July 14, 2018 - Bastille Day Fireworks in Paris

On July 14, Bastille Day highlight is the famous fireworks at the Eiffel Tower. This pyrotechnics show, both spectacular and magical, brings delight and pride to Parisians. Discover now the musical programming!

Bastille Day Fireworks on July 14, 2018 in Paris is about to happen.

For this exceptional evening, Paris city hall will welcome again the Concert de Paris, a remarkable concert, reuniting the Orchestre National de France, the Choeur de Radio France and the Maîtrise de Radio France alongside the greatest international opera singers.

This concert enables Parisians and tourists to wait until 11 p.m., the time when the fireworks attracting 500,000 spectators on the Champ-de-Mars!

Every year, the Mairie de Paris launches a call for project to select the pyrotechnists who will create the fireworks. Last year, it was Ruggieri that let off the fireworks but this year, it's Groupe F again. The pyrotechnists signing many fireworks will offer a pyrotechnic show on the theme of Love, "where the Eiffel Tower will be a huge 'temporary beacon of beauty' celebrating love, sharing and friendliness", Paris City Hall declares.

To watch again the magic fireworks 2017, click below:

©Sophie Robichon / Mairie de Paris

To know what to do in Paris on Bastille day, check our other guides:


Elodie D.
Last updated on 15 July 2018

Practical information


Tour Eiffel
75007 Paris 7

Métro ligne 6 ou 9 station "Trocadéro", ligne 6 station "Bir-Hakeim", RER C station "Champ de MArs - Tour Eiffel"


Recommended age
For all

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