Paris celebrates Bastille Day

The French national holiday celebrations are a not-to-be-missed mega summer event in Paris.

Bastille Day in Paris

If there is one event not to miss in Paris, it is the French national holiday! This festive occasion brings people together and offers 2 days of exceptional free entertainment: a military parade, cultural programme, an outdoor operatic concert, and most of all, breathtaking fireworks. Every year, this world-class fireworks display is eagerly-awaited. For 30 minutes, the Eiffel Tower becomes the focus of a magical sound and light show – a dazzling sight for children and adults, Parisians and visitors. Come and enjoy the show and experience some of the magic of Bastille Day in Paris!
On 14 July 2023, a spectacular fireworks display will take place at the Eiffel Tower.
Programme for the July 14th 2023 military parade on the Avenue des Champs-Elysées
All the information on the ‘bals’ (parties) organized at Paris fire stations on 13 and 14 July 2023
A quick round-up of the cruises on the Seine for the best views of the Bastille Day fireworks display
A quick round-up of the most strategic places in Paris for the best views of the Bastille Day fireworks display
Make the most of the French National Holiday and discover the cultural and festive events taking place in Paris.

What are the cultural sites in Paris open to the public on Bastille Day 2023 ?

Take advantage of Bastille Day and benefit from some exceptional promotional offers in Paris.