5 of the hottest events in Monaco this year

Monte-Carlo Fashion Week

June 2-3

The fifth edition of the Monte-Carlo Fashion Week (MCFW) takes place June 2-3 in the Principality under the high patronage of HSH Princess Charlene of Monaco. This exciting event welcomes the likes of designers Chiara Boni, Tatiana Santo Domingo Casiraghi and Dana Alikhani, while Naomi Campbell will be recognised with the MCFW International Fashion Award. Organised by the Chambre Monégasque de la Mode, the occasion celebrates the style and elegance Monaco is known for.

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Monte-Carlo Sporting Summer Festival

June 28 – August 20

Since 1974 Monaco has welcomed talented artists from across the world to perform throughout July and August. This year, the event will welcome the likes of Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Joss Stone, Imelda May, Deep Purple and The Pretenders for incredible evenings of music, Champagne, gourmet food and glamour.

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Monaco Red Cross Gala

July 28

The Red Cross Monaco charity was founded in 1948 by Prince Louis II of Monaco and held its first ball the same year. Former screen star Princess Grace helped introduce the cream of Hollywood celebrity to the now-famous annual event, which takes place in the Salle des Etoiles at the Sporting Monte-Carlo. This year, Christine and The Queens will be performing at the star-studded event.

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Monaco Yacht Show

September 27 – 30

The exclusive Monaco Yacht Show celebrates the newest, biggest and most luxurious superyachts. This year will mark the 27th edition and more than 100 superyachts from 25 to 100 metres will be in Monaco. It is the biggest show on the superyacht calendar with an average attendance of 34,000 professional visitors.

The Monte-Carlo Jazz Festival

November, TBC

The annual Monte-Carlo Jazz Festival brings together popular jazz musicians in the iconic Salle Garnier at the Opéra de Monte-Carlo. The festival started in 2006 and was held by the Société des Bains de Mer in order to celebrate 150 years of music. In the last few years, the event has welcomed the likes of China Moses, Diana Krall and John McLaughlin to the Monaco stage.

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