What to do in Paris with kids this Wednesday August 12, 2020

Published by Julie M. · Photos by My B. · Published on 7 August 2020 at 08h30 · Updated on 7 August 2020 at 11h49
Everyone knows it, Wednesday is kids’ day! But what are we going to make them do? Here are some ideas for parents, great-parents and other nannies around, each week, Sortiraparis offers you a few family outings to keep our dear toddlers busy. So, don’t miss our selection for Wednesday August 12, 2020.

Every week, Sortiraparis editorial board scans every outing and good deal and selects a few things to do in Paris on Wednesday with your kids

Here's the program to keep your chidren busy on Wednesday August 12, 2020:

Unforgettable Outings

Insolite : des visites de Paris en trottinette électrique Insolite : des visites de Paris en trottinette électrique Insolite : des visites de Paris en trottinette électrique Insolite : des visites de Paris en trottinette électrique Visit Paris riding an electric scooter
How about visiting Paris and its monument riding an electric scooter? This is what proposes Insolies Board with guided tours in town – by day and by night – riding an electric scooter. Going whichever way the wind blows, drive from bridge to bridge and from monument to monument on the Parisian bike lanes. Another way to visit Paris with your friends or family.

Paris Plages 2018Paris Plages 2018Paris Plages 2018Paris Plages 2018 Paris-Plages 2020 is back, program
Paris-Plages is back from July 18 to late August 2020 by the Seine and the Bassin de la Villette. Because of coronavirus, this year will be different according to Anne Hidalgo, but still as festive. Floating movie theater, concerts by the Orchestre de chambre de Paris, as well as entertainments, swimming sessions, and relaxation... Here is the program of Paris-Plages expecting you all summer long.

Parc des Buttes ChaumontParc des Buttes ChaumontParc des Buttes ChaumontParc des Buttes Chaumont Picnicking in Paris this summer 2020: the best sposts
Sunny days are back, and we want to go out and enjoy a picnic. Whether you’re into classic or quirky places, Paris is filled with spots where to picnic peacefully or along with many people and meet other fans of tablecloth and wicker basket to put on the grass. Let’s browse the best spots!

Paris Plages 2016Paris Plages 2016Paris Plages 2016Paris Plages 2016 Cooling off in Paris this summer 2020
Heatwave alert in Paris! It’s hot in Paris, very hot, and in our own corner we looked the best spots to cool off in Paris. Movie theaters, swimming pools, beaches as well as bars and restaurants, we offer you the best of what Paris has to give in the summer.

Zoo de Thoiry 2018 : les photosZoo de Thoiry 2018 : les photosZoo de Thoiry 2018 : les photosZoo de Thoiry 2018 : les photos Thoiry Zoo reopening and novelties 2020
Thoiry Zoo reopens from June 3, 2020 and for this new season, a "Zoo Clean N' Safe" charter is implemented. And new this year is the Terres des Gorilles - Gorillas' Land.

La Fête des Tuileries 2020 revient à ParisLa Fête des Tuileries 2020 revient à ParisLa Fête des Tuileries 2020 revient à ParisLa Fête des Tuileries 2020 revient à Paris Paris Tuileries funfair 2020
In agreement with the Préfecture de Police, the Tuileries funfair is back from Saturday July 4 to Sunday August 30, 2020. Do not miss this incredible human-size family funfair in full heart of Paris.

Walking:

La Forêt escargot : expo de street art dans un escargot géant à ParisLa Forêt escargot : expo de street art dans un escargot géant à ParisLa Forêt escargot : expo de street art dans un escargot géant à ParisLa Forêt escargot : expo de street art dans un escargot géant à Paris La Forêt Escargot: a street art exhibition within a giant snail in Malakoff
A giant snail highlighting ecology and recycling through an installation by 29 artists. This is what travelling exhibition La Forêt Escargot offers us to discover from July 11 to October 25, 2020 in Malakoff.

Roseraie de ProvinsRoseraie de ProvinsRoseraie de ProvinsRoseraie de Provins The Provins rose garden, an enchanted garden in the Paris region
Looking for a haven of peace in the Paris region? Come along and discover the Provins rose garden, a bucolic getaway in a green and lush setting. Careful, highly addictive!

Les Parcs à Jets d'eau à ParisLes Parcs à Jets d'eau à ParisLes Parcs à Jets d'eau à ParisLes Parcs à Jets d'eau à Paris Splash pads in Paris
It’s hot in Paris and you want to cool off in a park with splash pads? Sortiraparis gives you the list of spots where it feels good to run through the water and have fun with the water games.

