FESTIVAL OF THE SEA IN CAP D'AGDE
Days / Schedules
From 26/07/2020 to 26/07/2020 : sunday (10h-23h30).
ProgrammIt is now a deeply-rooted custom in Cap d'Agde that alternates moments of emotion, contemplation and celebration. The "Festival of the sea" is an ode to the Mediterranean, but above all it gives pride of place to sailors and seafarers, with, as the culmination, the open-air mass on Sunday.
It is followed by the ceremony for blessing boats and the sailing out to sea as a tribute to the disappeared sailors, this moment is also attended by many boaters and particularly the families of sailors. But the «Festival of the sea» is also an opportunity to discover and appreciate local traditions with an evening jousting tournament.
10:00am - 1:00pm: live music on the docks of the Cap d'Agde harbour (Centre-Port) . - 10:30am: mass celebration on quay "du Beaupré" - 11:45am: sailing out to sea, blessing of the boats and wreath laying at sea to commemorate the disappeared sailors (families of sailors are given priority to atend the ceremony), accompanied by the "Belles Agathoises" - Quay "Jean Miquel" - 9:30pm: "Flamenc Jazz" Band with "Soledad" concert at the old harbour (Vieux port).