Paris Update Events 05.07.17

Links to events happening this week in Paris

Through July 22

Young Musical Talents

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

Archives Nationales, Paris

Through July 22

American dance

The Aivin Ailey American Dance Theater comes to Paris for Les Etés de la Danse.

Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris

Through September 21

Summer garden

For its Jardin d’Été festival, the Musée du Quai Branly stages a variety of free events in its garden and opens its rooftop terraces to the public for the first time.

Musée du Quai Branly

Weekends in July and August

Summer fun on the canal

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

Canal de l’Ourcq

Through July 8

Cultural block parties

The Quartiers en Cultures festival livens up the 18th, 19th and 20th arrondissements with a variety of events: concerts, theater, exhibitions, parties and more.

Various locations, Paris


 Through August 8

Bargains galore

The official retail sales period in Paris.

Paris stores

July 7

French film with English subtitles

Lost in Frenchlation presents Arnaud Desplechin’s Les Fantômes d’Ismaël, preceded by a themed cocktail party (€4.50).

Studio 28, Paris

Through July 30

Outdoor jazz

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

Parc Floral, 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

Beginning June 1

Summer House

The Mona Bismarck American Center opens up its townhouse and garden for a series of summer parties.


Through Oct. 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

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