Paris Update Events 03.07.2019

Links to events happening this week in Paris

July 6-September 1

Paris beaches

For the summer months, the banks of the river and canals are transformed into miniature beaches for Paris Plages. Above: swimming pools in La Villette canal basin.

Various locations,  Paris

Through July 14

Chopin a go go

Every summer, the Festival Chopin fills the Bois de Boulogne with master’s piano music.

Orangerie du Parc de Bagatelle, Bois de Boulogne

July 4

Award-winning short films

Inrocks presents their selection of the best 3 short films from the Festival Côté court.

L’entrepôt Cinéma, Paris

Through September 16

The Paris of yesterday

For the 80th anniversary of renowned Paris photography collection Roger-Viollet, Bercy Village is decorated with thirty black-and-white photos showing the architecture, history and daily life of 20th-century Paris.

Bercy Village, Paris

Throughout the summer

Musical migrations

Take a holiday without ever leaving Paris as bands play music from across the world at Poisson Lune.

Palais de la Porte Dorée, Paris

July 7

Bag of Books Sale

SOS Help hosts their popular annual sale, where as many books as you can fit in a standard bag will cost you just €5.

St. Joseph’s Church, 50 avenue Hoche, Paris

July 4-13

Eclectic music festival

Days Off presents acts ranging from Thom Yorke to Sigur Rós.

Philharmonie de Paris

Through July 11

The sexual revolution on screen

Films highlighting drag, politics and freedom are screened for Libérations Sexuelles, Révolutions Visuelles.

Cinémathèque Française, Paris

Through July 21

Young European photographers

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

Centquatre, Paris

Throughout the summer

Free stargazing

Experts with the Astronomy Association of Paris freely offer their skill and kit to show us the stars for Paris Sous les Étoiles.

Throughout Paris

Through July 20

Young Musical Talents

The Festival Européen Jeunes Talents gives promising young classical, jazz and contemporary musicians from all over Europe a chance to perform in Paris.

Archives Nationales, Paris

Through July 6

Spotlight on accessibility

For Paris Disability Month, events take place throughout the city to combat prejudice and increase accessibility.

Various locations in Paris

Through July 28

Art meets cinema

An imagined path is drawn between the lives of Pablo Picasso and his admirer, renowned Italian filmmaker Federico Fellini in the exhibition “Quand Fellini Rêvait de Picasso.”

Cinémathèque Française, Paris

July 6-August 25

Summer fun on the canal

The Été du Canal festival offers theme cruises (street food, music, art, etc.) and other activities like the construction of an ephemeral village, balls, restaurants and bars.

Canal de l’Ourcq

July 14-August 31

Summer garden

For its Jardin d’Été festival, the Musée du Quai Branly stages a variety of free events in its garden.

Musée du Quai Branly

Through September 22

Focus on graphic design

The Biennale International de Design Graphique Chaumont is a four-month festival of workshops, group discussions, concerts and conferences on the subject of graphics creation.

Various locations, Paris

July 6-28

Outdoor jazz

The Paris Jazz Festival offers free weekend concerts in the park (admission to park: €6).

Parc Floral, Paris

Through August 6

Retail sales

The official biannual six-week sales period.

Retailers all over France

Through August 31

Balloons in Bercy Village

After her colorful umbrella installation was well-received last year, Portuguese artist returns to decorate Bercy Village with colored balloons. Other decorations and a bubble pool will provide summer entertainment.

Bercy Village, Paris

Through October 15

More than a food market

Experience a new 5000 square-meter food market with a focus on healthy eating, featuring art and performance, at Le Marché Pop.

77 avenue du Docteur Arnold Netter, Paris

July 5

French film with English subtitles

Lost in Frenchlation presents Douleur et Gloire (Pain and Glory), directed by Pedro Almodóvar.

Studio 28, Paris

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