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The must-see events

From 15th to 18th March 2018
Remiremont

Venetian fairyland

Venice in the heart of the Vosges? Hard to believe! But it’s true, and it happens during the carnival in Remiremont.

THE 7th APRIL 2019
Gérardmer

Daffodil Festival

Thousands of wild daffodils decorate lavish floats, making for one of the most beautiful flowered parades in the east of France! A sight to see every two years.

FROM 24th TO 27th MAY 2018
Épinal

Imaginales Festival

Image, fantasy, magic and Épinal… In a word “Imaginales”! A festival that brings together fans of fantasy, thrillers, gothic, tales and legends. A not-to-be-missed event for Tolkien fans.

FROM 22nd JUNE TO 28th JULY 2018
Verdun

Special event "Des Flammes… à la Lumière"

Experience the emotion of this spectacular show with 250 actors and 900 costumes, in remembrance of those who experienced the anguish of Verdun.

23rd AND 24th JUNE 2018
Sarreguemines

Feast of Saint Paul

Street theatre, a local food market, crafts, special Saint Paul meals: a wave of excitement rides into Sarreguemines for Saint Paul’s day, the former director of the earthenware for which the city is famous.

SUMMER 2018
LORRAINE

CONSTELLATIONS DE METZ

Concerts, shows, exhibitions and a sound and light show projected on the majestic Saint Étienne Cathedral… Metz celebrates all summer long!

SUMMER 2018
Étival, Moyenmoutier, Senones

Festival of the Abbeys

An outstanding classical music festival in the heart of the three great abbeys of the Vosges: Étival, Moyenmoutier and Senones.

SUMMER 2018
LORRAINE

SOUND AND LIGHT SHOWS IN LORRAINE

Place Stanislas in Nancy, Saint Étienne Cathedral in Metz, the garden fountains of Lunéville Castle, town halls in Toul and Pont-à-Mousson… exceptional sound and light shows embellish these historical monuments. Discover them on a long summer evening.

FROM JULY 2018
Lahaymeix

Le Vent des Forêts (Forest Wind)

Contemporary works take centre stage along trails, in the middle of fields, or among the trees. Every year, six villages in Meuse welcome international mixed-media artists. Works can also be discovered all year long on 45 km of forest trails.

JULY AND AUGUST 2018
Bussang

The People’s Theatre

It’s one of a kind, with its wooden structure and the back of the stage overlooking the valley of the Vosges Mountains. The theatre is famous for its majestic locale as much as for its original plays and performances.

FROM 6th TO 8th JULY 2018
Bar-le-Duc

Festival RenaissanceS

A subtle and off-beat mixture of street theatre, circus performances and music, the festival takes over the upper town of Bar-le-Duc with its companies, troupes and troubadours. Spellbinding.

SUMMER 2018
Domrémy-la-Pucelle

Joan of Arc Monumental Show

Relive the astonishing saga of Joan of Arc on the esplanade in front of the basilica of Domrémy-la-Pucelle, in the Vosges.

JULY 2019
Chambley Planet’Air

Mondial Air Ballons

The largest gathering of hot-air balloons in the world, no less! It’s a magical sight to see them all take off together. Take advantage of the event to go for a hot-air balloon ride. A sight to see every two years.

AUGUST 2018
Metz

Mirabelle Festival

The golden fruit is so delicious that the people of Lorraine needed to give it its own festival! Food markets, concerts, shows, bands… and of course, the election of the Mirabelle Queen.

SEPTEMBER 2018
Haroué Château

Open Air Opera

After the captivating sounds of Puccini’s La Bohème in 2017, the outdoor opera is back at Haroué Château, for a new edition under the stars.

FROM 10th TO 20th OCTOBER 2018
Nancy

Nancy Jazz Pulsations

This jazz and world music festival, created under the auspices of Ray Charles, brings together more than a hundred groups from around the world with diverse influences.

DECEMBER 2018
Lorraine

Christmas Markets

Metz, Sarreguemines, Épinal, Gérardmer, Plombières-les-Bains… The aroma of mulled wine and gingerbread fills the air in the enchanting Christmas markets of these towns.

DECEMBER 2018
Lorraine

Saint Nicholas Festivities

On December 6th, all of Lorraine joins in the celebrations of Saint Nicholas. Well before Father Christmas, he brings presents and candy to children. In the cities, festivities and extravagant parades are on the program.

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