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10 Jul 2019 | 07:31 AM UTC

France: Bastille Day celebrations on July 14

France News Alert

Nationwide Bastille Day celebrations, including in Paris, to be held on July 14; heightened security expected

TIMEFRAME expected from 7/9/2019, 12:00 AM until 7/15/2019, 11:59 PM (Europe/Paris). COUNTRY/REGION France, Paris


Several celebrations to commemorate Bastille Day are set to take place in Paris on Sunday, July 14. Heightened security measures are expected in the vicinity of the annual military parade along the Avenue de Champs-Elysées, which will begin at 10:30 (local time), as well as at the Eiffel Tower and Champs de Mars areas, where a fireworks show will be held at 23:00. Other festivities may cause minor street closures for pedestrians across the city. Crowded conditions and transportation disruptions are expected in Paris during the festivities.

Other celebrations should be expected in metropolitan areas across France.  


Individuals in France, particularly in Paris, are advised to allow additional travel time, monitor developments to the situation, report all suspicious objects and behavior to the authorities, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.  


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