Events in Menton

Summer and winter, the town of Menton is punctuated by its agenda of events. With fiends, in a couple or with your family you will surely find an event which will satisfy everybody.

The Menton fête du citron

The most important event in town is the Fête du Citron. It takes place every year during the month of February. It attracts more than 240 000 visitors during the 15 days of festivities. Incredible floats, created with lemons and oranges, parade in the streets of Menton. In the town center, you can also admire sculptures made with citrus, some 10 meters high.

The fête du citron is also a nocturnal feast with fireworks, balls and concerts. At nightfall, the jardins Biovès enlighten and plunge you in a fairy tale atmosphere. A wonderful occasion to celebrate the end of winter on the côte d’Azur!

The Menton Music Festival

In the summer, the town is animated by the festival de la musique. The festival is part of the most ancient and prestigious classical music festivals in Europe. Several concerts spotlight the greatest classical and international artists.

The festival goers get together around these musical scenes facing the port on the forecourt of the Saint-Michel-Archange. The location and the talent of the artists create a magical moment.

The Menton gardens Mediterranean days

For a weekend, the nurserymen of the Mediterranean Littoral settle down on the esplanade Francis Palmero of Menton. Professionals, amateur gardeners, tourists or locals are all present to exchange advices on their indoor and outdoor and the arrangement of their gardens or their terraces.

It is also the opportunity to discover the exhibitions organized on this occasion, to visit the town’s gardens, assist at conferences and have the children participate in several manual activities. It can be a great family day!

And many other events

However, the town organizes cultural events all year long.

Several events such as the « Rencontres Théâtrales Franco-italiennes » mark out the year with excuses for a personal enrichment, destined to the locals or the tourists.