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Bastille day 2024 in Paris!

Categories : Lifestyle, published on : 7/11/24

July 14th, Bastille Day, is one of the most anticipated dates of the year in France. As always, Paris has prepared to offer a spectacular celebration to its residents and the many visitors from all around the world. Due to the Summer Games, this edition promises to be particularly memorable with unique events and highlights. Here’s everything you need to know to make the most of this special day.

The July 14th Parade

For the second time in its history, the July 14th military parade will be held on Avenue Foch, highlighting two themes: "sport and the military" and the 80th anniversary of the Liberation of France. This majestic event, gathering French military troops and international guests, will offer an impressive visual spectacle not to be missed.

The Flame, Symbol of Sporting Excellence, in Paris

A powerful symbol of unity and athletic excellence, the Flame will be present in Paris, twelve days before the opening ceremony of the games. For this special occasion, the Flame will descend the iconic Champs-Élysées, then head to the Grand and Petit Palais. It will then cross the Jardin du Luxembourg, visit the Olympia, Place Vendôme, the Louvre, and the Centre Pompidou before reaching the Place de l'Hôtel de Ville, where the grand closing ceremony will be held.

Celebrations at Hôtel de Ville

The Place de l’Hôtel de Ville, also known as the Esplanade de la Libération, will host the day's closing ceremony. This historic site, which has witnessed many significant moments in France's history, will shine under the lights of the Olympic Flame, creating a unique and festive atmosphere.

Eiffel Tower Fireworks

In the evening, the Eiffel Tower will be the stage for a spectacular fireworks display, accompanied by a symphony orchestra. This grand pyrotechnic show will illuminate the Parisian sky, offering spectators an unparalleled panoramic view of Paris's beauty. Colorful explosions, cascades of sparks, and celestial figures will harmonize with the music to amaze the audience.

Firemen's Balls

The traditional Firemen's Balls will take place in various fire stations across Paris, allowing Parisians and visitors to dance and celebrate until the early hours of the morning. These festive events are a perfect opportunity to discover the conviviality and festive spirit of the capital.

Accessibility and Comfort

Efforts have been made to make the event accessible to everyone. Specially designed areas for people with reduced mobility will allow everyone to fully enjoy the show. Giant screens will also be installed in public areas to enable more people to follow the fireworks, even from a distance.

Plan Your Evening

The reception at Hôtel Fabric is at your disposal to help you plan your evening. Feel free to ask us for advice on the best places to watch the fireworks, reserve a table at a popular restaurant, or plan other festive activities. Whether you choose to dine at Les Ombres restaurant for an exclusive evening or participate in the popular festivities, our team will be happy to assist you.

An Unforgettable Day

July 14th, 2024 in Paris promises an unforgettable experience for Parisians and visitors. The colors, lights, and magic that will illuminate the Parisian sky will enhance the sense of unity and celebration. Whether you are a resident of the capital or a tourist visiting for the occasion, July 14th, 2024 in Paris will be remembered as a grand celebration of liberty, equality, and fraternity.

Enjoy this exceptional day and immerse yourself in the festive atmosphere of Bastille Day in Paris!

Photo ©Grégoire Quéméner