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Fête des Boucholeurs

Traditions and folklore in Châtelaillon-Plage

  • Rendezvous in early August in the heart of the Boucholeurs village for the traditional oyster and mussel festival. Giant oyster party, tasting, games in the foreshore, concert... the day will be festive!

  • Sunday 1st August, the village of Boucholeurs celebrates oysters and mussels.
    It's a festive and friendly day that will be held throughout the day with :

    A traditional and artisanal market with more than 50 tradesmen who settle in the heart of the village from 10 am. They will make you discover the local products and their craft creations

    For the little bouchos, it will be the party with the districts of Boucholeurs and the port. Old games, chamboule-tout, pedal boat in the pool, pony...
    Sunday 1st August, the village of Boucholeurs celebrates oysters and mussels.
    It's a festive and friendly day that will be held throughout the day with :

    A traditional and artisanal market with more than 50 tradesmen who settle in the heart of the village from 10 am. They will make you discover the local products and their craft creations

    For the little bouchos, it will be the party with the districts of Boucholeurs and the port. Old games, chamboule-tout, pedal boat in the pool, pony ride, educational space, carousel ... children will be amazed.

    Traditional games in the foreshore have been the main feature of the festival for 43 years. Head to the foreshore to support the teams of games in the mud, tug of war, bike races... At high tide, take part in the unmissable flatwater races

    And in the evening, at Les Boucholeurs, a musical atmosphere is guaranteed. From 7pm onwards, relax in the heart of the festival with the musical events offered by the restaurant owners and the tasting huts. At 9pm, it's the popular ball with the group Showys.

    The must-sees :
    The giant éclade with the district of the port. Come to admire the mussels which ignite. And you will be able even to taste this traditional dish.

    PROGRAM of the day
    10am : opening of the animations
    10am - 6pm : P'titis Bouchos village
    10am : Mussel sorting demonstration
    11am-1pm : Games in the water
    11h30 : Oyster opening and oyster eating contest
    2pm : Circus show, on the educational area
    2.30 pm to 5 pm : Games on the foreshore
    5.15 pm : Oyster opening and oyster eating contest
    5.30 pm : Mussel sorting demonstration
    18h : Football in the mud
    18h45 : Giant barbecue
    7pm - 9pm : Aperitifs of the Boucholeurs
    21h - 22h30 : 1st part of the popular ball
    22h45 : Fireworks
    10.45pm to 1am: Popular ball (continued)

    SANITARY PASS to enter the heart of the event.
    Tests will be possible at the entrance of the festival
    Wearing a mask is MANDATORY
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Schedules

Schedules

  • On August 1, 2021
    * Toute la journée, et en soirée.