There are many events you can choose from if you come to Nice, Cannes or any other charming little place in the French Riviera in 2019.
South of France is recognized all over the world for its beautiful landscapes, Mediterranean coastline and the quaint little villages waiting to be discovered in the never-ending summer days.
At the same time, the list of events to keep you busy all year seems quite impressive and you have to understand that we only selected the most interesting ones from a great number of business, social, cultural and artistic activities taking place on the Provence – Alpes - Côte d'Azur region in 2019.
PART I FUN AND LEISURE
PROM CLASSIC 2019
What better way to start 2019 than choosing to participate in the 20th edition of the PROM Classic, a “short” 10 km track on the Promenade des Anglais? You can come by yourself, with your friends or with your colleagues. It is a good moment to reclaim your powers after the End of the Year party and a great opportunity to admire Baie des Anges!
SALON BISOU 2019
Looking for presents? This is the place to be if you want to find various souvenirs from Provence, decorations, jewels, culinary gifts, fashion accessories, etc.
When: 12 – 14 January 2019
Where: Acropolis, Palais des Congrès et des Expositions
Winter may not be over yet, but that doesn’t mean that we have to stay indoors. From February 16 to March 2nd, Nice Carnival calls locals and visitors alike to the streets promising unforgettable visuals and unique spectacles.
When: 16 February – 2 March 2019
LE LAC DES CYGNES – BALLET ET L’ORCHESTRE DE L’OPÉRA NATIONAL DE RUSSIE
Swan Lake is a symbol of romantic ballet exploring the ways of eternal love mixing magic, love and tragedy in the love story between prince Siegfried and Odette, the wonderful swan princess. Not to mention the amazing dancers of the Russian State Opera.
When: 2 March 2019
Where: Acropolis - Auditorium Apollon
FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL "VIVE LA MAGIE"
It’s a kind of magic! Do you want to step into a world of dreams and wonder? Just take your friends, colleagues or family and go to Nice on March 16, 2019 to meet the artists that push the limits of imagination.
When: 16 March 2019
Where: Acropolis - Auditorium Apollon
ROLEX MONTE-CARLO MASTERS
In love with tennis? Then you should attend the Rolex Monte-Carlo Masters to see the world’s best players competing one against the other in a spectacular arena overlooking the Mediterranean Sea.
When: 13 – 21 April 2019
Where: Monte-Carlo Country Club
FESTIVAL DE CANNES
The international Festival de Cannes is one of the most important film festivals in the world. After celebrating its 70th edition in 2018, the festival is still going strong in 2019 attracting major figures of the film industry and famous actors. So, pack your bags, free your schedule for the month of May and get ready to catch a celebrity or two on the stairs leading up to the Palais des Festivals in Cannes.
When: 14 – 25 May 2019
MONTE-CARLO FASHION WEEK
Get your fashion together! Monte-Carlo Fashion Week is the official fashion event in Monaco with over thirty brands participating every year, including big spenders, fashion editors, influencers and the VIP guests. Not to mention the runway shows and the glamorous events. Be there!
When: 15 – 19 May 2019
Where: Chapiteau de Fontvieille
FORMULA 1 MONACO GRAND PRIX
Monaco Grand Prix is probably one of the most famous Formula One experiences in the world and every visitor of the southern part of France should attend the event at least once in life.
When: 23 – 26 May 2019
COUPE DU MONDE DE FOOTBALL FÉMININ 2019
France loves football, everybody knows that. After hosting and winning FIFA World Cup in 1998, the time has come to provide the setting for another big event: FIFA Women’s CUP in 2019. Since some of the matches will take place in Nice, you better hurry to buy your ticket!
When: 7 June – 7 July 2019
Where: Allianz Riviera - Nice Eco Stadium
CONCERT PHILHARMONIQUE - PIAF SYMPHONIQUE
Is it Piaf or is it la grande musique? Why not both of them? Anne Carrere joins the Nice Philharmonic Orchestra to bring back to life some of the greatest hits of Edith Piaf. Don’t miss it!
When: 14 - 16 June 2019
Where: Opéra Nice Côte D'azur
NICE JAZZ FESTIVAL
Nice Jazz Festival was established in 1948 and preserved to this day its international prestige. Running in July, in the heat of summer, Nice Jazz festival attracts every year many spectators, such as last year when it entertained over 60,000 music lovers.
When: 16 – 20 July 2019
Where: Théâtre De Verdure - Place Masséna
FIREWORK DISPLAY FESTIVALS IN ANTIBES, CANNES, MONACO
Visitors on the French Riviera have always found reasons to have fun and enjoy the long summer days. And when the night finally comes, you can still get to Antibes, Cannes or Monaco to admire an amazing display of fireworks and music.
When: July - August 2019
Where: Antibes, Cannes, Monaco
IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship 2019
IRONMAN 70.3 is expected to attract more than 6,000 athletes from more than 100 qualifying events and from all over the world, including faraway countries, such as China, Africa or South America. In case you are present in the area, come watch the strong individuals swimming in the sea, going by bike through the surrounding villages and running on the Promenade des Anglais.
When: 7 – 8 Septembre 2019
UNIQUE SPOTS TO HOST YOUR EVENT FOLLOW UP COCKTAIL, PARTY OR DINNER
Welcome to a magnificent 18th century manor house open all year-round for special events and holidays to remember in the heart of the Provence - Côte d’Azur region. Just 20 minutes away from the glamorous French Riviera, this 300-year-old private country house has been restored to offer visitors modern comfort with a touch of tradition.
It is perfect for a cocktail party in the summer or an all-night party with your team next to the large swimming pool. You can also bring your team or clients for private talks while dining in a superb Provencal location.
This modern private villa right above Cannes addresses high end clients and teams looking to have fun while admiring the perfect sunset over Cannes.
It is the perfect background for corporate events, such as product launches or photo shoots by the pool. And when the night comes, you can relax inside on the generous sofas, having a drink at the bar or enjoying a pool game with your friends, colleagues or clients.
One of the most stunning châteaux on the French Riviera proposes a splendid combination of breath taking view over the Mediterranean and a gourmet restaurant with exquisite menu.
It's perfect for romantic dates, celebration of family events and anniversaries or just a treat for your loved ones as a sign of appreciation. Nothing speaks louder than actions and creating such magical moments is definitely an unforgettable gesture.
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