Ocean festival 2020, free entertainments at Paris Aquarium Tropical de la Porte Dorée

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Published by Cécile D. · Photos by My B. · Updated on 28 May 2020 at 10h48 · Published on 27 May 2020 at 18h04
Nothing will prevent Paris Asquarium Tropical de la Porte Dorée from celebrating Marine Day and World Ocean Day: this edition 2020 will be held online! On Saturday June 6, tune in to take part in many entertainments planned for children and adults, it is free, it is playful and instructive, we are looking forward to it!

The Ocean Festival is back this year for a 100% digital edition! On June 6, 2020 the Aquarium de la Porte Dorée, Paris Tropical Aquarium invites us to a Travel to the living ocean. Board with your family to discover the sea world living in the oceans. Enjoy entertainments and challenges pacing the day. This year, the festival is hosted by Fred Courant and Dominique Duché, director of the aquarium.

On the menu then, quizzes, workshops, conferences, games, screenings and all this in a very interactive fashion so that children and adults can ask questions and learn everything about sea life.


June 6 from noon to 7 p.m. (CEST):

  • Noon: how to eat fish, seaweeds, shells and crustaceans without putting species and ecosystems in danger? With two cooks and sea experts to talk about gastronomy and sustainable fishing.

  • Tour in the Indian ocean: Jean-Pascal Quod from the Agency for the Marine Research and Development (ARVAM) takes us to the discovery of Piton de la Fournaise's immerged lava flows in the Reunion Island.

  • 5 p.m.: whales, from the Indian Ocean to the Caribbean sea. Meeting with Olivier Adam, bio acoustician and curator of the Baleinopolis exhibition.

  • Seashore, sea grass beds and seaweed fields. Walk by the French coast, from Brittany to French Guiana via coral reefs.

  • Participating mural, all along the festival, a workshop to better grasp the marine world and committ to protect the planet.

You can prepare for the Ocean Festival now by facing up a challenge called Ocean at home - L'Océan à la maison. With the hashtag #FêteLocéan, create and share pictures, models, videos, poems about the ocean. The best creations will be presented at 5 p.m. on June 6.

In other word, a golden occasion to discover and amaze children, discover the program now!

Practical information

Dates and Opening Time
On 6 June 2020
From 12 p.m. to 7 p.m.



    293 avenue Daumesnil
    75012 Paris 12



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