Events to live like an Aixois this autumn

5 rendez-vous pour vivre comme un Aixois cet automne

Events to live like an Aixois this autumn

Fancy a trip to Aix-en-Provence this autumn? Discover the 5 not-to-be-missed events to live like an Aixois.

Welcome to the warmth of Aix-en-Provence, where each season reveals its own unique charm. This autumn, plunge into the heart of Aix culture with five events that promise unique experiences.

Mômaix 2023

Let yourself be carried away by the artistic effervescence of Mômaix, a contemporary art festival for families. Mômaix offers a unique sensory experience, an invitation to explore art in all its forms. Circus arts, dance, music and theatre, artists from all over the world express themselves through 32 shows, creating a unique symbiosis between tradition and modernity.


When? : Every day from 17 October to 23 December 2023.

Where ? : In 36 cultural venues across the city.

The Foire aux Santons

Immerse yourself in the magic of Christmas at the Foire aux Santons. In a warm atmosphere, discover unique figurines fashioned by passionate craftsmen. The authenticity of Provencal tradition comes to life, offering an immersive experience that will awaken your childlike soul.


When ? : Every day from 17 November to 31 December 2023, from 10am to 7pm.

Where ? : Esplanade Cezanne.

Aix-en-Provence International Short Film Festival

Experience the artistic effervescence of the 41st edition of the Festival Tous Courts. In just a few days, immerse yourself in a world of cinematic creativity. Fascinating stories, emerging talent: a captivating experience that will broaden your cultural horizons.


When ? : From 28 November to 2 December 2023.

Where ? : 5 venues across the city.

The Marché des Treize Desserts

Let your taste buds tingle at the Marché des Treize Desserts. Let yourself be enchanted by the sweet flavours of Provence. From traditional sweets to modern creations, each stand is an invitation to indulge your sweet tooth. A real feast for the senses.


When ? : Every day from 16 to 24 December 2023, from 10am to 7pm.

Where ? : Place François Villon.

The Bravade Calendale

Finish your exploration with the Bravade Calendale. A lively spectacle where the town resounds to the sounds of tambourines and fifes. Immerse yourself in this authentic celebration, an aural and visual experience that will transport you back to the city’s glorious past.

When ? : Sunday 17 December 2023 from 10.30 am.

Where ? : Rotunda / Cours Mirabeau / Place Comtales.

In Aix-en-Provence, every moment reveals a story, every event a fragment of culture. For visitors in search of authentic experiences, this autumn promises unforgettable moments. Immerse yourself in the creative effervescence, savour the traditions and vibrate to the rhythm of life in Aix.