>Until 11th September: Pablo Picasso Season, Rouen, Seine-Maritime
Three major exhibitions of the artists' work held in three different museums.
> 1st May: 24 Heures Motonautiques, Rouen, Seine-Maritime
Offshore powerboat race on the river Seine.
> 11th – 21st May: Normandy Channel Race
A 1000-mile international sailing race starting and ending in Caen, with a fun-filled ten-day events programme.
> 13th May: 'La Nuit des Cathédrales'
For one night only, Rouen Cathedral and Bayeux Cathedral will open their doors to the public until midnight.
> 19th – 21st May: Rush Music Festival, Rouen, Seine-Maritime
An eclectic music festival held on the Presqu'île Rollet, a peninsula at the western extremity of Rouen's south bank.
> 20th – 21st May: Festival «Graines de Jardin», Rouen, Seine-Maritime
A major garden festival set in the beautiful Jardin des Plantes, on Rouen’s south bank.