Calendar of festive events and festivals in Paris

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

Merry-go-round in the 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

Reading Nights

Celebration
January 2023
Tout Paris - Paris, Paris

A festive and cultural event that celebrates books

Paris Carnival. Promenade du Boeuf Gras

Celebration | Festival
from 19 February 2023 to 19 February 2023
Tout Paris - Paris, Paris

Le Carnaval de Paris known as Saint-Fargeau, a festive and costumed parade through the streets of Paris.

Cinéma du Réel festival (Cancelled)

Festival
from 24 March 2023 to 02 April 2023
Bibliothèque Publique d'Information - BPI - Centre Pompidou - Rue Beaubourg, Paris

International documentary film festival.

Sonic Protest

Festival
March 2023
Paris et Ile-de-France - Paris et Île-de-France, Paris

The meeting place for lovers of experimental sound and music.

Wild encounters this spring

Celebration
March 2023
Parc zoologique de Paris - Muséum national d’histoire naturelle - Croisement de l'avenue Daumesnil et de la route de la Ceinture du Lac, Paris

A varied programme of activities to discover animal life at the Paris Zoological park

Le Printemps du cinéma

Celebration
March 2023
Paris et Ile-de-France - Paris et Île-de-France, Paris

Film showings at a special price

Fata Morgana

Festival
March 2023
Jeu de Paume Paris - 1 place de la Concorde, jardin des Tuileries, Paris

First edition of the Jeu de Paume contemporary art festival

The Grand Festival 2022

Festival
March 2023
Musée national de l’histoire de l’immigration - Palais de la Porte Dorée - 293 avenue Daumesnil, Paris

A programme of events to combat racism and discrimination