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May: Leu Tempo Festival of Street Arts – One of La Réunion’s oldest festivals, this five-day celebration in St-Leu features theatre performances, live music and contemporary art.
June: Sakifo Musik Festival – A music festival with a mix of reggae, electro and rock music across numerous venues.
June-October: Whale watching – Spot these ocean giants from the shore or on a boat trip.
October: Grand Raid – A challenging 100 mile trek from the south to the north of the island, which around 2,000 competitors aim to complete in 64 hours.
December: Anniversary of the Abolition of Slavery – A day of concerts and parades all over the island to celebrate its freedom.