Paris Update Events 27.07.2022

Links to events happening this week in Paris

Through July 31

Summer arts festival

Dance, music, theater and many other art forms come together for the Festival Paris l’Été 2020.

Various locations, Paris

Through August 28

Rosa Happiness Castle

The Festival Rosa Bonheur offers a summer program of concerts, theater, readings and more at the château of the celebrated French artist.


August 16-27


Documentaries on the theme of climate action take center stage for Gare aux Docs.

La REcyclerie, Paris

August 25-28

Open air cinema

Films under the stars at the Château de Vincennes. Photo: Tourisme Val de Marne.

Château de Vincennes, Paris

August 25-30

International music festival

Huge artists, including Arctic Monkeys and Stromae, headline Rock en Seine 2022.

Domaine de Saint Cloud, Paris

Through September 7

Outdoor classical concerts

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

Parc Floral

August 26-September 3

Short film festival

Short films and concerts for Festival Silhouette.

Parc de la Butte du Chapeau Rouge

August 22-23 & 26-27

Outdoor films

Ciné Tarmac returns with four nights of film screenings on the runway of the Paris Air and Space Museum.

Musée Air et Espace, Bourget

September 2-4

Solidarity with Ukraine

Ukrainian cinema, from fiction to documentary, is spotlighted for Slava Ukraïni!

La Cinémathèque Française, Paris

Through August 21

Open-air cinema

Cinema en Plein Air is back with a series of films featuring the world of dance.

Parc de la Villette, Paris

July 30-31

Immersive Northern Lights

See the Northern Lights in central Paris at Dan Acher’s Borealis installation.

Hôtel de Ville, Paris

Through September 23

River art

Sens Dessus Dessous: art honoring the upcoming Paris Paralympic Games adorns several Paris bridges.

Various locations, Paris

Through August 21

Paris beaches

For the summer months, the banks of the river and canals are transformed into miniature beaches for Paris Plages. 

Various locations,  Paris

Through August 28

Tuileries Secrets

Secret d’Arcadie returns for its second year with a puzzle trail around the iconic Tuileries Gardens. Above: The gardens in all their glory.

Jardin des Tuileries, Paris

Through July 31

Stanley Donen retrospective

The celebrated American director of Hollywood’s Golden Age is spotlighted at the Cinémathèque.

Cinémathèque Française, Paris

Through July 31

Summer arts festival

Paris Festival d’Eté is an annual festival of music, dance, theater and more from around the world.

Various locations, Paris

Through September 1

Son et lumière

A sound and light show, La Nuit aux Invalides, this year focuses on the story and legacy of Napoleon.

Hôtel National des Invalides, Paris

July 31

Vintage vehicles

Retro cars and motorbikes take to the streets of Paris for the 15th annual Traversée de Paris, beginning at the National Vintage Cars conservatory.

Vincennes, Paris, Meudon

Through August 28

Old-school funfair

Bumper cars, ghost trains and more classics in the Tuileries Gardens for the Fête des Tuileries.

Tuileries Gardens, Paris

Throughout the summer

Free stargazing

Experts with the Astronomy Association of Paris freely offer their skills and equipment to show us the stars for Paris Sous les Étoiles.

Throughout Paris

Through August 14

Summer fun on the canal

The Été du Canal festival offers theme cruises (street food, music, art, etc.) and other activities like the construction of an ephemeral village, balls, restaurants and bars.

Canal de l’Ourcq

Through August 28

Summer garden

For its Jardin d’Été festival, the Musée du Quai Branly stages a variety of free events in its garden.

Musée du Quai Branly

Through September 7

Outdoor jazz

The Paris Jazz Festival offers free weekend concerts in the park (admission to park: €6).

Parc Floral, Paris

Throughout the summer

Garden visits

Green spaces throughout the region hold cultural events for Jardins Ouverts en Île-de-France.

Various locations, Île-de-France

Through August 6

Music festival

Popular La Villette venue Cabaret Sauvage presents a month-long summer festival of DJ sets and club nights.

Cabaret Sauvage, Paris

Throughout the summer

Stranger Things in Paris

Stranger Things Store: Fans of the Netflix series are queuing up for an immersive experience based on it.

44, avenue des Champs Elysées, Paris


The Louvre by night

Paris’s most iconic museum will open Friday nights until 9:45 from July.

Musée de Louvre, Paris

Throughout the summer

Free outdoor concerts

Free music in the bandstands of Paris’s parks and gardens for Kiosques en Fête.

Various locations, Paris

Through October 1

Candlelit château

Every Saturday, 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


Notre Dame in AR

The history of the iconic Parisian landmark, from its construction in the Middle Ages to the 2019 fire, is chronicled in augmented reality. Reservation required.

Collège des Bernardins, Paris

Through August 21

Inflatable art

For Pop Air, the artworks of 15 international artists are blown up and made inflatable for visitors young and old to enjoy. In collaboration with the Balloon Museum in Rome.

La Villette, Paris


Save the Musée de l’Éventail

A crowdfunding campaign is underway to help save the Musée de l’Éventail, Paris’s museum of fans and fan-making.


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