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

Autumn Festival in Paris

Festival | Show - dance | Show - miscellaneous | Show - theatre
from 05 September 2020 to 18 July 2021
Paris et Ile-de-France - Paris et Île-de-France, Paris

Every year, the public can discover almost 50 shows in various venues and institutions in Paris and around the Ile-de-France regio...

Thoiry Lumières Sauvages

Celebration
October 2021 to March 2022
Thoiry ZooSafari - Château et parc zoologique de Thoiry, Thoiry

Giant illuminated sculptures on show this winter at the Thoiry ZooSafari

Arte concert festival

Festival | Concert | Music - miscellaneous | Modern music
In 2021, a large number of concerts will continue to be available in streaming.
Gaîté Lyrique - 3 bis rue Papin, Paris

The Blogothèque, the Gaîté Lyrique and Arte join forces for live music performance

Christmas lights, avenue Montaigne

Celebration
November 2020
Avenue Montaigne - Des Champs-Elysées à la place de l'Alma, Paris

Turning on of the Christmas lights on the Avenue Montaigne

Illuminations on the Champs-Elysées

Festival | Celebration
from 22 November 2020 to 06 January 2021
Avenue des Champs-Élysées - De l'Arc de Triomphe à la place de la Concorde, Paris

The launch of the festive and shopping season takes place from digital screens

Le Grand Palais des Glaces

Celebration
December - January 2020/2021
Grand Palais - 3 avenue du Général Eisenhower, Paris

For the festive season, the Nave of the Grand Palais plays host to the largest ice rink in France

Culture au quai

Festival
from 14 December 2020 to 15 December 2020
Le Carreau du Temple - 4 rue Eugène Spuller, Paris

Many cultural activities to discover on the Quai de la Loire

Christmas at the Château de Breteuil

Celebration
December 2021 - January 2022
Château de Breteuil - Allée du Château, Choisel

The Château de Breteuil has just been trimmed up with festive decorations, lights and lots of Christmas activities