Family Piknik Festival: Dance Music for All Generations



Family Piknik Festival: Dance Music for All Generations

Uniting music with family fun, the vibrant Family Piknik music festival in Frontignan, between Montpellier and Sète in the south of France, is the event of the summer for families. Mark your calendars for August 5-6 2023! 

Nestled on the picturesque Mediterranean coast of France, the charming town of Frontignan is not only known for its sun-soaked beaches and delicious Muscat wine but also for hosting one of the most vibrant electronic music festivals in the country. Family Piknik festival is an extraordinary event that seamlessly blends music, nature, and family-friendly entertainment. This annual celebration of “underground” electronic music has gained international recognition, attracting music lovers from around the globe. 

World-famous DJs and rising stars perform at Family Piknik © Family Piknik

More than a music festival 

Family Piknik is an immersive experience that celebrates the spirit of togetherness and community. The festival aims to bring people of all ages and backgrounds together, creating a welcoming and inclusive atmosphere. As the name suggests, Family Piknik is particularly well-suited for families, with a range of activities designed to entertain both children and adults. Entrance is free for children from 6 to 14 years old, adults over 55 and people with disabilities so the whole family can join in the fun.  

The festival features an impressive lineup of world-class electronic music artists, with performances that span various sub-genres, including techno, house, and deep house. From renowned DJs such as Carl Cox & Solomun, to rising stars, the music at Family Piknik promises to create an electric atmosphere that will keep you dancing throughout the day.  

A festival for all generations © Family Piknik

Since 2012, Family Piknik has been winning hearts and gaining popularity. First imagined by founder Tom Pooks, the unique concept of the festival is about uniting generations far from clichés and under the umbrella of an eclectic cultural program. The event has evolved into an iconic festival that continues to push boundaries and provide unforgettable experiences, bridging the gap between generations and cultivating a strong sense of community. 

Famili Piknik’s unique concept was imagined by Tom Pooks © Family Piknik

A beautiful countryside location in the south of France 

The festival is set in an idyllic location, surrounded by the natural beauty of Frontignan’s countryside. Located only 5 min from the sea, the wide open-air venue offers ample space for music stages, dance floors, chill-out areas, and various other activities. 

 Whether you’re grooving to the beats on the dance floor or relaxing in the shade of a tree, you’ll feel a deep connection with nature throughout your experience. 

Electronic and dance sets will keep you dancing the night away © Family Piknik

Family-friendly activities 

Family Piknik goes the extra mile to ensure that attendees of all ages have an incredible time. The festival hosts a range of activities and attractions for children, including dedicated play areas, face painting, art workshops, and interactive performances. Parents can relax and enjoy the music while their little ones explore the festival’s engaging and safe environment. 

A camping area will also be created next to the festival (no children allowed) for those who want to experience one or several nights under a wonderful tipi or activate bivouac mode with their own equipment. 

Get ready to dance, laugh, and create lasting memories at the Family Piknik festival. 

Shows and activities for all ages take place over the two-day festival © Family Piknik

August 5-6 2023 – Espace Lucien Jean, Frontignan 

To learn more about Family Piknik, including ticket information, artist lineups, and additional details, visit their official website at: 

Lead photo credit : Music and fun at the Family Piknik festival in Frontignan © Family Piknik

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  •  Mele Luau
    2023-05-25 01:11:06
    Mele Luau
    Thank you for the article on Family Piknik Festival. It sounds like a great event full of activities for a wide range of ages, and I will definitely spread the word for others to hear about it. It is great when there are events that cater to the whole family, which is why I am eager to check it out for myself. I'm sure that this festival will be an unforgettable experience.