Paris Update Events 03.10.18

Links to events happening this week in Paris

October 6

All-night art

Nuit Blanche is an all-night festival of outdoor art events, plus special happenings in museums, which stay open late for free. The spotlight this year is on collective works.

Various locations, Paris

October 10-14

Montmartre grape harvest

Montmartre goes all out to celebrate the Fête des Vendanges, with a parade, exhibitions, workshops, concerts, special menus in restaurants, wine tastings, a ball and more.

Various locations, Paris

October 11-20

Shakespeare condensed

The British collective Forced Entertainment presents Table Top Shakespeare: all of Shakespeare (in English) – 36 plays – in under 36 hours over a period of nine days.

Théâtre de la Ville-Espace Cardin, Paris

October 9-14

Science film festival

The free Atmophères Festival presents 20 fiction and documentary films dealing with a variety of science-related topics, plus exhibitions, virtual reality demos, and conferences.

Various locations, Courbevoie and La Défense

October 4-14

Oktoberfest in Paris

The German beer festival comes to France.

Paris Event Center

Through October 18

Works in progress

For the festival Fragment(s), 12 theater and dance companies present works in progress.

Various locations, Paris and Mains d’Œuvres, Saint Ouen

Through October 7

Antique fair in a bucolic setting

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


Through October 14

Two meals for the price of one

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

Various locations, Paris

Through October 9

German cinema today

Shorts, features, director appearances and more at the Festival du Cinéma Allemand.

L’Arlequin, Paris

Through October 14

Weird films

Experimental movies by emerging filmmakers at the Festival des Cinémas Différents.

Various locations, Paris

Through December 9

Cultures of the world onstage

Music, dance, theater and ritual performances from around the world at the Festival de l’Imaginaire.

Various locations, Paris

Through October 6

Chanson française

L’Estival features singers performing in French.

Various locations, Saint Germain-en-Laye

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

Through Oct. 6

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

October 7

French film with English subtitles

Lost in Frenchlation presents Cecilia Rouaud’s Photo de Famille.

Club de L’Étoile, Paris

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