Despite being less than a square mile in size, Monaco provides an abundance of opportunities for unforgettable, once-in-a-lifetime experiences, a place like nowhere else. With a spring-summer events calendar brimming with thrilling motor races, prestigious art exhibitions, world-class music festivals, and industry-leading boat shows, Monaco is the perfect destination for those seeking unforgettable moments.
In June, visitors can enjoy the annual Monte-Carlo Television Festival, a renowned event that celebrates television content from around the world. The 62nd Monte-Carlo Television Festival will take place at the Grimaldi Forum from 16 to 20 June 2023 and will include red-carpet events, screenings, and discussions with industry experts.
From 3 to 8 July 2023, Monegasque waters will host the 10th Monaco Energy Boat Challenge. A motor boating event unique in the world showcasing the latest innovations in sustainable energy for watercraft. As the Yacht Club de Monaco's largest gathering for alternative energy sources, the Monaco Energy Boat Challenge is where industry professionals and aspiring students come together from across the globe to compete in a thrilling week-long racing program.
Also in July, visitors can enjoy Artmonte-carlo, an art exhibition that brings together contemporary and modern art in a stunning setting. The exhibition will take place exclusively on July 8 and 9. The event hosts a prestigious selection of international galleries presented alongside a special exhibition at The Grimaldi Forum Monaco entitled “Monet en pleine lumière” ("Monet in Full Light"), devoted to the impressionist painter Claude Monet from July 8 to September 3.
Experience exclusive concerts at the Prince's Palace of Monaco during the summer. The Monte-Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra presents a unique series of performances in the grand Cour d'Honneur. Marking the centenary of Prince Rainier III's birth, the 2023 edition features six concerts from July to August in a harmonious blend of timeless classics and innovative compositions.
A summer of music awaits at the iconic Monte-Carlo Summer Festival 2023. Featuring a line-up of legendary concerts by renowned artists such as Chris Isaak, Ricky Martin Symphonic, Norah Jones, Seal, Sting, MIKA, and more, will grace the stages of Sporting Monte-Carlo and Opera Garnier Monte-Carlo.
In September, the exclusive and prestigious Monaco Yacht Show will make its highly anticipated return, showcasing some of the world's most luxurious yachts and drawing visitors and industry experts from across the globe. Created in 1991 by French entrepreneur Maurice Cohen, this event exhibits around one hundred unique and exceptional superyachts built by the world's foremost shipbuilders. The 32nd edition of this renowned event is set to take place from 27-30 September 2023 at Port Hercules, bringing together the biggest names in yachting to unveil the most exciting superyachts delivered in the previous year.
Monaco is a destination that promises unforgettable experiences with its exciting events. From the heart-pumping Monaco Formula 1 Grand Prix to the renowned Monte-Carlo Television Festival and the world-class Monte-Carlo Summer Festival 2023, the Principality's calendar boasts once-in-a-lifetime experiences that are sure to create lasting memories. With the stunning French Riviera as a backdrop, Monaco is a luxurious and irresistible choice for travellers seeking an unforgettable and indulgent getaway.
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