30th April - 9th May New Aunis New Orleans Jazz festival
6th May - 10th may - Semaine du nautisme (sailing)
8th May - World championship High Diving from one of the towers!
8th May nautical parade
8th - 10th May Boat show
16th May the Museums are open all night,great fun for children
16th and 17th May Cavalcade time (parade)
23rd may - Tour de re (sailing event)
12th June - Concert Chantier des Francos (the build up to the francofolies in july)
13th June - Fete du Port du Peche (Chef du Baie) - a short walk past the casino for the fishermans festival. Free tastings of seafood etc
13th June - Medieval festival in the St Nicholas quarter
14th June - La Rochelle triathalon at the Chef de baie
July - August events will be posted soon!