Major events in the city

ChartrEstivales : the summer evenings of Chartres

Every summer, the association ChartrEstivales's evenings enliven the heart of the city with numerous free animations and concerts.

> July and August

La Fête nationale du 14 juillet

Every year, the City of Chartres invites you to celebrate the National Holiday on July 14th.

The National Holiday events are completely free. Come and celebrate the union of our Nation.

The Medieval Festival

Live a weekend in the 13th century with the medieval festival of Chartres. Montjoie !

Popular and family event, the medieval festival includes the reconstruction of small historical frescoes, parades and banquets, shows and demonstrations of crafts and know-how, agricultural life, construction and warfare ... It takes place every two years in May (even year), alternating with the Fête de la lumière.

The event is organized by the City of Chartres and Chartres métropole. With the assistance of the 'association C'Chartres Médiévale.

> May (even year)

The Music Festival

Every year on June 21, the City of Chartres attaches particular importance to celebrating music.

Drawing on the pool of local musicians, the City can offer a varied program, ranging from good old rock, to electro music through classical music.

> June 21

European Heritage Days

For the European Heritage Days, the City of Chartres is preparing numerous visits and activities to discover or rediscover the city's heritage sites.

> September - Free except for exceptions.

The Artisanales of Chartres

For more than 20 years, the Artisanales de Chartres has been an unmissable event for the craft industry, offering the opportunity to discover the leading companies in France.

> Middle of October.

Christmas animations in Chartres

Every year, the City of Chartres offers dozens of activities to celebrate Christmas. Concerts, illuminations, live shows, ice rink and Christmas market allow children and adults to wait for Santa Claus' arrival. The activities are free (except for some exceptions) and organized by the City of Chartres and the les Vitrines C'Chartres.

> End of November - December

Chartres en lumières takes part in the Christmas animations!

On the occasion of the end of the year celebrations, Christmas scenographies will take place in the main monuments of Chartres.

> December