Paris Update Events 08.07.15

Links to events happening this week in Paris


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).

Bastille Day
> Military parade on the Champs-Elysées, Paris, July 14, 10am. Fireworks, Eiffel Tower/Champ de Mars, Paris, July 14, 11pm (preceded by classical music on the Champ de Mars at 9:30pm). Firemen’s balls, most fire stations (click here for list), Paris, July 13 and 14, 9pm-4am.

Champs en Musique
> Classical concerts on Sunday afternoons at the Château de Champs-sur-Marne, through July 12.

Festival Chopin à Paris
> The summer Chopin festival in the park. Orangerie du Parc de Bagatelle, Bois de Boulogne, through July 14.

Festival Européen Jeunes Talents
> Classical and contemporary music by talents from all over Europe. Various locations, Paris, through July 25.

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 de Montmartre
> Belle Epoque-style entertainment in the Renoir Garden of the Musée de Montmartre. Every Sunday  through July 12.

Les Etés de la Danse
> International dance festival featuring the Aivin Ailey Dance Theater. Théâtre du Châtelet, July 10-26.

L’Eté du Canal, l’Ourcq en Fêtes.
Boat rides, canal tours, dance performance, concerts, street art, outdoor films, balls and more around the Canal de l’Ourcq.Various locations, Paris & Seine Saint Denis, hrough Aug. 23.

Monuments en Mouvement
> Free dance performances choreographed for national monuments like the Pantheon in Paris, the Abbaye de Cluny and various châteaux. Various locations, through Sept. 15.

Nouveau Festival
> A “cross-disciplinary” festival — art, performances, theater, cinema, etc. Centre Pompidou, Paris, through July 20.

Paris Jazz Festival
> Free outdoor weekend jazz concerts, with an expanded program this year. Parc Floral (admission: €6), Paris, through July 26.

Paris Quartier d’Eté
> Annual festival of music, dance, theater and more from around the world. Various locations, Paris, July 14-Aug. 8.

Scènes d’Eté
> Free outdoor concerts on the weekends of world music: tango, Cuban, Senegalese, Breton, Irish and more. La Villette, Paris, through July 26.

Siestes Electroniques
> Free outdoor concerts of electronic music on Sundays. Musée du Quai Branly, Paris, July 5, 12, 19, 26 & Aug. 2.

> Retail sales in Paris through Aug. 4.


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