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Celebrate July 14th 2023, Bastille Day in Paris: parade, firework

by stillinparis

On July 14, France and Paris celebrate the Bastille Day, the French National Day. It commemorates the French Revolution and the fall of the Bastille, a medieval politic prison on July 14, 1789.

Every year, on July 14, many events are organized in the French capital: parades, fireworks, firehouse dancing…

For July, 14 , 2023, celebrations are maintained.

Where to see the Bastille Day Fireworks

For, the National Day, Paris organizes famous fireworks at the Eiffel Tower. You can see it from many places like Trocadéro which is close by Eiffel Tower, or the Montmartre Hille

One of the best view on the fireworks is from the Seine river. It is the reason why having a Dinner Cruise is a must do for July 14 in Paris.

Dinner cruise for July 14 in Paris (Bastille Day fireworks)
Dinner cruise for July 14 in Paris & Bastille day fireworks

It allows you to enjoy a gourmet dinner while admiring the Bastille Day fireworks. The Bateaux Mouches cruise is the most appreciated.

>> Book your boat cruise with a wonderful view of the fireworks

You can book now your river cruise for July, 14, 2023. You can also cancel your reservation easily.

But one of the best place to see the National day firework is Montmartre at Sacré-Coeur (you will no have the sound but the sight is amazing)

You can also try of the bridge over the Seine river: Pont de l’Alma, Pont d’Iena,

>Find other activities for the Bastille day in Paris

Military parade of July 14th on Champs Elysée.

As every year, the military parade of July 14th will begin at 10:00 am on the Champs-Elysée avenue.

This year The Great War (WWI) is celebrated. 72 countries have participated in World War I will send people to participate in this parade.

A lot of people gather in the Champs Elysée avenue for the French National Day to see the parade.

Getting there: Many metro stations Charles-de-Gaulle Etoile / George V / Franklin Roosevelt / Champs Elysées Clémenceau.

Paris firework for Bastille Day
Bastille Day Fireworks Paris

Concert and fireworks of July 14th at the Eiffel Tower (Champ de Mars)

The city of Paris will organize for the national holiday:
– a Philharmonic concert from 9:30 pm till 11:00 pm – July 14
– the traditional fireworks will begin at 11:00 pm. the theme this year: ” Fête de la Fédération ” – July 14

These two events are free

Bombers dance Parties of July 13 and 14.

On July 13th and July 14th many firehouses open their door to people and welcome very big parties.

It is a traditional event that can be kitschy in many little French villages. But these dancing parties are now considered as very trendy .

The most expected is the Sévigné firehouse party, on July 13th and 14th, that gather more than 1000 clubbers with its 4 atmospheres in the middle of the Marais neighborhood.

Some Firehouses and their dance parties
ROUSSEAU firehouse 21, rue du Jour – 75001 PARIS

on July 13th and 14th

SEVIGNE firehouse 07-09, rue de Sévigné – 75004 PARIS

on July 13th and 14th
The biggest firehouse and also the most appreciated party. It is better to go there early enough to be able to enter

COLOMBIER firehouse 11, rue du Vieux Colombier 75006 PARIS

on July 13th and 14th

BLANCHE firehouse 28, rue Blanche – 75009 PARIS

on July 13th

LANDON firehouse 188, quai de Valmy – 75010 PARIS

on July 13th and 14th

CHALIGNY firehouse 26, rue de Chaligny – 75012 PARIS

on July 13th and 14th

map of bombers dance parties in Paris

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