This weekend, when not busy discovering boutique wines, you can enjoy a vintage fair or go see a great exhibition. If you didn’t make it to last week’s carnival you still have some little ones around the city. Here’s the list of things to do this weekend in Bordeaux (March 8-10).
When: March 8-31 / Where: Quai de Queyries 33000 Bordeaux
Salon des vins des Vignerons Indépendants de Bordeaux
The Salon des
When: March 8-10 / Where: Cours Jules Ladoumègue, 33000 Bordeaux
Salon du Vintage
The annual vintage salon will take place in Hangar 14 (Quai des Chartrons) on March 9-10. This chic event will gather more than 150 exhibitors with a great selection of accessories, furniture, vinyl records, classic cars, jukeboxes, paintings and more. Just outside of Hangar 14, plenty of food trucks will wait for you during lunch. For more details check the facebook page and the website of the event. Entry is 5€ and free for kids under 12 years old.
When: March 9-10 / Where: 173 Quai des Chartrons, 33300 Bordeaux
Festival La Fourchette
La Fourchette is a site that allows you to enjoy discounts in restaurants all over France. This year they organized their first food festival. For the next month and a half (from March 5 to April 21), you can enjoy up to 50% discounts in many restaurants in France, 25 of them are located in Bordeaux. You can see the full list of participating restaurants here.
When: March 5 – April 21/ Where: different restaurants in Bordeaux
Elles font bouger le vin
While wine is still a male-dominated world there are more and more women who are taking the front seat at the game. This Friday (March 8), la Cité du Vin invites you to celebrate the international women’s day at the “Elles font
When: March 8 at 17:00 / Where: 1,
esplanade de Pontac, 33300 Bordeaux
Belle Brocante Antiquités
L’association des Brocanteurs du Carrousel invites you this weekend (March 9-10) to the 4th edition of “Belle Brocante Antiquités”. The Brocante will take place at Caserne Lamarque in Libourne. For more info click here.
When: March 9-10 / Where: 15 place Joffre, 33500 Libourne
Voir & Avoir – handmade fair
This is the third edition of Voir & Avoir, a handmade fair in Talence. The event will take place this weekend (March 9-10) in château de Thouars. For more details click here.
When: March 9-10 / Where:
avenue de Thouars, 33400 Bordeaux
Carnaval des Halles de Bacalan / Boom des Kids
Les Halles de Bacalan invites you to their own carnival this weekend (March 9-10). The program includes a baking workshop with the La P’tite Boulangerie de Bacalan, a makeup session, music
When: March 9 -10 / Where: 10
esplanade de pontac, 33300 Bordeaux
Carnaval La Teste de Buch
Another carnival will take place in La
When: March 9 at 15:00 / Where: 1 Rue Edmond Doré, 33260 La Teste-de-Buch
Carnaval Lumineux de Pessac
The last carnival for this weekend is the one in Pessac. Carnaval
When: March 9 at 18:30 / Where: avenue du Colonel Jacqui, Pessac
Foire aux Plaisirs
This is the spring edition of the traditional Bordelaise Fair that is taking place at Place des Quinconces from February 22 to March 24. It’s a perfect activity for kids and for those who are young in spirit as La Foire aux Plaisirs de Bordeaux has it all: a big wheel, roller coasters, ghost trains, bumper cars, donuts, crèpes, barbes à papa and more. The fair is open daily from 14:00, you are not required to pay any entry fee, only for some of the attractions. See more info about the fair here.
When: February 22 to March 24 / Where:Place des Quinconces , 33000 Bordeaux
D’un soleil à l’autre – New exhibition at the Base sous marine
In the D’un soleil à l’autre exhibition artists present their poetic journey in space. Aspects like elastic distances, weightlessness, dazzling, infinitely large landscapes and incandescent materials are beautifully translated into contemporary and digital art. La Base sous marine is known for the phenomenal use of their unique space for art, so don’t miss this one. The exhibition will be presented at the museum from March 9 to May 19. For more info click here.
When: March 9 – May 19/ Where:Boulevard Alfred Daney, 33000 Bordeaux, France
Festins – new exhibition
Institut Bernard Magrez will be presenting its new exhibition in a few days (March 7) and it looks awesome.
When: March 7 – June 9 / Where: 16 rue de Tivoli, 33000 Bordeaux
Discover the Bacalan district
It’s time to go out of your comfort zone in the historic center of Bordeaux and discover one of the liveliest districts in Bordeaux, Bacalan. It’s
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