- The holiday Gayant ... 3 days of parade: In early July, the family Gayant Douai party on the occasion of the annual output of its giants. Traditions and activities marking the celebrations of the city by Gayant held each Sunday following July 5. Come and see Mr. and Mrs. Gayant, and their children, Jacquot, Fillon and Binbin, costumed giants of 2.40 m to 8.50 m, weighing up to 370 kg (the giants are rarer still worn today: Mr and Mrs Gayant Gayant by six men each). The most interesting moment: the reunion of the giants and Douai on Sunday mornings from 10.30am to 12pm.
- The Feast of the boats: Douai Petty is the second port of France, the city makes it to honor each May 1st with this event the highlight of which is forgiveness of the boats, an outdoor mass in the middle decked barges parked Dorignies.
September 2021 in Lille