainment, exhibitions, dance classes, balls and street entertainment. 3 days of rhythm, fever and sensual moves. 3 days of passionate embraces, languorous steps, exotic sounds and fragrances.
VILLEUVE-LOUBET CELEBRATES THE RENAISSANCE – VILLENEUVE LOUBET
from 1 – 2 August, 2017
Historical reconstruction about François 1st coming in 1538 – royal processions, parades and a big stage show and renaissance markets.
CHAMPIONSHIP OF ARABIAN HORSES OF THE MEDITERANEAN AND THE ARABIAN COUNTRIES – MENTON
from 01 – 02 July, 2017
The most prestigious Arabian horse come every year to participate in the Horse Show in Menton to try to win the title of Champions of the Mediterranean and Arab Countries! The horses are judged by an international jury, and they are selected by elegance, carriage of the head, leg and body finesse and strength.
“LES NUITS DU SUD” FESTIVAL – VENCE
from 06 – 29 July, 2017
The festival has become a key event on the French Riviera. There isn’t one particular style, but it is open to all the music of the world.
HOLI RUN COTE D’AZUR – VILLENEUVE LOUBET
07 July, 2017
Start : Marina baie des Anges – 5 km.
FESTIVAL OF ST PIERRE AND THE SEA – CAGNES SUR MER
from 08 – 09 July, 2017
Events, sea trips, night walks, sardinades, dinner & drinks at Cros-de-Cagnes.
FESTIVAL: “NIGHTS OF ROBINSON” – MANDELIEU LA NAPOULE
from 8 July – 25 August, 2017
Shows and concerts are held under the sky and stars along the Siagne River.
PANTIERO FESTIVAL – CANNES
from 12 – 13 July, 2017
Festival of contemporary music ranging from Electro, World, Dub, Hip-Hop, Drum”n”Bass, to Post-Rock.
SUMMER HORSERACING MEETING – CAGNES SUR MER
from 12 July – 26 August, 2017
Horse races take place at night in July and August, while trotting races generally take place on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
FIREWORKS FESTIVAL – CANNES
from 14 July – 24 August, 2017
Major fireworks competition during which the participants present entire shows with choreography. The Croisette is closed to traffic and it all become pedestrian zone. Exact dates: 4, 14, 21, 29 July and 7, 15, 24 August 2017.
JAZZ FESTIVAL “JAZZ À JUAN” – ANTIBES
from 14 – 23 July, 2017
The oldest European jazz festival is held every summer in the Gould Pine Grove; resolutely modern, open to the most creative music, Jazz à Juan features the greatest artists and jazz musicians.
NICE JAZZ FESTIVAL – NICE
from 17 – 21 July, 2017
Music festival held in Nice since 1948. The greatest stars perform not only a jazz program but also international variety.
LES NUITS MUSICALES DU SUQUET – CANNES
from 19 – 23 July, 2017
In front of Notre-Dame d’Espérance church, in the lovely setting of Old Cannes, a program of chamber music associates the young talents and the famous artists French and international artists.
LES CONCERTS DU CLOITRE – NICE
from 19 July – 12 August, 2017
A range of classical concerts held in the prestigious setting of the cloisters at the Monastery of Cimiez.
MONACO INTERNATIONAL FIREWORK CONTEST – MONACO
from 22 July – 12 August, 2017
The International Pyrotechnical Contest organised in Monaco is a highlight of the summer season, lighting up the Monegasque sky during 4 evenings.
EUROPETANQUE D’AZUR – NICE
from 22 – 24 July, 2017
Promenade des Anglais becomes the arena for one of the top 3 petanque competitions in France.
NICE MUSIC LIVE BY NICE JAZZ FESTIVAL – NICE
from 22 – 26 July, 2017
The festival will welcome the best of the national and international music.
INTERNATIONAL TRIATHLON – NICE
23 July 2017
The participants will start from the Plage du Centenaire, into the clear waters of the Mediterranean.
LES NUITS GUITARES – BEAULIEU SUR MER
from 27 – 29 July, 2017
Since it’s start in Year 2000, the festival has hosted nationally and internationally renowned artists in the delightful setting of the Jardin de l’Olivaie.
