OUR UNIQUE CONCEPT

Launched in 2012, Family Piknik concept have seduced a large and eclectic audience, bigger and bigger year on year. The key is to mix the Underground state of mind with a very friendly atmosphere for families. Created by Christophe Gimenez (aka Tom Pooks) and his team, Family Piknik clearly offers something different during the summer, with the best Underground DJ's performing from early hours in the morning to midnight, in the heart of Montpellier, one of the historic best cities for electronic music in France. Under the trees, be part of a stunning sunny day and bring your food to enjoy the music. With thousands of attendees from all around Europe, expect your sunday to be different ! 

Since our 1st edition, we've booked some of the best international underground DJ's : Carl CoxSven Väth, Richie Hawtin, Solomun, Marco Carola, Boris Brejcha, LucianoMaceo Plex, ARTBATSasha b2b John Digweed, Adam Beyer, Black CoffeeHot Since 82, Damian Lazarus, Monolink, Mind Against, Loco Dice, Joseph Capriati, Joris Voorn, Enrico SangiulianoKittinGui Boratto, Stephan Bodzin, Hernan CattaneoMarc Romboy, Âme, The Martinez Brothers, Booka Shade, Jamie Jones, Josh WinkDubfire, ANNAAdriatique, Michael Mayer, Dave Seaman, Guy J, Pig&Dan, Purple Disco MachineAgoriaLee van Dowski, Matthias Tanzmann, Max Cooper, MatadorCoyu, NastiaRodriguez Jr., Davide Squillace, Nakadia, Möd3rn, etc...

2022 LINE-UP 
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HOW TO COME ? 

FAMILY PIKNIK takes place in Montpellier area (south of France). It's 2 hours drive from Lyon and only 3h drive from Barcelona (Spain). Our 2022 events are split in 3 locations : Lunel (15 minutes east from Montpellier), Frontignan (15 minutes west from Montpellier) and Béziers (45 minutes from Montpellier in direction of Spain).

 

BY CAR

• Motorway (A9) 

• Free parking availlable.
 

MONTPELLIER AIRPORT
You can travel from Montpellier center town to Montpellier Airport very easily through Tramway. 
More infos here.

 

FROM TRAIN STATION 
Montpellier Saint-Roch & Montpellier Sud de France train stations are connected to our 2022 event locations through local railways (easy, cheap and fast). 
More infos here

Our 2022 venues

Arènes de Lunel : futuristic arenas located 15 minutes away from Montpellier - view the map here 

Frontignan : huge park with old trees and natural shadow. Mediterranean sea and beaches are 5 min away from the dancefloor - view the map here 

Arènes de Béziers : watch the aftermovie here to get an idea. 

Picnic

Allowed : Cooler,  Beach Umbrella, camping gear (tables/chairs), water atomizer (only if unboxed).

Forbidden : metal forks & knifes, all kind of liquids (except for water bottles if you come with children).

 

• Food available on site (pizzas, food trucks, sandwiches...)

Free games & animations for children only on weekend 02 (August 13 & 14th in Frontignan). Kid zone closes at 8pm, no kids allowed after this. 

Opening-Closing

• Doors open from 11am. 

​• Doors close at midnight, except for Weekend 2 in Frontignan (1am) and Closing in Béziers (2 am).

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