October 2018

Find out more about the main events in the region.

(Subject to alteration)

>6th - 7th October: 'Fête de la Crevette', Honfleur, Calvados

Shrimp festival with sea shanty, shrimp peeling competitions and other activities.

>October: Ouest Park Festival, Le Havre, Seine-Maritime

Music festival held in the Tourneville Fort. Headliners include Metronomy, Morcheeba, Keziah Jones and Mr Oizo.

>October: Art'Up, Rouen, Seine-Maritime

One of France's major contemporary art festivals.

>OctoberFêtes Normandes, Evreux, Eure

Festival celebrating all things Norman.

>13th - 14th October: 'La Fête du Ventre', Rouen, Seine-Maritime

A farmer’s and local produce market on a massive scale with over 100 stalls, cooking demos and street entertainment.

>19th October - 18th November: Foire Saint-Romain, Rouen, Seine-Maritime

One of France's most important funfairs, boasting 200 rides for all ages.

>OctoberFête du Cidre, Beuvron-en-Auge, Calvados

Major Cider festival held in one of Normandy's most picturesque villages.

>October: Fête de la Coquille Saint-Jacques, Vire, Calvados

Scallop and seafood festival.

>October: Fête de l'Andouille, Vire, Calvados

Festival celebrating Vire's genuine andouille.

>October: Transat Jacques Vabre, Le Havre, Seine-Maritime

13th edition of the most famous two-handed transatlantic race. The departure will take place on the 5th of November.

>OctoberFête de la Pomme, Conches-en-Ouche, Eure

13th edition of the most famous two-handed transatlantic race. The departure will take place on the 5th of November.