What's on guide

Discover our guide to the best events on the French Riviera this week or weekend. Do not miss any major events such as the Cannes film Festival, Nice and Menton Carnival, Monaco Grand Prix or the Monaco and Cannes Yacht Shows.

Check our guide often as possible, you will be updated with the best things to do on the French Riviera (exhibitions, shows, races, concerts and more...).

Church Services in Monaco

12 May to 16 June 2019

If you’d like to go to a church service and you’re in the Monaco area on this or any other Sunday, St Paul’s church on Avenue de Grande Bretagne have their regular service at 10.30am.  More details at http://stpaulsmonaco.com  and Monaco Christian Fellowship have their service at 5pm at the Eglise Reformee on the port of Monaco.  More details at www.mcf-mc.com

Events in Ramuatelle

30 May to 30 June 2019

There’s a packed calendar of events over the summer in the village of Ramuatelle near St Tropez, including a jazz festival, classicial music nights and a wide range of music performed in the church in the village. There are art and photography exhibitions as well. You can find the full list of events and other information about the village in English at the website www.ramatuelle-tourisme.com/en/

The Musee d’Art Classique Raoul Dufy Exhibition

30 May to 14 July 2019

The Musee d’Art Classique in Mougins is staging an exhibition by the artist Raoul Dufy. Dufy drew many landscapes and depictions of life in the South of France during his multiple stays in the region. Whether a celebration or a simple market day, he managed to bring to life the scene he was depicting. A selection of his watercolours, paintings and drawings is on display until the 14th of July. There are many interesting collections and future exhibitions at the museum and you can check out al the details at www.mouginsmusee.com/en

Events in Cogolin

04 June to 30 June 2019

The village of Cogolin in the Var has lots of events over the summer including live music and art exhibitions. You can get more details by calling the Tourist Office in the village on  04 94 55 01 10 or visit the website www.cogolin-provence.com/en/

South of France English Theatre Thursday Piano Evenings

04 June to 30 June 2019
Le Cannet

The South of France English Theatre has Piano Evenings in the bar of their premises in the old town of Le Cannet every Thursday evening.  Entry is 5 euros, no reservations are necessary and it’s taking place from 7 to 10pm.  Food is also available. For more information see the website www.southoffranceenglishtheatre.com

Events at CAP3000 Shopping Centre

06 June to 16 June 2019
St Laurent du Var

There’s lots happening at the CAP3000 shopping centre in St Laurent du Var this weekend. CAP3000 loyalty program members and new subscribers can try out a flight simulator using a virtual reality helmet for total immersion. You can also discover the Vesùbia Mountain Park in virtual reality. There’s a Ferrari F430 Spider on display as well as lots of great stores to explore.  All the details at www.cap3000.com

Archaeological Service of Nice Exhibition

07 June to 30 June 2019

The Archaeological service of Nice is holding a special exhibition to celebrate its 10th anniversary. It’s part of a large programme of events going on until the end of the year which aims to retrace the countless archaeological discoveries made in the City of Nice and the Nice Côte d'Azur Metropolis while also educating the general public about archaeology. This particular exhibition, called “Between mountains and shores - 10 years of archeology in Nice and the metropolis " starts on the 14th of June  at the Musée d’archéologie Nice / Cimiez. For full details see http://www.nice.fr/fr/actualites/10-ans-d-archeo?type=articles

"Ultimate Provence" at Chateau de Berne

12 June to 31 July 2019

Chateau de Berne in Lorgues in the Var has launched ULTIMATE PROVENCE - a brand new wine estate offering an unexpected experience of Provence. You can discover an upbeat boutique-hotel atmosphere and tasty wines available in the ATMOS Restaurant and roof-deck bar and lounge. It’s open 7 days a week. For all the details see the website http://www.chateauberne.com

The Monte Carlo Summer Sporting Festival

12 June to 26 July 2019

The Monte Carlo Summer Sporting Festival is getting underway in a few weeks time for another season of great music from some of the world’s top artists. Charlie Winston is on the 4th of July, Vanessa Paradis on the 5th of July and John Legend on the 26th.  There are lots of other great shows as well and you can get full information and buy tickets at www.montecarlosbm.com

Monte Carlo Television Festival

14 June to 18 June 2019

The 59th Monte Carlo Television Festival is taking place at the Grimaldi Forum in Monaco from the 14th to the 18th of June. There are lots of free events which are open to the public, including film screenings and signing sessions with TV stars and panel discussions.  For details of how you can get your tickets see the website www.tvfestival.com/en

“Apollo Missions to the Moon” Film

17 June 2019

If you’ve always had an interest in the NASA space program there’s a fantastic film being shown as part of the Monte Carlo Television Festival to mark the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. “Apollo Missions to the Moon” is a National Geographic documentary film containing previously unreleased NASA audio and its followed by a panel question and answer session. Its from 6:00pm on Monday, 17 June. It’s Free and Open to the Public with advance reservation – see www.tvfestival.com

British Association of Monaco Queen’s Birthday Party

18 June 2019

The British Association of Monaco are taking bookings for the Queen’s Birthday Party in the Salon Bellevue and Terrace of the Café de Paris on Tuesday 18th of June. You can get more information and buy tickets online at www.bam-monaco.org   

Air League of Monaco Annual Prize-Giving Cocktail

19 June 2019

The Air League of Monaco are holding their annual Prize-Giving Cocktail on the 19th of June from 5pm - 8pm for members, junior members and friends. If you would like to go along the event will be very kindly hosted by their Patron, Sir Stelios on his terrace in Monaco. There’s no entry fee but there will be an honour bar (and a Tombola) and places are limited. To reserve your place at the event please contact Susan by e-mail on susanwebb@monaco.mc or by telephone on 06 87 76 90 54

Yoga Solstice Festival Monaco

21 June 2019

If you’re into yoga, the place to be on Friday the 21st of June is the Terrasses du Casino in Monaco for the Yoga Solstice Festival. It’s part of the United Nations International Yoga Day Celebration. It starts at 5:45 pm on the 21st and you can get full details at www.yogasolsticemonaco.com

St. Paul’s Anglican Church signing of “The Centenary Book”

21 June 2019

St. Paul’s Anglican Church in Monaco will be hosting a cocktail and book signing of “The Centenary Book” which tells the history of St Paul’s church over the last 100 years. Proceeds from book sales will be donated to the charity Sight Savers, helping children suffering from River Blindness. It’s on Friday June 21. For further information please contact St. Paul’s Anglican Church on Monaco 93 30 71 06

Colombian Gala at the Monte Carlo Beach Hotel

22 June 2019

AMLA, the Monaco Latin American Association are holding a very special evening – it’s a Colombian Gala at the Monte Carlo Beach Hotel on Saturday  22nd of June.  Buffet dinner with Colombian specialties as well as live music and dance, a DJ and bar until 2am. There’s a tómbola including items signed by Colombian football and cycling celebrities. Tickets are 175 euros per person and the evening is in aid of Columbian children supported by Mission Enfance. For more information and tickets, e-mail info@amlamonaco.com

Nice Jazz Festival

16 July to 20 July 2019

One of the major events of the Riviera summer is almost here again.  The Nice Jazz Festival is taking place from the 16th to the 20th of July. It’s  5 nights of great music featuring the Black Eyed Peas, Nile Rogers & Chic, Christian McBride and many more. There are 31 concerts on 2 stages, at the Theatre de Verdure and at the Place Masséna. You can get more information at www.nicejazzfestival.fr