The market of Cambrai is held every Wednesday and Saturday morning under the hall. The city also offers a Christmas market in December.
In April, the BetiZFest festival highlights alternative music through concerts.
The American Journeys festival is held every year in May. It highlights American culture through demonstrations of country dance, a market and other festivities.
The Juventus festival of Cambrai celebrates classical music.
Each last weekend of July, the Palais des Grottes hosts the national contest of trait of the North which unveils the most important parade of draft horses in France.
Every August 15, the city celebrates its popular festival with a fair, a parade of giants, Martin and Martine, or even fireworks.