La Mer de Sable 2019, les photosLa Mer de Sable 2019, les photosLa Mer de Sable 2019, les photosLa Mer de Sable 2019, les photos Coronavirus: La Mer de Sable 2020, reopening and program
This beautiful family theme park in the middle of nature opens its doors for a new season on Saturday June 27, 2020. Let's have a look at the health protocol set up to face the coronavirus epidemic and the novelties this new season has in store.

Parcs d'attraction Paris - Ile-de-France et alentoursParcs d'attraction Paris - Ile-de-France et alentoursParcs d'attraction Paris - Ile-de-France et alentoursParcs d'attraction Paris - Ile-de-France et alentours Guide 2020 to theme parks in Paris and around
New year, new features ! Check out what the theme parks and fairgrounds of Paris and its surroundings have in store for you in 2020. All parks and rides expect you for loveable moments with your family or friends while having many surprises in store.

Visuels Disneyland ParisVisuels Disneyland ParisVisuels Disneyland ParisVisuels Disneyland Paris Disneyland Paris reopens its parks
Disneyland Paris and Walt Disney Studio parks have been closed since mid-March because of the coronavirus epidemic. And for all those of you waiting to go back there, good news: the management board has just announced it will officially reopen from July 15, 2020 to enjoy the Disney magic once more!

Parc Astérix : le protocole sanitaire covid-19Parc Astérix : le protocole sanitaire covid-19Parc Astérix : le protocole sanitaire covid-19Parc Astérix : le protocole sanitaire covid-19 Parc Astérix reopening and program 2020
The Parc Astérix reopes for a new season full of emotion and special moments in store for you this year. From June 15, 2020 to January 3, 2021, come to the Gallic theme park novelties. New hotel, new shows and the Attention Menhir! attraction expect you this season!

Le Jardin d'Acclimatation dévoile son nouveau visage et ses attractions, les photosLe Jardin d'Acclimatation dévoile son nouveau visage et ses attractions, les photosLe Jardin d'Acclimatation dévoile son nouveau visage et ses attractions, les photosLe Jardin d'Acclimatation dévoile son nouveau visage et ses attractions, les photos Paris Jardin d’Acclimatation new theme park
Paris Jardin d’Acclimatation got a makeover, a new park featuring 40 attractions including 17 unique rides. The whole in a SteamPunk atmosphere like old-fashioned Paris. Rides for teens too, a park with preserved nature with animals and a sporting tour, as many arguments to renew this theme park, the leisure spot you can’t miss in Paris.

Paris City Vision lance le City Tour augmentéParis City Vision lance le City Tour augmentéParis City Vision lance le City Tour augmentéParis City Vision lance le City Tour augmenté Paris City Vision launches the City Tour in augmented reality
Wanting to visit Paris in a unique way, and go full tourist mode? Paris City Visions has thought about you and provides you with different tours of the city aboard its buses fitted with HistoPad, an interactive visit for an augmented tour. Tourism 2.0 starts January 14, 2020!

Les Grandes Eaux Nocturnes du Château de Versailles, fontaineLes Grandes Eaux Nocturnes du Château de Versailles, fontaineLes Grandes Eaux Nocturnes du Château de Versailles, fontaineLes Grandes Eaux Nocturnes du Château de Versailles, fontaine Reopening of the Palace of Versailles
The Palace of Versailles, its museums and gardens expect you again from Saturday June 6, 2020. The park and gardens have undergone a makeover and the historic monument is setting up a protocol to make sure visitors are all safe and healthy.

FIAC 2018 au Jardin des TuileriesFIAC 2018 au Jardin des TuileriesFIAC 2018 au Jardin des TuileriesFIAC 2018 au Jardin des Tuileries The Tuileries Garden reopens
The Tuileries Garden is a must-see place in Paris! This garden goes along rue de Rivoli, linking two very famous places in Paris, the Louvre and the Place de la Concorde. And when we visit it, we quickly understand why the Tuileries Garden is a listed monument since 1991. We find manies statues along with works of art. Discover it from Sunday May 31, 2020.

Letting off steam:

iFLYiFLYiFLYiFLY Reopening of iFLY: We tried the Indoor Skydiving in Paris
iFLY Vill’up is the world’s most beautiful indoor Skydiving. 14-m high, this tunnel is entirely glazed and enables you (from 5 years old) to discover how skydiving feels like. No need to worry about the weather anymore, whether you’re an expert or a novice, come and safely feel the sensations provided by a skydive. Reopening on June 22, 2020.

