Best time to go to Paris

Fête de la Musique 2018

The longest day and the shortest night of the year shouldn't just silently pass by. Do like the Parisians—party all night long!

Fête de la Musique in Paris - Best Time
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Summer solstice? Why not use this excuse to party? Some 200,000 visitors annually take to Paris streets. The entire city stays awake for concerts, and other entertainment is offered all over the city's bars, restaurants, and often right in the streets. You're also welcome to join the mass celebration.

Fête de la Musique in Paris - Best Season

The Fête de la Musique was first celebrated in 1982. Since then it has spread throughout the world and is nowadays known as Music Day, Make Music Day or World Music Day in 120 countries.

Best time for Fête de la Musique in Paris

Although this fiesta became equally successful outside of Paris, it's still the ultimate experience to live this through in the city of its birthplace. Head to the French capital for the best revelry in the city's streets, squares and parks. You'll be entertained by live bands, professional singers, DJs and drummers. Amateur musicians will surprise you around every other corner.

Best time to see Fête de la Musique in Paris

Especially for that occasion, the city offers discounted public transport which is going to run all night long. But if you don't feel likу partying over the entire city, then go to check out at least some of its most fashionable locations—these are the Jardin des Tuileries, the Institut du Monde Arabe, the Petit Palais, Jardin du Luxembourg, the Louvre, Place Denfert Rochereau and of course the banks of the Seine.

Fête de la Musique Map & Location