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Sunday, March 3 2019

Festive air in the Paris streets.

Featuring a festive and musical parade with plenty of eye-catching costumes and impressive performances: the Paris Carnival is a fun event which has been immensely popular since its revival in 1997.
After a 50 year period without a carnival in the French capital, the age old tradition was brought back, the highlight being dimanche Gras (fat Sunday), when a great parade winds its way across Paris from Place Gambetta to the Place de la République. The cow at the head of the procession evokes the Promenade du Bœuf-Gras, the other name for the Paris Carnival in days gone by.

The Paris Carnival is above all a popular festival which unites people from all walks of life, locals, visitors, actors, artists, jugglers, musicians, street performers and so on. This is an event for all the family to enjoy!

Gambetta square
place Gambetta
75020 Paris

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