French National day in Paris: 14 July 2020 (Military Parade at Champs Elysees)
Every year since 1880, the French Republic has celebrated its national day on the 14th July, Bastille Day. The festivities begin in the morning, with the traditional military parade on the Avenue des Champs Elysées. After preparing all year, the military troops will parade down the city’s most beautiful avenue before a huge crowd of spectators, and the French President. An aerial show will also take place in the skies above Paris, delighting children and adults alike. Aeroplanes and helicopters from the French army and air force will show off their skill and dexterity in the air.
In the evening, a grand concert takes place. Around 11pm, the sky is lit up with a magnificent firework display over Paris. lasting around 30 minutes, people gather all over the city to watch the amazing spectacle which takes a different theme each year. The celebrations continue with parties at the fire stations around the city.
All public, Children