FIREWORKS AUGUST 15 After those of July 14, make way for the fireworks of August 15! In Cannes, Biarritz, Royan or Toulon, discover the program for this evening in several cities, as well as information on how to attend.

[Updated July 17, 2023 4:45 PM] Monday, August 15 is a public holiday in France. Indeed, it is the Assumption. For the occasion, as every year, several towns set off fireworks, to the delight of holidaymakers and locals alike. However, due to the drought and the start of fires in different departments, some municipalities will decide to cancel their pyrotechnic events. Many people will still be able to enjoy this summer show, which has nothing to envy to the fireworks set off during the National Day. The animations can even be more impressive than those of July 14th.

Read our article to find out all the information about the fireworks in Biarritz, Toulon or Cannes. Remember to check the schedule since, with the drought and fire vigilance implemented in several departments, some fireworks on August 15 will be canceled. Follow our handy guide to find out which cities are holding fireworks:

On the theme “Unexpected”, the bay of Cannes offers a pyrotechnic and musical journey inspired by key titles from the 70s and 80s that have a real pyrotechnic “soul”. The fireworks on August 15, 2023 are set off at 10 p.m. as part of the “Festival d’Art Pyrotechnique de Cannes”, a free event.

La Baule is not organizing a fireworks display on August 15, but the day before, Monday August 14, 2023, observable from La Baule beach opposite General de Gaulle Avenue at 10:30 p.m. Shot from the bay of La Baule-Escoublac, special measures are in place to enhance the security of the event. Travel on foot or by bike is preferred and it is recommended to park far away because part of the seafront and Avenue de Gaulle are closed to vehicles.

The city of Biarritz sets the sky ablaze with pyrotechnic creations on August 15, 2023 from 10:45 p.m. Go to the Grande Plage to watch the fire fired from the Rocher du Basta and from the Grande Plage on the side of the Hôtel du Palais. The device deploys for 20 minutes.

On the Port de l’Herbaudière in Noirmoutier-en-l’Île, a fireworks display is set off at 10:30 p.m. on August 15, 2023, followed by a concert by the groovy Lyon quintet Da Break.

For August 15, 2023, Le Touquet fireworks are traditionally fired from Ypres Garden, very close to the Town Hall, around 10:30 p.m. For those who would like to watch the celebrations from the seaside, they should be visible if you are on the beach.

In Royan, like every year, a pyro-melodic show takes place on August 15, 2023 at 10:30 p.m. from the Grande Conche de Royan. “The show is 180° since we also benefit from the fireworks on the other side of the Gironde estuary, on the Médoc side, like the Verdon” indicates the Royan Atlantique site.

The Cassis fireworks are scheduled for Tuesday August 15 at 10 p.m. from the port, followed by a ball at 10:30 p.m. Place Baragnon.

Arras may not be by the sea, but the city of Pas-de-Calais will still be entitled to its fireworks on Tuesday, August 15, 2023. It will be fired from the Grandes leisure center Meadows around 11 p.m. More information.