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Fête des Mai, Nice

Celebrating May and the Niçoise culture

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A popular Niçoise celebration held in the Jardins des Arènes de Cimiez in the shade of olive trees. Local culture and language is celebrated as family and friends share songs, dances, music and traditional culinary specialities. 

Join the party at the wonderful Jardin des Arènes de Cimiez each Sunday throughout May. 

There will be numerous musical entertainments, children's workshops and shows and the first Sunday will see the crowning of the Queen of May.


Jardin des Arènes de Cimiez


Map of the surrounding area