TOUR OF FRANCE (SAILING) – NICE
from 28 – 30 July, 2017
It’s on the sea of Nice that the sailing boats will compete. Maritime celebration with nautical events.
MENTON MUSIC FESTIVAL – MENTON
from 29 July – 13 August, 2017
Prestigious and oldest classical music festival in France, which unites the greatest orchestral groups, the most famous musicians and the most beautiful voices of our time perform on the square in front of St-Michel Basilica.
FLORAL PARADE – CANNES
Nocturnal parade of floral floats on the avenue Francis Tonner .
JASMINE FESTIVAL – GRASSE
from 4 – 6 August, 2017
Traditional festival marking the start of the jasmine harvest, a flower that still grows in the area. The program features fireworks and events in the city and the flower parade on Saturday evening.
LES PLAGES ELECTRONIQUES – CANNES
from 10 to August 12, 2017
Les Plages Electroniques is the only electronic music festival in France to take over a public beach. Event dates: 10, 17, 30 July & 6, 14 August
HAUTE ROUTE ALPS – NICE
from 21 to august 27, 2017
The 2017 edition of the Haute Route Alps – from Nice to Geneva.
RUSSIAN ART FESTIVAL – CANNES
from 23 – 27 August, 2017
Five days of Russian festival, featuring dance, music, cinema, arts and crafts, fashion and the culinary art.
ULTRA-TRAIL CÔTE D’AZUR MERCANTOUR – NICE
from 25 – 27 August, 2017
The French Riviera becomes the unique playing field of the Ultra-Trail® French Riviera Mercantour. You can choose between 145, 70, 45, 25 or 12 km trails.
HISTORIC JEAN BEHRA RALLY – NICE
It is one of the most beautiful historical regularity rallies, right after the rallie of Monte Carlo (only open to old timers) in the south of France, the rally will start in Nice and lasts for almost 700 km before the ending on the Promenade des Anglais.
NICE VILLEFRANCHE-SUR-MER REGATTA – PASQUI TROPHY – VILLEFRANCHE SUR MER
September 2017 – The Pasqui Trophy, named after one of the most talented shipwrights, Gilbert Pasqui, gatehrs the most beautiful traditional yachts sailing the Mediterranean. The boats will sail for several days on the Baie des Anges and the Villefranche-sur-Mer Basin. The Trophy Village will put on events and concerts for the duration of the event.
INTERNATIONAL YACHT FESTIVAL – CANNES
from 12 – 17 September, 2017
The Yacht Show in Cannes is clearly Europe’s most prestigious boat show afloat. In the Vieux Port and Port Pierre Canto, nearly 500 boats designed by the finest international shipyards are on display. Focusing on innovation and luxury, the Cannes Yacht festival definitively positions itself as one of the most prestigious floating trade show in Europe.
MONACO CLASSIC WEEK – MONACO
from 13 – 17 September, 2017
This biennial event, the Monaco Classic Week – La Belle Classe is organised on quai Louis II, outside the new headquarters of the Yacht Club of Monaco.
SACRED ART FESTIVAL – ANTIBES
from 15 to September 30, 2017
It takes place in Antibes Cathedral at the heart of the old town.
REGATTES ROYALES – CANNES
from 23 – 30 September, 2017
This event hosts over 150 of some of the world’s most beautiful yachts. For a whole week, these splendid, often hundred-year old yachts confront each other in the blue waters of the Mediterranean in Cannes.
NICE CÔTE D’AZUR TRIATHLON – NICE
from 23 – 24 September, 2017
From the Baie des Anges, via the Col d’Eze to the Promenade des Anglais, the Nice-Côte d’Azur Triathlon: 1.5 k swim, 40 k cycle, 10 k run.
MONTE CARLO YACHT SHOW – MONACO
from 27 – 30 September, 2017
Luxury yachting show. This is the only nautical trade show dedicated exclusively to luxury sailing. Unique appointment in a unique setting for international luxury sailing: ship builders, brokers, designers, fitters, service companies and more.
