Fête de la mer et de la Saint-Pierre

Traditions and folklore Water sports Jousting Historic Arts and crafts Traditional festival
Place : En centre-ville
  • Fête de la mer et de la Saint-Pierre
  • Fête de la mer et de la Saint-Pierre
Fête de la mer et de la Saint-PierreFête de la mer et de la Saint-Pierre


Saint-Pierre, patron saint of fishermen, is an essential figure of Provence.
St. Peter's Day is one of the great traditional festivals of the summer solstice.
Saturday June 26

- 10:30 am: youth jousting tournament organized by the Jeune Lance Martégale - Pointe San Crist.

- 5 p.m .: games of yesteryear organized by the JLM - Canal St Sébastien.

- 6 p.m .: fishermen's mass (Madeleine church).

- 7 p.m .: procession of Saint Pierre in the city center, departure from the Madeleine church, blessing between the blue bridges and return to the Madeleine church (duration 30 min).

- 7 p.m .: sardine, mussels, paella stands + a musical group in the liberation car park to allow the public to eat after the formal festivities.

- 7:30 p.m .: spray at sea after the lift bridge. In the presence of officials and the Martigues fanfare to join the 1000 boats.

- From 7 pm to 11 pm: the painters of the sea on the place Jean Jaurès and the quai Tessé.

- 10:30 p.m. to midnight: show on the water between the two blue bridges (duration 20 minutes per session), light show and water jets.

Sunday June 27

- 9 am - 5.30 pm: jousting tournament - Provence Championship all categories by the JLM - San crist point of the Island.

- 7 p.m .: mussel, sardine and paella stand in the Liberation car park.
Opening period (s)Saturday 26 June 2021 between 10.30 am and 12 am.
Practical information
  • Environments :
    • In centre of town
    • Close to a public transportation
    • Waterside
  • Services :
    • Pets welcome
Facilities, services, amenities
  • Sitra promotion typology :
    • Open air
    • Not recommended in bad weather
  • Adapted offers :
    • Children


Free of charge.
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GPS coordinates
Latitude : 43.405413
Longitude : 5.054315
Ville de Martigues
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