Liberation Day in the city centre, ceremony and popular ball

Street feast, Parades - Reconstitutions Parade Ball Art and culture

Saturday 22 August 2020

17:45 to 01:00

Place : Place de la Libération Quartier de L'Île13500Martigues
  • Fête de la Libération en centre ville, cérémonie et bal populaire
Fête de la Libération en centre ville, cérémonie et bal populaire


This festive date is specifically martegale, since it celebrates the Liberation of the city on August 22, 1944, after four years of German Occupation. A capital date for the history of Martigues, which the city had to commemorate at the height of its importance, at the height also of the jubilation which swept away the inhabitants that day.

-17.45 pm: Ceremony place du 8 mai 1945 with the authorities, the veterans, the constituted bodies and the Fanfare "The marching band orchestra"
- 9 p.m .: Great Liberation Ball on the Island, Liberation Square.

Also, the official ceremony in honor of the Elders who lived the Occupation will be followed by great festivities to animate the three city centers. Among other things, a craft market, accompanied by refreshments, it goes without saying, and a big ball like in the past, it goes even more for sure! As always in Martigues, the entertainment of this special day is open to all, the varied rhythms of the ball are there to invite all generations to mix happily!
Practical information
  • By reservation :
    • NO
  • Location :
    • In the town centre
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  • Type of parking :
    • Public parking


GPS coordinates
Latitude : 43.404702|43.405737
Longitude : 5.054286|5.048223
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Place de la Libération Quartier de L'Île13500Martigues