Ideas for family outings in Paris

There is plenty of entertainment for kids in Paris!

Atelier enfant à la Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie, Paris © DR

Exhibitions, shows, festivals, festive events, concerts, circuses ... there is plenty of entertainment for kids in Paris. Check out this list of things to do with the family.

 See our selection of top family entertainment in Paris

Cirque Bormann Moreno

Show - circus
from 01 January 2015 to 31 December 2016
Cirque Bormann - 5 rue Lucien Bossoutrot, Paris

Every year this traditional and family circus, the Cirque Bormann Moreno, is popular with the public

Romanès Cirque tzigane - Les nomades arrivent

Show - circus
from 12 October 2020 to 29 March 2021
Cirque Romanès - Square Parodi - Boulevard de l'Amiral Bruix, Paris

Authentic tzigane circus, Romanès invites us into a festive and colourful world

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

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

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

Animals’ Christmas

Celebration
December 2020 - January 2021
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
December 2020 - January 2021
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

Foire du Trône

Celebration
2022
Pelouse de Reuilly - Bois de Vincennes, Paris

Some 350 attractions on more than 10 hectares of land at the Pelouse de Reuilly.