Every year, the D-Day Festival Normandy offers a programme of festive events to mark the anniversary of the Allied landings in Normandy on 6 June 1944.

From Saturday 1 to Sunday 16 June 2024, come and celebrate freedom !

Let’s talk about D-Day Festival Normandy : this festival takes place throughout the D-Day coastal area, on Utah Beach, Omaha Beach, Gold Beach, Juno Beach and Sword Beach. Events are also being organised in Caen and Bayeux.

In this special year of the 80th Anniversary of the D-Day Landings and the Battle of Normandy, the festival offers almost 350 events for tourists and the general public, as well as cultural and festive events :

  • parachute drops
  • parades of military and civilian vehicles
  • concerts
  • popular balls from the 40s
  • historical re-enactments
  • fireworks displays,
  • exhibitions,
  • projections…

D-Day festival Normandy programme :

The printed festival programme will be available from tourist offices in mid-May.

It features around 200 events. For a full list of festival events, visit the festival website :

The 80th anniversary programme for Coeur de Nacre (from Courseulles-sur-Mer to Luc-sur-Mer, via Douvres-la-Délivrande) :

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