At the beginning of February (several days in spite of its name), the festival of La Folle Journée offers a multitude of concerts of classical music in various places even unusual where the public is in direct proximity of the artists.
From mid-February to early March, the Hip Opsession festival features over 40 concerts and events (raps, dance, graph).
At the beginning of March, over three days, the literary festival Atlantide brings together some fifty authors at the castle, in bookshops and libraries where readings are also organized.
In July and August, the Voyage à Nantes proposes a series of animations highlighting heritage elements, all of the sites being connected by a line drawn on the ground. The opening of this "marathon" will take place on 1 July at the Nuit du Van (concerts, night tours of museums...).
From mid-July to mid-August, the Festival des Hours d'Eté organizes concerts, outdoor screenings, readings for varied audiences on themes that are as well.
At the end of August (or beginning of September), the Festival des rendez-vous de l'Erdre offers free jazz concerts.
The second weekend of September, La Folie des Plantes brings together gardening and horticulture enthusiasts (scholarship, exhibitions, fun activities).
During the second half of September, the Scopitone festival brings together multimedia artists.
On the second weekend of October, the festival "Des Lectures qui Résonnent" brings together writers and historians.
At the beginning of November, the international festival of science-fiction of the Utopiales sees converging authors, filmmakers and visual artists.
At the end of November, the 3 Continents festival attracts moviegoers (screenings, tributes to actors or filmmakers, etc.).
- From 8 august to 27 september 2020
- 9 rue des Etats, Nantes Tourisme
- Works of art in public space, exhibitions, meeting places, heritage and contemporary architecture... - The trip to Nantes is a cultural and tourist routes throughout the city that becomes an event during the months of July and August. Along the streets and moods, discover, along a green line footprint, unusual works of art that open the doors of an unknown city and unsuspected. - The event's kick journey to Nantes in early July with the event The Night of the NPV to an end at the end of August, there are dozens of appointments that await for free make your summer. - Every summer, this route is reactivated and enriched to ask the city a new look and always curious. So come to Nantes to explore a different city, full of inventiveness.