Celebrating the Fête Nationale in the Mayenne 2023

Thursday 13th July 2023 – Celebrating the Fête Nationale in the Mayenne


Meal, Dance & Fireworks at the Salle de Loisirs

Adults: 18€ Children: 9€

Reservations: 0669146366

Sainte Suzanne et Chammes

From 7.30pm: Catering by reservation before June 30th (menu €18).

Fireworks at 11.30pm (free), followed by a ball (admission €2).

Parking de la Butte Verte


Entertainment organized by the Ste Suzanne Fire Brigade Association.


Place Neuve: Lantern Parade with children at 10pm (distribution of lanterns: 9pm)

Fireworks & Dancing

Azé (13th July)

Fireworks at the plan d’eau 11pm, with dancing and bar.


From 8pm: Fast food & bar, Free Concert: le Grand Bal du Petit Orchestre Parisien. Fireworks 11pm


Dance (Oxygène Evénements), Fast Food & drinks followed by Fireworks at 11.30pm. Organised by the local Fire Brigade


Meal in marquee with entertainment, followed by fireworks


Food with Cabaret at Place de l’Europe, followed by fireworks at Parc du Fresne


Meal under the marquee (8.30pm) with dancing, followed by Fireworks


Free entertainment:

– Inflatable village for children

– Les foulées bonchampoises

– Concert by the group “Les P’tits Fils de Jeannine”.

– Concert by the group Airplane

– Fireworks display

Friday 14th July – Celebrating the Fête Nationale in the Mayenne


From late afternoon onwards, you’ll be able to enjoy musical and dance entertainment by the water at the halte fluviale, square de Boston.

At 9 p.m., still in Boston Square, the Light’up orchestra will host a popular dance, in anticipation of nightfall and the fireworks show. A colorful, magical and dazzling show sure to delight young and old alike.


For July 14th, a program of family-friendly activities awaits you all day long: children’s games including a zip-line over the Mayenne, boat rides, Dandy rides offered by the Tourist Office, an afternoon of canoeing and kayaking initiation with the JSPA Mayenne association… and of course, the festive evening awaits you right afterwards!

7.30pm: Les allumés du bidon

9:30pm: Rock band : Antidote

11pm: fireworks

St Ellier du Maine

10 a.m.: Games for young and old, 5.5 km or 8.5 km hikes,

1:30pm: shuffleboard tournament (€10 per double, max 40 teams, many prizes to be won)

2pm: pétanque, belotte, wooden games (Free)

paying shuffleboard tournaments with prizes to be won, then

7pm: evening dance

11pm: fireworks.

Refreshments and catering on site.


– Come and picnic on the banks of the Mayenne (refreshment bar on site) or book your meal with our chef THOMAS at the restaurant and snack bar in the evening (no reservation required).

– Mountain bike race in the morning with several circuits ( Prices and registration , please ask )

– Pedestrian rally with riddles FREE all day long.

– Wooden games

– Surprise entertainment

– Live bands

– Fireworks display


14 contemporary music concerts with :

Friday: Compagnie Karnavage (7pm and 9:30pm), Collectif Team Peace (8pm), Wazoo (10pm), Feu d’artifice (11pm), Lamuzgueule (11:30pm), Alex Wat (2am). On Stage B: GSD (01h)

On-site catering and free camping available to festival-goers.


Friday 7-10pm: climbing, balloon sculpting, juggling, games. FIREWORKS

Free entry before 10pm on Fridaay, after 10pm: 6€

Chateau Gontier

As every year, enjoy the traditional July 14th fireworks display at 11pm from the Parc de l’Oisillière! It will be followed by a dancing to live music!

Free admission I Refreshments and snacks on site

For details of other events in the Mayenne, check out our What’s On Calendar: https://mayenne53.com/whats-on/ And don’t forget to join our online community on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/mayenne53english