Antibes 2020 Events & Festival dates
Napoleon's Landed, Vallauris Golfe-Juan
Fans of Napoleonic history won't want to miss this reenactment of the landing of Emperor Napoleon after his exile in Elba. On March 1st 1815, Napoleon arrived with his army to the shores of the Cote d'Azur, a scene that is played out again each year on the beach in Vallauris Golfe-Juan. There are also talks and music concerts.
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Antibes Art Fair – Antiques & Modern Art
Just before the start of the summer season, France's largest antiques fair takes place in Antibes. Held in Pre aux Pecheurs, the event takes place in an area covering 6,000m2. Antiques' collectors, sellers, buyers and enthusiasts come from all over Europe for this annual fair.
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Floralies d'Antibes, Antibes & Juan les Pins
To celebrate the arrival of spring, Antibes and Juan les Pins host a huge gardening festival that fills up the towns with over 50,000 flowers. Markets, activities for children, guided tours, exhibitions and workshops complete the programme.
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Festival des Heures Musicales, Biot
Music and tradition go hand in hand for the Festival des Heures Musicales de Biot. This music festival has been happening annually for over 35 years, bringing some of the best international classical music performers to the church of Sainte Marie-Madeleine in Biot.
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The ever-popular Rallye Antibes Cote d'Azur takes place in some of the most dramatic cols and roads around the Riviera town, with France's best rally drivers behind the wheel. Expect classic car shows, exhibitions, as well as the rallying stages themselves.
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Les Voiles d'Antibes
Les Voiles d'Antibes is the first major yachting event of the year and includes several competitions for all sorts of sailing vessels. The Bay of Antibes fills up with a wide variety of breathtakingly elegant vintage and classic yachts during the regattas, some of which were built in as early as the 19th century. Along with the sailing action, there are exhibitions, cocktail evenings and music concerts.
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Festival Nuits Carrées, Antibes
Taking place at the Amphithéâtre Carrée, located right in front of the sea, this festival offers interesting international acts and an eco-responsible attitude with lots of different music genres on offer, from pop and rock to hip-hop and electronic music.
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Fête de la Musique
The Fête de la Musique is a celebration that takes place every summer solstice on June 21st in cities, towns and villages across France. More than a music festival, the Fête de la Musique is a free event that spills out from the bars and restaurants onto the streets and encompasses every type of music imaginable, from local amateur teen bands to professional classical musicians, from club DJs to traditional folk bands.