Meet on Sundays 16th, 23rd february and 1st march 2020 from 2.30pm to 4pm on the promenade du soleil in Menton
It is strongly recommended to arrive on Menton before 12.am. In order to make access more fluid, entrances are distributed along the route.
High-energy parades and colourful celebration
On Sunday afternoon, come to the central focus of this unique event…
On Sunday morning, the town gets busy, with the coming and going of coaches and cars… Like an endless farandole, the crowd moves here and there, stretching out through the narrow streets and finally coming together along the sea front.
Today is festival day! Confetti is scattered against a background of blue sky. Entertainers, brass bands and folk groups wheel, spin and dance between the magnificent citrus fruit floats…
[Important - Fête du Citron® cancelled]
The evolution of the public health situation in Italy has led the Mayor of Menton, in accordance with the Precautionary Principle, to the decision to cancel the remaining events of the 87th Fête du Citron® (Lemon Festival).
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LEMON FESTIVAL HIGHLIGHTS !The "Fête du Citron®" (Lemon Festival), an unique event in the world, attracts more than 200,000 visitors every year.
For more than 15 days, come and enjoy the zest-flavored of Golden parades and Night-time parades(parades of citrus floats and animated by groups), admire the Exhibition of citrus patterns in the gardens Biovès (by day and/or night with the Gardens of lights); not forgetting to visit the Crafts Fair and the Festival of Orchids with unforgettable scents.
Come and discover this fantasy world, and move to the rhythm of a simply unforgettable event.