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

July 14th fireworks display

Celebration
from 14 July 2020 to 14 July 2020
Jardins du Trocadéro - Place du Trocadéro, Paris

Each year Bastille Day, or just le quatorze juillet (14th of July) is celebrated with gusto in Paris.

Paris Plages

Celebration | Festival
from 18 July 2020 to 30 August 2020
Tout Paris - Paris, Paris

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

Night at Les Invalides

Show - miscellaneous | Celebration
from 18 July 2020 to 29 August 2020
Hôtel national des Invalides - Esplanade des Invalides, Paris

The monumental sound and light show is back!

Open Air Cinema at La Villette

Festival | Show - miscellaneous
from 22 July 2020 to 23 August 2020
Parc de La Villette - Plein Air - 211 avenue Jean Jaurès, Paris

A cultural highlight every summer, the festival welcomes thousands of film fans with a programme of French and international films

Cinéma Paradiso

Festival
from 24 July 2020 to 26 July 2020
La Seine Musicale - Île Seguin, Boulogne-Billancourt

Outdoor cinema screenings in the exceptional setting of the Seine Musicale

Festival Musique en l'Ile

Festival | Classical music
from 26 July 2020 to 27 September 2020
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...

Festival Classique au vert

Festival | Classical music
from 15 August 2020 to 19 September 2020
Parc Floral de Paris - Jardin botanique de Paris - Esplanade du château de Vincennes, Paris

This festival was founded by the Mairie de Paris with the aim of combining the pleasures of classical music and the delights of na...

Paris Jazz festival

Festival | Jazz music
from 16 August 2020 to 20 September 2020
Parc Floral de Paris - Jardin botanique de Paris - Esplanade du château de Vincennes, Paris

Paris Jazz Festival artfully blends jazz melodies and the harmony of nature

Silhouette Festival

Festival | Show - miscellaneous
from 22 August 2020 to 29 August 2020
Paris et Ile-de-France - Paris et Île-de-France, Paris

For a week at the end of summer, the Silhouette association puts on a free festival dedicated to short films.