What to do this Ascension Day, Thursday, May 9, 2024 in Paris? Our 10 ideas for outings with children

Published by Margot de Sortiraparis, My de Sortiraparis · Photos by My de Sortiraparis · Published on May 2nd, 2024 at 02:52 p.m.
This Thursday, May 9, 2024, is the long-awaited Ascension Day! So yes, there's no school or work (well, we hope for your sake) on this beautiful Thursday holiday: plenty of time to take the little ones out and enjoy the fine weather!

May is a bit like an extended vacation: with all thepublic holidays and the return of fine weather, it's almost like summer. So, after May 1st and May 8th, we're looking forward to Ascension Day: this year, it falls on May 9, 2024, and it's the perfect opportunity to take it easy over an extended weekend, or to take advantage of this public holiday to fill up on Parisian outings, if you've decided not to take the long weekend.

With the kids, you'll be spoilt for choice: on this bank holiday Thursday, you can go on an adventure in one of Ile-de-France's accrobranches , spend a day in your favorite amusement park, or opt for a day in the fresh air (with the option of a picnic on the grass) in one of the region's most beautiful parks, squares or gardens.

For something a little more unusual, head off to one of the local zoos, take part in the magic festival at the Jardin d'Acclimatation or discover our most enchanting castles in Ile-de-France. If the weather's not cooperating (or if you prefer not to stray too far from the capital), that's all to your credit, because here again, you've got plenty of great family outings to choose from: kid-friendly exhibitions, a dip in the pool, a trip down an inflatable slide in an indoor playground... So, what's on your agenda with the kids this Thursday, May 9, 2024?

1. Sports outings :

2. Restaurants to do with children :

3. Nice walks to get some fresh air:

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4. Unusual tours :

5. Exhibitions for kids :

6. The region's most (re)discoverable castles:

7. Kid-friendly cafés where you can have a snack :

8. Make a splash at the pool:

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9. Speed down the inflatable slides:

10. A shopping trip:

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In short, you're all set to spend a wonderful Ascension Day with your family!

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Dates and Opening Time
On May 9th, 2024

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