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).

Please note that all of the following events are canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic until the end of the official restrictions on public activities.
Throughout March

A month of drawing

Drawings are the art of the month, with exhibitions and workshops taking place for Le Mois du Dessin.

Various locations, France

March 20

Giant free jumble sale

Save the environment: Le Giant Free Troc Party is a huge sale where people can swap second-hand items. Registration required in advance.

Maison des Acteurs du Paris Durable, Paris

Through June 7

Fashion meets photography

Photographs taken by fashion designer Manfred Thierry Mugler line the walls of Bercy Village.

Bercy Village, Paris

March 11-22

Marcel Proust retrospective

Over 30 events explore Paris through the eyes of the iconic French author in Le Paris Retrouvé de Marcel Proust.

Musée National Jean-Jacques Henner, Paris

March 13-22

International documentary film festival

Cinéma du Réel presents a diverse range of films and includes two competitions. Above: a shot from Babette Mangolte’s Calamity Jane & Delphine Seyrig, A Story, which will be screened at Forum des images as part of the festival. Image: Forum des images.

Various locations, Paris

March 13-22

Antique fair on the Impressionists’ island

Find unique antiques and attend collectors’ events at this 98th edition of the Foire de Chatou.


March 11-29

Poetic cinema: Jean-Daniel Pollet retrospective

The work of prolific filmmaker Jean-Daniel Pollet is celebrated in an expansive retrospective.

Cinémathèque Française, Paris

March 16-24

Israeli Cinema

The Festival du Cinéma Israelien presents features, short films, classics and more.

Cinéma Majestic Passy, Paris

Through May 10

Young European photographers

The Festival Circulation(s) features the work of emerging photographers.

Centquatre, Paris

Through March 31

Yoga in the sky

Every Tuesday: yoga classes at the top of the Montparnasse Tower.

Tour Montparnasse, Paris

Through July 12

Contemporary art exhibit

Forty works of art showcasing the heart as a visual symbol of romance are exhibited for Coeurs du Romantisme dans l’Art Contemporain.

Musée de la Vie Romantique, Paris

Through March 24

Comedy festival

The city of lights becomes the city of laughs as all kinds of comedy are exhibited around the city for the Festival d’Humour de Paris.

Various venues, Paris

March 29-31

Cheap films

For the three days of Printemps du Cinéma, films cost only €4 in participating cinemas

Various cinemas, France