When & Where The Cannes Film Festival takes place in the town Cannes on the South Coast/ Cote d'Azur in France. It usually takes place for the last 12 days of May but may adjust to suit 2 weekends.
What to Expect 50,000 film directors, agents and producers an actors promoting over 7,000 films through lavish parties on luxurious boats and in clubs. Official screenings take place in the Palais des Festival but don't expect to buy a ticket and stroll in, Canne Cinephiles will help you out to secondary screenings however.
Don't forget your
1. Camera- you never know what celeb you may see
2. Autograph book - you never know what celeb you might see!
3. Binoculars - you never know what celeb you might see
4. A good alibi - some celebs are very stalker sensitive
Where to stay Book your accommodation below for The Cannes Festival. There's quality hotels or limited cheap accommodation in the South of France available here.