Just 90 minutes from the capital by air, the Festival International des Jeux is the place to be for a fun family-friendly city break in Cannes.

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From 23 to 25 February 2018 the world of board games will be in Cannes at the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès during the trade’s largest annual meeting. This 32nd festival has the theme of entertainment and discovery of the richness of creative play, which is at its best in the world of board games – and is also the opportunity to enjoy Cannes’ legendary La Croisette promenade. Whether you are with friends or family, are casual players or hard-gamers, come and enjoy a weekend every generation will enjoy in the heart of the French Riviera.
Cannes is an exceptional "village" in the setting of a beautiful bay bordered by golden sands and La Croisette; here the world of games arrives to share great emotions in a 30,000m² space in the heart of the city of the Festival International des Jeux.
The Festival partners 22 hotels and 4 residences in order to meet visitors’ expectations with special "2018 Games" rates and an exceptional welcome guaranteed!
Indicative rates for 2018 for a double room with breakfast and subject to availability
5 *****: from €180 per room for 2 people.
4 ****: from €110 per room for 2 people.
3 ***: from €70 per room for 2 people.
2 **: from €60 per room for 2 people.

Recommended prices for the period. Establishments are free to set their own prices. These rates are subject to conditions and availability and apply only to double rooms. Rates for single rooms on request.
A VIP PASS for 30 euros
The pass tops off these accommodation offers and means you will enjoy VIP access to the Festival from Friday 23 to Sunday 25 February:
    - 1 show pre-opening pass giving access 1 hour before other festival-goers (9 am)
     - 1 queue hopper pass valid from 9 am to 7 pm
     - 1 exclusive game, "Contrario Cinéma", special 2018 Festival des Jeux edition
Plenty to enjoy in the mild Côte d’Azur winter in special deal mode!
The games market in France is developing and growing fast. Board games, the classics, video games, prototypes, bestsellers, novelties, and previews, the world of games visits Cannes every year. This event, recognized and highly appreciated in the trade as a laboratory, will appeal equally to amateurs and champions.
It is the place to be today in order to discover tomorrow’s treasures and best sellers in the making. The Festival highlights the creativity to be discovered at the four corners of the "Nights du Off" game tables, in the ProtoLab spaces and on the publishers' stands!
New initiatives act as creative incubators for discovering new talent and innovative concepts.
With more than 100,000 visitors, 3,000 professionals (publishers, authors, illustrators, retailers) and 12,000 competing players, the Festival International des Jeux in Cannes is the largest game event on the French-speaking market. Every year the world of games settles in Cannes in the heart of the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès. A space of over 30,000 m² is devoted to board games, word and knowledge games, traditional games, simulation games, video games, construction games, and creative hobbies. Beginning in 1986, the Festival has created its reputation by closely following developments in the sector - every year it awards the Golden Ace - Game of the Year, a flagship label for the best games published. It is a unique show where the public can discover all the latest news for free and professionals can meet. A Ville de Cannes event – by the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès.
Cannes - Palais des Festivals et des Congrès:
Elisabeth LARA - 04 92 99 84 46 lara@palaisdesfestivals.com
Blandine DUGENETAY – 04 92 99 84 45 – dugenetay@palaisdesfestivals.com
Paris - Agence RevolutionR:
Laurent BARTOLESCHI - 01 47 10 08 33 – lbartoleschi@revolutionr.com

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