As night falls, a fabulous parade of floats with over a thousand gorgeously costumed revellers sets off from Place Bir-Hakeim en route for Place des Cocotiers. Fifteen to thirty thousand spectators are expected to throng the streets to watch the pageant. Raid your dressing-up box and join the fun! The festivities will end in style with a lavish firework display.
An explosion of fun, frolic and colour.
At a glance
Every year, the Nouméa city authorities organise a joyous carnival bursting with vibrant colour and sound. Neighbourhood dance and music associations join forces to create a fairytale extravaganza.
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