Paris Update This Week’s Events
For full details about an event, click on its name to visit the official Web site (in English when available).
Estival de Saint Germain-en-Laye
> Music festival featuring such francophone stars as Barbara Hendricks, Brigitte and Alexis HK. Various locations, Saint Germain-en-Laye, through Oct. 10.
> Contemporary arts festival: dance, film, theater and more, various locations, Paris, through Dec. 31.
Festival de l’Imaginaire
> Music, dance, theater and ritual performances from around the world. Various locations, Paris, Oct. 8-Dec. 20.
Festival des Cinémas Différents
> Experimental movies by emerging filmmakers. Various location, Paris, through Oct. 18.
Festival d’Ile de France
> Concerts of classical, world, jazz and electronic music in various locations in Paris and other locations in the Ile de France, through Oct. 11.
Festival International des Jardins de Chaumont-sur-Loire
> “Extraordinary Gardens, Collectors’ Gardens” is the theme of this year’s popular garden festival in the park of the Château de Chaumont. Chaumont-sur-Loire, through Nov. 1.
Fête des Vendanges de Montmartre
> Montmartre celebrates its grape harvest with a parade, exhibitions, workshops, concerts, special menus in restaurants, wine tastings, fireworks and more. Various locations, Paris, through Oct.11.
Jazz sur Seine
> Jazz festival with concerts, showcases and master classes. Various locations, Paris, Oct. 9-24.
Oktoberfest à la Villette
> The famous German beer festival comes to Paris. Paris Event Center, Oct. 8-18.
> Outdoor exhibition of the work of 40 non-European photographers on the banks of the Seine. Promenade du Quai Branly, Paris, Through Nov. 22.