Enjoy our year-round colourful events: music, theatre, art, gastronomy and many more. You are sure to find the event that you love in Provence Méditerranée.

Bacchus – Toulon

22-24 March 2019

Bacchus, the festival of wines and gastronomy, you’ll feel the friendly, party atmosphere blowing over the city and its neighbourhoods

Celebrate wines and gastronomy

Fashion and Photography Festival – Hyères

25-29 April 2019

Come and discover these new and distinguished talents in photography, fashion and accessories at Hyères’ Villa Noailles and its magnificent setting.

Admire

Book Festival – Hyères

11-12 May 2019

A pleasant literary event where you can meet authors and have books signed.

Celebrate words

French Olympic Sailing Week – Hyères

27 April - 4 May 2019

France’s biggest international sailing event on Hyères harbour, with the presence of major yachtsmen.  

Full sails on Hyères

Mang’Azur – Toulon

13-14 April 2019

Come and witness this festival dedicated to the promotion of Japanese culture and all its aspects.

Go Japanese!

Festival of Reeds – Hyères

31 May-2 June 2019

From the Provence cane plant to the reed used on musical instruments, here is an opportunity to discover a universe where music and nature reunite to give us their best.

Get a buzz with the sound of Provence cane

Festival contes et jardins (Tales in the Gardens) – La Valette

16-19 May 2019

Every year in the Parc des Troènes, share the magic of words in a leafy setting with your children.

The magic of words for young and old

Couleurs Urbaines Festival – La Seyne

Every year from end of May to beginning of June

Held at the Chapiteau de la Mer venue, this multidisciplinary event combines music, dance and artistic expression. Its main aims are exchange and discovery.

Discover and exchange

Rendez-vous aux jardins (See you in the gardens) – La Valette

8-9 June 2019

Activities, creative sessions and shows in a completely natural setting

Celebrate nature

Rockorama – Toulon

28-30 June 2019

Experience a three day electro-rock festival inside the outstanding settings of the Tour Royale.

Rock experience

Fête de la St Pierre à St Mandrier

Fête de la Saint Pierre – Saint Mandrier

Every year from the end of June to the beginning of July

An opportunity for everyone to pay homage to the patron saint of fishermen in a musical and party atmosphere.

Don’t miss the parade

Formula 1 Grand Prix – Le Castellet

21-23 June 2019

Formula 1 is back in France and in our region at Le Castellet motor racing circuit.

Get a move on!

Design Parade – Toulon

Every year from June to September

Design Parade Toulon unites several exhibitions in a competition which aims to reveal and support the young generation of indoor architects.

Discover indoor architecture

Design Parade – Hyères

29-30 June 2019

The aim of the Design Parade is to share contemporary creation in the area of design with both professionals and the public.

Discover Design

Festival cubain Bayamo à La Seyne

Bayamo Cuban Festival – La Seyne

Every year in July

Held at Fort Balaguier, this 100% Cuban festival offers concerts, exhibitions and dance workshops.

A Cuban moment

Festival de La Collegiale à Six Fours

Classical Music Festival in La Collegiale – Six-Fours

Every year in July

In a magnificent setting, The Collégiale St Pierre church welcomes you for some classical music concerts.

Music and heritage

Festival Barock'n roll - Six fours Les Plages

Barock’n’Roll – Six-Fours

Each year in July

Come and experience a unique outdoor concert at the Parc de la Méditerranée, a blend of classical and rock music, followed by a firework display.

Classical and rock attitude!

MIDI Festival – Hyères

Every year in July

Under the pine trees at Villa Noailles, or at the Hyères hippodrome, experience this three day pop and electro musical extravaganza, with artists from all over the world.

Let’s dance!

Tour de France à la voile Sailing Competition – Hyères

18-19 July 2019

On Ayguade beach, the penultimate stage of the sailing Tour de France with a catamaran flying the colours of the Metropole.

Follow the race from the beach

Festival de Jazz -Toulon

Each year in July

This is the must see touring festival of the Mediterranean coast. Appreciate the chords and swing to the music from a number of renowned artists at this free event.

Come and swing

Festival In Situ – Carqueiranne

Each year at the end of July - beginning of August

Come to Fort de la Bayarde, a magical place surrounded by nature, for this annual theatre festival.

Let’s go!

Pointu Festival - Six Fours Les Plages

Pointu Festival – Six-Fours

First week-end of July

The Pointu Festival, set in the idyllic Gaou peninsula - an indie rock line-up for guitar and synthesizer enthusiasts!

Let’s go!

Jazz fstival – Porquerolles

6-10 July 2019

This Jazz Festival is probably of the most unusual festivals around. It’s organised on the paradise island of Porquerolles. Every year, it offers an original programme.

Music!

Patrouille de France (French Acrobatic Patrol) – Toulon

Every year on August 15th

This outstanding airshow is held on the  August 15th holiday over the Mourillon beaches.

Look up to the sky and keep your eyes wide open

Les Médiévales – La Garde

Every year in August

Fairytale stories, bewitching dances, jousts, you’re in the heart of medieval times!

En garde!

Le Liberté à la plage (Liberty at the beach) – Toulon

Every year end of August to beginning of September

Dance the night away at on the beach at le Mourillon at three free events with major names on the electronic music scene.

Go electro!

International Sand & Chopin Classical Music Festival – La Seyne

Each year in August

A mellow and sensitive programme executed by major international artists.  Held at Fort Balaguier.

Discover these melodies

Festival estival de musique (Music Festival of Summer) – Toulon

Each year in June and July

This festival of music in Toulon and its region offers a tour of the classics through chamber music and symphonic orchestra concerts in various Toulon venues.

Lay back and let yourself be soothed by the music

International Classical Music Festival – Hyères

Each year in September

This festival gives a broad range of music lovers the opportunity to attend free, high quality concerts in an exceptional setting, the Théâtre Denis.

Listen!

Duke of Alba Regatta – Hyères

Every year in September

Largest European 16 to 21 foot multihull race. This is  a two day event around Porquerolles and Port-Cros  

All sails set!

Festival des Arts de La Rue La Crau

Street Arts Festival – La Crau

September

In the town centre of La Crau, check out this festival and enjoy 3 days of party atmosphere with free circus and theatre shows at will...

Waiting to be discovered

Palais du jeu et du jouet (Toys and games palace) – Toulon

25-27 October 2019

Come and check out all the aspects of the gaming world, through events, tournaments and discovery. For old and young alike!

Have fun!

Fête de l’olivier (Festival of the Olive Tree) – Ollioules

Every year in October

Exhibitions, conferences, concerts, olive tree pruning demonstrations, aïoli competitions, children’s shows, guided visits, tastings.

The olive tree experience

Concerts à l'espace Malraux

Live contemporary music – Six- Fours

From October to mid-December and from March to June

The Espace Malraux venue receives a number of groups and big names who will thrill you with the sounds of music of today.

Don’t miss these concerts

Le Mondial de la Moule (World Mussel Festival) – Le Pradet

4-5 October 2019

Travel around the world, discover different types of mussel and taste them in a number of recipes over 3 days of festivities and activities.  

Mussel mania!

La fête du livre du Var (Var Book Festival) – Toulon

Every year in November

To encourage reading, to support bookshops and to spread culture in the Var, this is what the book festival is all about.  

Come and celebrate literature