Forthcoming Events

There's so much to see and do in the surrounding area throughout the year. Our comprehensive list of all the best local (and some national) events taking place in Ariege and beyond below is subject to change and will be updated as and when events are confirmed.

For details of all the local markets in the region please scroll down the page.

6th January - 17th March Carnaval de Limoux

29th April - 1st March 2024 | Swing à Mirepoix | Three-day music festival celebrating the best of jazz and swing

May 2024 | Fête des Roses | Two-day festival in Camon 

19th -21st July| Fêtes historiques | Shows and historical costume parades take place in the historic center of the Bastide de Mirepoix

July 2024 | Carcassonne Festival | Featuring music, theatre, opera and dance. In recent years, this event has attracted top name acts including Sting, Black Eyed Peas, James Blunt, and many more 

14 July 2024 | Bastille Day | Nationally-renowned Carcassonne fireworks display 

1st-4th August 2024 MIMA Puppet Festival Mirepoix

August 2024 | Sound and Light Show | In front of the chateau of Foix

Local Markets

Here are some of our favourite markets, starting with our local one:

Mirepoix | Monday and Thursday 

Foix | Tuesday and Wednesday | July and August only

Lavelanet | Wednesday and Friday 

Leran | Friday | Night market | July and August only | Great selection of food stalls serving local dishes

Puivert | Wednesday | Night market | July and August only | Great selection of food stalls serving local dishes

Pamiers | Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday

For a comprehensive list of all the markets taking place across the region please click here.


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