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A pick of the top festivals and events in Orleans!

The capital of the Centre-Val de Loire region is a rising star among metropolitan areas in France, putting on a packed programme of events and celebrations, each year fresher and bolder than the last.


Joan of Arc Festival

Step back in time and experience French history brought to life at the Joan of Arc Festival in Orleans from 29 April to 8 May.

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Sound and light show

The city’s sound and light show is all set to wow crowds during this free one-hour spectacle running every summer.

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Orleans and all that jazz

Every year, come and swing to the rhythms of jazz at a host of concerts and events in Orleans!

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One fine summer in Orleans

Every summer, Orleans comes alive with a diverse programme of festivals and special events on and around the Loire!

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Christmas market in Orleans

Every December, Orleans city centre is transformed into Santa’s village.

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Balade fluviale Festival de Loire Orléans

The Loire Festival

All aboard for the largest river boat festival in Europe, hosted on the Loire in Orleans from 18 to 22 September 2019!

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