Our festive events in Saint Germain Boucles de Seine

Saint Germain Boucles de Seine is a destination of variety, with an annual programme of strong contrasts, including nationally reputed bric-a-brac events, electro festivals, and a traditional fair that bargain-hunters and dancers will love, as will every child, young or old!

Chatou bric-a-brac and ham festival

The Chatou festival is the biggest and most ancient popular event in France. Well-known to Parisians, it is the ideal place for connoisseurs to spot precious items, be they vintage or modern. If you ‘re an experienced eye or a seasoned bargain-hunter, join the rush and find some great deals!

Fête des Loges

Thirst for adventure? For the ultimate in games and amusement, come to the Fête des Loges at Saint-Germain-en-Laye! This traditional funfair promises 2 months of festivities and numerous attractions, as well as restaurants and some highlight events such as the famous Saint Fiacre, the crowning of the Queen and much more!

Disko and Elektric Park of Chatou

Some disco and electro musical gems come to hide on Chatou’s Ile des Impressionnistes every September! Get your team together to come and discover them on a two-day adventure of sound with the Disko Park and Elektric Park Festival!


Modern music hunters? Purists in search of authenticity? Just like good music? L’Estival has existed for more than 30 years as a Francophone summer music festival, and it takes place every September in Saint-Germain-en-Laye!

Children’s book fair at Château de Monte Cristo

Stories, fun activities and shows… Your children are spoilt for choice! They are the focal point of this literary weekend. But there’s something for parents too. Author and autograph sessions, and new book presentations, where you can discuss, read and purchase the latest literary treasures.
What better venue for this event than in the former dwelling of the author himself: Alexandre Dumas. Enter the wonderful world of the Château de Monte-Cristo and let your imagination go to work.