Chantilly-Senlis, Land of events!
Take part in exhibitions, thematic guided tours, rallies, workshops but also in major events that highlight an exceptional heritage.


The major events to be found each year in the Chantilly-Senlis destination:

Make way for the theater!

  • The "Senlis makes its theater" Festival in the historic heart of Senlis, for 4 days at the beginning of April ,. Aimed at a family audience, the specificity of this festival is to offer amateur and professional shows, from different registers at the heart of Senlisian heritage, in places that are not all predestined to host live shows.
  • The Coye-la-Forêt Theater Festival in May. A theater festival, one of the oldest in France, which brings together over 15 spectators every year for more than 6 days, around often demanding plays, this is not so frequent.
  • The Festival "the scene in the Garden" at the Théâtre de la Faisanderie du Potager des Princes. All weekends in July, August and September. The magic of a theater where the setting is nature. Classic, modern pieces, for children or adults, Its particularity: the stage installed on the water where the natural setting is integrated into original staging.

Let the music !

  • « Open-air opera Takes place every year in the enchanting setting of the Théâtre de la Faisanderie du Potager des Princes in Chantilly.
  • The Senliszt Festival welcomes essential artists to the Cziffra de Senlis Foundation every year in the fall.

A ticket for an exhibition!

  • All year round, marvel at the exhibits the Château de Chantilly, the Musée de la Dentelle de Chantilly, the Museum of Art and Archeology and the Musée de la Vénerie de Senlis. The works of the museums leave the reserves or are lent for the occasion around new themes. A unique opportunity to discover history illustrated by masterpieces.
  • Senlis Artfair at the old church of St Pierre de Senlis in summer: The most important exhibition in the south of the Oise. 100 artists from all over France, painters, sculptors, photographers present their latest creations to you. More than 700 works.

Eyeful !

  • Equestrian shows at the Grandes Ecuries de Chantilly, from April to October: several performances per week, for a one hour show, magical, impressive and of exceptional quality. The Christmas Show: Throughout the month of December, this show is designed for families and presents all the codes of Christmas magic.
  • Festival "Senlis leads the dance" in November in the Ordener district of Senlis. A stage open to amateur dancers, eclectic shows presented by major companies including the Paris Opera, workshops led by renowned professionals. For all or for seasoned dancers.

All in the saddle!

  • Jockey Club Prize early June. At the Chantilly racecourse, a prestigious event and flagship competition for 3-year-old foals.
  • Polo Rider Cup in June. Game Polo is launching its new competition at the Domaine de Chantilly Polo Club.
  • Diane Longines Prize in June. The Chantilly racecourse hosts one of the biggest fillies races, the most elegant race of the year, concerts, entertainment and hat competitions.
  • The Masters of Chantilly, in July. The most prestigious and internationally recognized equestrian event. Final of the national show jumping competition which brings together several hundred horses.
  • French Polo Open in September in Apremont. The Coupe de France with the best teams in France for an envied and prestigious title The event takes place on eight fields in a natural setting, with beautiful sports images and intense competitions.
  • Horse Festival in September at the Château de Lamorlaye. THE Festival of horses, images and words offers a cultural program and meetings with artists, authors, directors invited to come and present their latest creations.

By car !

  • Rally of Aumale in April. From the village of the Chantilly polo club, have a chic picnic while enjoying the festivities. The "polo match", "Concours of elegance", parade of vintage cars while awaiting the results of the rally.
  • Chantilly Arts and elegance in the Château de Chantilly park in summer every 2 years. Elegantly dressed visitors, picnics, fashion shows and luxury and vintage cars.

To your garden tools!

  • Garden and gardening fair in the Ordener district in Senlis at the end of March. In the heart of spring, meet the many professionals present at the event: nurserymen, horticulturalists, producers of rare plants, bulbs, etc. Landscapers, artisans, editors and designers of garden furniture will also be on hand.
  • Rose Days at Domaine de Chaalis the 2nd weekend of June. This unmissable event brings together nearly 15 visitors around the queen of flowers, More than a hundred exhibitors - horticulturalists, nurserymen, rose growers, artists or artisans - offer their products, share their advice with passion and celebrate the rose. under all its cuttings. Exhibitions, workshops and conferences are on the program.
  • Plant Days at the Château de Chantilly in May and October. Come share, discover, visit, learn and celebrate plants. 200 nurserymen from all over Europe to present their most beautiful plants to us for three days and give us advice, in the magnificent setting of the gardens of the Château de Chantilly.

Travel back in time!

  • Senlis medieval fair end of September every 2 years. Workshops, falconry shows, music, banquet, medieval market.

For sportive people !

  • Castle Triathlon end of August. A shock triathlon in the castle park and in the forest for a sensory experience in Chantilly.

National events:

  • Night of the Museums in May. A special opportunity to discover the tourist sites at night.
  • National Archeology Days in Senlis the 3rd weekend of June. The arenas of Ier century open, guided tours by the Society of History and Archeology, archeology workshops by the Departmental Archeology Service of Oise, thematic exhibitions at the Museum of Art and Archeology.
  • The festival of Music June 21st. The unmissable event for music enthusiasts from the Region. Singers and musicians, amateurs or professionals, make you vibrate, sing, dance on the paving stones of the squares and alleys of Senlis and Chantilly.
  • European Heritage Days the 3rd weekend of September the whole territory gets on its 31st to present treasures and wonders during exhibitions, workshops, visits, concerts, opening of properties ...
  • Fête de la Science in October at the Pavillon de Manse in Chantilly and in the Ordener district of Senlis, a unique moment to discover technical innovations and biomimicry.

Scare yourself!

  • "Fear of the Park" at Parc Astérix in October-November. To shiver and howl with fear in an amusement park bustling with monsters for Halloween.

Live the magic of Christmas!

  • Christmas markets at Domaine de Chaalis, Senlis, Gouvieux and Chantilly. Christmas shows at the Horse Museum in Chantilly, Senlis in celebration, concerts Christmas and New Year's Eve, Christmas at Parc Astérix…

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