"Jardins en Scène" Garden Festival in Picardy

From May 01, 2017 to October 31, 2017
  • Jardins de Valloires

    Jardins de Valloires

    © G.Fatras

  • La forêt ébouriffée - Christian et François Ben Aïm

    La forêt ébouriffée - Christian et François Ben Aïm

    © Patrick Berger

  • Hêtre – Compagnie Libertivore

    Hêtre – Compagnie Libertivore

    © Granges Forestier

"Jardins en Scène" Garden Festival in Picardy fr

Get closer to nature

Picardy's garden season starts in May and goes all the way through October. Each year, springtime is synonymous with Jardins en scène, an open-air festival celebrating the park's most beautiful regions and gardens. Discover nearly 80 shows and events in lush green spaces, organized by the regional government, the regional tourism committee, local artistic centres, as well as many associations and collectives.

Full of fresh air and new sites to discover

The festival brings a splash of originality to its various festivals: contemporary or classical music, guided tours, theatre, puppet shows, dance showcases, and circus performances, as well as extraordinary out-of-the-ordinary exhibits. Parks, gardens, and forests are the stage - no need for orchestra or balcony seats, you'll get a front row view just sitting on the grass!

Art in the gardens

Open to all, each year, the schedule is remade to pique the imagination of both the young and young-at-heart. The festival aims to take a step outside the box and bring a bit of surprise to the sometimes-rigid art scene - renewing the ancient tradition for all audiences in a great outdoor setting. 

And this year?

From May to October, Picardy welcomes visitors once more for its new season of artistic discovery within its most beautiful gardens. For the eighth year in a row, artists will take over these usually-ordinary sites and give them a little magic.

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