Discover the Rugby Village in Saint-Denis!

Place Victor-Hugo is being transformed into an rugby village for the Rugby World Cup 2023. There will be a food court, sporting events and giant screen broadcasts of the matches being played at the Stade de France.


From 8 September to 28 October, there will be plenty of activities in the Rugby Village. Discover the detailed programme:

Sports Activites

Experience the RWC through a host of workshops and activities based around the oval ball, supervised by the city's educators! Open from 3pm to 7pm every match day (except Saturday 9 September from 12pm to 5pm). Photocall, Esport, artwork will all be on offer, and even the Evry Lucarne challenge will be on site on 9 September!

Rugby on Stage

Live to the rhythm of some unique concerts throughout the Rugby World Cup!

Friday 8 September :
5.15pm Breakdance
Discover this street art popularised in the 1970s in New York, USA.

4pm and 6.45pm Haka discovery workshop
Come and learn more about the history of this mythical dance and song. Thanks to this workshop, you'll be able to master its sequences perfectly!

Saturday 9 September :
3pm Vegedream concert
The author of "Ramenez la Coupe à la maison" (Bring home the Cup), will be taking to the stage in the Rugby Village to cheer on the Blues!

Friday 15 September :
8.30pm - 9.30pm Sound System concert with Joey Starr and DJ Naughty J
As part of the Saint-Denis festival, Joey Starr and DJ Naughty J will be joining forces to take you back to the golden age of French hip-hop, in what promises to be an exceptional atmosphere.

9.30pm DJ Set

Saturday 23 September :
4.30pm Surprise guest
Join an artist chosen by young Objectif emploi beneficiaries.

6pm Gardiner Brothers
The Gardiner Brothers are a group of Irish dancers, five times world champions in Irish dance.

Saturday 7th October
5pm Faye O'Rourke concert
Irish singer who conquered Coachella with her group Little Green Cars, enjoy a spellbinding atmosphere on the main stage in the rugby village.

Sunday 15th October
3.30pm and 4.30pm Fratellini
The famous circus academy based in La Plaine will be putting on some fabulous performances and a breathtaking show.

Saturday 21st October
5pm Rim'K concert
Relive the Rim'K classics on the Rugby Village stage, in a concert featuring a number of surprise guests. 

Saturday 28th October
5pm Kalash
For the grand final, the Rugby Village will be set alight one last time with Kalash!

Rugby Market

Every match weekend from 3pm to 9pm in the Rue de la Boulangerie, discover the rugby market and the know-how of our regions.


Open to all, every Thursday from 6pm to 11pm! Come and discover a whole host of artists from different backgrounds and styles on the afterwork stage.