Festivities and traditions

Our traditions are still firmly anchored in the hearts of Sète’s people and find their expression in the festivals:

The Feast of Saint Pierre, a fishermen’s festival with a procession of gaily decorated boats, and the Feast of Saint Louis, patron saint of the town, whose celebrations carry on for several days non-stop in the Cadre Royal square and also in other streets and squares, where visitors mingle with Sète’s locals, both current residents and expats who never miss these colourful events.

From Thursday 22 to Tuesday 27 August 2019

The " Saint Louis' Day" is the patronal feast of Sète and also the jousters holiday. More than 70 street shows and bodegas are open until the middle of the night: with a deliriou...

Saturday 31 August 2019

from 17:30

Sète and Neuburg (Germany) are partner cities since 1986. The "Beer Festival" is organized each year for the anniversary of twinning between Sète and Neuburg.  

From Tuesday 07 to Monday 13 April 2020

Every day

  Escale à Sète - Maritime Traditions Festival "Escale à Sète" is a completely new kind of event in France and is devoted to maritime traditions. It is taking place in France...

From Thursday 02 to Monday 06 July 2020

Every day

  The fishermen holiday, in other words "The Saint Pierre's Atonement Day" is a very popular celebration for the citizens of Sète. On Friday evening the statue of the fishermen's ...
Share :