Europe Day 2018 in front of Paris City Hall

Europe Day 2018 at Hotel de Ville is back on May 12 and 13, 2018. Come take part in numerous activities and enjoy free concerts.

It has been 13 years since Europe Day first settled in front of Paris City Hall each year. The aim is to highlight citizens’ initiative allowing us to live together, to build Europe and to celebrate Europe Day.

This year, the evens will happen from May 7 to May 13, 2018 throughout the capital including an exceptional day on Saturday May 12 and Sunday May 13, 2018 in front of Paris City Hall

A genuine European village sets up with debates, informative stands around the 2 countries given pride of place this year: Austria and Bulgaria, playful animations for children and adults as well as the famous free EuropaVox concert.

Free and open to all, this day allows Parisians and tourists to have fun whilst discovering Europe with fresh eyes.

Faites l'Europe à l'Hôtel de Ville

Main events:

  • A civic dialogue - civic consultation about Europe's future, on May 12 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. with the participation of Prime vice-president of the EU Commission Frans Timmermans, Minister of European Affairs Nathalie Loiseau and Vice-president of the European Parliament Sylvie Guillaume.

  • Big EuropaVox free concert, on Saturday May 12 from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. and from 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m., including five participating bands from all over Europe, such as Austria and Bulgaria, Don Pasta, The Limboos, Saint Sister, Kuenta l Tambu as well as Girls in Hawaii, performing live. The highlight of this festive weekend.

  • On Saturday May 12, stands will be devoted to the main institutions (EU Commission, European Parliament, EIB...). On Sunday, it's the cultural centers and other associations that will take over the village.

  • On Sunday May 13, are organized meetings with Paris Forum des Instituts Culturels (FICEP) and European Cultural Centers with concerts and activities for the whole family from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Fête de l'Europe 2018 sur le parvis de l'Hôtel de Ville de Paris

New in 2018. A nighttime tour will be held on Saturday May 12 in the partner institutions. Equipped with a "Fête de l'Europe" bracelet, visitors can visit some monuments at lower rates, and Le Rex Club will give carte blanche to European DJs.

In other words, here's an event you don't want to miss to celebrate Europe!

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Last updated on 12 May 2018

Practical information

Opening Time
From 12 May 2018 to 13 May 2018



    Place de l'Hôtel de ville
    75004 Paris 4


    Recommended age
    For all

    Official website

    More information
    Concerts gratuits samedi de 12h à 22h

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