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What's on guide

Discover our guide to the best events on the French Riviera this week or weekend. Do not miss any major events such as the Cannes film Festival, Nice and Menton Carnival, Monaco Grand Prix or the Monaco and Cannes Yacht Shows.

Check our guide often as possible, you will be updated with the best things to do on the French Riviera (exhibitions, shows, races, concerts and more...).

Riviera Rebels Line Dance Club

05 September to 31 October 2017
Mougins

Riviera Rebels Line Dance Club are beginning lessons again on 5th September at Mougins International School. Everyone is made very welcome (they are English & French speaking), all levels from beginner to advanced dancers.  It's 4,50 Euros for an evening’s dancing. They also hold lots of social events.  For more information take a look at their website www.rivierarebels.fr or see their Facebook page.

Exhibition of paintings and sculptures

06 September to 24 September 2017
Ramatuelle

There's an exhibition of paintings and sculptures taking place in Ramatuelle from the 6th to the 24th of September. Entry is free of charge.  Details of opening hours can be found at the website www.ramatuelle-tourisme.com

 

Riviera International Singers Choir

07 September to 09 November 2017
Mougins

Is singing your thing? Then how about joining a choir?  Riviera International Singers meet to rehearse on Thursday evenings from 8 to 10pm in Mougins and are happy to welcome new members. The choir is a registered association and proceeds from concerts go to charity. For more information please send an email to enquiry@riviera-international-singers.com or call Astrid on 06 17 85 15 08

British Association of Monaco Events

08 September to 28 September 2017
Monaco

The British Association of Monaco’s Friday Friendship Club is meeting this Friday 8th September at Loga Café, 25 boulevard des Moulins from 3 pm.  It’ll be a time of leisurely and enjoyable conversation in a convivial setting.    The British Association’s first Happy hour after the summer break will be at 6pm on Wednesday 13th September at CREM. They also have a happy hour on the evening of the 28 September at L'Oliverie on the Place des Moulins. More details at the website www.bam-monaco.org

Car and Motorcycle Enthusiasts Event

09 September to 24 September 2017
St Jean Cap Ferrat

If you’re a car or motorcycle enthusiast, there’s something for you happening in Saint Jean Cap Ferrat on the 23rd and 24th September. You can see prestigious vehicles on the port and in the village.  There’ll also be elegance contests, an exhibition of movie cars on display at the Mondial de l’Automobile, as well as car sales open to all and entertainment for everyone.  So go along on to St Jean Cap Ferrat to see everything that’s happening on the 23rd and 24th September.

London to Monaco Bike Adventure

17 September to 26 September 2017
Monaco

If you’re looking for adventure and an unforgettable experience, join the ultimate ride to save our oceans, which is supported by Prince Albert of Monaco. The ride is an epic cycle trip from London to Monaco taking place in September and run by the Blue Marine Foundation in association with Rapha. To learn more, get on yer bike and visit www.london-monaco.cc

Active Living Day

24 September 2017
Valbonne

This Sunday (24th) is Active Living Day where the local active living community will be coming together on the gorgeous grounds of a private villa in Valbonne for an action packed day of fun, fitness, nutrition and wellness including yoga, pilates, fitness sessions, kids activities, food, drink and more. Get the latest on the Active Living Day in Valbonne this Sunday, using this link to their Facebook page.

Table Setting Competition

27 September 2017
Monaco

This years ‘GUEST’ Table-Setting, Cocktail & Canapé Competition takes place on the first day of the Monaco Yacht Show on Wednesday (27th), with prize giving at the Yacht Club on Friday afternoon. This year's theme is Ocean Wonderland, promoting ocean conservation and sustainable fishing. Click here for full information.

 

MYS Tenders & Toys

27 September to 30 September 2017
Monaco

One of the highlights of the year, the Monaco Yacht Show, starts this week with a brand new area devoted entirely to Tenders and Toys! Leisure equipment and water toys are now a big priority for a new generation of superyacht enthusiasts, and you can see the best throughout the Monaco Yacht Show at the ‘Tenders and Toys’ from Wednesday on Quai Antoine 1er.

Living in France - Info Evening

28 September 2017
Sophia Antipolis

Here’s one to book now for the end of September; an information evening to get you up to speed on

  • Changes to the Auto-Entrepreneur scheme
  • Your health care and RSI here in France
  • For anyone worried about Brexit, how getting French citizenship works.

It’s being organised by the highly respected Tracy Leonetti, who has been helping ex-pats work the French system for 25 years, and takes place at Novotel in Sophia Antipolis on the last Thursday in September. Booking is highly recommended on EventBrite right now.

