Paris Update Events 17.04.2023

Links to events happening this week in Paris

April 20-23

Charitable art sale

The Solid’Art contemporary art fair is also a charitable event to send children from low-income families on vacation.

Carreau du Temple, Paris

April 20

French movies with English subtitles

Lost in Frenchlation presents De Grandes Espérances, directed by Sylvian Desclous.

L’Arlequin, Paris

Through April 20

Olympic Games tickets

Sign up to buy single-event tickets for the 2024 Paris Olympics.


Through April 21

Suburban jazzfest

Banlieues Bleues brings major jazz acts to the northern suburbs of Paris.

Various venues, Pantin

Through April 23

Lit festival

The libraries and cultural institutions of Seine-Saint-Denis present Hors Limites, a festival of the department’s literature.

Various locations, Seine-Saint-Denis

Through April 23

Cutting-edge creativity

Festival 100% spotlights up-and-coming artists across a range of disciplines.

La Villette, Paris

April 21-23

Massive book fair

The Festival du Livre brings together publishers, authors and book lovers. Pictured above: the Sorbonne Chapel, where some events will be held.

Grand Palais Éphémère, Paris

April 27-May 8

Retail heaven

You can buy just about anything at the century-old Foire de Paris, a gigantic pop-up store.

Porte de Versailles, Paris

Through May 15

Road trip through France

“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

Through May 21

Young European photographers

The Festival Circulation(s) features the work of emerging photographers.

Centquatre, 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

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