Every July 14th, France celebrates Bastille Day, in remembrance of the event that triggered the French Revolution when crowd stormed the Bastille Prison to release political prisoners. Expect impressive firework displays across the city, with the Eiffel Tower as the backdrop.
Fête de la Musique – France’s Day (and Night) Long Music Festival
On June 21st, the longest day of the year, France throws open its streets to celebrate music from all walks of life. You’ll find plenty of activities through the night in Paris, check for details on this site:
Fête des Vendanges – The Harvest Wine Festival
Each October, Paris’s only vineyard, Clos Montmartre, throws a great party to celebrate the grape harvest.