EQUITA’06, HORSE SHOW – CAGNES SUR MER
1 October 2017
A showcase for horseback riding in the Alpes-Maritimes.
TAX FREE WORLD EXHIBITION – CANNES
from 02 – 06 October, 2017
Annual international duty-free convention.
BOOK FESTIVAL – MOUANS SARTOUX
from 06 – 08 October, 2017
One of the main book festivals in southern France with no less than 400 authors and 50’000 visitors.
12TH SHORT FILM FESTIVAL OF NICE – NICE
from 13 – 20 October, 2017
“Un festival c’est trop court!” Annual meeting of young European creators in the field of short films
MIPCOM – CANNES
from 16 – 19 October, 2017
MIPCOM is the world’s entertainment content market. It takes place at Palais des Festivals et des Congrès in Cannes.
BIGREEN NICE HILLS CROSS-COUNTRY MOUNTAIN BIKING – NICE
29 October 2017
Since 1988, the Bigreen, Mountain Bike Hike has allowed to explore the most beautiful tracks of the Alpes Maritimes in a friendly atmosphere!
MONTECARLO JAZZ FESTIVAL – MONACO
24 November – 3 December, 2017
On four evenings, Monte-Carlo’s Opéra Garnier will be hosting internationally renowned jazz artists.
ALPES-MARITIMES MARATHON – NICE
5 November 2017
This competition, the first edition of which was held in 2008, has had a great success. This completely coastal route, 42,195 km, is a great chance to discover 7 of the most famous towns on the Riviera: Saint Laurent-du-Var, Cagnes-sur-Mer, Villeneuve-Loubet, Antibes Juan-les-Pins and Vallauris Golfe-Juan, ending on the Boulevard de la Croisette.
SALON DU PALAIS GOURMAND (GOURMET FESTIVAL) – CAGNES SUR MER
from 09 – 13 November, 2017
At the Hippodrome de la Côte d’Azur, the “Palais Gourmand” Trade Fair, one of the top ten in France, offers local products for sampling and for sale as well as wines from all over France.
MEDITERRANEAN LAND & FLAVOURS EXHIBITION – MANDELIEU – LA NAPOULE
from 17 – 19 November, 2017
Festive products, gastronomy, wine and culinary demonstrations for this 3 days trade fair at the Centre Expo Congrès.
MONTE CARLO GASTRONOMIE SHOW – MONACO
from 24 to November 27, 2017
This trade Show invites to enjoy multiple gourmet temptations. The opportunity to discover regional or exotic products, great vintages or local wines from growers to make your celebration meals.
42ND CROSS DES ILES CROSS COUNTRY RUN – CANNES
4 December 2017
Off the coast of Cannes, on Ile Sainte-Marguerite, every year the island cross-country race brings together nearly 3,000 participants. Different trails for different age groups.
ILTM (PROFESSIONAL FAIR) – CANNES
from 04 – 07 December, 2017
Professional market dedicated to the industry of luxury tourism
DANCE FESTIVAL – CANNES
from 08 – 17 December, 2017
Opened in 1985, the Festival de Danse de Cannes has developed over the years. It takes place at the Palais des Congrès et des festivals.
MONTE CARLO INTERNATIONAL CIRCUS FESTIVAL – MONACO
from 18 – 28 January, 2018
The greatest circus festival in the world. Created by H.S.H Prince Rainier III, the festival show prestigious acts by the world’s great circuses.
NICE CARNIVAL – NICE
from 17 February – 03 March, 2018
The main winter event on the Riviera, offering a programme of unforgettable entertainment.
THE LEMON FESTIVAL – MENTON
from 17 February – 7 March, 2018
Lemon and orange floats in bright sunshine or at night fall: carnival parades every sunday afternoon and night carnival parades every thursday evening.
“HISTORY OF ELEGANT SPORTS” EXHIBITION – CANNES
from 09/23/2016 to 06/15/2017
A partnership between the towns of Cannes, Mandelieu, Mougins, Cagnes-sur-Mer and the National Sports Museum of Nice, this exhibition is a retrospective of fashionable sports, such as Golf, Tennis, Polo and many others.