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The winter agenda

The temperatures are dropping, the days are getting shorter, but the agenda is still as consistent and varied on the Pays de Montluçon in this winter period.
Please note the cultural evenings, the Christmas markets, the shows for children… The list is long and offers to everyone the care to be entertained in the good mood and the conviviality.
Live at the rhythm of the winter !

Montluçon Christmas Village

Avenue Marx Dormoy.
It will welcome you every day from Friday, December 9 to Saturday, December 24, 2022.
Opening hours:
Fridays and Saturdays, from 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. and Sunday to Thursday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m..

Free admission.

More info: Montluçon Christmas Village 2022.
Program of festivities: Christmas festivities 2022 in Montluçon.

As for the skating rink, it will take up its winter quarters on Place Piquand from December 2 to December 31, 2022 inclusive.
Open every day, Sunday through Thursday from 2 to 7 pm and Fridays and Saturdays from 2 to 9 pm.

Prices: 4€/adults; 3€/children under 12 years old.
Accessible from 3 years old accompanied.

Information: Pôle Festivités.
Tel : 04 70 02 19 47

Corrida pédestre de Montluçon

Sporting friends, the Montluçon bullfight is one of the sporting and unmissable events of this end of the year, in the same way as those of Domérat or Prémilhat which take place on the 2 previous Sundays (December 11 and 18 respectively).

Popular event par excellence, it is the object of challenges between friends, is shared in family, and is addressed to the greatest number of beginners to initiates.

An original and demanding course that will allow you to admire or rediscover the richness of the architectural heritage of the city on the banks of the Cher.

Make a note of the date of Monday, December 26, 2022 in your agenda.

Get into the battle
Get into the battle
Corrida 2021

Chocolate, Gourmandises and Spirits Fair

Postponed in 2023
at the Athanor center in Montluçon.

Come and discover chocolate in all its forms!

The Chocolate, Gourmandises and Spirits Fair will welcome you in its showcase dedicated to the products and trades of chocolatier, pastry chef, confectioner. Here the greed is the most beautiful defect.Dark, milk or white, fragrant, spicy or bitter, you will discover chocolates and delicacies of high quality, there will be for all tastes.

International Carp and Catfish Forum

February 25 and 26, 2023

As traditionally at the end of winter for many years, the international Carp and Catfish Forum settles in the spans of the parc des Expositions de Montluçon for its great gathering which takes place every 2 years.

To this day, it remains unquestionably the largest show in the world, for these specific fisheries.

Some figures of the 2020 edition are there to testify to it:
– 21534 entries,
– 208 exhibitors,
– 10,184 m² of exhibition space on 20,000 m² of surface…

It is also, the only show of this importance, organized by volunteers, all members of the FFPS Carp Commission.

For this 17 edition, the Groupement National Carpe, organizer of the event, offers you an intense weekend, with many conferences and exceptional videos, shows, the festive evening, exhibitors from all over the world, competitions, animations, the incredible tombola, the “Biwy-land” arranged, a quality catering, a festival of meetings of conviviality and shared passions.

After the cancellation of the event in 2022, see you on Saturday, February 25 and Sunday, February 26, 2023 for a weekend that promises to be once again rich in events…

More info:
– Website Carp Forum 2023
– Facebook Page Carp Forum 2023