Christmas lights and village at the Place de la Bastille

Published by Rizhlaine F. · Photos by My B. · Published on 16 December 2021 at 15h13
The Holidays are coming to Paris Place de la Bastille. From December 3 to 26, 2021, the famous square in Eastern Paris is lit with Christmas colors with light screenings on the Colonne de Juillet, and a Christmas village. On the menu, cabins, merry-go-round and a very special guest: Santa Claus!

As Christmas magic is spreading over the French capital city, the Paris Scintille event shines a light on the square in front of the City Hall with fir trees and a lovely Christmas market, but, by the Place de la Bastille, discover another magical universe. This year, at the foot of the Colonne de Juillet, enjoy a very lively Christmas village.

You are expected from December 3 to 26, 2021 on this historic square. Enjoy a free merry-go-round for children's greatest joy, as well as several indulging cabins serving seasonal sweet or savory dishes. The staging takes you straight to the country of Santa Claus. The famous red man will also be there, expecting childrne on Wednesdays and weekends. Last but not least, at nightfall, the Colonne de Juillet is lit with magical blue lights like last year.

Here is a stopover to enjoy while walking around Paris this Christmas!

Practical information

Dates and Opening Time
From 3 December 2021 to 26 December 2021



    75011 Paris 11


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