Oliva tree festival

Description

Saturday, October 3:
10am, place Jean Jaurès: official inauguration by Mr Robert Bénéventi, Mayor of Ollioules, with the Ollioulais folk group Lei Flour of the Lou Fougau Prouvençau association.

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11am and 4pm, place Jean Jaurès: culinary demonstration and tasting of Provençal specialities.
12:15 p.m., Place Victor Clément: an honorary aperitif offered by the city.
3pm, Place Victor Clément: chapter of the Commanderie du Rameau d'Argent.
16h30, amphitheatre of the Jean Jaurès square: aïoli competition reserved for children (up to 12 years old).
17h30 : Aïoli competition open to all elected officials of the Toulon Provence Méditerranée metropolitan area and the region.

Sunday, October 4:
9am: Mass in St Laurent church with Provençal songs performed by Le Raïoulet de Six Fours.
11am, departure in procession from Victor Clément Square, for the planting of an olive tree in the Rich grounds. The plantation will be followed by a wine of honour.
11am and 4pm, place Jean Jaurès: culinary demonstration and tasting of Provençal specialities.
3pm, Place Victor Clément: concert by the Ollioules Harmony Orchestra, conducted by Thomas Righi.
15h30 and 16h30: guided tours of the Ollioules Canton Oil Mill, with Mr. Maurice Ollivier, President of the Ollioules Canton Oil Mill.
17h30, place Jean Jaurès: Aïoli competition open to all.

And all weekend long, more than 100 stands with local products, "Huiles et Olives de France" area with the Friends of the Olive Tree, musical and folklore atmosphere in the streets, aïoli competitions, exhibitions, culinary demonstrations, entertainment for children, carriage rides....

Practical information:
Pedestrian city centre from 6am to 9pm.

Free bus shuttles in partnership with TPM. Stop and departure at the Tourist Office.

Languages spoken

  • French

Types

  • Traditions and folklore

Themes

  • Regional Products

Categories

  • Traditional festival

Service

Services

  • Pets welcome

Animals are accepted.

Prices

Free

Opening

Du 03/10/2020 au 04/10/2020
  • Le SAMEDI de 10:00:00 à 18:00:00
  • Le DIMANCHE de 10:00:00 à 18:00:00

Location

Oliva tree festival

Route

Coordinates

Oliva tree festival

Centre-ville
place Jean Jaurès
83190 Ollioules