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Festivals - Highlights of the year

 

JANUARY

Truffle Festival  - Sarlat - Learn more
During one week-end, numerous events around this emblematic mushroom.
Raid des 2 Vallées - Le Bugue
During one day, sportive have to make several sports one after the other.

 

FEBRUARY

Sarlat Fest’oie - Sarlat - Learn more
Each year, in February or the beginning of March, Sarlat celebrate its emblematic animal : the goose. Games into the town, a big meal, and lot of events about this theme. 

MAY

"La grappe de Cyrano" 
'La Grappe de Cyrano' is a classic enduro motorcycle race born in 1987. It takes place every year at the end of April/beginning of May on the roads of South Perigord.
Festival Brikabrak - Le Bugue
It celebrates music, theatre, humor and poesy. Numerous shows are presented. Various artists from over the world are here during the week-end of Pentecost.
European Night of Museums 
Exceptionnal opening by night with performances especially for this night. Most of the time, it's free.

JUNE

"Rendez-vous aux Jardins"
Public and some private gardens are opened during one week-end.
National Archeology Days 
Innovative, original and interactive activities to discover the treasures of archeology in museums, archaeological sites, laboratories.
European sustainable development week - Learn more
The ESDW is a European-wide initiative to stimulate and make visible activities, projects and events that promote sustainable development goals. 

JULY

La Félibrée - Learn more
Every first sunday of the month, it's the great annual festival of Occitan tradition.
Festival of Montignac "Cultures aux coeurs"- Montignac - Learn more
World music and dance Festival.
"St Amand fait son intéressant" festival - Saint Amand de Coly
Music, theatre and dance on the street.
Potery market - Limeuil - Learn more
During one week-end, come into the world of ceramics. A lot of artists are here and some activities are proposed.

AUGUST

Black Perigord Festival - Learn more
More than a classic music festival, this one takes place into special places. It's to discover it too!
"Musique en Périgord" festival - Learn more
Classical and contemporary music concerts held into churches of the Vézère valley.

SEPTEMBER

European Heritage Days - Learn more
Some sites ans monuments are exceptionally opened during one week-end and others are at reduced prices.
International Greeter Day - Learn more
A greeter is a resident who proposes free guided tours of a place of his choice for a group of up to 6 persons.

OCTOBER

Rando Silex - Saint Léon sur Vézère - Learn more
A trail for mountain bikers and hikers in the Vézère valley.
Fête du terroir - Le Bugue
Discover the authenticity, the traditions and the quality of the Périgord Noir products.

NOVEMBER

Contes du Lébérou
Evenings with a local story-teller in all the villages of Black Périgord. 
Movie Festival "Documenterre" - Montignac 
Movies about nature, animals, sustainable projects are showed. Conferences are in addition.

DECEMBER

Christmas market - Sarlat / Périgueux / Bergerac
Christmas villages with a theme for each of them. 

Festival Brikabrak
Festival Brikabrak
La dernière semaine de juillet, danses, chants, spectacles, animations de rues à Montignac - Lascaux.
Festival du Périgord Noir - Musique classique