Celebrations and festivals in Paris

Celebrations and festivals galore. The arts come together in some unexpected places in Paris

Throughout the year, there are numerous celebrations and festivals all over the city. In summer, the arts come together in some unexpected places: on the Seine riverbanks, in courtyards of mansion houses, on lawns, in woods, parks and gardens, and in museum galleries temporarily transformed for a concert or a performance ...

The Chinese New Year, the Carnaval de Paris and the Printemps du Cinéma at the beginning of the year, and the Fête de la Musique in June. The Festival de de l'Ourcq, the festivals Paris Quartier d'Eté and Paris Plages during the summer, the Journées du Patrimoine, the Techno parade and Nuit Blanche in autumn, and then at the end of the year a packed calendar of festive events for the Christmas season ...

Don’t forget to keep checking our calendar of celebrations and festivals in Paris to keep up to date with events that make the French capital a dynamic place buzzing with culture and energy in 2018!

 More festive events and festivals in Paris

Top 10 festive events and festivals in Paris

Champs-Elysées Film Festival

Festival | Show - miscellaneous
from 12 June 2018 to 19 June 2018
Avenue des Champs-Élysées - De l'Arc de Triomphe à la place de la Concorde, Paris

Champs-Elysées Film Festival aims to present independent French and American films to a wider audience : competition, screenings, ...

Festival 36hr at Saint-Eustache

Festival
from 20 June 2018 to 21 June 2018
Église Saint-Eustache - 146 rue Rambuteau, Paris

Non-stop concerts in an extraordinary setting.

Festival Solidays

Festival | Modern music
from 22 June 2018 to 24 June 2018
Hippodrome de Longchamp - Bois de Boulogne - 2 route des Tribunes, Paris

Solidays is en event about solidarity - in the fight against Aids : concerts, entertainment and activities

Quinzaine des Fiertés

Festival
from 15 June 2018 to 01 July 2018
Tout Paris - Paris, Paris

Three weeks of events for the LGBT cause

Fête du cinéma

Festival
from 01 July 2018 to 04 July 2018
Paris et Ile-de-France - Paris et Île-de-France, Paris

Paris, a cinematic joy.

Carnaval Tropical in Paris

Celebration | Festival
from 01 July 2018 to 01 July 2018
Avenue des Champs-Élysées - De l'Arc de Triomphe à la place de la Concorde, Paris

Tropical rhythms take over.

Fête desTuileries

Celebration
from 23 June 2018 to 26 August 2018
Jardin des Tuileries - Place de la Concorde, Paris

Children and adults, Parisians and visitors all enjoy the 60 or so attractions at this two-month-long funfair

Les Pestacles Festival

Festival
from 13 June 2018 to 05 September 2018
Parc Floral de Paris - Jardin botanique de Paris - Esplanade du Château de Vincennes, Paris

Every year from June to September, the Parc Floral in Paris plays host to Les Pestacles, a festival for kids and their families.

LaPlage de Glazart

Festival | Modern music
from 07 June 2018 to 29 September 2018
Glazart - 7-15 avenue de la Porte de la Villette, Paris

Glazart celebrates summer with music and fine sand.