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 Arlette Gruss - Excentrik

Show - circus
from 01 October 2021 to 29 May 2022
Pelouse de Reuilly - Bois de Vincennes, Paris

To celebrate its 30th anniversary, the famous Arlette Gruss circus offers us an amazing show

Marine algae (seaweed!)

Exhibition
from 05 October 2021 to 08 January 2023
Aquarium tropical - Palais de la Porte Dorée - 293 avenue Daumesnil, Paris

Learn all about marine algae and their role in underwater ecosystems at Paris’s Tropical Aquarium.

Cirque Bouglione - Dingue

Show - circus
from 23 October 2021 to 06 March 2022
Cirque d'Hiver Bouglione - 110 rue Amelot, Paris

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

The Lion King

Musical theatre, musical
from 06 November 2021 to 31 July 2022
Théâtre Mogador - 25 rue de Mogador, Paris
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The famous musical makes its grand return to Paris on stage at the Mogador theatre.

Paris Carnival. Promenade du Boeuf Gras

Celebration | Festival
from 27 February 2022 to 27 February 2022
Tout Paris - Paris, Paris

Le Carnaval de Paris known as Saint-Fargeau, a festive and costumed parade through the streets of Paris.

Romanès Cirque tzigane - Les nomades arrivent

Show - circus
from 12 March 2022 to 03 April 2022
Cirque Romanès - Square Parodi - Boulevard de l'Amiral Bruix, Paris

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

Wild encounters this spring

Celebration
from 19 March 2022 to 08 May 2022
Parc zoologique de Paris - Muséum national d’histoire naturelle - Croisement de l'avenue Daumesnil et de la route de la Ceinture du Lac, Paris

A varied programme of activities to discover animal life at the Paris Zoological park

Foire du Trône

Celebration
from 01 April 2022 to 06 June 2022
Pelouse de Reuilly - Bois de Vincennes, Paris

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