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2021 Cannes summer event calendar

There is never a dull moment this summer in Cannes, from rooftop concerts to guided tours, festivals and outdoor cinema, it's a happening place!


View of Cannes port during the Cannes Yachting Festival. All rights reserved.

The French Riviera is always packed with things to do and Cannes has worked extra hard to make sure there's never a dull moment! They were also kind enough to provide a full listing of their events in a press conference so we can tell you every thing happening.


The theme this summer for Cannes' cultural and event season celebrates the pleasure of getting together. Art, culture and "life" has been a constant topic for the mayor, David Lisnard, who battled throughout the confinement to maintain art & culture for Cannes residents in any way possible. Now that we are back to enjoying shows and events together, they pulled out all stops!


Quality shows, varied exhibitions, pop-up events throughout the city, open-air cinema sessions, the return of the Pyrotechnic Art Festival, workshops for children, visits to the neighbourhoods, and much more are on offer to Cannes residents and holidaymakers.



Here is a listing of the events, concerts, markets and outdoor cinema for Summer 2021:


ALL SUMMER

From 1 June to 19 September - Guided tours of the Fort Royal - Tours - Fort Royal - Ile Sainte-Marguerite


From 9 June to 14 September - Neighbourhood tours with historical commentary by the Municipal Archives - Tours - All over town


From 18 June to 5 December - Gregory Forstner, The sun burning under the eyelids - Exhibition - Suquet des Art(iste)s


From 24 June to 19 September - Guided tours of the Villa Domergue - Tours - Villa Domergue


From June 24th to September 19th - Jean-Gabriel Domergue and Odette Domergue, The donation - Exhibition - Villa Domergue


From 29 June to 14 November - Visions of Sainte-Marguerite - Exhibition - Musée du Masque de fer et du Fort Royal


Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 1/07 to 26/08 - Cannes Nocturnes - Market - Tuesday: Bd Jean Hibert / Wednesday: Place du Marché La Bocca / Thursday: Quai St-Pierre


From 1 July to 31 August - Luna Park - Entertainment - Parking Pierre de Coubertin - Cannes La Bocca


From 3 July to 28 August - Pages à la plage - Entertainment - Plage Zamenhof


From 5 July to 6 August - Côtes et gens de mer des Alpes-Maritimes - Exhibition - Municipal Archives - Espace Calmette


From 06 July to 13 October - Cannes fait le mur - Exhibition - Throughout the city


From 9 July to 24 August - Summer workshops - Visit/entertainment - Musée des explorations du monde and Musée du Masque de fer et du Fort Royal


July 9 and 23, August 6 and 20 - The Museum of World Explorations summer exhibition lecture tours - Tours - Musée des explorations du monde


From 16 July to 6 August - Festival Jeune Chopin - Music - Courtyard of the Musée de la Castre, le Suquet


From 24 July to 21 August - Mapping - Cannes in lights " La Porte aux Etoiles " - Entertainment - façade of the Palais des Festivals


From 26 July to 14 November - Barthélémy Toguo, Kingdom of faith - Exhibition - La Malmaison


Until September 5 - Femmes Fatales : Artemisia Gentileschi et Judith de Béthulie - Exhibition - Musée des explorations du monde


Every Friday (from the 9th) July and August - Cannes Pelote Basque - Sport - Fronton Michel Ughetto



JULY



From 3 to 24 - Wednesdays and Saturdays - Partir en livre - Entertainment - Playgrounds in Cannes parks and gardens


From 6 to 17 - 74th Cannes Film Festival - Festival - Palais des Festivals


7 and 27 - Augmented reality - Workshop - La Frayère Library


8 and 15 - Iron Mask theme - Workshop - Municipal Archives - Villa Montrose


From 9 to 14 - Festival Entr'2 Marches - Festival - 45 rue Mimont - salle Gilbert Fort


Wed. 14 - National holiday for French Independence


14, 21 and 29 - Pyrotechnic Art Festival - Fireworks- Baie de Cannes


Thu. 15 and Fri. 16 - Positive Cinema Week - Cinema - La Bocca Market Square - Allées de la Liberté


Mon. 19 - Ciné Quartier - Dirty Dancing - Cinema - Parvis du Palais des Festivals


Tue. 20 - Ciné Quartier - Intouchables - Cinema - Place du marché - Cannes La Bocca


From 20 to 24 - Film making - Workshop - Médiathèque Noailles


Thu. 22 - Story reading and drawing workshop - Entertainment - La Frayere Library


Thu. 22 - Tribute to Astor Piazolla - Orchestre de Cannes - Concert - Théâtre Debussy


Fri. 23 - Guided tour of the exhibition Côtes et gens de mer des Alpes-Maritimes - Visits - Municipal Archives - Espace Calmette


Sat. 24 and Sun. 25 - Saint-Cassien Festival - Entertainment - Butte Saint-Cassien


Sun. 25 - Benjamin Biolay - Concert - Terrace of the Palais des Festivals


Mon. 26 - Ciné Quartier - Le Grand Bleu - Cinema - In front of the Palais des Festivals


Tue. 27 - Ciné Quartier - Aladdin - Cinema - Place du marché - Cannes La Bocca


Tue. 27 - Summer Nights - Beethoven / P. Bianconi, Orchestre de Cannes - Concert - Terrace of the Palais des Festivals