Paris Update This Week’s Events
For full details about an event, click on its name to visit the official Web site (in English when available).
> A festival celebrating diversity, with concerts, films and parties. Champ de Mars, Paris, Sept. 26-27.
Estival de Saint Germain-en-Laye
> Music festival featuring such francophone stars as Charlélie Couture, Maxime Le Forestier and Oxmo Puccino. Various locations, Saint Germain-en-Laye, Sept. 26-Oct. 11.
> Contemporary arts festival: dance, film, theater and more, various locations, Paris, through Jan. 26.
Festival d’Ile de France
> Concerts of classical, world, jazz and electronic music in various locations in Paris and other venues in Ile de France, through Oct. 12.
Festival International des Jardins de Chaumont-sur-Loire
> “Seven deadly sins” is the theme of this year’s garden festival in the park of the Château de Chaumont. Chaumont-sur-Loire, through Oct. 21.
Fête de Montmartre
> Belle Epoque-style entertainment in the Renoir Garden of the Musée de Montmartre. First weekend of every month through September.
Festival Temps d’Images
> The performing arts meet the moving image to experiment with new forms. Centquatre, Paris, through Sept. 28.
Fête de la Gastronomie
> Nationwide food festival, with tastings, special menus in restaurants and more, various locations, Sept. 26-28.
Fête des Jardins
> Paris Garden Festival: meet the gardeners and landscape architects, take a gardening class, listen to music, etc. Various locations, Paris, Sept. 27-28.
Foire de Chatou
> Antique market and regional products fair. Chatou, Sept. 26-Oct. 5.
Kiosques en Musique
> Over 400 free concerts in parks and gardens. Various locations, Paris, through October 31.
Tous au Restaurant
> Participating restaurants offer two meals for the price of one. Various locations, Paris, through Sept. 28.
Your Name in LightsArtist John Baldessari and the soon-to-reopen Monnaie de Paris give everyone a name to see their name in neon lights on Paris’s Quai de Conti for 15 seconds. Click on the link to signup. Through Oct. 12.Favorite