8 - 19 May 2018
Hollywood A-listers and superyachts alike will descend on the French port town of Cannes for two weeks this May for the 71st edition of the Cannes Film Festival.
The world’s most influential film festival, the fortnight-long event is a key date on the French Riviera’s yachting calendar. Lined up along the Jetee Edouard Albert, the superyachts add to the glitz and glamour of the surrounds and are thought by many to be the true stars of the show.
In 2018, for the very first time, the festival will begin on Tuesday with a weekday gala dinner, while the announcement of the competition winners, judged by a jury led by Cate Blanchett, will take place on a Saturday, the final day of the industry meet.
Expect plenty of red carpet action, celebrity-spotting and film premieres, as well as superyacht parties. This is the perfect setting to impress your clients, contacts and friends by renting a superyacht and inviting them aboard for a glittering event charter.
The hub of the festival – the Palais des Festivals – is just a few steps from the port, meaning those berthed there for a corporate charter will be in close proximity to all the happenings.
Expect plenty of red carpet action, celebrity-spotting and film premieres, as well as superyacht parties
LOCAL DESTINATION INFORMATION
Backed by gentle hills and flanked to the southwest by the rugged cliffs and wild rivers of the Corniche d’Esterel, the exuberant seaside town of Cannes has become a sybaritic haven for those looking to escape in unrivalled luxury. Famed for its Fifties status as a millionaires playground and the glittering annual film festival, it still retains the charm, glamour and allure of its heyday.