Bastille Day, July 14 firework show 2020 in Versailles (78) - Cancelled

Published by Manon C. · Published on 9 July 2020 at 14h49 · Updated on 10 July 2020 at 17h54
Bastille Day 2020 is an incredible event in Versailles. Each year, 50,000 visitors are expected on July 13 in front of the Palace to celebrate the storming of the Bastille. However, this year, in light of the current epidemic context, the city of Versailles unfortunately has decided to cancel the Bastille day firework show on July 14, 2020.
July 14, 2020's firework show in Versailles (78): cancelled.

In Versailles Bastille Day has become an unmissable event. The evening usually starts at 9 p.m. at the marketplace  with the firemen's dance, before letting off the firework on the parade ground. However, this year, because of the coronavirus epidemic, the ball is for be attended on Facebook Live! The firework is cancelled once again this year.

However since 2017, the city hall after deciding to call off the celebration explains that following dramatic events arose during gatherings, the firework facing the Palace has been cancelled this year.

To enjoy the party, you will have to go to another city or you will have to go to the firemen's ball that returns to Versailles after 40 years of absence! The city's firemen will welcome inhabitants for a party. The benefits of the party will be donated to the Oeuvre des Pupilles des sapeurs-pompiers (access for €15, including the admission ticket + a drink + a gift, free for people under 16 years old).

And for those who really want to attend a firework show, Groupe F has been invited by the Palace of Versailles for a magical show, Marie-Antoinette, performed on Thursday July 4, Friday 5, Thursday 11 and Friday 12, 2019 in the Jardins de l'Orangerie. A feast for the eyes!

To know what to do in Paris on Bastille day, check our other guides:

Practical information


78000 Versailles
78000 Versailles


Refine your search
Refine your search
Refine your search
Refine your search