What’s On In Monaco? 16th – 22nd January

Roll up, roll up! The Monte-Carlo International Circus is back in town this week, alongside other marvellous things-to-do. Monday sees the start of another Monegasque institution; the 85th Monte-Carlo Rally getting underway. We also have world class musicians, top-flight football and stunning theatre performances for everyone to enjoy. Be sure not to miss what`s on in Monaco this week…
Monday 16th JanuaryWhats On In Monaco

85th Monte-Carlo Rally

From 8am on Monday, 16 January 2017 to 2pm on Wednesday, 18 January, the competitors will undertake two-and-a-half days of intense recce. From 4pm they will test road conditions and make last-minute adjustments to their cars (shakedown – 3.35 km).

The 85th edition of the world’s oldest international rally will officially start on Thursday, 19 January from the Place du Casino in Monte-Carlo at 6:15pm. The first night-time round will consist of two challenging stages, Entrevaux – Val-de-Chalvagne – Ubraye (SS1 – 21.25 km) and Bayons – Bréziers (SS2 – 25.36 km), in the French département of Alpes-de-Haute-Provence.

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Tuesday 17th Januarygeorgefest

George Fest

Picnic Music: An afternoon to celebrate the music of George Harrison on a big screen.

17 January, at 12.15 – 14.00pm Médiathèque de Monaco (Sonothèque José Notari)

Tel : +377 93 30 64 48

Wednesday 18th JanuaryWhats On In Monaco

Sergei Redkin In Concert

A piano concert by Russian prodigy Sergei Redkin organized by the Ars Antonina Monaco Association

Wednesday 18 January, at 8 pm Théâtre des Variétés


Tel : 06 03 44 20 66

Thursday 19th January

41st Monte-Carlo International Circus Festival

After the unique 40th Festival jubilee, the 41st International Circus Festival will return with a big competition of new acts being presented for the first time in Monte-Carlo.

From 19 to 29 January 2017, more than 120 artists from 16 countries will perform under the Fontvieille Big Top. The stars of the Russian circus, the Zapashny Brothers will perform their mixed tiger – lion act for the first time in Europe. Erwin Frankello presents great skills of his African elephants and sea lions, both his friends and partners. The 41st Festival will feature the most spectacular and thrilling acts as artists on high wire, a double wheel act from the Gerling Troupe and much more attractions from all over the world… the audience can enjoy again all the magic and wonders of the circus.

From Thursday 19 January to Sunday 29 January, Espace Fontvieille

Website and Tickets

Tel : +377 92 05 23 45

Friday 20th January

Theatre: “L’Envers du Décor” (“Behind the Scenes”)

A play by Florian Zeller with Daniel Auteuil, Isabelle Gélinas, François-Eric Gendron and Pauline Lefèvre

Friday 20 January at 8:30 pm Grimaldi Forum Monaco

More Information

Tel : +377 93 25 32 27

Saturday 21st JanuaryWhats On In Monaco

41st Monte-Carlo International Circus Festival

41st Monte-Carlo International Circus Festival: “Open Door Circus Show” featuring animal rehearsals with commentaries. Free entry

Saturday 21 January, from 3 pm to 4 pm Espace Fontvieille

Website and Tickets

Tel : +377 92 05 23 45

Sunday 22nd January Whats On In Monaco

Ligue 1 Football Championship: Monaco vs Lorient

Sunday 22 January at 3 pm Stade Louis II

More Info and Tickets

Tel : +377 92 05 74 73