Forthcoming Events

There's so much to see and do in the surrounding area throughout the year. However, due to Covid-19 the local programme of events has been disrupted. 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.

April 2023 | Swing à Mirepoix | Three-day music festival celebrating the best of jazz and swing

May 2023 | Fête des Roses | Two-day festival in Camon 

July 2023 | 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 2023 | Bastille Day | Nationally-renowned Carcassonne fireworks display 

Mid-July 2023 | Mirepoix Memoires et Traditions | Medieval festival with market, animations, concerts and parade

Mid-July 2023 | Foix Festival Intnal de Filmernatios | Programme of 100 films and documentaries 

August 2023 | 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.


  • Four beautiful gîtes set in stunning countryside minutes from Mirepoix
  • Great location for cycling, hiking, water sports, fishing and climbing
  • Flexible changeovers all year-round
  • Rugby World Cup 2023 | Toulose host city
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