The Fête du Citron 2020

The Fête du Citron 2020

  15 Feb 2020    3 Mar 2020

For the 87th year, Menton on the Côte d'Azur plays host to the Fête du Citron. Come and join in this summer at the number 1 French citrus fruit festival.

Exhibition of Citrus Patterns - 15 February - 3rd March 2020.

Visit Biovès Gardens in Menton and discover giant sculptures made from nearly 15 tons of individual citrus fruits following a traditional dating back to the start of the 18th century.

Golden Fruit Parades - 16th February, 23rd February and 1st March 2020.

Visit the promenade du soleil in Menton and watch as high-energy parades full of colour wind through the narrow streets and arrive at the sea front. Enjoy the music, confetti, dancer and entertainers.

Gardens of Lights - 15th February, 21st February and 28th February 2020.

Experience the colours of citrus fruit by night. Light, sound and strange creatures come out to play. Watch as another enchanting world plays out all around you.

Night-Time Parades - 20th February and 27th February 2020.

Watch as one float decorated with citrus fruits after another as the street party begins. Music, dancers and fireworks displays lights up the night sky.

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Exhibition of Citrus Patterns in Menton

Exhibition of Citrus Patterns in Menton

Gardens of Lights in Menton

Gardens of Lights in Menton

Golden Fruit Parades in Menton

Golden Fruit Parades in Menton

Night-Time Parades in Menton

Night-Time Parades in Menton


Menton, 06500, Alpes-Maritimes, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

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