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

Nativity scene in the Church Saint-Pierre du Gros Caillou

Celebration
December 2019 - February 2020
Paroisse Saint-Pierre du Gros Caillou - 92 rue Saint-Dominique, Paris

The church Saint-Pierre du Gros Caillou welcomes a living Nativity scene for children, on 24 December at 7 pm, during the family m...

Le Grand Palais des Glaces

Celebration
from 13 December 2019 to 08 January 2020
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
September 2019
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
from 21 December 2019 to 05 January 2020
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

Animals’ Christmas

Celebration
from 21 December 2019 to 05 January 2020
Parc Zoologique de Paris - Muséum National d’Histoire naturelle - Croisement de l'avenue Daumesnil et de la route de la Ceinture du Lac, Paris

Presents for the animals during the holidays at the Parc Zoologique de Paris

Christmas at the zoo

Celebration
from 21 December 2019 to 05 January 2020
Parc Zoologique de Paris - Muséum National d’Histoire naturelle - Croisement de l'avenue Daumesnil et de la route de la Ceinture du Lac, Paris

Christmas magic at the Parc Zoologique de Paris

Ice rink on the roof of the Grande Arche de la Défense

Celebration | Sport
from 21 December 2019 to 05 January 2020
Le Toit de la Grande Arche - 1 parvis de la Défense - En haut des marches de la Grande Arche, Puteaux

Kids and grown-ups will enjoy skating on the ice rink on the Grande Arche rooftop this Christmas

Christmas at Parc Astérix

Celebration
from 21 December 2019 to 05 January 2020
Parc Astérix - Autoroute A1 - Entre les sorties 7 et 8, Plailly

Enjoy an unforgettable Christmas with your Gallic friends at Asterix Park

Christmas masses at the Madeleine Church

Celebration
from 24 December 2019 to 25 December 2020
Église de la Madeleine - Place de la Madeleine, Paris

The Madeleine church celebrates Christmas with religious services on 24 and 25 December.