Carnaval Nice

From 15 to 29 February the spectacle of the Carnival in Nice will start again. It is the biggest event in Nice and perhaps even on the Côte d’Azur. The city lives on its festivities for two weeks.

Floats and parades

The Carnival revolves around two different events: the Foolish Corso (Corso carnavalesque), day or night, and The Flower Fight (Bataille de fleurs). The great parade of Nice takes place on Sunday, February 23. This big parade will start at 2:30 PM. It is highly recommended to be present at this parade when you are there.

Then there are 11 other parades in Nice. Hereby an overview:

  • Sat 15 Feb 2020 2:30 pm – Nice flower parade
  • Sat 15 Feb 2020 9 pm – Illuminated procession of Nice
  • Tue 18 Feb 2020 9 pm – Illuminated procession of Nice
  • Wed 19 Feb 2020 2.30 p.m. – Nice flower parade
  • Sat 22 Feb 2020 2.30 p.m. – Nice flower parade
  • Sat 22 Feb 2020 21:00 – Illuminated procession of Nice
  • Tue 25 Feb 2020 9 pm – Illuminated procession of Nice
  • Wed 26 Feb 2020 2.30 p.m. – Nice flower parade
  • Sat 29 Feb 2020 2:30 pm – Nice flower parade
  • Sat 29 Feb 2020 9:00 pm Illuminated procession from Nice

Most parades take place on Masséna square. There are many parades, decorated cars, lots of music and various artists.

Sights in Nice

Are you now in Nice for the Carnival then visit the beautiful city of Nice and my favorite: the old city of Nice. In our previous blog we have more info about sights in Nice. And if you have any questions about Nice, you can always contact us via our chat!

A bientôt,

Juliette

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