Illucity, le premier parc de réalité virtuelle de ParisIllucity, le premier parc de réalité virtuelle de ParisIllucity, le premier parc de réalité virtuelle de ParisIllucity, le premier parc de réalité virtuelle de Paris Illucity, the first Virtual Reality park in Paris reopens
VR fans, here’s something for you! Let’s run to Illucity, the first virtual reality park that has just opened a stone’s from Paris Cité des Sciences in the 19th arrondissement. Escape rooms, games and other immersive experiences… Come and discover the place’s activities from June 24, 2020.

Spartrack-VR au CNIT de La DéfenseSpartrack-VR au CNIT de La DéfenseSpartrack-VR au CNIT de La DéfenseSpartrack-VR au CNIT de La Défense Reopening of Spartrack-VR, the immersive VR shooting game at La Défense CNIT
Espace Team Break, used to offer quality escape games, welcomes a very fascinating VR experience. Entitled Spartrack-VR, this experience invites laser game enthusiasts to challenge robot enemies of planet Firos at La Défense CNIT.

Sparkling VR : le plus grand loft de réalité virtuelle à Paris Sparkling VR : le plus grand loft de réalité virtuelle à Paris Sparkling VR : le plus grand loft de réalité virtuelle à Paris Sparkling VR : le plus grand loft de réalité virtuelle à Paris Sparkling VR: Paris biggest loft devoted to virtual reality reopens
Created by FX de Seze, Sparkling VR has opened the biggest loft devoted to virtual reality in Paris. In the heart of Paris 8th arrondissement, a new VR temple has just reopened.

Accro des arbres, Base de Loisirs du Port aux CerisesAccro des arbres, Base de Loisirs du Port aux CerisesAccro des arbres, Base de Loisirs du Port aux CerisesAccro des arbres, Base de Loisirs du Port aux Cerises The tree climbing sites in the Ile-de-France region
The Ile-de-France is full of dense forests with numerous tree climbing adventures' facilities. Just like a true adventurer, you can go prove just how smooth and agile you are (worthy of a true monkey, I bet). Here is a list of the best tree-climbing adventures' facilities (aka accrobranche

Base de loisirs du Val de seineBase de loisirs du Val de seineBase de loisirs du Val de seineBase de loisirs du Val de seine Outdoor activities centers in Ile de France reopening
To feel on vacations without riding the train or driving for 2 hours, the perfect solution is the outdoor activities centers! These artificial beaches are great to sunbathe, swim like by the sea, but including not too expensive activities as a bonus. Parisians or tourists, here’s a lovely and cheap solution… to enjoy some relaxing time near our capital. Sortiraparis tells you everything about the 12 outdoor activities centers in Ile de France where swims and entertainments await.

Réouverture du Parc Saint PaulRéouverture du Parc Saint PaulRéouverture du Parc Saint PaulRéouverture du Parc Saint Paul Parc Saint Paul reopens
The Parc Saint Paul opens its doors again from June 6 to November 1, 2020. Enjoy this charming place, located in the heart of Oise, in its natural and authentic setting. The family park expects you with new opening hours and health guidelines to follow.

Seeing animals:

Les Aigles des remparts de Provins 2019Les Aigles des remparts de Provins 2019Les Aigles des remparts de Provins 2019Les Aigles des remparts de Provins 2019 Eagles of the Remparts 2020 in Provins, new production for the return of the show
The show “Eagles of the Remparts” in Provins is back from June 13 to November 1, 2020 with a brand-new production, at the heart of Provins ramparts. Come along and discover splendid birds of prey in harmony with horses.

Parc Zoologique de Paris 2019Parc Zoologique de Paris 2019Parc Zoologique de Paris 2019Parc Zoologique de Paris 2019 Guide to zoos and menageries in Paris and its surroundings
Looking to go away and meet animals in their environment? Let’s meet in the different zoos and menageries in Paris and the region or further, and if you don’t know where to go, we’ve got covered! Here’s a great guide to help you make your choice. Vincennes, Thoiry, Jardin des Plantes… As many opportunities to learn more about nature.

Zoo de Thoiry 2018 : les photosZoo de Thoiry 2018 : les photosZoo de Thoiry 2018 : les photosZoo de Thoiry 2018 : les photos Thoiry Zoo reopening and novelties 2020
Thoiry Zoo reopens from June 3, 2020 and for this new season, a "Zoo Clean N' Safe" charter is implemented. And new this year is the Terres des Gorilles - Gorillas' Land.

La Ménagerie du jardin des PlantesLa Ménagerie du jardin des PlantesLa Ménagerie du jardin des PlantesLa Ménagerie du jardin des Plantes Ménagerie, the zoo of the Jardin des Plantes: the oldest zoo in Paris
The Ménagerie, the zoo of the Jardin des Plantes is not only the oldest zoo in Paris but also the oldest zoo in the world that remains in its original condition. Make the best of this sunny weather to take your children visit this zoological garden that is worth the trip. Within walking distance from the Seine, these 55,000-square meters of greenery are inhabited by a thousand animals.

