Cream festival lights illuminate the crowd

Coming soon

The Crème Festival will be held in Villefranche-sur-Mer in June 2024.
This summer event takes place in the heart of the citadel and on the Darse beach.

For 3 days and evenings, La crème Festival invites you to relax and enjoy live music.
While you wait for the 2024 program, take a look back at the 2023 line-up!
On the program for this 2023 edition: Disiz - Yuksek b2b Fatnotronic - Jennifer Cardini - Kid Francescoli - Maxence - Kids Return - Dombrance - Barbara Butch .....

Where does La Crème Festival take place?

Between the turquoise waters of Villefranche beach and the Citadelle, come and enjoy good music, good food and good times with friends.
Book your weekend and get ready to immerse yourself in the enchanting atmosphere of the Crème Festival, where music, love and summer fun come together to create unforgettable memories.

The dj gets the crowd going at the crème festival


Citadel side

The citadel near the festival cream


The festival will bring the citadel to life with three distinct stages.
The main stage, located in the heart of the citadel, will host the star performers.
The "Garden" stage is ideal for intimate, melodious performances.
Last but not least, the "Buddies" stage reserves inclusive and alternative shows, offering a unique experience for all festival-goers.

Plage de la Darse

In addition to this historic venue, the event also takes place from midday on Darse beach.
For those who want to extend the festival experience and enjoy the lively atmosphere until sunset, we invite you to join us on Saturday.

Go barefoot, listen to live music, swim, play pétanque, chill out on a paddle.

Leisure activities in the vicinity

What is the program for 2023?

La crème Festival is 3 days and evenings of live music, all in 2 magical locations, the beach and the citadel, and with live entertainment.

Dancers on the crème festival stage


Citadelle Evenings program

Disiz - Kids Return - Anna Majidson - LeAm - Chambre Noire - La Tchoin - Mikano

Yuksek b2b Fatnotronic - Maxence - UN*DEUX - Dombrance - Didi Han - Leslie Medina - Benjbel & La Casbah - Dorcas - Julia Bossque - Jeff Tealer

Jennifer Cardini - Kid Francescoli - Barbara Butch - Ehla - Ben Stone - Radio Cargo - Andreas - Nina Lili J - Tom & Muriel

Beach Days program

From 12pm to 8pm, head for Villefranche-sur-Mre's Darse beach.
With your feet in the water, come and listen to live music, swim, play pétanque or chill out on a paddle...

Bathing at the crème festival beach in Villefranche-sur-Mer


Saturday, June 17 from 12pm to 8pm
Julia Bossque
Jeff Tealer

Sunday, June 18, 12 to 8 pm
Tom and Muriel
Radio Cargo

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Activities at the Crème Festival

During the 3 days of the Festival, La Crème organizes events:

  • Braiding workshop,
  • star gazing with Astrorama,
  • Gans des fées paillettes,
  • boutique selling Kimonos made from upcycled fabrics,
  • Immersive work,
  • Jam music area,
  • Kundalini yoga
  • Gastronomy
  • Pan bagnat competition
  • Paddle
  • Discover scuba diving
  • Ephemeral tattoos ...
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Coming with the family?

You can bring your family and children.
Minors must be accompanied by a responsible adult. Identification will be required.

Everyone dances at the cream festival

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VIP lounge access

The SALON pass allows you to attend concerts on the main stage in a VIP area;
You're right in front of the stage, with a breathtaking view of the Villefranche harbor.
Pass VIP gives you access to a bar, table service and bottle orders.

Festival Schedule

Friday, June 16: 6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday, June 17: 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Sunday, June 18: 12:00 pm - 1:30 am

If you still want to party, the Nice Jazz Festival may be just what you're looking for!

2023 rates

Rates include rental costs

REGULAR 3-day pass: €91.20

EARLY BIRD: €35.80

COOL PRICE: €40.80

REGULAR 1-day pass: €45.80

SALON: €76.20
Admission + VIP lounge access

La crème festival in Villefranche-sur-Mer

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How to get to the Festival


LR100 : Le port (Nice) to Menton
Stop : Octroi (Villefranche-sur-Mer) : 12 minutes

15 : Promenade des arts vers Port de Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat
Stop : Octroi (Villefranche-sur-Mer) : 8 minutes


TER : Nice riquier to Ventimiglia
Stop : Villefranche-sur-mer : 2 minutes

TER : Nice ville vers Ventimiglia
Stop : Villefranche-sur-mer : 3 minutes

Last train back Friday: 9:29 pm
Last train back Saturday & Sunday: 10:45 pm

From Nice by shuttle

A shuttle bus runs from the citadel to the port of Nice.
Service from 11pm to 2am.
Price: €5, available from the merchandising boutique.