Lost in Frenchlation presents Toi Non Plus tu n’as Rien Vu, directed by Béatrice Pollet.
Club de l’Étoile, Paris
Eco-Trail offers a variety of eco-responsible races, from 80K trail to 10K Nordic walking. Above: Bucolic setting for a run. Photo: Vincent Krieger
Paris and suburbs
The Carnaval des Femmes brings back to life the historic Fête des Blanchisseuses, a costumed parade first organized by Paris’s laundresses. Starts and ends at the Place du Châtelet after marching through the Marais.
Place du Châtelet, Paris
A visit to the Foire de Chatou antique market and regional products fair makes a great weekend outing.
A range of events at the Irish Cultural Centre for Ireland’s patron saint day.
Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris
The Salon Destinations Nature fair showcases outdoor adventure destinations around the world.
Porte de Versailles, Paris
French winemakers bring their vintages to Paris for the Salon des Vins des Vignerons Indépendants. Click here to get free entry.
Espace Champerret, Paris
For the three days of Printemps du Cinéma, films cost only €5 in participating cinemas
Various cinemas, France
Through March 24
Explore imaginary worlds envisioned by great directors in a variety of cinematic forms at the Mondes Parallèles festival.
Forum des Images, Paris
Through March 26
This year’s Africapitales Festival focuses on Rwandan artists working in various disciplines.
Various locations, Paris
Galleries from across Europe present fine etchings, engravings and lithographs to celebrate the art of printmaking at the Paris Print Fair.
Réfectoire du Couvent des Cordeliers, Paris
Live concerts all over the town of Beauvais (one hour from Paris), many of them free, for the 27th Festival Blues Autour de Zinc.
Various venues, Beauvais
March 24–April 2
The theme of the Festival International du Film de Femmes de Créteil, whose guests this year will include Nobel prizewinner Annie Ernaux, is “The Road to Emancipation.”
Various venues, Paris & Créteil & online
March 24–April 2
Cinéma du Réel presents a diverse range of films and includes two competitions.
Various venues, Paris
Through April 2
One thousand restaurants in Paris and around France, some with Michelin stars, offer special meals at a 50 percent reduction for the Festival TheFork
Various locations, France
Help save the environment by recycling stuff at the Giant Free Troc Party swap event. Online registration (required) opens on March 30 at noon.
Académie du Climat, Paris
The Festival du Livre brings together publishers, authors and book lovers.
Grand Palais Éphémère, Paris
Through May 15
“Planète France” is an outdoor exhibition of photographer Loïc Lagarde‘s colorful travel shots of the regions of France, from Montmartre to Mont Saint-Michel.
Bercy Village, Paris
March 25-May 21
The Festival Circulation(s) features the work of emerging photographers.
March 20-June 21
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.