Over a period of ten days in May, Dijon hosts one of the best-known antique and secondhand markets in France. About a hundred exhibitors present their best furniture and art: jewels, pictures, dishes, carpets, glassware, archaeological items, etc.
The Pardon of the Mariners
Every year, the little town of Saint-Jean-de-Losne hosts a major traditional celebration the third weekend in June in honor of boatmen and water-based trade. The weekend includes a blessing of the boats, a world sculling (rowing) championship, a nautical show and a fairground!
Catalpa Festival in Auxerre
On the last weekend of June, the ‘Service Compris’ association organizes a major music festival at the Park l’Arbre Sec in Auxerre. It lasts three evenings and is full of concerts where contemporary and world music are blended together. Entry is free and open to all.
Les Zaccros d’ma Rue Festival
Les Zaccros d’ma Rue takes place every year in July in and around Nevers. There are over 200 performances, including a circus, parade, fireworks, concerts, and visual performances. Its program is popular, diverse and festive.
During the first weekend in fall, Burgundy organizes roughly thirty different picnics for the ‘Fête de la Gastronomie’. This event is an opportunity to (re)discover all the flavors of the region with your family or friends. Every Fantastic Picnic has a different theme in accordance with its geographical area.
Tribu Festival in Dijon
Every October, Tribu Festival brings world music and culture to Dijon. Jazz, rap, slam, electronic, traditional music…there’s something for all preferences and all tastes! The event is now deemed by music enthusiasts to be a real standard-setter and an event that simply cannot be missed.