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Our Highlights

Unforgettable experiences!

Throughout the year, Châlons-en-Champagne is proud to present a number of large-scale events, some of which are the only ones of their kind in Europe. For unforgettable experiences, discover them here!

The Furies Festival

JUNE

Every year in June, Châlons-en-Champagne’s city centre is transformed into a kind of giant big top. The city turns into a space where everything is possible and acts as a setting for an array of surprising shows including burlesque performances. Welcome to the Furies Festival!

The Festival

Musiques d'Ici et d'Ailleurs

JULY

The Festival de Musique d’ici et d’Ailleurs (Music Festival from Here & Elsewhere) provides five weeks of discovery, with fascinating collaborations between artists. There are over 50 free concerts running from Tuesday evenings through to Sundays, hosted in the city centre and the surrounding areas.

Châlons Beach

JULY-AUGUST

Say goodbye to the cold and gloom of winter. In the summer, we love to be outdoors in the fresh air, enjoy fun-packed sunny days, meeting up with friends and having a great time.

The Châlons Beach program offers a whole host of entertainment and activities so you can feel as though you were really holidaying by the sea…

The "Foire de Châlons" & the

Foire en Scène Music Festival

SEPTEMBER

The Foire de Châlons is the 2nd largest agricultural trade fair in France, and is undoubtedly the most important event of the Autumn, filling the heart of the Champagne region with a vibrant atmosphere for 11 days.

During this period, the Foire en Scène festival offers free concerts every evening.

The European Heritage Days

SEPTEMBER

The European Heritage Days are the most famous cultural event shared by all citizens of Europe. In Châlons-en-Champagne, they are taking place from September 16th to 18th of 2022.

All events, tours and admission are free.

The War on Screen Festival

OCTOBER

War on Screen is unique as it is the only film festival that addresses the broad theme of war and conflict on screen. This theme is highlighted through a diverse and international program.

During the week, over 100 feature-length and short films are screened. War on Screen is more than just a festival, as its theme is rooted in the region where it was founded.

Le Fascinant Weekend

OCTOBER

From October 13th to 16th of 2022, The “Fascinant Week-end Vignobles & Découvertes” invites the public to participate in hundreds of events through a program of activities relating to wine making.

Champagne tastings, gastronomy and champagne pairings, festive evenings, concerts, fun activities, tours of the vineyards on foot, bike, scooter, vintage van, electric scooter and even buggy…

Recently awarded the Vignobles & Découvertes label, the tourist information office and its partners offer a number of sparkling events in Châlons-en-Champagne.

Challoween

OCTOBER-NOVEMBER

Every year for a few weeks at the Halloween period, Châlons is adorned with new decorations, new characters and the scariest monsters, each more frightening than the last.

Displays, entertainment, escape and laser games, paint-ball and much more, all bringing their share of surprises and guaranteed chills… and what’s more, almost everything is free!

A White Christmas and the

Christmas Market

DECEMBER

Discover the enchanting Christmas market, the many street performances, concerts, the nativity display, the Hôtel de Ville transformed into Father Christmas’ grotto and much more…an amazing and original program of festivities awaits you.