First come panels, then come parties. No event makes it easier to mix business with pleasure than Cannes Lions. Ahead, discover AList’s curated roundup of parties that will dominate the South of France during the International Festival of Creativity.  

Sunday, June 16th


Come for the conversation and community at Adweek‘s week-long events and cocktail parties.

When: Sunday-Friday 10:30 a.m.

Where: JW Marriott


Monday, June 17th

Le Jardin de Clear Channel

Come mingle with peers at Clear Channel’s garden party.

When: Monday-Thursday 8 a.m.–8 p.m.; Friday 8 a.m.–2 p.m.

Where: Grand Hotel Gardens

Invite only.

Amobee Converge Café

Indulge in a cup of coffee at Amobee’s café for a conversation about the convergence of television, digital and social with authorities of linear and connected television planning and optimization.

When: Monday-Friday 9 a.m.–4 p.m.

Where: Promenade Robert Favre Le Bret, inside MediaLink Beach


Mobile Ventures Summit

Docking at the Old Cannes Port, Mobile Ventures Summit’s yacht will host events with keynote speakers such as eBay’s VP of advertising, Adidas global director of digital and retail marketing and Spotify’s head of global media and performance.

When: Monday-Thursday 9:30 a.m.–10:30 p.m.

Where: Le Vieux Port aboard Ocean Sapphire Yacht


Unity Technologies Cabana

At Unity’s official Cannes Lions Fringe event, discover how to utilize its 3D platform to captivate an audience and experience Childish Gambino’s AR music experience “Pharos AR” as well as multiple VR stories.

When: Monday-Thursday 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

Where: Cabana Town


Facebook Beach

Join Facebook for inspirational talks and activities among a group of communities and brands for an official Cannes Lions Fringe event.

When: Monday-Thursday 10 a.m.–7 p.m.

Where: Plage du Majestic


Twitch Space

Mingle with personalities and entertainers of Twitch at its official Cannes Lions event. Guests can also experience a behind-the-scenes view of a live broadcast.

When: Monday-Friday 11 a.m.–2 p.m.

Where: 63 la Croisette, Penthouse

Invite only.

Pinterest Beach

At the Cannes Lions Pinterest event, experience three interactive “lands” created by international artists that take you inside the minds of Pinterest users. Enjoy drinks and a learning demo on translating inspiration to action with your own brand.

When: Monday 12 p.m.–5 p.m.; Tuesday-Thursday 9 a.m.–5 p.m.

Where: Plage du Carlton


Google Beach

The Google and YouTube-hosed event on the beach will feature live demos, music, socials and Pride celebrations.

When: Monday-Friday 12 p.m.–11 p.m.

Where: Plage du Gray d’Albion & Plage La Mome  

Open to all festival delegates.


Humble-tweet while on Twitter Beach where daily programming will include panels and happy hours.

When: Monday 5 p.m.–7 p.m.; Tuesday 1 p.m.–3 p.m.; Wednesday 2 p.m.–3 p.m.; Thursday 11 a.m.–12 p.m. and 4 p.m.–6 p.m.

Where: Plage du Festival

Invite only.

Whiskey & Wine With OpenX

Celebrate your first night at the festival with fine whiskeys from Lagavulin, Aberlour A’bounadh, Macallan and Oban served alongside an open bar and French wines at OpenX’s VIP whiskey & wine experience.

When: Monday 10 p.m. – 12 a.m.

Where: Cannes Lions Beach

Invite only.

Tuesday, June 18th

LBB & Friends Beach

Network and chill with a drink in hand at the Little Black Book (LBB) Beach where brands convene to connect and grow their business.

When: Tuesday-Friday 10:30 a.m.–6:30 p.m.

Where: Plage Croisette Beach Restaurant

LBB members only.

Verizon Media Beach

When: Tuesday-Thursday 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Where: Plage du Martinez

Invite only.

Captify BBQ Villa Party

Agencies, brands and publishers across industries come together for Captify’s annual pool party.

When: 12 p.m.–8 p.m.

Where: Captify Villa HQ

Tickets required.

Exclusive Cocktails with Samsung

Together with IAB UK, Samsung presents a beachfront studio focused on “A New Era of Advanced TV”  with key industry players.

When: 5 p.m.–7 p.m.

Where: 29 Rue du Commandant André

Invite only.

LADbible Group Villa Party

Enjoy a surprise live music performance and a private swimming pool at social media publisher LADbible’s Cannes party where there will also be drinks and dancing.

When: 7:30 p.m.–1:30 a.m.

Where: The Contagious Villa, 1 Boulevard de Strasbourg


Nielsen Revel In The Riviera

Have an unforgettable evening with special guest DJ Mick. Dance, drink and network—all while making new connections at Nielsen’s cocktail party.

When: Tuesday 9 p.m.–12 a.m.

Where: Nielsen Yacht, Jetée Albert Edouard


Wednesday, June 19th

APA’s Young Producer Summit

Join the Advertising Producers Association (APA) as its spotlight great talent and creativity at Cannes Lions.

When: 9 a.m.–11 a.m.

Where: Maema Plage du Midi


Lunch with The Financial Times

Hear Matthew Garrahan, FT global media editor, in conversation with Marla E. Kaplowitz, president & CEO, 4A’s and Nigel Vaz, President, IPA & CEO, Publicis Sapient at the FT’s Cannes Lions luncheon.

When: 12:30 p.m.–2:30 p.m.

Where: JW Marriott, Rooftop

Invite only.

Spotify Beach

When: 2:30 p.m.–5 p.m.

Where: Plage Palais Stéphanie

Invite only.

APA’s Fireflies Arrival Party

When: 4:30 p.m.

Where: La Pantiero, Old World Cannes

Invite only.

Ad Age Cannes Lawn Party

Network with Ad Age insiders at this party where the publication be hosting their Young Creatives Cover Competition Winner.

When: 5:30 p.m.

Where: Le Grand Hotel


Thursday, June 20th

Shots x Felt Music DJ Set

SHOTS X FELT Music are back again for Cannes Lions 2019 to pump up the volume at the Palais des Festivals with their annual DJ set and naturally, dancing.

When: 10 p.m.–2 a.m.

Where: The Terrace, Palais Des Festivals, Cannes

Invite only.

Friday, June 21st

Le Grand Brunch at Cannes Lions

Cure that hangover with croissants, fruit, coffee and a few ibuprofens at a morning brunch from DAS WERK. 

When: 10 a.m.–12 p.m.

Where: Revealed with invitation

Invite only.