What to do in Paris (and around) in August ?

Festivals, special events, parties, open-air cinema?

What are the exhibitions to do this summer? Are the museums open in August? Where can we see animals with the kids this summer? All the answers to these questions with these very nice activities and outings for families, couples, friends or grandparents who are looking after the children in August.

To be reserved without delay

Good to know

The Rodin? workshop (free)

The Rodin workshop (free)

Experience art while having fun. From June 11 to August 28, 2022


Candlelight Parties

Candlelight evenings

Nightly candlelight tour. For the whole family

Free for children 6 and under

Parks with water features to cool off

Parks with water games to cool off

4 addresses in Paris and Ile de France. Free access

Les Grandes Eaux Musicales

The Great Musical Waters

A bucolic and musical walk in a magical setting. An ideal family outing

Free for children 6 and under

The International Bat Night

The International Bat Night

An exciting evening to learn all about chiropterans. Free

Paris Under the Stars

Paris under the stars

20 evenings of observation in Parisian parks. Free for all

"L'Été du Canal," an outdoor festival

"L'Été du Canal", an open-air festival

An outdoor leisure festival. Every weekend


Outdoor Shows - Summer 2022

Outdoor Shows - Summer 2022

Theater, big shows, sound and light shows in the open air this season.

Night at the Invalides, Napoleon the Flight of the Eagle

The night at the Invalides, Napoleon, the flight of the eagle


Great sound and light show. Ideal from 10 years old

Pestacles at Floral Park

The Pestacles at Floral Park

Concerts for children at the Floral Park. For children from 4 years old

Free with the Floral Park entrance ticket

Paris Plages 2022

Paris Beaches 2022

A must-see every summer.

Quays of the Seine, Trocadero and bassin de la Villette

Open air cinema at La Villette

Open air cinema at La Villette

The must-see event of the summer. For all, depending on the film of the evening

Free for all

family visits in Parisian parks

Cultural and recreational visits in the parks of Paris

10% to 20% discount

or go boating in August in Paris


museums to visit in Paris this summer, in August


Please note that reservations are required. The Quai Branly Museum Jacques Chirac, the Bourdelle Museum, the Museum of the Liberation of Paris, the Museum of Romantic Life, the House of Balzac, the Cernuschi Museum, the Petit Palais the Palais de la Porte Dorée, the Orangery Museumthe Grévin museumthe Museum of Illusion, lhe Jacquemart André Museum (one of our favorite museums), the city of Science and Industry (great with children and teenagers), the Museum of Man, The Great Gallery of Evolution (great with kids), the Orsay Museum (one of the most beautiful museums in Paris), the Air and Space Museum? and all the others!

exhibition for children in Paris

Exhibitions scheduled in August

monuments to visit in August with children

The monuments to visit this summer

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Paris by night in August: the nightlife of the summer

what to do within 100km of Paris in August

What to do around Paris in August?

which zoos and aquariums are open in August

Where to see animals in August?

Our reduced rates in August

What to do in August in Paris? (archives August 2019-2021)

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