Riviera Singers

28 September 2017
Mougins

If singing is your thing, consider joining the highly reputable Riviera International Singers who are met with rave reviews at all their performances along the Cote. They’re recruiting new singers now for rehearsals each Thursday evening at Mougins School. For more information, email; enquiry@riviera-international-singers.com or call Astrid on 06 17 85 15 08

Monte-Carlo Polo Cup

28 September to 01 October 2017
Monaco

The Yacht Show is not the only big event in Monaco this week. We also have the Monte-Carlo Polo Cup taking place from Thursday (28th) to Sunday, under the patronage of His Serene Highness, Prince Albert. Expect lots of activity around Place du Casino and get full rundown on the event at MonteCarloPoloClub.mc 

British Virgin Islands

30 September 2017
Cote d'Azur

The Riviera, and the super-yacht lifestyle here, means we have a close connection with the Caribbean, which has been devastated by Hurricane Irma recently. Following some meetings at the Cannes Yacht Show, a campaign has been set up to help raise funds for the people on the British Virgin Islands which is being run through Richard Bransons Virgin Unite, as they don’t take any fee’s whatsoever, and they have Government approval and high level access, so all funds get to the people who really need help. For full information see www.virgin.com/unite

Charity Walk in Nice

01 October 2017
Nice

SOS Cancer du Sein, the breast cancer charity, are holding a run or walk around Nice.  If you’d like to take part rendez-vous at Nice Etoile Shopping Centre in front of the reception area, by the giant visual they’re putting in place for the event, at 9.30am on the 1 October. A donation of 8 euros will be taken to participate in the event.

Line Dancing

04 October 2017
Mougins

Riviera Rebels Line Dance Club have lessons every Tuesday at Mougins International School. The club ambiance is very sociable and friendly and it only costs €4.50 for an evening’s dancing and making friends! Everyone is made very welcome, regardless of language or dancing level. Check their website; rivierarebels.fr  for more.

Paul Taylor - What the F France!

06 October to 07 October 2017
Nice, Hyeres

One of the most famous YouTubers in France, is English comedian Paul Taylor, who does the hilarious “What the F France”, poking some fun at French traditions such as strikes, cheese and how many kisses you should give when you say bonjour. With the huge popularity of the series, Paul is embarking on a national tour where he does his stand-up half in English and half in simple French we can all understand. He’s playing Nice and Hyères on the first weekend in October and you can grab tickets from FNAC or his website, PaulTaylorComedy.com

Riviera Yacht Support Golf Bonaza

06 October 2017
Châteauneuf-Grasse

After the Monaco Yacht Show, the second most anticipated event of the superyacht calendar, is the Riviera Yacht Support Golf Bonaza. On the first Friday of October (06), the beautiful Grande Bastide Golf Course at Châteauneuf-Grasse, plays host to yacht industry professionals and companies for a full day of friendly competition on the fairways and greens, plus a delicious 3-course lunch, with drinks, and generous prize giving. To take part, get online to www.rivierayachtsupport.com for all the details.  

Hangar Art

10 October 2017
Theoule sur Mer

The Hangar Art Association in Chateauneuf-de-Grasse is celebrating its 25th anniversary with an exhibition of paintings and sculptures in Theoule sur Mer, starting this week for a two week run. Eighty artists and sculptors, of 18 nationalities, are exhibiting paintings in acrylic, oil and water colour, sculptures and drawings, so there is something for everyone. Entry to the exhibition is free of charge and it’s open from Sunday 24 September to Tuesday 10 October. More at HangarArt.org

Diana Krall

11 October 2017
Monaco

It’s just been announced that the Grammy Award winning singer Diana Krall will be making a long awaited return to Monaco this October. Tickets have just gone on sale for her one night only performance at the Salle des Etoile on October 11th so make sure you get yours today and guarantee your place at this very special evening with one of the worlds greats.

Information/Reservations:
T. (377) 98 06 36 36 from 10 am to 7 pm, 7 days a week
ticketoffice@sbm.mc

Performances of “Communicating Doors” by Alan Ayckbourn

26 October to 28 October 2017
Mougins

RADA, the Riviera Amateur Dramatic Association is staging “Communicating Doors” by Alan Ayckbourn. Performances are at Mougins School on the 26, 27 and 28 October at 8pm. Admission is 10 euros including a drink. To book call 07 83 53 76 20 or send an e-mail to radabookings@free.fr

Texas

24 November 2017
Monaco

More big acts are booking in for exclusive gigs in Monaco, with the latest being Texas fronted by Charlene Spiteri. We play them a lot on Riviera Radio and now you can hear them live when the band play at the Opera Garnier the last Friday in November. Tickets from montecarlolive.com