June 2019

Find out more about the main events in the region.

(Subject to alteration)

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

Weekly shows with dressage displays and show-jumping.

>Until 2nd June: Honfleur Carnival, Calvados

Second edition of the town's carnival.

> Until 16th June: D-Day Festival Normandy, Bayeux-Bessin, Calvados

Selection of free celebrations around the anniversary of D-Day including firework displays and parades.

> 1st - 2nd June: 'la Fête des Gueux', Verneuil-sur-Avre, Eure

Medieval weekend with street parades, shows, markets…

> 5th - 9th June: Daks over Normandy, Caen, Calvados

On 5 June 2019, 250 men and women will fly across the Channel to jump into the historic drop zones of Normandy.

> 2nd - 7th June: Normandy WWII International Film Festival, Carentan, Manche

Festival recognizing the world's best World War II films. Actors from hit TV-series Band of Brothers will reunite for the occasion.

>6th June: Opening of the new 360° immersive room at Caen Memorial, Calvados

New for 2019! A 360° immersive experience at Caen Memorial.

>6th June: 'Pique-nique pour la Paix', Caen, Calvados

A huge picnic to celebrate peace will take place in the gardens of Caen Memorial.

> 7th - 9th June: Rendez-vous aux Jardins, all over Normandy

National garden open day.

>7th - 9th June: 'Dixie Days', Sainte-Adresse, Seine-Maritime

International jazz festival on the seafront

>7th - 9th June: Papillons de Nuit Festival, Saint-Laurent-de-Cuves, Manche

Modern music festival getting bigger every year.

>4th - 5th June: Normandy Peace Forum, Caen, Calvados

An international event to inspire new and unconventional ideas for peacebuilding.

>6th - 16th June: Rouen Armada, Seine-Maritime

One of the largest outdoor events in France this year! Come and marvel at the world's finest tall ships for free!

>7th - 8th June: Carentan Liberty March, Carentan-les-Marais, Manche

Remembrance march through the streets of the town.

>8th June: Air Show, Arromanches, Calvados

D-Day air show over Arromanches.

>8th June: North'Fest, La Chapelle-Saint-Ouen, Seine-Maritime

A very Norman music festival complete with a viking market and village.

> 8th - 10th June: 'Rencontre des Peintres', Saint-Céneri-le-Gérei, Orne

Open air painting and sculpture exhibitions in one of France's most picturesque villages.

>9th June: The Patrouille de France comes to Sainte-Mère-Eglise, Manche

The precision aerobatic demonstration unit of the French Air Force will fly over Sainte-Mère-Eglise.

>9th June: Bayeux Liberation Parade, Calvados

A huge parade through the streets of Bayeux to celebrate peace and freedom.

>9th June: Firework Displays on the Landing Beaches, Calvados

Several firework displays will be set off at 11:30pm on the D-Day Landing Beaches.

>10th June - 27 October: Norman Rockwell Exhibition, Caen, Calvados

Enduring Ideals: Rockwell, Roosevelt and The Four Freedoms opened at the New-York Historical Society on 25 May 2018, and will travel to six more venues over the next two years. The stop at Normandy's Caen Memorial is its only destination outside of the United States.

>12th - 16th June: Cabourg Film Festival, Calvados

France's one and only romantic film festival.

>22nd - 23rd June: King Ride Festival, Donville-les-Bains, Manche

Skateboards, bikes and kitesurfs will be out in force for this new sports event.

>21st June: 'Fête de la Musique', all over Normandy

The national music day takes place every year on the longest day of the year, and is the perfect night to stay outside and enjoy concerts with friends and family.

>25th to 30th June: Solitaire du Figaro, Dieppe, Seine-Maritime

Dieppe will welcome the final stage of this famous solo sailing race.

>26th - 29th June: Archéo Jazz festival, Blainville-Crevon, Seine-Maritime

Jazz, soul and blues concerts in the illuminated ruins of Blainville Castle.

>28th - 30th June: 'Viva Cité', Sotteville-lès-Rouen, Seine-Maritime

30th edition of one of Europe’s major street art festivals.

>28th - 30th: Rock in Evreux Festival, Evreux, Eure

Pop-rock festival with several big names taking place on the racecourse.

> 28th - 30th June: 'Cabourg mon Amour' Festival, Cabourg, Calvados

Trendy indie music festival on the sandy beach.