Events going on in summer 2019 on the French Riviera

Take advantage of the Best Western Plus Hotel Masséna Nice's ideal location to participate in the major cultural, sports and musical events taking place during the summer in 2019 right on the doorstep of your 4-star hotel. Find out what's going on and which of the greatest events of the summer are happening during your stay in Nice and on the French Riviera.


June 2019


June 21 - Fête de la Musique (music festival) in Nice

For the second year running, the Fête de la Musique de Nice is being broadcast live on TV on France 2. The event takes place on Place Masséna, one minutes' walk from the Best Western Plus Hotel Masséna Nice. Come and celebrate the summer with more than 30,000 people to the beat of the greatest musical hits of the year 2019.


June 22 and 23, 2019 - Championnat du pur-Sang Arabe de la Méditerranée et des Pays Arabes (Thoroughbred horse racing championship of the Mediterranean and Arab countries) in Menton

Horse racing fans and professionals get together on the 22 and 23 June at the Stade Rondelli for the Championnat du pur-Sang Arabe de la Méditerranée et des Pays Arabes. This is a dream opportunity to behold the most beautiful horses in the world from close up. Take advantage of your getaway in Menton to try the "Le 5" restaraunt at our Menton hotel.


June 30 - Ironman France in Nice

Ironman France comes to Nice on June 30. The competitors gather on the Plage du Centenaire to kick off the race with a 3.8-km swim, then cycle across the stunning landscapes of the Nice back-country and finish off running 4 laps of the Promenade des Anglais.

Ironman France Nice

Ironman France Nice



June 30, 2019 - Fête de la Saint-Pierre

Immerse yourself in the local traditions at the Fête de la Saint-Pierre on June 30, 2019, between the Vieux-Nice neighbourhood and the Port de Nice. A festival celebrating the traditions of Nice, in honour of the sea and fishermen.

 Saint Peter's Day Nice - Credit Cote d'Azur France
Saint Peter's Day Nice - Credit Cote d'Azur France

July 2019


July 2 to August 11, 2019 - Monte-Carlo Sporting Summer Festival in Monaco

The Monte-Carlo Sporting Summer Festival is a rendez-vous for the greatest international stars. On the programme for this 2019 edition: Charlie Wintson, Vanessa Paradis, The Australian Pink Floyd Show, John Legend, Sting, Enrique Iglesias and many more.


July 14 to August 24 - Festival d'Art Pyrotechnique in Cannes

45 minutes' drive from your 4-star hotel, you can witness one of the most stunning fireworks displays you're ever likely to see, at the Festival d'Art Pyrotechnique de Cannes.

 Cannes Pyrotechnic Art Festival - Credit Le Buvard Bavard
Cannes Pyrotechnic Art Festival - Credit Le Buvard Bavard

July 16 to 20, 2019 - Nice Jazz Festival in Nice

Renowned for being the world's very first jazz festival, the Nice Jazz Festival now welcomes all musical genres. Stay right at the beating heart of this incredible musical event, happening 100 metres of the Best Western Plus Hotel Masséna Nice.

Nice Jazz Festival 2019
Nice Jazz Festival 2019

July 25 to August 13, 2019 - Festival de Musique de Menton

The Festival de Musique de Menton takes place from July 25 to August 13 on the courtyard of the Saint-Michel basilica on the seafront. Come and join in with this 70th edition that, once again, promises magical evenings on the heights of Menton.

 Menton Music Festival - Credit Menton infos
 Menton Music Festival - Credit Menton infos  

August 2019


August 9 to 11, 2019 - Les Plages Electroniques in Cannes

This summer, it's time to head to Cannes! Just 45 minutes' drive from Nice is where the party's at... Strut your stuff to the beats of greatest DJs at Plages Electroniques. Enjoy the wild party atmosphere on the beach, with your toes in the sand.


August 14 to 18, 2019 - International Folklore Festival in Nice

The Théâtre de Verdure awaits you from August 14 to 18 for the 63rd edition of the International Folklore Festival. A unique and family-friendly international event featuring performances by 5 folk groups from around the world.


September 2019


September 7 and 8, 2019 - Ironman 70.3 World Championships in Nice

The Ironman 70.3 World Championships brings 6,000 of the world's best athletes to Nice for in the qualifying rounds.


Events French Riviera Summer 2019
Events French Riviera Summer 2019

The city of Nice annually puts on more than 2,000 events that liven up the French Riviera and thrill both residents and tourists. So many more reasons to book your next holiday in the capital of the French Riviera and stay at the Best Western Plus Hotel Masséna Nice to be right at the heart of the action.

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