Because August 15 is a public holiday, many venues are closed. You better be ready before heading out in Paris without knowing anything. For this public holiday, you have many possibilities:
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!
The most beautiful gardens in Paris
Paris is filled with wonderful gardens and parks, green setting that rub shoulders with the capital’s beauty. So, for a country stroll, here are the most beautiful green areas to enjoy.
Fountains Shows and musical gardens of Versailles 2020
The Musical Fountain Shows and the Musical Gardens of the Palace of Versailles are coming back in the gardens fountains and pools for a new season. From June 6 to November 1, 2020, enjoy strolls around the estate thickets and fountains in a magical atmosphere worthy of Louis XIV.
Where to see street-art in Paris?
Street art, these fleeting works turning a city into a true open-air exhibition are more and more attractive. If you’re interested in this urban art, we unearthed you spots where you can admire and even meet street artists.
Shopping malls opening hours on the Assumption, August 15, 2020 in Paris and Île-de-France
Need to go shopping on Saturday August 15, 2020? Check the opening hours of shopping malls for a serene spree!
Exhibitions, museums and monuments open on August 15, 2020, Assumption Day in Paris
On Saturday August 15, 2020, many Parisians museums and monuments will be open. You can then enjoy a walk in these French institutions... What monuments or museums will you discover?
Paris Plage 2020: La Villette and its free pools are back
It's official, Bassin de la Villette is back for Paris Plages 2020! We will enjoy summer with 2 pools and 2 paddling pools of different depths set within the Bassin de la Villette by the Quai de la Loire. Swim to relax or to work out, in a summery atmosphere, and for free from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Pools reopen from July 18, 2020.
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.
Paris Jardin d’Acclimatation reopens
Paris Jardin d’Acclimatation already reopened, but is now reopening, starting from Monday June 22 its rides and merry-go-rounds. Enjoy the entire parks again along with 18 hectares of greenery to have a picnic or enjoy a walk, animals, splash pads, and 42 merry-go-rounds.
Parc Astérix reopens: health protocol
Famous theme parks in near Ile-de-France Parc Astérix reopens on June 15, 2020 for a new season. Every day, the theme park will be limited to 5,000 people and no need to come without holding a ticket, you must book your ticket prior to your visit. Here is the health protocol and measures made to welcome you all as you look for thrills and change of scenery near Paris.
Disneyland Paris to ultimately reopen from April 2, 2021
As President Emmanuel Macron announced in October 2020 that theme parks were unfortunately to remain shut for Christmas, forcing Disneyland Paris to cancel the oh-so expected Holidays celebrations, and as reopening was announced first for February 13, 2021, the park has postponed the reopening date to April 2, 2021, according to the resort's booking page. Here is more on the matter.
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.
Nuit aux Invalides 2020 in Paris, the light and sound summer show
Nuit aux Invalides, or Night at the Invalides, is THE wonderful light and sound show in Paris this summer. As it was not certain the Nuit aux Invalides would take place in 2020, the organizer has confirmed the event will take place from July 18 to August 29, 2020, maintainig health standards. Be ready to enjoy 3,000 years of History of Paris on the indoor façade of the Invalides.
Open-air movie theater in La Villette 2020, program
La Villette open-air film festival will be back in 2020. On the menu: a month of free movie screenings on La Villette lawn, from July 23 to August 22, keeping barrier gestures up!
Night Fountains Shows 2020 at the Palace of Versailles
Night Fountains Shows are back on Saturdays from June 27 to September 17, 2020 at the Palace of Versailles. At nightfall, musicians and technicians tune to make you relive Louis XIV’s parties thanks to pyrotechnic effects and lit water jets… A show you should experience at least once in a lifetime!
To know more about what to do in Paris this special weekend, have a look at our guide.
Happy August 15 to all and have fun!