August 2019

Find out more about the main events in the region.

(Subject to alteration)

>Until end August: 'Rendez-vous à la Cathédrale', Bayeux, Calvados

Sound and light show around the cathedral, at dusk, on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.

> Every Thursday: Les Jeudis du Pin, Le Haras du Pin, Orne

Weekly shows with dressage displays and show-jumping.

> Until 4th August: «Jazz en Baie» festival, from Genêts to Granville, Manche

Jazz festival along 14 miles of the Mont-Saint-Michel Bay.

> 8th – 11th August: Festival A Fond La Cale, Bréhal, Manche

Quirky festival combining music, street shows, games, firework displays and more!

> August: Medieval Festival, Creully, Calvados

Sound and light show held at Creully Castle.

> August: Normandie Horse Show, Saint-Lô, Manche

Horse show celebrating the Norman and French thoroughbred.

> August: 'La Nuit des Artistes', Honfleur, Calvados

Nocturnal art show.

> August: 'Foire aux Fromages', Livarot, Calvados

Major cheese fair with over 100 stalls.

> August: La Nuit des Soudeurs, Granville, Manche

A festival celebrating the fine art of metalwork, with art, music, food stands and exhibits galore.

> 4th - 11th August: 'Les Médiévales' Crèvecoeur-en-Auge, Calvados

Medieval festival at Crèvecoeur Castle.

August'Foire d'été', Dieppe, Seine-Maritime

One of Normandy's biggest summer fun fairs. Lots of rides for all ages.

> August: 'Fête de la carotte', Créances, Manche

Carrot festival with a large market, tastings, music and fireworks.

> August: 'Bénédiction de la Mer', Port-en-Bessin, Calvados

Boat blessing festival.

> August: ‘Fête Médiévale’, Falaise, Calvados

Annual medieval festival at the William the Conqueror’s Castle.

> August: 'Jazz aux Greniers', Honfleur, Calvados

Jazz festival held in the famous Greniers à Sel.

> August: Fête de la Mer, Veules-les-Roses, Seine-Maritime

Festival celebrating sea and fishermen in one of France's prettiest villages.

> August: Retro Festival, Saint-Aubin-des-Bois, Calvados

39th edition of this famous harvest festival, complete with many vintage vehicules.

> August: 'Festival des Voiles de Travail', Granville, Manche

Maritime and seafood festival.

> 23rd August – 1st September: Tatihou Festival, Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue, Manche

Folk music festival which takes place at low tide when the island of Tatihou is accessible on foot. Celebrating its 25th anniversary this year!

> August: Très Cool Festival, Deauville, Calvados

New indie music festival held in a secret location!