June 2018

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 10th June: D-Day Festival Normandy, Bayeux-Bessin, Calvados

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

> 1st – 3rd June: Rendez-vous aux Jardins, all over Normandy

National garden open day.

> 1st – 3rd June: 'Les Enfants de Molière' Festival, Dieppe, Seine-Maritime

Theatre festival with six shows.

> 1st – 3rd June: Rush Festival, Rouen, Seine-Maritime

Modern music festival held on the banks of the River Seine.

> 1st June – 30th September: Rouen 1431 at the Panorama XXL, Rouen, Seine-Maritime

Discover Rouen during Joan of Arc’s era through one of the largest 360° panoramas in the world.

> 1st - 4th 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.

>2nd June: Carentan Liberty March, Carentan-les-Marais, Manche

Remembrance march through the streets of the town.

>3rd June: 'Fête du Camembert', Orbec, Calvados

Celebrating France’s most famous cheese!

>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 - 8th June: Normandy Peace Forum, Caen, Calvados

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

>9th June: Firework Displays on the D-Day Landing Beaches

Nine firework displays will be set off simultaneously at 11:30pm along the D-Day Landing Beaches.

>13th - 17th June: Cabourg Film Festival, Calvados

France's one and only romantic film festival.

>15th - 17th June: North'Fest, La Chapelle-Saint-Ouen, Seine-Maritime

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

>16th - 17th June: Meeting de l'Air, Evreux, Eure

Major Air Show

>16th - 17th June: King Ride Festival, Carolles, Manche

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

>16th - 17th June: Fête de la Mer, Dieppe, Seine-Maritime

Colourful boat parades in the harbour.

>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.

>22nd - 23rd June: Open-air Opera, Château du Champ de Bataille, Le Neubourg, Eure


>23rd - 24th June: 'Le petit train à vapeur', Longny les Villages, Orne

All aboard this miniature steam train!

>22nd - 24th June: 'Viva Cité', Sotteville-lès-Rouen, Seine-Maritime

One of Europe’s major street art festivals.

>27th  - 30th June: Archéo Jazz festival, Blainville-Crevon, Seine-Maritime

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

>29th June - 1st July: Rock in Evreux Festival, Evreux, Eure

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

> 29th June - 1st July: 'Cabourg mon Amour' Festival, Cabourg, Calvados

Trendy indie music festival on the sandy beach.

>29th June - 1st July: Honfleur Carnival, Calvados

Second edition of the town's carnival.