Vieilles Charrues Festival

France's Annual Music Festival

Veilles Charrues Festival

Thursday, July 17th, 11:45am to Sunday, July 20th, 11pm

Les Vieilles Charrues, Dépendances de Persivien, Carhaix, France


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Four day tickets are priced at 145 euros. Tickets are priced at 107 euros for 3 days, and day tickets are priced at 43 euros.


Camping is available at the festival for free to festival ticket holders. However, Carhaix has a very broad choice in terms of hotels for those wanting to sleep in beds.

The following items are prohibited from the campsite:

  • Glass bottles.
  • Fireworks or sparklers.
  • Burners and other gas systems.
  • Sharp objects.
  • Cars, motorcycles, trailers, caravans, camper.
  • Alcohol or illegal substances
  • Umbrellas

There are over 25 food and drink stalls throughout the festival, including local food such as craft ciders, french cheeses and champagne.

Information & History

Created in 1992, Les Vieilles Chaurrues Festival is France's biggest music festival held at Carhaix, in northwestern France, from Thursday 17th to Sunday 20th of July. With five stages, 80 artists and over 230,000 spectators, this festival really is a must! The festival creates a melting pot of musical styles and genres to suit all generations.

The latest update on the performers this year states that they include Elton John, The Arctic Monkeys, Stromae, Thirty Seconds to Mars, The Same Old Band, and many others.

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