Things to Do in June in and around Nice

June is the month for fab and funky music festivals in Nice

fete de la musique

Fete de la Musique June 21, Free.  A France-wide outdoor musical free-for-all, held every year on the night of the summer solstice…

Summer Nights Free Concert Series – From June 22, Free.  A wonderful all summer long series of free concerts.

Plus other Local Concerts all month long with Nice Music Live



ironmanNice Ironman  June 24, 2018 – Free to watch!

An ultra-endurance race of insane proportions for mega-jocks, but we mere mortals can still watch!



Nice ChateauFete du Chateau Weekend  It’s back!  June 30-July 1, 2018  The only weekend of the year when you can go up to the Nice Chateau at night, for a fun music festival put on by… the Communist Party!  – Free


transhumanceThe Running of the Sheep – Free

On the Sunday that the bergers walk their 1000 sheep from their lowland winter home up to the mountains for the summer, they block all roads along the way.   Check out the yearly transhumance at Roubion Village  (accessible by the Vallee de la Tinee).

See Related Pages:

  • What to do on Sundays in Nice – free afternoon concerts, free museum days, Catholic masses, special family Opera matinees, plus a Sunday night open-air drag show in the Old Town…
  • Nice by Nite – concerts, jazz clubs, salsa and tango venues, pub quiz nights, English-language theater and movie venues…

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Photo credits: Nice Jazz Fest by Best of Nice,  Street musician licenced under Creative Commons, Sheep courtesy Nice-Matin

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