What to do during the Paris 2024 Olympics: free events alongside the trials

Published by Rizhlaine de Sortiraparis · Photos by Rizhlaine de Sortiraparis · Published on June 11th, 2024 at 11:11 a.m.
During the Paris 2024 Olympic Games, a host of events for the general public are waiting to thrill us all for the duration of this unmissable sporting event. Here's a list of free events to enjoy alongside the Games during what promises to be a historic edition! Here's where you'll find all the good tips for the Olympic and Palalympic Games!

A century later, Paris is once again hosting the Olympic Games from July 26 to August 11, 2024, and the Paralympic Games from August 28 to September 8, 2024. For the occasion, the City of Light is in a frenzy to host this unmissable sporting event, and the least we can say is that it is determined to unveil to Parisians and tourists a fine program of events for the general public alongside the eagerly-awaited trials. As a result, we can expect to discover a capital more hyperactive than ever during the Paris 2024 Olympic Games!

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Visitors and local residents alike will be able to take advantage of a wide range of free events for the general public in all four corners of the capital! Exhibitions, concerts and other events to suit all tastes will be on offer at what promises to be an emotionally-charged event. This is your chance to take advantage of the free events on the program across the many festivities expected during the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games. It's the perfect way to experience the atmosphere of the Games without breaking the bank!

Stay tuned: this guide will be updated as we make new discoveries and announcements. Check this page regularly, especially in the run-up to the Paris 2024 Olympics, to find out what free events are on the program!

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Practical information

Dates and Opening Time
From July 26th, 2024 to September 8th, 2024

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