Paris Update Events 26.07.17

Links to events happening this week in Paris

September 8-10

New-style theater festival

Les Floréales Théâtrales features young companies and rarely produced plays along with concerts and food stands.

Théâtre de Ménilmontant, Paris

Through mid-September

Swimming in the canal

The water in the Bassin de la Villette has been declared clean enough to swim in, and a free swimming area has been set up.

Bassin de la Villette

Through September 30

Clubbing on the “beach”

Outdoor concerts and DJs nightly at the La Plage de Glaz’Art.

Glaz’Art, Paris.

Through September 27

Entertainment for kids

The Festival les Pestacles presents  concerts and other entertainment for children age five and up.

Parc Floral, Paris

Through September 21

Summer garden

For its Jardin d’Été festival, the Musée du Quai Branly stages a variety of free events in its garden and opens its rooftop terraces to the public for the first time.

Musée du Quai Branly

Through September 17

Outdoor classical concerts

Concerts in the park at Festival Classique au Vert every weekend.

Parc Floral

July 8-September 3

Paris is a beach

Illustration by Simon Roussin/Klar.

Paris Plages offers fun in the sun on the banks of the Seine and the Bassin de la Villette: sandy beach, pool, dance lessons, restaurants, volleyball, free concerts, boating and more.

Quais de la Seine, Bassin de la Villette, Paris

Beginning June 1

Summer House

The Mona Bismarck American Center opens up its townhouse and garden for a series of summer parties.


Through September 17

Classical concerts in the park

Summer concerts at the Festival de l’Orangerie de Sceaux. 

Parc de Sceaux

Sept. 8-16

Design mania

One hundred design-related events happen all over the city during Paris Design Week.

Various locations, Paris

September 8-10

Amusements in historic Marais sites

The Festival Les Traversées du Marais brings concerts, electro balls, installations and performances to the monuments, courtyards and gardens of the Marais.

Various locations

September 1-10

American films in competition

The Deauville American Film Festival presents movies by up-and-coming directors, with premiers, tributes, celebrity appearances and more.


Through October 21

Dance in historic sites

Monuments en Mouvement offers free dance performances in national monuments like the Pantheon in Paris, the Abbaye de Cluny and châteaux.

Various locations

Through September 13

Jazz greats live

Dianne Reeves, Archie Shepp and more at Jazz à la Villette.

La Villette, Paris

September 12-17

Tribal art walk

Sixty galleries put on special shows for Parcours des Mondes.

Saint Germain des Prés, Paris

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