28 April - 8 May 2018
This yearly antiques fair takes place in the Place des Quinconces, near the quayside and the beautiful 18th century Place des Grands Hommes. Visitors, professionals and locals all search through stands, looking for bargains.
12 - 21 May 2018
Exhibitors from 50 different countries attend this event, providing multicultural flavour. Stalls are dedicated to arts, interiors or the environment. Takes place at the Parc des Expositions (Exhibition Park) and is over 80 years' old. Cost can be up to 8 euros and under 6's are free
Wine Fair, Bordeaux
14 - 18 June 2018, bi-annual
Lovers of good food and wine will enjoy Bordeaux’s Fete du Vin along a 2km stretch of the banks of the Garonne, in the very heart of this UNESCO World Heritage site. There is a full programme of events - highlights include tastings, concerts and fireworks.
Each year during the second week of July, the town of Bazac hosts a lively flamenco festival with performances by regional and national dancers.
Free jazz festival with funfair and fireworks.
9 - 12 August 2018
Arcachon Bay oysters are particularly sumptuous and are celebrated at the annual oyster festival.
8 September 2018
One of the most scenic marathons imaginable. However, if taking part is not your thing, then join the many thousands of spectators and enjoy the festivities.
Please check precise details and dates with event organisers before making your holiday and travel arrangements.