Corporate events

The Calais Dragon is an original piece of art and our forecourt on the seafront a unique setting! Offer a special trip or entrust us with the organization of your events, seminars, conferences, cocktail dinners around the guardian of the balance of the worlds.

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An exceptional place: Conferences, seminars, private visits … from 20 to 1,500 guests!

Are you looking for a place that will make a difference? The Calais Dragon is an ideal companion to organize a unique and memorable event in the exceptional setting of the new Calais seafront and the authentic landscapes in Côte d’Opale. Our team is at your disposal to create tailor-made moments within the Dragon forecourt, near the Calais Port. From a private visit or trip aboard our animal to a team-building operation, including dinner, cocktails, presentations… we guide you throughout the creation of your project to make your event an wonderful Machines experience with the special touch of the French artist François Delaroziere.

Less than two hours from the capital cities, in the heart of the Paris-London-Brussels triangle, Calais enjoys an exceptional geographical position. Ideally located on the new playground that is ‘Calais La Plage’, the position of the Dragon forecourt makes it an exceptional reception area, easily accessible thanks to the various road and rail structures and with numerous parkings lots nearby.

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Our spaces available for corporate events and receptions


The Dragon forecourt and its shelter

Depending on the event, up to 1,500 people – Public Wifi

A place to stroll with a view of the Calais Port and at the very entrance to Calais la Plage. Thanks to the dragon shelter, this wide space allows many possibilities by combining open air and covered zones. The presence of our two saurians: the Calais Dragon and the Sentinel Iguana gives your event an immersive character and fully in tune with our mechanical bestiary.

South terrace with view of the Calais Dragon

Up to 75 people in a seated configuration — Public Wifi — Sound system

Our largest space specially designed for catering with a breathtaking view of the Calais Dragon in its shelter. Adjoining our restaurant and our shop, this area allows all kinds of reception in a private configuration with an integrated sound system. A passageway running along the entire terrace creates a useful setting for conferences and presentations.

North terrace with sea view

Up to 40 people in a seated configuration – Public Wifi

More intimate, the terrace located to the north of the forecourt offers a real beach bar atmosphere in a guinguette spirit. Composed of traditional seats or higher tables, it is perfect for cocktails and after-work events.


L’Antre du Dragon, themed restaurant

Up to 60 places in a seated configuration — Public Wifi — Sound system — Video projection

Our Restaurant – Bar – Café extends the universe of Machines and the artist François Delaroziere by inviting you to dine in an atmosphere marked by the presence of the  Calais Dragon. Beautifully burnt woodwalls give presentations and dinner receptions an original and immersive dimension. Thanks to the adjoining kitchen, our teams offer you an ideal service during your welcome, your speech or your restitution meetings. Modular, the space expands thanks to a system of partitions and also opens to the outside, offering the possibility of combining it with the South terrace with 75 seats, bringing the whole to 135 seats.

Meeting and teaching room

Up to 20 people in a seated configuration – Public Wifi – Video projection

Located in the set of maritime containers on which the Iguana Sentinel lays, our educational reception area is tailored to welcome meetings, seminars, and team-building operations thanks to suitable furniture and projection possibilities. The room also opens to the outside and gives direct access to the Dragon forecourt.

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An inimitable universe serving a special moment: yours

A team of funny builders led by François Delaroziere has placed the imprint of an overflowing imagination on the Côte d’Opale shore, offering Calais a myth, a unique story that places the city among the lucky capitals of monumental ‘Machines’. An emblematic place of this revival instilled in Calais La Plage and the arrival of its new mechanical inhabitants, the Dragon forecourt is an inexhaustible source of magic for your professional receptions. Start the program with a trip aboard the Calais Dragon and let the poetry of urban theater inaugurate your event.

Catering and great attentions

Combine the know-how of our cooking teams for an original catering adapted to your reception. To finish, let our in-store finders offer you an ethical and local gift of the best effect. We imagine with you an ‘à la carte’ program, at the crossroads of François Delaroziere’s universe and your company’s values for a memorable experience.

They created an event with our creatures

© Fred Collier — Ville de Calais


Calais la Plage unrolls its boardwalk for you on the seafront with plenty activities! Walkers can stroll between the dike along the beach, the pier or the Perré Risban along the entrance of the port, but also the brand new belvedere. Rest areas are also available, including a large solarium. For families and children, playgrounds are also available, not to mention sports: fitness equipment, workout area, city-stadium … Calais LA Plage also hosts the largest skate-park in Hauts-de-France (4000 m2).


Stéphane Ribeiro Da Ascencao, our marketing and communication manager is at your disposal to support you in your project.