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


from 13 May 2017 to 13 May 2019
Fondation GoodPlanet - Domaine de Longchamp - 1 carrefour de Longchamp, Paris

Humankind seen through the lens of photographer Yann Arthus-Bertrand.

Cirque Bouglione

Show - circus
Cirque d'Hiver Bouglione - 110 rue Amelot, Paris

The new show from the Cirque Bouglione, packed with magic, laughter and surprises

Les samedis de la VR

Show - miscellaneous
from 06 October 2018 to 13 July 2019
Forum des images - Forum des Halles - 2 rue du Cinéma, Paris

Discover virtual reality at the Forum of Images every Saturday until 13 July 2019

Romanès Cirque tzigane

Show - circus
from 13 October 2018 to 30 May 2019
Cirque Romanès - Square Parodi - Boulevard de l'Amiral Bruix, Paris

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

Cirque Alexis Gruss – Origines

Show - miscellaneous
from 20 October 2018 to 10 March 2019
Cirque Alexis Gruss - Carrefour des Cascades - Porte de Passy, Paris

This new show by the Alexis Gruss family pays tribute to the beginnings of the equestrian circus

Walking with Dinosaurs: Live show

Show - miscellaneous
from 04 January 2019 to 06 January 2019
AccorHotels Arena - 8 boulevard de Bercy, Paris

Dinosaurs will be making a comeback at Accorhotels Arena

Paris Animal Show

Trade fair, trade show, exhibition
from 12 January 2019 to 13 January 2019
Paris expo Porte de Versailles - VIPARIS - 1 place de la Porte de Versailles, Paris

Paris’s top show devoted to pets is taking place at the Parc des Expositions at Porte de Versailles

Shen Yun

from 16 January 2019 to 12 May 2019
Le Palais des Congrès de Paris - VIPARIS - 2 place de la Porte Maillot, Paris

Chinese troupe Shen Yun’s dance spectacular at the Palais des Congrès