Here are just a few things taking place across France and if you know of any others please feel free to add them via the comment section.
Les Eurockéennes, Belfort, July 2 to 4
Les Eurockéennes is one of the liveliest events of the summer in France Comté, with bands from all over the continent playing in a lively programme that runs from hip-hop to reggae, classic rock to heavy metal.
Raspberry festival, Limousin, July 11
Every July, the tiny village of Concèze in the Limousin celebrates its greatest export - the humble raspberry. More than 6,000 people attend the fair to meet raspberry producers and tour stalls which sell an extraordinary diversity of products made from la framboise.
Millau en Jazz, July 10 - 17
Millau en Jazz is a relaxed spring jazz festival that takes place in different villages in the Regional Natural Park of Grands Causses. The event welcomes French and international jazz artists, who perform at indoor and outdoor venues in a number of small towns.
International Mime Festival, Périgueux, August 2-7
The International Contemporary Mime Festival in Périgueux is the most important of its kind in the world. The "in" and the "off" festivals will give the opportunity to see outdoor and indoor performances involving mime shows, puppet shows and acrobatics.
La Route du Rock, St Malo, August 13-15
Taking place within the walls of Fort Vauban and near the beaches of St Malo, La Route du Rock Festival has become a highlight of the festival scene. The mix of recognised artists and newcomers allow visitors to discover contemporary music, pop, rock or electro.