Paris Update This Week’s Events
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> Military parade on the Champs-Elysées. Fireworks, Trocadéro, July 14, 11pm. Firemen’s balls. Paris,
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 26.
Festival Paris Cinéma
> Premiers, films in competition, retrospectives and guest appearances. Various locations, Paris, through July 12.
Festival International des Jardins de Chaumont-sur-Loire
> “Seven deadly sins” is the theme of this year’s garden festival in the park of the Château de Chaumont. Chaumont-sur-Loire, through Oct. 21.
Fête de Montmartre
> Belle Epoque-style entertainment in the Renoir Garden of the Musée de Montmartre. First weekend of every month through September.
Food Trucks Tour
> Food trucks gather at four train stations: Gare de l’Est and Gare de Lyon in Paris, May 12-July 12. Gare de Saint-Lazare in Paris, June 2-July 12. Gare Saint-Charles in Marseille, July 15-Aug. 12.
In Situ Art Festival
> Forty street artists take over a wasteland in a Paris suburb. 174 avenue Jean Jaurès, Fort d’Aubervilliers, Through July 27.
Kiosques en Musique
> Over 400 free concerts in parks and gardens. Various locations, Paris, through October 31.
Les Etés de la Danse
> International dance festival featuring the San Francisco Ballet. 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. 24
Opéra en Plein Air
> Outdoor performances of Don Giovanni in gorgeous locations around France, including the Châteaux de Vincennes, Chantilly and Fontainebleau, and the Hôtel des Invalides in Paris. Through September 20.
Paris Jazz Festival
> Free outdoor weekend jazz concerts. Parc Floral (admission: €5.50), Paris, through July 27.
Paris Quartier d’Eté
> Annual festival of music, dance, theater and more from around the world. Various locations, Paris, July 14-Aug. 11.
> Free outdoor concerts of music from around the world in the gardens and squares of Paris. Various locations, through July 13.
> Free outdoor concerts on the weekends of world music: tango, Cuban, Senegalese, Breton, Irish and more. La Villette, Paris, through Aug. 24.
> Free outdoor concerts of electronic music on Sundays. Musée du Quai Branly, Paris, July 13, 20, 27.
> Free outdoor concerts. Place de la République, Paris, through July 11.
> Retail sales in Paris stores: through July 29.