Walk through the medieval alleys of Sarlat which will be dressed in theatrical sets. From mid-July to the beginning of August, Sarlat-la-Canéda is transformed to put the theater in the spotlight. On the program, you will have unique and original performances, plays, essential works and many others. Don't miss the Theater Games festival.
In and around Sarlat
Parties, festivals and events
Many events punctuate the year in Sarlat. With family, friends or as a couple, these events are unmissable. They put the spotlight on local gastronomy, cinema, theater and many other specialties from the region. To find out about the Sarlat events program, we invite you to consult the website of the Sarlat tourist office.
For theater lovers Theater Games Festival
The major event of French cinema Film festival
The downtown Rex Cinema hosts this event every year at the beginning of November. Short films and feature films will be presented by actors, directors and other film professionals. For 5 days, the city of Sarlat celebrates the seventh art. The Sarlat Film Festival is one of the unmissable events of French cinema.
The gourmet event Truffle Festival
Every third weekend in January, truffles are honored on the Place de la Liberté. The city of Sarlat and the group of Trufficulteurs du Périgord Noir are organizing this event. Many activities will be on the program: workshops to discover the truffle and all its secrets, caving demonstrations, tastings and culinary courses led by a chef.
The Goose Festival Fest'oie
Every first weekend of March, the city comes alive on the theme of the goose. This weekend puts the goose in the spotlight through various activities and presentations of trades around the goose: trainers, pen calligraphy, earthenware, tastings of local carcass soup, etc. Stock up on local products while strolling through the farmers' market.
The gastronomy of Périgord Taste and Gastronomy Day
Périgord specialties will be highlighted during this event, such as pastoral lamb from Sarladais, walnut cake from Périgord and potato from Sarladaise. Delight your senses, every fourth weekend in September. Discover the 100% gourmet and convivial program of the Day of Taste and Gastronomy with the local producers' market and the guinguette meal.
The fairyland of Christmas Christmas market
This ephemeral market is made up of artisans and traders from the city and Périgord, during the end of the year celebrations. Do your Christmas shopping in a magical setting that will delight young and old.