Major events in Reims

The event of 2024
Olympic Torch Relay

On June 30, 2024, Reims will be ablaze as it hosts the Olympic Torch Relay!

Paris 2024 unveils an epic route, crossing 400 cities, 65 stages, illuminating 64 territories with 10,000 carriers. Reims, a proud stopover city, will unveil its heritage at this unique event, marking the start of a two-month Olympic celebration across France. This vibrant and inclusive relay symbolizes the launch of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, uniting the French in a spirit of enthusiasm and anticipation.

Don’t miss this Olympic incandescence in the heart of the city!

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January 29 to February 10, 2024
FARaway Festival

For its 5th edition, the multi-disciplinary FARaway – Festival des Arts Ă  Reims spotlights artists and agitators from around the Mediterranean, an area of encounters, exchanges and social, political and economic struggles.

On the program:
Dance / music / theater / young audience / installation / performance / meeting / exhibition / …

+ 150 artists / + 35 shows / + 10 countries / + 10 days / + 10 stages

Imagined by La Cartonnerie / CĂ©sarĂ© / La ComĂ©die / le FRAC / Le ManĂšge / Nova Villa / l’OpĂ©ra

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January 31 and February 1, 2024
Start of the Monte Carlo Historic Rally

On February 1, at 7pm, 90 crews will set off from the Parking du Boulingrin, ready to conquer the prestigious Rallye. Among them were some local heroes, including Jean-Claude Leuvrey, former “boss” of the Rallye in Reims and co-driver of Pierre Bos.

Attend scrutineering on January 31 at the Parc des Expositions, from 2.30pm and on February 1 from 8.30am. A unique experience awaits you on the Place du Boulingrin from 5pm with captivating entertainment.

Get ready for an unforgettable car party in Reims!

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March 7 to 9, 2024
Pop Women Festival

Discover POP WOMEN FESTIVAL, the pop culture event celebrating female creativity!

Only 20% of artists at French cultural events are women, which is why this festival is committed to equality.

For 3 days, from March 7 to 9, 2024 in Reims, immerse yourself in unique performances combining exhibitions, screenings, meetings, book signings, workshops and concerts. A festive, caring and inclusive atmosphere awaits you. Don’t miss this celebration of POP CULTURE and FEMALE CREATIVITY!

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April 9 to 14, 2024
Reims Polar

Get ready to plunge into the captivating world of film noir at the fourth edition of Reims Polar, from April 9 to 14, 2024!

After a digital launch in 2021 and a first physical edition in 2022, the festival returns with an eclectic program, exploring the genre through encounters, masterclasses and moments of sharing. In the same way as Cognac and Beaune, this not-to-be-missed whodunit, which has been held since 1982, offers a fascinating cinematic experience, bringing together great names such as Claude Chabrol, André Téchiné and Nicolas Winding Refn.

Don’t miss this festival, which promises an intense immersion in the best of film noir!

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May 25 and 26, 2024
Johannine feasts

For a weekend in spring, Reims recaptures the effervescence of the Middle Ages.

The town pays tribute to the woman who delivered it from the English yoke and had Charles VII crowned in its cathedral on July 17, 1429: Joan of Arc!
Medieval village, troubadours and jugglers liven up the streets. Festive atmosphere guaranteed.

  • Family event
  • Entertainment & music all weekend long
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June 1, 2024
Foulée des Sacres

Immerse yourself in the excitement of La Foulée des Sacres, the June running event in Reims!

Organized by the Reims fire department and the DAC Reims, this SCAP18 event features an 8km run in the heart of the city, starting behind the cathedral and finishing next door. La foulée des sacres looks forward to seeing you on Saturday, June 1, 2024 for an unforgettable running experience in the heart of Reims! Come and cheer us on or join in the fun!

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June 1, 2024
FISE Xperience

Immerse yourself in the international, multidisciplinary world of FISE, bringing together the best athletes in urban snowboarding. The next edition will take place from June 14 to 16, 2024! On the program: BMX freestyle park, Roller freestyle park and Scooter freestyle park. An experience not to be missed!

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Le vendredi 11 et samedi 12 juin 2023, Fise Xperience Ă  Reims.

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Nearly 100 concerts and the great names in classical music and jazz brighten up the summers of Reims. Most of these concerts are free of charge, and take place in prestigious or unexpected venues such as the Basilique Saint-Remi or the city’s parks.

The closing PICNIC CONCERT in Champagne Park is a must!

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October 2024
Reims Champagne Run

Over 15,000 runners come together every year for a marathon that boasts some of the best performances in France.

Find out more on our dedicated page.

  • Sports event
  • 10 km, half-marathon and marathon
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October 2024

Sunnyside Festival

Organized by Jazzus production, the Sunnyside Festival is held every year in mid-October. It offers a wide range of concerts and other events based on Great Black Music culture, at venues in Reims such as La Cartonnerie, La mĂ©diathĂšque Falala, and Le Cellier…

In addition to concerts by national and international artists, enjoy screenings, exhibitions and workshops on jazz, soul, funk, hip-hop and much more.

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December 2024

Christmas Market

Whether you’re young or old…

Let the magic happen! The Reims Christmas Market is the 3rd largest in France behind Strasbourg and Colmar.

You’ll discover a multitude of gastronomic, artisanal and festive products.

  • 3rd largest Christmas market in France
  • Sound and light
  • A must
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See you in 2025
The Magnificent Society

Open-air music festival in the heart of Champagne Park. which attracts a very wide audience over 3 days thanks to its rich and varied program.

The headliners of the 2023 edition:

  • Friday: Phoenix, Aya Nakamura
  • Saturday: AngĂšle, Rema

Due to the events organized as part of the Paris 2024 Olympic Games, the Magnifique Society will exceptionally not be taking place this year.

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