Parc zoologique de Paris - Zoo de VincennesParc zoologique de Paris - Zoo de VincennesParc zoologique de Paris - Zoo de VincennesParc zoologique de Paris - Zoo de Vincennes The Parc Zoologique de Paris – Zoo de Vincennes, reopens
The Zoo de Vincennes, now called Parc de Zoologique de Paris is exiting lockdown and reopens from June 8, 2020. Let's (re)discover this magnificent zoo safely.

Terre de Singes Terre de Singes Terre de Singes Terre de Singes Terre de Singes in Lumigny: visit a zoo surrounded by monkeys, reopening
After the Parc des Félins in 2006, Lumigny has just inaugurated its second zoo in 2016: Terre de Singes, a park where visitors walk around free monkeys. Both parks reopen this May 30, 2020! Careful, mandatory facemask from 10 years old.

Visiting museums:

Visuel Paris Institut du Monde ArabeVisuel Paris Institut du Monde ArabeVisuel Paris Institut du Monde ArabeVisuel Paris Institut du Monde Arabe Free guided tours at Paris Arab World Institute all summer
Good news for Islamic art fans! The Arab World Institute reopens from July 1, 2020 with a whole bunch of entertainments. Even better: you can enjoy free guided tours all sumer long! Let us discover the program together.

Dernier repas à Pompéi, l'exposition historique au Musée de l'HommeDernier repas à Pompéi, l'exposition historique au Musée de l'HommeDernier repas à Pompéi, l'exposition historique au Musée de l'HommeDernier repas à Pompéi, l'exposition historique au Musée de l'Homme Dernier repas à Pompéi, the historic exhibition at the Musée de l’Homme, new dates
The Musée de l’Homme invites you to share one last meal, but not any kind. The “Dernier repas à Pompéi” (Last Meal in Pompei) exhibition takes us to discover the food and leftovers found during the archaeological digs. Items and works exhibited leave Italy for the first time: you don’t want to miss this exhibition running from July 8, 2020 to January 4, 2020.

Le Musée de l'Illusion - les photos Le Musée de l'Illusion - les photos Le Musée de l'Illusion - les photos Le Musée de l'Illusion - les photos The Museum of Illusions opens in Paris
The Museum of Illusions opens in Paris 1st arrondissement. Starting December 20, 2019 come and live a unique and playful experience with your family! Dive into a fascinating world shaking your senses up… A multisensory visit you really don’t want to miss.

Exposition Monet, Renoir, Chagall, Voyages en Méditerranée - visuelExposition Monet, Renoir, Chagall, Voyages en Méditerranée - visuelExposition Monet, Renoir, Chagall, Voyages en Méditerranée - visuelExposition Monet, Renoir, Chagall, Voyages en Méditerranée - visuel Monet, Renoir, Chagall… Journeys around the Mediterranean, the immersive exhibition reopens at the Atelier des Lumières
The Atelier des Lumières presents the visual experience Monet, Renoir, Chagall, Journeys around the Mediterranean again from May 26 to December 31, 2020. Designed as a visual experience, this exhibition takes us to the heart of masterpieces by 20 artists including Renoir, Monet, Pissarro, Matisse, Signac, Derain, Vlaminck, Dufy, Chagall for a walk across the history of art in the 19th and 20th centuries, from impressionism to modernity via pointillism and fauvism. CAREFUL: With the new health measure, your ticket may no longer be valid.

Cézanne et les maîtres, Rêve d’Italie, l'exposition au Musée Marmottan-Monet : nos photosCézanne et les maîtres, Rêve d’Italie, l'exposition au Musée Marmottan-Monet : nos photosCézanne et les maîtres, Rêve d’Italie, l'exposition au Musée Marmottan-Monet : nos photosCézanne et les maîtres, Rêve d’Italie, l'exposition au Musée Marmottan-Monet : nos photos Paris Musée Marmottan-Monet reopens
The Musée Marmottan-Monet has announced it will reopen on June 2, 2020. Good news for all art lovers! The occasion to (re)discover the Cézanne and the Italian mastres exhibition in small groups.

Coronavirus : le Musée du Quai Branly fermé jusqu'à nouvel ordreCoronavirus : le Musée du Quai Branly fermé jusqu'à nouvel ordreCoronavirus : le Musée du Quai Branly fermé jusqu'à nouvel ordreCoronavirus : le Musée du Quai Branly fermé jusqu'à nouvel ordre Paris Musée du Quai Branly reopens
Paris Musée du Quai Branly - Jacques Chirac reopens from June 9, 2020. This is the occasion to discover temporary exhibitions that will enjoyed extra time.

