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Carnaval Amélie les Bains

4th March

Carnaval Amélie les Bains

The carnaval in Amélie is steeped in history, with the first official appearance in the press being a report in the « Courrier de Céret », dated 18th March 1888. It has taken place every year since 1945 and is now known as one of the most popular in the P-O.


Saturday 25th February – Salle Trescases
3pm : Bal for the kids, hosted by Kinou the Clown (2€)
9pm : Masquerade ball (2€ / free entry for masked attendees).

Sunday 26th February – town centre & Salle Trescases
3pm : First procession, lighting up the town centre with colours, flowers smiling faces
5pm : Grand bal (free entry)

Saturday 4th March – town centre & Salle Trescasses
3pm : Second procession

5pm : Grand bal (free entry)
6.30pm : Prize giving 
9pm : Night parade of Grégoire Améliens, majestic procession dressed all in white, followed by burning of carnaval king
10.30pm : Grand bal 


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