Program and hours 2023

The 149th edition of the Carnival of Granville will take place from the 17th to the 21st of February 2023!

Friday, February 17th 2023

  • 6:30 pm: Pre-opening of the Carnival, Archipel
  • 8 pm: Opening concert with Soldat Louis – Support band : Black Pearl, Carnival’s House
      • Free. Tickets available Saturday the 4th and Saturday the 11th of February at the opening of the tourist office (9h – Lecampion Street, Granville). 2 tickets maximum per person.

Saturday, February 18th 2023

  • 10 am: Carnival’s Market with musical animations, Cours Jonville
  • 2 pm: Handing over of the keys at the Calvaire on the Carnival float of the Granville Terre et Mer Misses
  • 2 pm – 6 pm : Visits of the Marité ship for its 100th birthday (3 € donated to the Char des Pauvres fund-raising)
  • 2:15 pm: Beginning of the children’s cavalcade towards the Carnival’s House
  • 3:30 pm: Children’s Ball, under the Carnival’s House
  • 6 pm: Concert, Cours Jonville
  • 8pm: «Ça tire, le défilé», Carnival’s House
  • 9 pm: Brass bands’ parade all over the city

Sunday, February 19th 2023

  • 10 am: Dawn serenades in the city center
  • 11 am: Drink of the officials
  • 1:30 pm: Beginning of the cavalcade from the Port, the Casino, and the rue des Juifs
  • 7 pm: Picnic of the carnavaliers, Carnival’s House
  • 9 pm: Illuminated cavalcade beginning at the Cours Jonville

Monday, February 20th 2023

  • 12 pm : Drink of the carnavaliers and partners, Carnival’s House
  • 7 pm: Daddy’s Ball, Carnival’s House
  • 7 pm: Mummy’s Ball, Hérel’s hall

Tuesday, February 21st 2023

  • 1:30 pm: Beginning of the cavalcade from the Calvaire
  • 4:30 pm: Judgment and execution of King Carnival, Wet dock
  • 6 pm: Battle of confettis, Cours Jonville