White Night 2019 in Paris: An art procession between Concorde and Bastille - pictures

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Published by Elodie D. · Photos by Elodie D. · Published on 4 October 2019 at 23h34
Paris White Night is held on Saturday October 5, 2019 and the highlight is a parade from Concorde to Bastille featuring 13 floats created by great artists including Annette Messager, Daniel Buren, Pascale Martin Tayou and tattoo artist Tin-Tin.

This Saturday October 5, 2019 Paris City Hall will wake us Paris riverbanks with an art procession for the White Night 2019 departing at 7 p.m. from the Place de la Concorde to join and end up at the Place de la Bastille at 10 p.m.! On the menu: 13 floast created by artists selected by Didier Fusillier.

Surrounded by 30 World's orchestras invited by the Philharmonie de Paris, artists will walk all along the Seine for a travelling exhibition opening the White Night. This event reminds us of the parade on the Seine for the White Night 2016.

This procession of fantastic, poetic and experimental works will take us to the Place de la Bastille. At 10 p.m., platforms wil go on to another festive venue in Paris, but you can stay at the Place de la Bastille for the major show provided by Groupe F, the famous pyrotechnics artist we love to follow.

Be rest assured, if you don't want to follow the procession for 3 hours, the floats are visible from 2 p.m. at the Place de la Concorde. All you need to have a lovely family time.

Practical information

Dates and Opening Time
On 5 October 2019
From 2 p.m. to 11 p.m.



    Place de la Concorde
    75008 Paris 8


    Official website