A tradition from the 17th-18th Century that is still dear to the Dunkerquois people.
A tidal wave of craziness, a sea of colours, an ocean of human kindness; yes indeed, the Dunkirk Carnival has all those things.
Dressed up, disguised and having fun: the town of the famous pirate Jean Bart parties hard for three months (February to April).
Find out here soon David's tips for a successful experience
- A good « clet'che » (costume)
- A hat made and decorated at home
- A furry coat that is well-decorated
- Carefully-applied make-up
- Lots of accessories
|OUR ADVICE FOR THE BEST POSSIBLE EXPERIENCE|
During the time of the Carnival, our accommodation sites are very busy. Contact the Tourist Office and reserve yours early.
Between the chapel and the parades or between the parades and the balls, remember to pop into one of our eateries…
Aside from the Carnival, Dunkirk and its surrounding area is bursting with museums, activities and days out!