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

On Love (exhibition currently closed)

Exhibition
from 08 October 2019 to 30 August 2020
Palais de la découverte - Avenue Franklin D. Roosevelt, Paris

Love is in the air at the Palais de la Découverte until 30 August 2020

Thoiry Lumières Sauvages

Celebration
from 27 October 2019 to 08 March 2020
Thoiry ZooSafari - Château et parc zoologique de Thoiry, Thoiry

Giant illuminated sculptures on show this winter at the Thoiry ZooSafari

Paris manga & sci-fi show

Trade fair, trade show, exhibition
from 07 March 2020 to 08 March 2020
Paris expo Porte de Versailles - VIPARIS - 1 place de la Porte de Versailles, Paris

The not-to-miss event for manga and science fiction fans.

Livre Paris (Cancelled)

Trade fair, trade show
from 20 March 2020 to 23 March 2020
Paris expo Porte de Versailles - VIPARIS - 1 place de la Porte de Versailles, Paris

The readers’ rendez vous

Foire du Trône (Postponed)

Celebration
Event scheduled for 28 march to 24 may 2020, postponed
Pelouse de Reuilly - Bois de Vincennes, Paris

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

Goût de/ Good France

Celebration
October 2020
Paris et Ile-de-France - Paris et Île-de-France, Paris

French gastronomy in the spotlight on the world stage!

Love Run (cancelled)

Sport
May 2020
Bois de Boulogne - Bois de Boulogne, Paris

The couples’ race is coming to the Bois de Boulogne once again

Printemps des rues (cancelled)

Celebration | Show - miscellaneous
May 2020
Canal Saint-Martin - Quai de Jemmapes, Paris

During this weekend in May, it's all about street arts in Paris : theatre, puppet shows, singing, circus, dance, magic...