Springtime is a wonderful time of the year in France, however, as a tourist or newly arrived expat, you should be aware of all the French holidays and celebrations in the Month of May that could put a crimp in your plans.
April Fools Day Traditions In France: (Poisson d’avril aka April Fish Day) A French Invention?
In addition to the hot air balloon, the sexy little black dress and photography, the French may have inadvertently invented April Fools’ day, known as “poison d’avril” in France, literally, April fish day. Here’s what you need to know about this fishy day in France.
Mardi Gras France Traditions: From Pagan Party To Crazy Carnival
The Ultimate guide for anyone curious about Mardi Gras and Carnival Season, its origins and how it’s celebrated in France.
Mother’s Day In France + Dates For 200+ Countries Around The World
What day is mothers day? The second Sunday of May? The fourth Sunday of May? The last Sunday of May? Are you sure Mother’s Day is even in May? Surprise, mothers day is celebrated on all those days depending on what part of the world you ask.
16 French Christmas Songs Popular in France (Lyrics + Audio)
Here’s a round-up 9 original French Christmas songs from France and a few internationally famous Christmas songs translated into French such as Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, and Silent Night. I’ve included a video for each song and included some of the lyrics so you can sing along as you listen to them.
Fun Ways Adults & Kids Can Celebrate Halloween In France
Halloween in France is complicated, not widely celebrated and hated by many however, there are still plenty of options for parents & children. Here’s how you can celebrate Halloween if you’re ever in France during the month of October.
A Complete List Of French Public Holidays in France Explained + Timeline
Here are the dates of French public holidays, French school breaks and school holidays and some of France’s celebrations and festivals explained plus an infographic and timeline of when these occur throughout the year.