Calendar of festive events and festivals in Paris

Throughout the year, there are festive events all over the city

Manège au Jardin des Tuileries, Paris © OTCP - Amélie Dupont

Discover all the festive events and festivals that make the city a lively place all year long

 See our selection of festive events and festivals in Paris

Musical Sundays at the Madeleine

Festival | Classical music
All year
Église de la Madeleine - Place de la Madeleine, Paris

Classical concerts, with voluntary contribution to costs, all year long.

Festive events at Paris bandstands

Festival | Music - miscellaneous
from 13 April 2019 to 31 December 2019
Paris et Ile-de-France - Paris et Île-de-France, Paris

Five months of free music, outdoors

Candlelight Evenings

Celebration
from 04 May 2019 to 05 October 2019
Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte - Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte, Maincy

2,000 candles are lit within the chateau and garden.

LaPlage de Glazart

Festival | Modern music
from 06 June 2019 to 28 September 2019
Glazart - 7-15 avenue de la Porte de la Villette, Paris

Glazart celebrates summer with music and fine sand.

Open Air Opera: Tosca

Festival | Show - opera
from 14 June 2019 to 07 September 2019
Paris et Ile-de-France - Paris et Île-de-France, Paris

Every summer, a well-known director puts on a great opera from the classical repertoire.

Fête des Tuileries

Celebration
from 21 June 2019 to 25 August 2019
Jardin des Tuileries - Place de la Concorde, Paris

For 2 months, children and adults, tourists and Parisians all enjoy the 60 or so attractions at this two-month-long funfair

Festival Musique en l'Ile

Festival | Classical music
from 30 June 2019 to 01 September 2019
Église Saint-Louis-en-l'Île - 19 bis rue Saint-Louis-en-l'Île, Paris

Musique en l'Ile offers a rich and varied programme including Corsican polyphony, Russian popular songs, secular music...

Paris Plages

Celebration | Festival
from 06 July 2019 to 01 September 2019
Tout Paris - Paris, Paris

Over the summer, Paris becomes a seaside resort with the Paris Plages (Paris Beaches) event.