Our major events

There’s something going on here all year round!
You might not be aware but Tarbes welcomes and organises countless festive and sporting events. Some of them are even well-known internationally and across the globe!

The Tarbes Bigourdan Carnival

Meet Esquivat, King of Carnival, and the emblematic characters of Tarbes’ Bigourdan Carnival in a procession where we expect to see many of you in costume…


The international Tarbes en Tango Festival

One of the most famous festivals in the world takes place right here in Tarbes!


The Tarba en Canta Festival

Our international polyphony festival is open to all and is a great opportunity to bring the town centre to life for almost a week with festive, polyphonic singing. So come on, sing along with us!


The Terro'Art fair

The 16th edition of the Terro’Art fair is an opportunity to come and meet passionate artisans and producers, who are delighted to come and share their expert know-how of various professions


The Fêtes de Tarbes

A 100% festive programme of events, with concerts, parades through Tarbes town centre… and of course the unmissable Casetas!


The Petits As tournament

Le Mondial Lacoste Les Petits As is known as the junior world championships, and every year, the best young players in the world come here to compete.


The Equestria Festival

This unique festival is well-known across the globe and is highly recommended for families, every summer at the foot of the Pyrenees, in the exceptional venue of the Haras de Tarbes (stud farm).