Restaurants:

L'Ice Cream Truck du Crillon by Matthier CarlinL'Ice Cream Truck du Crillon by Matthier CarlinL'Ice Cream Truck du Crillon by Matthier CarlinL'Ice Cream Truck du Crillon by Matthier Carlin Hotel du Crillon Ice-Cream Truck by Matthieu Carlin - Video
Calling all demanding foodies, hotel du Crillon launches its Ice-Cream Truck, a vintage ice-cream truck likely to delight you with homemade recipes available all summer around. Cones, bowls, or wafer, paired with Matthieu Carlin’s delicious homemade ice creams and sorbets, you will love it!

Le Comptoir de Pâtisserie du Ritz by François PerretLe Comptoir de Pâtisserie du Ritz by François PerretLe Comptoir de Pâtisserie du Ritz by François PerretLe Comptoir de Pâtisserie du Ritz by François Perret Ritz Paris opens a counter with exclusive pastries by François Perret
Ritz Paris unveils a temporary pastry counter providing American pastries revisited by the palace’s pastry chef, François Perret. Indulge yourself!

Cédric Grolet Opéra : une nouvelle carte et un nouveau service click & collectCédric Grolet Opéra : une nouvelle carte et un nouveau service click & collectCédric Grolet Opéra : une nouvelle carte et un nouveau service click & collectCédric Grolet Opéra : une nouvelle carte et un nouveau service click & collect Cédric Grolet Opéra tearoom reopens
Pastry chef Cédric Grolet reopens his Opéra store upon booking. Novelties are also available on the menu!

Les glaces de Pierre Hermé pour l'été 2020 en livraison et bientôt à emporterLes glaces de Pierre Hermé pour l'été 2020 en livraison et bientôt à emporterLes glaces de Pierre Hermé pour l'été 2020 en livraison et bientôt à emporterLes glaces de Pierre Hermé pour l'été 2020 en livraison et bientôt à emporter Pierre Hermé’s summer 2020 ice creams available for delivery and soon to take away
Pierre Hermé unveils a new ice cream range for summer 2020. Already available for delivery, they will come to stores from June 8, 2020. To be enjoyed to your heart's content.

Glace Room, le tout nouveau glacier de la Place de la BastilleGlace Room, le tout nouveau glacier de la Place de la BastilleGlace Room, le tout nouveau glacier de la Place de la BastilleGlace Room, le tout nouveau glacier de la Place de la Bastille Glace Room, the brand-new ice cream parlor at the Place de la Bastille
Glace Room, a brand-new ice cream parlor is opening not far from the Place de la Bastille, just in time for sunny and warm days.

Rosa à l'Ouest : Rosa Bonheur sur les Quais d'Asnières-sur-SeineRosa à l'Ouest : Rosa Bonheur sur les Quais d'Asnières-sur-SeineRosa à l'Ouest : Rosa Bonheur sur les Quais d'Asnières-sur-SeineRosa à l'Ouest : Rosa Bonheur sur les Quais d'Asnières-sur-Seine Rosa Bonheur à l'Ouest is back in Asnières-sur-Seine
Rosa à l'Ouest, the guinguette by Rosa Bonheur, is back for a new summer season in Asnières-sur-Seine. From June 3, 2020, it has reopened its terrace for a wonderful time by the water!

Polpo : la péniche en mode brasserie seafoodPolpo : la péniche en mode brasserie seafoodPolpo : la péniche en mode brasserie seafoodPolpo : la péniche en mode brasserie seafood Polpo, the seafood brasserie by the Seine
Polpo is this ultra-trendy barge like a seafood brasserie that moored by the Seine in Levallois-Perret. A spot that looks like the Croisette and covering 600-sqm with a wonderful view on the Île de la Jatte.

Le River Café, la péniche terrasse-restaurant se renouvelleLe River Café, la péniche terrasse-restaurant se renouvelleLe River Café, la péniche terrasse-restaurant se renouvelleLe River Café, la péniche terrasse-restaurant se renouvelle River Café reopens
Famous barge moored in Issy-les-Moulineaux on the Seine River Café got a makeover. Renovated and entirely redecorated, the spot becomes cozy and lit. with its new menu full of freshness, you’ll love to spend some time there, facing the fireplace or comfortably seated on the terrace.

Here are some ideas to keep you lil’ angels busy on this special day.

Practical information

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On 12 August 2020

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