There are lots of great events this weekend! You have the big fair of contemporary art, a market for the famous black truffles of Périgord, a week of underground electronic music and plenty of shows, concerts, and exhibitions. If it’s too rainy for you, check out my list of things you can do when it’s raining in Bordeaux. You can also check out my new post about the best music festivals in Bordeaux and dream about the summer :). But for now, let’s get started with the list of things to do this weekend in Bordeaux.
Grand Marché de la Truffe
This weekend (February 2-3) a market of truffles will take place at Cours Malby. Grand Marché de la Truffe is a big event, dedicated to the famous black truffles of Périgord and other products of the region (foie gras, truffled liver pâtés and more). The event includes tastings and different activities related to the fancy mushrooms. The event is free. For more details click here.
When: February 2-3, starting 10:00 / Where: Salle Capitulaire de la Cour Mably, Rue Mably, 33000 BORDEAUX
Salon des Antiquaires et de l’Art Contemporain
The Salon of Antiques and contemporary arts is one of the biggest events in Bordeaux for Antique hunters. Around one hundred exhibitors, rigorously selected from different areas of France and other countries in Europe, will present their collections and knowledge in history and art. Le Salon des Antiquaires et de l’Art Contemporain will take place at the Parc des Expositions from January 26 to February 3. Entry is 10 euros and free for kids under 15 years old. For more details click here.
When: January 26 – February 3 / Where: Parc des Expositions, Bordeaux Lac, 33000 Bordeaux
Game In Jeux vidéo
Union Saint Jean invites you this Saturday (February 2) for a fun day dedicated to video games. The event includes activities for both kids and adults. The program for kids includes a family space with kids makeup, paper toys, arcade games, big puzzles and more. The adults can enjoy a game museum, board games and more. Check out the long program on the facebook page of the event.
When: February 2, 14:00- 18:00 / Where: 97 Rue Malbec, 33800 Bordeaux
A week of Underground electronic music
For the next two weeks Les Vivres de l’Art hosts a long line up of underground electronic music concerts. From February 1 to February 15, 17 live concerts will take place at this brilliant venue in the Bacalan district. The concerts include some big names from the international underground scene. Check out the full program here.
When: February 1-15 / Where: 4 rue Achard, 33300 Bordeaux, France
Exposition Système de Nasti
Good news for street art fans! The amazing exhibition of Nasty (one of the most talented artist in this field) was extended until March 3rd! So if you haven’t seen it yet, it’s a must! The exhibition is presented at the Institut Bernard Magrez. For more about the artist click here.
When: until March 3 / Where: 16 rue de Tivoli, Bordeaux, 33000
Marché des connaissances
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When: February 2, 14:00- 18:00 / Where: 10 Place du Marché Chartrons, 33000 Bordeaux
Free museums Sunday
Like in most cities in France, the first Sunday of the month is a free museums day. You have a free entrance to all the public museums and to most exhibitions. Check out the full list of the museums in Bordeaux that you can visit for free this Sunday.
Pull à Facettes – Upgrade your clothes
This is a very cool evening for fashion lovers or just the creative ones among you. Pull à Facettes is an event created to get you out of the house for a winter cozy activity. You can bring your clothes and upgrade them with funky accessories. Make that old sweater of yours look cool again :). The event will include beer, hot wine,
When: February 2, 19:00- 1:00/ Where: 39 Cours de Luze 33300 Bordeaux
Le Cirque Arlette Gruss
Arlette Gruss is a traditional French circus, founded in 1985. The circus has performed in Bordeaux several times in the last two decades and this time it’s coming back with a new show. This year they offer a free guided visit to the circus village to those who bought a ticket to the show. The circus tent will occupy the place de Quinconces from January 10 to February 6. For more details and tickets click here.
When: January 10 to February 6 / Where: Place des Quinconces, 33000 Bordeaux
Jazz Concert at Auditorium de l’Opéra
Richard Galliano, the French accordionist, will take the stage of the Auditorium of Bordeaux this Saturday (February 2). His concert will take you to a musical journey of exiles and sailors in Paris in the end of the 19th century. For more info and tickets click here.
When: February 2, 20:00 / Where: Place de la Comédie, Bordeaux, 33000
Misatango- dance show
Misatango was created in 1996 by the head of the Argentinian Orchestra, Martín Palmeri. This choreography is a spiritual journey that incorporates some of the Latin American musical traditions, especially tango. The show will take place this Saturday (February 2) at the Casino Barrière Theater. For ticket and more info click here.
When: February 2, 20:30 / Where: Rue du Cardinal
Synapson – concert
The French electronic duo, Synapson, will take the stage of Rocher de Palmer this Friday (February 1). For tickets and more info click here.
When: February 1, at 20:20 / Where: 1 Rue Aristide Briand 33152
Books market in V
A second-hand market for books, CDs, DVDs, puzzles and board games will take place this Saturday (February 2) in Villandraut. It’s maybe a bit far from Bordeaux, but if you decide to travel to the South of Gironde, this is a very nice place to stop by. For more info click here.
When: February 2 / Where: Salle des fetes, 1 Place Paul Dunesme, 33730 Villandraut
Free Pony session for kids
Le Domain d’Ecoline is a farm in Sadirac that runs Pony workshops for kids throughout the year. This Sunday (February 3) you have a chance to discover their activity for free. For more details click here.
When: February 3, 14:00- 17:00 / Where: Lieu dit Joyeuse, 33670 Sadirac
That’s all for this weekend! If you want to plan ahead check out my winter edition of things to do in Bordeaux. And if you’re not on my email list yet, join me and get more tips about Bordeaux – subscribe here!