As Christmas is close, Paris starts to dazzle. This is the occasion to take fantastic walks with your family. Between Christmas windows and lights, discover the light festivals taking over the Île-de-France this 2021-2022 winter. A wonderful outing program with or without children, at weekends, or during the Christmas break.
But what is a light festival? This is a magical event you can enjoy at nightfall. An enchanted walk in the middle of light and colorful installations often performed to music for an even greater immersion! So, ready to make the most of it? Here are the next festivals as well as the events you might want to keep an eye on!
Lantern festivals, Winter 2021-2022:
Thoiry Lumières Sauvages 2021-2022, the Chinese lantern festival is on
Thoiry Lumières Sauvages is the fantastic lantern festival lighting up the gardens of the Château de Thoiry with thousands of Chinese lanterns. This magical outing is back from October 31, 2021 to March 6, 2022. [Read more]
Lumières en Seine: last days of the light festival at the Domaine de Saint Cloud
Lumières en Seine, so is the name of this incredible concept expecting us from November 19, 2021 to January 9, 2022 at the Domaine de Saint-Cloud. This light festival promises a magical walk likely to enchant our winter nights. Discover pictures of this incredible and immersive installation. [Read more]
A light festival takes over La Villette this winter!
La Villette is about to shine bright again! To close 2021 beautifully, a promising light festival takes over the place with light installations by Groupe F and 1024 Architectures. An uncommon and free outing we are looking forward to! Meet from December 3, 2021 to January 2, 2022. [Read more]
Jardin des Plantes light festival 2021: Evolution en voie d'illumination - Our pictures
Every year, the Jardin des Plantes presents a nighttime light festival in a magical setting! Gigantic lit statues of animals take over the place at nightfall. This year, enjoy the "Evolution en voie d'illumination", a new nighttime walk coming back from November 29, 2021 to January 30, 2022. [Read more]
Discover the Thoiry light festival:
Discover the Jardin des Plantes light festival:
A wonderful outing, then!
Dates and Opening Time
Starts 15 November 2021