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Granville CarnivalFebruary 9 to 13, 2024

Granville Carnival

Five days of festivities

The 150th edition of Carnaval de Granville will take place from February 9 to 13, 2024 where for five days, this great festival will rock the territory, in all conviviality. Discover the program.

Traditional program

Carnaval de Granville

Friday evening kicks off the Carnaval de Granville, which will enliven Monaco du Nord until Mardi Gras.

The program below is provisional and will be fleshed out over the coming weeks.


February 9, 2024
  • 6:30pm: Carnival pre-opening show at l’Archipel – bookable for €3
  • 8:00pm: Free opening concert – Maison du carnaval

To get tickets for the opening concert, go to the Granville Terre et Mer Tourist Office, 2 rue Lecampion, at 9am on the two Saturdays preceding the event (January 27 and February 3). Beware, this is the only way to get your tickets, and they’re going fast! A maximum of two places will be given out per adult attending these distribution slots.


February 10, 2024
  • From 10:00 am: Carnival market with musical entertainment – Cours Jonville
  • 2:00 pm: Handing over of the keys to the town to His Majesty the King of Carnival on the Demoiselles Granville Terre et Mer float – Rond-Point du Calvaire
  • 2:15 pm: Departure of the Cavalcade des enfants du Calvaire to the Maison du Carnaval
  • 3:30pm: Children’s ball – Maison du Carnaval
    • Free for children, €4 for accompanying adults.
  • 6:00 pm: Concert – Podium Cours Jonville
  • 8:00 pm: Ça tire, le défilé, costume parade with music – Maison du Carnaval
  • From 9:00 pm: Samedi en fanfares – Departure from the podium on Cours Jonville, followed by a fanfare through the town



February 11, 2024
  • 10h00 : Aubades musicales dans le centre-ville
  • 11h00 : Pot des officiels – Maison du Carnaval
  • 13h30 : La Grande Cavalcade humoristique et satirique – 3 départ (Port – Casino – rue des Juifs)
  • 19h00 : Pique-nique des carnavaliers – Maison du Carnaval
  • 21h00 : Cavalcade lumineuse – Départ Cours Jonville


February 12, 2023

12:00: Carnavaliers and partners potluck – Maison du Carnaval

19:00: Bal à papa -Maison du carnaval

19:00: Bal à maman – Salle de Hérel

No tickets: these balls are reserved for people who have helped organize and parade the Carnaval floats.

Mardi Gras

February 13, 2023
  • 1:30 p.m.: Humorous and satirical cavalcade – Departure from Calvaire
  • 4:30 p.m.: Judgment and execution of His Majesty the King of Carnival – Bassin à flot du Port de Granville
  • 6:00 p.m.: Great confetti battle with music – Cours Jonville
  • From 8:00 p.m.: Intrigues throughout the town.



Grande cavalcade on Sunday: floats depart from place Guépratte, rue des Juifs, place Foch at 1:30pm.

Fairground: Fontaine Bedeau parking lot and place Sémard (SNCF train station). Children’s fair: place Sémard.

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