Sacred Music Festival

The first edition of the Sacred Music Festival of Nice was organized in 1974, and ever since it has managed to become a reference point on the cultural agenda of...
Sacred Music Festival

Crazy Week

Crazy Week is usually held in June, but each year in different periods of the month. Theatre de Verdure, located on the celebrated Promenade des Anglais, is where this 4-day...
Crazy Week

Nice en Roller

Roller skating in Nice is said to be at its best on Promenade des Anglais, the most celebrated leisure thoroughfare in the capital of the French Riviera. Nice en Roller...
Nice en Roller

May Celebrations

Throughout the month of May, the locals of Nice gather in the Cimiez Arenas and Gardens each Sunday and enjoy the open-air performances designed to call forth the past history...
May Celebrations

Nice International Half Marathon

Promenade des Anglais is, for the second time in a year, turned into a running track. Held in late April, the Nice International Half Marathon brings together thousands of participants...
Nice International Half Marathon

Gourd Festival

The Gourd Festival is held in March and, in spite of the fact it is related to the Annunciation, it does not have a fixed date (the Annunciation being celebrated...
Gourd Festival

Museums Spring

The Museums Spring is held in March and it gives visitors the possibility to enter the many museums of Nice for free. As far as tourists are concerned, this is...
Museums Spring

Nice International Fair

The Nice International Fair is held in the second half of March, and it consists of a vast 10-day exhibition of products which range from artworks, interior decorations and furniture...
Nice International Fair

Poets Spring

The Poets Spring was first organized in 1999, and it refers to a nationwide festival which encourages the celebration of this form of art. Nice too partakes in this French...
Poets Spring

Nice Carnival

For two weeks, from mid February to early March, the city of Nice vibrates with open air music performances, parades, flower processions, festal spirit and cheer. This is an approximate...
Nice Carnival

Prom' Classic

Prom’ Classic is one of the most popular sport events in Nice. The race gathers thousands of runners each year in early January. Both the professionals and the amateurs crowd...
Prom' Classic

International Rowing Regatta

The International Rowing Regatta of Nice, sometimes referred to as the Christmas Star International Regatta, fills Baie des Anges with tens of sails each late December. Indeed, held in the...
International Rowing Regatta

Wrestling Challenge Henry Deglane

The Wrestling Challenge Henry Deglane is, for the enthusiasts of this sport, an occasion not to be missed out if they happen to vacation in Nice during the month of...
Wrestling Challenge Henry Deglane

Catherine Segurane Celebration

Catherine Segurane is a popular heroine of Nice, retained by the local history due to her anecdotal contribution to the saving of the city from the invading Turkish armies. As...
Catherine Segurane Celebration

Maritime Alps Marathon

The Maritime Alps Marathon is one of the most challenging and appealing races along the French Riviera. Held in mid November, the race starts in Nice, on Promenade des Anglais,...
Maritime Alps Marathon

C'est pas classique

Held in the first half of November, the so-called C’est pas classique is, in spite of its misleading name, a classical music event which occasions three days of performances the...
C'est pas classique

Manca Festival

The Manca Festival is organized by the so-called Centre National de Creation Musicale (CIRM). The institution sets up music performances hosted by sundry venues in Nice. Nice is, however, not...
Manca Festival

Nice Short Film Festival

The Nice Short Film Festival is held in the second half of October, and projections are hosted by various venues in Nice. The event is meant to popularize the works...
Nice Short Film Festival

San Bertoumieu Festival

The San Bertoumieu Festival is a traditional festival which brings to Vieux Nice producers and craftsmen from all corners of the municipality of Nice. The historical district of the city...
San Bertoumieu Festival

Cote d'Azur Tango Festival

Cote d’Azur Tango Festival held in Nice each year in late July or early August is one of the most important events dedicated to this worldwide popular dance. The festival...
Cote d'Azur Tango Festival

Crossover

Another major musical event hosted at Theatre de Verdure refers to Crossover. Essentially musical, Crossover is a young festival which slowly but surely turns into a traditional event embraced by...
Crossover

European Pétanque Competition

The traditional pétanque, though invented in south Provence, has become popular in countries of the farthermost Asia and less known to Europeans. However, in order to honor this traditional game,...
European Pétanque Competition

Nice Jazz Festival

The Cimiez Arenas and Gardens are deemed the traditional place where the Nice Jazz festival is organized. Yet, it seems the organizers envisage other high rated venues in Nice able...
Nice Jazz Festival

Prom' Party

The so-called Prom’ Party extends virtually throughout the summer season, July to August. This is the peak of the tourist season too, and the festival consists of music performances held...
Prom' Party

Musicalia

Musicalia chiefly focuses on offering to the public music performances which bring in Nice all sorts of genres popular in sundry regions of the world, with an emphasis on the...
Musicalia

Fete de la Mer

Fete de la Mer, meaning the Celebration of the Sea, is a holiday of deep religious significance. It honors the saint patron of the fishermen, namely, Saint Peter, and it...
Fete de la Mer

Ironman France

Ironman France, also known as the Nice Triathlon, is, perhaps, the most challenging sports event held in Nice. Competitors are required to go through three tests (swimming, cycling and a...
Ironman France

Nice Book Festival

Held in mid June in the splendid Jardin Albert I, close to the monumental Arc de Venet, the Nice Book Festival occasions the coming of hundreds of authors and publishers....
Nice Book Festival

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