2 years ahead of the Paralympic Games, Paris 2024 is inviting you to come and see the athletes in October (31 August, 2022)
In 2 years, on 28 August 2024, the Paris 2024 Summer Paralympic Games will begin in France. To prepare for this exciting and inclusive major sporting event, Paris 2024 is inviting you to come and celebrate the first ever Paralympic Day on 8 October 2022.
Games wide open: Paris 2024 plans for the Paralympic Games
The Paralympic Games are already among most important sporting events in the world. They attract millions of spectators and hundreds of millions of TV viewers across the globe. Paris 2024 has seriously committed to take this competition to the next level in terms of interest and popularity.
By choosing for the first time ever the same logo for the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games and the same slogan, revealed on 26 July 2022: Games wide open.
Paris 2024 will showcase Paralympic athletes and sports like never before in prestigious venues, including the Grand Palais (wheelchair fencing and para taekwondo), Invalides (para archery), the Château de Versailles (para equestrian), and the Tour Eiffel Stadium (five-a-side football).
Join us on 8 October 2022 to celebrate Paralympic Day
With Paralympic Day on 8 October 2022, Paris 2024, the Ministry of Sport and the Olympic and Paralympic Games, the French Paralympic and Sports Committee (CPSF) and the City of Paris are showing, on one day and in one place, what the Paralympic Games are all about and giving the general public a chance to gear up for the celebration.
A day of sports and initiation to a wide range of Paralympic events, hosted by French and international athletes, with free admission for everyone.
A day of athletic feats showcasing performances of Paralympic athletes during which world records will perhaps be broken before a huge audience.
A day of celebration, to promote openness, exchange and discovery, full of many cultural and artistic events.
A day of pride, energy and convictions to shine a spotlight on people with disabilities in the heart of Paris.