Paris Update Events 12.06.2023

Links to events happening this week in Paris

June 16

French movies with English subtitles

Lost in Frenchlation presents Disco Boy, directed by Giacomo Abbruzzese.

L’Entrepôt Cinéma, Paris

June 7-17

Short films

Côté Court presents all kinds of short-form art: videos, films, essays and fiction.

Ciné 104, Pantin

June 7-18

Directors’ Fortnight

The features and short subjects entered in the Quinzaine des Réalisateurs category at the Cannes Film Festival are shown in Paris.

Forum des Images, Paris

June 9-18

Cello festival

Concerts, dance and more at the Beauvais International Cello Festival.

Beauvais, France

June 16-18

Digging up the past

Events for academics, families and everyone in between for the Journées Européennes de l’Archéologie.

Various locations, Europe

June 17-18

Family fun

Concerts, art workshops, sports and more: events for children aged six months to 12 years at the Fondation Louis Vuitton’s Family Festival (€8 for children, €18 for adults).

Fondation Louis Vuitton, Paris

June 21

Dancing in the street

The Summer Solstice festival, the Fête de la Musique, brings free music, good and bad, into the streets of Paris and now the world.

Various locations, Paris

Through June 21

Drawing season

Le Mois du Dessin becomes Le Printemps du Dessin: exhibitions and workshops highlighting this simple and accessible art form will take place across the country.

Various venues, France

June 24

LGBT+ Pride

LGBT in the streets. The parade starts at 2pm at Place de la Nation and ends at Place de la République, where a concert will be held.


June 22-25

Jazz festival

International jazz acts gather for Festival Django Reinhardt.

Parc du Château de Fontainebleau, Fontainebleau

June 23–25

Festival of augmented reality

Palais Augmenté showcases technological innovations in the realm of culture.

Grand Palais Éphémère, Paris

Through June 27

Classical music festival

The Festival de Saint Denis features both stars and young talents.

Various locations, Saint-Denis

June 20-27

Contemporary film festival

The latest in French and American independent cinema will be on show at the Champs-Elysées Film Festival. 

Various locations, Paris

Through June 30

Culture for all

Mouvement E. Leclerc presents the latest edition of Festival Culturissimo, a collection of over 50 cultural events, including theatre and cinema.

Various locations, France

Through July 1

Computer science meets orchestra

ManiFeste 2023 a musical exploration of artificial intelligence in the Ircam concert hall.

Centre Pompidou, Paris

June 28-July 2

Getting fit for the Olympics

Le Carreau du Temple presents Festival Jogging, which will host sports festivals each July to prepare Parisians for the 2024 Olympics. This year’s edition includes sessions on inclusive sports, demonstrations of unique sports from around the world and a roller-dance party.

Le Carreau du Temple, Paris

June 29-July 2

Outdoor music

The festival Les Étoiles du Classique presents outdoor classical and jazz concerts, opera, dance performances and recitals.

Various locations, Saint-Germain-en-Laye

Through July 9

Women composers

The Festival Un Temps pour Elles showcases works by women composers, performed in châteaux and other prestigious sites.

Various locations, France

Through July 14

Arts on the move

The Moviment festival offers free, rotating art shows, performances, films and more Galerie 3 of the Centre Pompidou.

Centre Pompidou, Paris

June 28-July 25


The official summer retail sales period in France.

Paris & most of France

June 28–July 29

Classic Minnelli

A retrospective of the films of Vincente Minnelli, including such epics as An American in Paris. 

Cinémathèque Française, Paris

June 29–August 31

Free concerts

Up-and-comers and well-known artists alike take to the stage for Bercy Village’s summer celebration, Musiques en Terrasse, on Thursday evenings.

Bercy Village, Paris

Through September 30

Candlelit château

Every Saturday through September 30 and Friday in July and August, the Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte and its grounds will be lit by 2,000 candles for the Soirées aux Chandelles. 

Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte, Île-de-France

Through December 31

Free outdoor concerts

Free music in the bandstands of Paris’s parks and gardens for Kiosques en Fête.

Various locations, Paris














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