Paris Update Events 25.09.2023

Links to events happening this week in Paris

September 29

French movies with English subtitles

Lost in Frenchlation presents Toni en Famille, directed by Nathan Ambrosioni.

L’Arlequin, Paris

Through September 30

Dueling Duets

A series of concerts of two-handed piano pieces at the Rungis Piano-Piano Festival.

Various, Rungis

September 30

Open-air art

Ateliers du Père Lachaise Associés presents Galerie d’Artistes Ouverte: artists from Paris’s 2oth arrondissement will exhibit their work on a charming square.

Place de la Réunion, Paris

September 30

Urban Farm Festival

The eco-conscious Ici C’est Prairie festival includes concerts, DJ sets, a “hip-hop village” and food trucks on an experimental farm in the city.

La Prairie du Canal, Bobigny

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

September 22–October 1

Antique fair in a bucolic setting

A visit to the Foire de Chatou antique market and regional products fair just outside Paris on the Impressionists Island makes a great weekend outing.

Chatou, Île-de-France

Through October 1

Free outdoor art

Monumental works by eight international contemporary artists are on show during the Extatiques festival.

La Défense & La Seine Musicale, Paris

Through October 7

Chanson française

L’Estival features French-language singers.

Various locations outside Paris

Weekends through October 8

The New Place des Théâtres

Paris’s Place du Châtelet is no more. Vive la Place des Théâtres, the square’s new name, in celebration of the reopening of the Théâtre de la Ville, now the Théâtre Sarah Bernhardt (its original name, changed by the Nazi occupiers because she was Jewish). On weekends during the month of September, a series of free events will be held there and in its companion theater, the Théâtre du Châtelet.

Place des Théâtres, Paris

October 5-8

Cutting-edge sculpture

C14 Paris, the Contemporary Ceramics Fair, spotlights the latest in the art form.

Mairie du 14ième arrondissement, Paris

October 6–8

Fun with science

La Fête de la Science au Muséum goes all out to make science interesting to kids and adults in some of Paris’s leading museums.

Various locations, Paris

October 9

Paralympic tickets

Tickets for the 2024 Paralympic Games go on sale online.

Online, Paris

October 1-15

Art meets science

The Atmophères Festival presents films, performances, concerts, conferences and more on a variety of science-related topics with an ecological focus.

Various locations, Courbevoie and online

October 13-15

Celebrating France’s architecture

The Journées Nationales de l’Architecture aims to bring French people closer to their country’s finest contemporary architecture. The 2021 theme is “living together.”

Various locations throughout France

October 16-22

Learning with food

La Semaine du Goût returns for a week of events for young people on the value of food – from the heritage meals can carry to the importance of a balanced diet.

Various locations, Paris

September 28-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

Through December 21, 2023

Contemporary arts festival

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

Various venues, Paris & 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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