In 2017, Le Havre celebrates 500 years with many events.
The city of Le Havre, which has inspired many painters and artists of all kinds, has retained an important cultural tradition.
Le Havre markets are held on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Sundays in the morning. A Christmas market also takes place in December.
Literary Festival, the Taste of Others is held in January. Through lectures, lectures and other cultural events, it highlights the literatures of the world.
Original, the Fest Yves is an event in Breton colors that takes place in the Saint-François district every May.
Dixie Days is a jazz festival that takes place in June on the beaches of Le Havre and Sainte-Adresse.
Polar at the Beach, a literary festival dedicated to detective novels, is organized every year in July. Like the world music festival, Moz'aïques, it takes place in the Z'Estivales, street entertainment taking place throughout the summer.
In September, the feast of the sea unveils the start of a race linking Le Havre to Bahia in Brazil.