Paris Update Events 23.10.2023

Links to events happening this week in Paris

Through October 23


The latest in mixology is presented at some 60 bars at the Cocktail Street event. Street food stands to soak up the alcohol.

Grand Halle de la Villette, Paris

October 26

French movies with English subtitles

Lost in Frenchlation presents Le Procès Goldman, directed by Cédric Kahn.

L’Arlequin, Paris

Through October 28

Local photography

An exhibition of the work of eight laureates of the Rencontres Photographiques du 10e, who trained their cameras on residents of the 10th arrondissement.

Mairie du 10ème Arrondissement, Paris 10

October 29

French movies with English subtitles

Lost in Frenchlation presents Anatomie d’une Chute (Anatomy of a Fall), directed by Justine Triet.

L’Arlequin, Paris

Through October 29

All that glitters

A month-long celebration of contemporary jewelry, with exhibitions and performances, for the Parcours Bijoux.

Various venues, Paris

Through October 30

Science film festival

Films on everything from dinosaurs to the search for extraterrestrials at Pariscience.

Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle, Paris

October 25-31

Film festival for kiddies

Mon Premier Festival features some 100 films and more for kids aged two and up.

Various locations, Paris

October 28–November 1

Chocolate paradise

Cocoa growers, chocolate makers, exhibitions, recipe demonstrations, performances and more at the Salon du Chocolat.

Porte de Versailles, Paris

November 4-5

Hit it!

Hip Tap Project and Friends presents the Percussive Dance Festival, featuring body percussion, percussive dance, jazz-rock, tap dance, jazz roots, voice, rhythm in movement and stomp. S

Paris & Aubervilliers

Through November 12

World music

Music and dance from around the globe are featured during Ville des Musiques du Monde.

Various locations, Paris

November 6-12

Indie, rock, electro

The Pitchfork Music Festival puts the spotlight on the indie music scene.

Various locations, Paris

November 7-12

Award-winning photography

Star photographers are on show at the exhibition of the Prix de la Photographie’s winners and runners-up

Galerie 24-b, Paris

November 8-12

Photography books

Eighty international photography book publishers gather to show their wares at Polycopies.

Bateau Concorde Atlantique, Berges de Seine, Paris

November 9-12

Mega-photography fair

Some 200 leading photo galleries show works by their artists at Paris Photo.

Grand Palais Ephémère, Paris

November 17-19

Foodies on foot

ParisLocal introduces participants to some of Paris’s best eco-responsible food artisans and shops. Sign up for events

Various locations, Paris

November 2-25

Focus on photos in Saint Germain

Festival Photo Saint Germain: Special photo shows in Left Bank galleries, museums, cultural centers and bookshops.

Various locations, Paris

November 22-26

Fine art fair

Eighty-six galleries will participate in this year’s top-rated art fair, FAB (formerly Fine Arts Paris & La Biennale).

Grand Palais Éphémère, Paris

November 16-27

Poetry festival

Readings, concerts, performances and more with writers and experts at Festival Paris en Toutes Lettres.

Maison de la Poésie and other locations, Paris

November 18-28

LGBTQI+++ film

Chéries Chéris, Paris’s international LGBTQI+++ film festival, returns.

MK2, Paris

October 5–November 30

Food porn

Bread will be the featured foodstuff for the Festival International de la Photographie Culinaire.

Various venues, Paris

November 3–December 3


The festival Photo Days brings photography shows to 100 venues, including galleries, museums and festivals.

Various locations, Paris and environs

Through December 21

Contemporary arts festival

The Festival d’Automne presents leading international talents in art, dance, film, theater and more.

Various venues, Paris & Île de France

November 18-December 24

African music and film

The Africolor cultural festival puts African music in the spotlight.

Various venues, Paris suburbs

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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