Fons and neighbouring villages have a rich programme of fêtes throughout the summer.
May 29, Ascension – “Michoui” – a day-long fete with spit roasted lamb.
June, the St Jean, nearest Saturday to 21st June. Picnic on trestle tables in the square below the house. Grill provided to cook your own sausages. Live music. The high point is leaping the bonfire…
July 13 – Bastille Day Eve. In Fons festivities are held the night before the public holiday. Usually a picnic by the Mairie, followed by fireworks.
August – first weekend of August is the Fete Votive. Three days of merrymaking, boules and dancing.
August 15 – Feast of the Annunciation. A catered dinner in the square, organised by the older Fonsois. Needs to be booked at the shop in advance.