Paris Update Events 1.07.2020

Links to events happening this week in Paris

Throughout June

International cuisine

For the last three Junes, Refugee Food Festival, restaurants in Paris and around the world have invited refugee chefs into their kitchens to concoct specialties from their home countries. This year, the Refugee Food Festival Kitchen has been producing meals for essential workers and vulnerable people during the COVID-19 crisis; consider making a donation at the above link.

Various locations, Paris

Through July 14

Free entry

The spectacular Jardin d’Albert-Khan, just outside Paris, is offering free entry to its six theme gardens Tuesday-Sunday. Online reservations required.


July 4-August 31

Summer garden

For its Jardin d’Été festival, the Musée du Quai Branly stages a variety of free events in its garden.

Musée du Quai Branly

Throughout the summer

Family fun

The Domaine Saint-Cloud presents a summer of outdoor events designed to be safe and enjoyable in this unusual summer.

Parc de Saint Cloud

July 9

Cinematic celebration

To celebrate the reopening of the Forum des Images, classic short films by directors including Renoir will be screened, followed by the presentation of the Forum’s summer program.

Forum des Images, Paris

July 8-11

Cutting-edge music festival

The Wallonie-Bruxelles Cultural Centre presents Festival (((Interférences))), exploring the relations between a range of contemporary sound art forms, from podcasts to radiophonic fictions.

Centre Wallonie-Bruxelles, Paris

July 13-August 2

Summer arts festival

Dance, music, theater and many other art forms come together for this festival of creativity, Paris l’Été 2020.

Various locations, Paris

Through July 25

Young Musical Talents

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

Archives Nationales, Paris

Throughout the summer

Summer fun on the canal

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

Canal de l’Ourcq

July 15-August 30

Classic films in 35mm

The Cinémathèque Français reopens at last with Révisions Nos Classiques, a retrospective of classic films in 35mm.

Cinémathèque Française, Paris

July 18-September 1

Paris beaches

For the summer months, the banks of the river and canals are transformed into miniature beaches for Paris Plages.

Various locations,  Paris

Through July 26

Young European photographers

The Festival Circulation(s) features the work of emerging photographers. Visit the website to book a slot to attend exhibition.

Centquatre, Paris

July 15-August 11

Retail sales

The official biannual six-week sales period.

Retailers all over France

September 14

Designer photography

An exhibition of photos by a man better known as a fashion designer, “Manfred Thierry Mugler Photographe,” is being held in the covered passageways Bercy Village.

Bercy Village, Paris

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