The 14th July, is marked by a number of events organised throughout the day across the capital. After the traditional military parade on the Champs Elysées, spectators can make their way to the Champ de Mars for a major concert and spectacular firework display!!
14th july : the day’s programme
The festivities kick off at 9 am with a fly-past over the city by the planes of the French Air Force display team, the Patrouille de France. The traditional military parade then takes place on the Champs-Elysées, watched by thousands of spectators and almost 10 million TV viewers!
At 5 pm, a Concert for Equality, featuring notably Yannick Noah, Tiken Jah Fakoly and Benabar, will be held at the foot of the Eiffel Tower where, from 11 pm, a spectacular firework display set to music from the disco years will be held.