Provence Events


Avignon Motor Festival March 20-22

Avignon Motor Festival attracts each year more than 480 exhibitors and 2,600 vintage vehicles. This festival is for those who are passionate about their vintage motor rides and use this festival as an opportunity to link with others just as passionate as them.


Festival d'aix en Provence June 30 - July 18

International music festival devoted mainly to opera but also includes concerts of orchestral, chamber, vocal and solo instrumental music.

Avignon- July 4-23

The foremost arts festival in Provence is the beloved Festival d'Avignon held in the walled city of Avignon every summer during the month of July. It is an internationally recognized cultural event celebrating theater, music, dance and film.

Festival Off in Avignon- July 5-28

This is an annual event that features over 1,000 performing groups and over 1,200 different shows across the whole month of July

Lavender Festival- July 19

The town of Valesole hosts the most famous of the Lavender Festivals in Provence celebrating their beautiful blooming lavender fields and all things lavender. The festival also serves as an energetic celebration of local restaurants, artists and music for all to enjoy when they experience the beauty of the lavender.


Digne-les-Baines- August 2-6

Take the A51 motorway from Aix-en-Provence and work your way northeast to the charming spa town of Digne-les-Bains in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence region. Here, during the first week of August, the local lavender harvest is celebrated annually in a colorful festival half-a-century old, the Lavender Festival (Corso de la Lavande).

Avignon Jazz Festival August 5-9

Traditional Jazz music festival with young artists from all over coming and using this festival as a launching pad. Perfect for lovers of Jazz music looking for the opportunity to experience first hand the future big names in the business.

September & October

Annual classic car and motorcycle show-Avignon (Early September)

Great show for both car lovers and classic car owners and drivers. 16 thousand square meters of antique cars and motorcycles for 2 days

Provence grape harvest season, events at local wineries

Read about the Provence grape harvest season.


Annual Avignon Blues Festival

This is a 3-day series of blues concerts taking place in the Salle Polyvalente. It has performances by some of the best blues musicians in the world.

Provence Vacation Ideas

Plan Your Provence Vacation

Back to Top