Photo of the Week

Photo of the Week

Grafitti defaces, or enhances, depending on your point of view, a Paris fountain. Photo © Paris Update

What's Happening in Paris This Week

For full details about an event, click on the title to visit the official Web site (in English when available).

September 22-October 2

Antique fair in a bucolic setting

A visit to the Foire de Chatou antique market and regional products fair makes a great weekend outing.

Chatou

September 23-24

Whisky-a-go-go

Whisky tastings, food pairings, cocktails and more at the Festival Whisky Live Paris.

Les Docks-Cité de la Mode et du Design, Paris

September 23-24

Nationwide food festival

Tastings, special menus in restaurants and more during the Fête de la Gastronomie.

Various locations,

September 22-October 7

Chanson française

L’Estival features singers performing in French.

Various locations, Saint Germain-en-Laye

October 1

Take back the streets!

> On the Journée sans Voiture, most motor traffic will be banned in Paris from 11am to 6pm.

City of Paris

Through December 31

Contemporary arts festival

The Festival d’Automne presents leading talents in art, dance, film, theater and more from around the world.

Various venues, Paris & Île de France

September 22

French film with English subtitles

Lost in Frenchlation presentsCarine Tardieu’s Ôtez-moi d’un Doute, preceded by a themed cocktail party.

Studio 28, Paris

Through October 1

Two meals for the price of one

Restaurants participating in Tous au Restaurant offer a second fixed-price menu for free.

Various locations, Paris

September 23

Dancing in the streets

The annual Techno Parade takes place from noon to 7pm, with “after” parties to keep on moving.

Paris (see website for route details)

Through September 30

Clubbing on the “beach”

Outdoor concerts and DJs nightly at the La Plage de Glaz’Art.

Glaz’Art, Paris.

Through September 27

Entertainment for kids

The Festival les Pestacles presents concerts and other entertainment for children age five and up.

Parc Floral, Paris

Through September 16

Design mania

One hundred design-related events happen all over the city during Paris Design Week.

Various locations, Paris

Through Octtober 21

Dance in historic sites

Monuments en Mouvement offers free dance performances in national monuments like the Pantheon in Paris, the Abbaye de Cluny and châteaux.

Various locations