Delta Festival 2023 in Marseille

August 23 to 27, 2023

The Delta Festival is an annual festival taking place on Marseille’s famous Prado beaches. Every year, the event welcomes thousands of people in a convivial atmosphere, highlighting music, board sports and urban arts. On the program: concerts, sports competitions, artistic performances and cultural activities await you. Discover Marseille’s famous festival without further ado, and enjoy a unique experience in an exceptional venue!

Published on 17 July 2023

A unique event in Marseille

The festival site is composed of “villages” bringing together sectors of activity: art village, health village, water sports village, start-up village, etc., to more easily bring participants together in the workshops of their choice.

The Delta Festival offers a diversified program with national and international artists of electronic music, hip-hop, reggae and other musical genres. Spectators can enjoy several stages and spaces dedicated to concerts, DJ sets and artistic performances.

As for water sports, the Delta Festival offers competitions and demonstrations such as paddle, kayak, waterpolo and boating. Professional and amateur athletes come together to demonstrate their skills and put on impressive shows. There’s even a swimming area with supervised activities.

The festival also offers a variety of cultural activities, including urban art exhibitions, relaxation zones and creative workshops for all tastes and styles. The organization places great emphasis on preserving the environment in festive environments, and encourages responsible behavior. In fact, logistical transport on site is carried out by “Toutenvélo” aboard cargo bikes, and the Delta encourages its festival-goers to use collaborative transport.

A true committed festival, the Delta Festival offers workshops dedicated to the environment to discover greener solutions for everyday life.

To eat during the event, discover over 30 food trucks and even a fresh fruit market.

Popular activities

Aside from its concerts, which remain its major attraction, the festival offers a multitude of varied activities through its themed villages. Discover the ones most appreciated by festival-goers:

In the art village, discover a body-painting workshop, a tattoo stand with renowned tattoo artists, a prop creation workshop and even a theater workshop to try your hand at the world of Molière. Over 20 stands and 90 artists come together to offer you a moment of discovery around artistic activities of all kinds.

In the water sports village, find stands promoting the value of water sports presented by the Office de la mer, introductory sailing, kayaking, paddle courses and much more! Acroyoga classes and giant belly-slide activities will also be on offer.

In the international village, enjoy culinary tastings featuring typical dishes from around the world, dance shows, parades in traditional dress, stand-ups, musical parades and other picturesque activities for young and old.

In the student life village, make way for festivities with over-the-top inflatable activities for moments of laughter and sharing. Races, courses and challenges will be on offer, all in good spirits with the participation of over 400 partner student associations.

Also to be discovered: the living-together village, the territory village, the environment village, the health village, the start-up village as well as the opportunities village.

Practical info

You can purchase tickets directly from the Delta Festival website. Entry is forbidden to minors, and minors aged 16 and over must be accompanied. The site offers easy access for all its guests, so that every festival-goer can take part in the various activities on offer.

A varied program

Every year, the Delta Festival team pulls out all the stops to offer you a rich and original program, so that you can enjoy a memorable experience.

The event even won the Special Grand Jury Prize 2022 at the Heavent Paris trade show. The Delta Festival puts Marseille in the spotlight by conveying beautiful values such as valuing the commitment of young people, ecology and culture through its workshops. More than thirty partners take part in the festival every year, for a meaningful project.

This year, the festival kicks off on Wednesday August 23 and ends on Sunday August 27. Headliners include Angèle, Damso, Niska and many more.