Events in Cannes on 20 March 2023
There are numerous events in Cannes organised year-round. Find loads of top tips and local insights in our Cannes Main Events.
Cannes International Triathlon
The Cannes International Triathlon starts on the beach at Cannes and goes up into the mountains towards Montauroux and St-Cézaire-sur-Siagne.
Bravade de Fréjus
The 'Bravade' is a feast day celebrated in honour of Saint Francis de Paule.
Cannes Film Festival – Festival de Cannes
The world-famous Cannes Film Festival needs little introduction. Film stars, directors, producers, models and a whole host of people associated with the film industry descend on Cannes in May to attend this glitzy festival.
Rendez-vous aux Jardins, France
The objective of this event is to introduce the public to the richness and diversity of parks and gardens and to raise awareness of the actions implemented by the Ministry of Culture and Communication in France.
Cannes Jumping International, Cannes
Cannes Jumping is a large equestrian event that attracts a high calibre of professional riders from around the globe.
Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity
Organised annually by the Cannes Lions, this international festival believes that creativity is the driving force for business, for change and for good.
Fête de la Musique, Cannes
The Fête de la Musique is a celebration that takes place every summer solstice on 21st June in cities, towns and villages across France.
La Bocca Night Market
This picturesque artisan market features crafts and produce from the local area and an excellent array of handmade decorative objects – great for an unusual souvenir of your stay.
Quai Saint-Pierre Night Market, Cannes
The Quai Saint-Pierre fills up with around 40 arts and crafts stalls selling handmade jewellery, hats, regional produce, toys etc, plus around 15 local artists.
Jazz à Juan Festival, Antibes
The Jazz festival in Antibes and Juan les Pins offers a rich programme of traditional jazz as well as pop, rock and world music at the Pinède Gould, a park near the sea.
International Fireworks Festival - Festival d'Art Pyrotechnique, Cannes
The bay of Cannes has been hosting this International Firework Festival since 1967. The displays are held on various dates throughout July and August and each event attracts over 100,000 people who come to "oooh" and "aaah" at the...
Parade Fleurie, La Bocca
Celebrated every August, the Parade Fleurie takes place during the night. Floats decorated with colourful flowers drive through the avenue Francis Tonner of the Cannes quarter of La Bocca.
Cannes Yachting Festival
The annual International Boat Show at Cannes has become one of the largest in Europe.
European Heritage Days, Chamonix
Exceptional locations around France, including Cannes, will be open to visit on the Journées du Patrimoine - a European wide event inspired by by France’s Journées Portes Ouvertes which started in 1984.