Paris Update Events 27.11.2023

Links to events happening this week in Paris

November 30

French movies with English subtitles

Lost in Frenchlation presents The (Ex)perience of Love,” directed by Ann Sirot and Raphaël Balboni.

Cinéma du Panthéon, Paris

Through November 30

Food porn

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

Various venues, Paris

December 1-2

Wine fair

The Grand Tasting features both big-name wineries and up-and-coming ones, along with master classes and food-and-wine pairing workshops.

Carrousel du Louvre, Paris

November 29-December 3

Crafty techniques

Are you into tufting, scrapbooking or embroidery? You might want to attend the Salon Créations & Savoir-Faire. Spotlight on Japan this year.

Porte de Versailles, Paris

November 30–December 3

Independent winemakers’ fair

French winemakers bring their vintages to Paris for the Salon des Vins des Vignerons Indépendants.

Porte de Versailles, 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

December 2–3

Open studios

Ateliers d’Artistes du Père Lachaise Associés presents Journées Portes Ouvertes, during which the area’s artists open their doors to the public.

20th arrondissement, Paris

December 1-4

Gourmet food fair

Just in time for Christmas, the Salon Saveurs des Plaisirs Gourmands brings together 300 gourmet food producers from the regions of France.

Espace Champerret, Paris

December 8–10

Australian Aborigine cinema

The Festival du Cinéma Aborigène Australien will show six films by Aborigine directors. Pictured above: a scene from The New Boy, directed by Warwick Thornton and starring Cate Blanchett.

Cinéma L’Arlequin, Paris

Through December 9

Immersive installation

Erik Rehl’s installation “Inner Fjell” spirals through a gallery space, transforming it into an emotional landscape.

Cinémorphe. Paris

December 9

Open-air art

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

Place de la Réunion, Paris

December 8–10

Australian Aborigine cinema

The Festival du Cinéma Aborigène Australien will show avant-premières of four new films by Aborigine directors.

Cinéma L’Arlequin, Paris

Through December 13

International jazz festival

Jazzycolors presents musicians from around the world in Paris’s national culture centers.

Various locations, Paris

Through December 16

Emerging artists

The Île-de-France department presents “FoRTE #5,” an exhibition of creative projects by emerging artists who received regional funding.

Frac. Romainville

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

November 19-January 7

The lights go on

The golden holiday lights on the Champs-Élysées. will go on Nov. 19 at 6pm, an event closed to traffic and open to the public.

Champs-Élysées, Paris

December 27-January 7

Holiday wonderland

The Festival du Merveilleux returns with a fabulous celebration of all things fairground.

Musée des Arts Forains, Paris

Through January 8

Holiday markets

Mulled wine and gifts galore: a full list of holiday markets in Paris.

Various locations, Paris

November 19–January 14

Art in theater

The works of 50 artists fill the Bernard Jordan gallery space in the Théâtre du Rond-Point’s O. Bookstore for the exhibition “Le Bal du Rond-point.”

Théâtre du Rond-Point, Paris

Through January 21

Dalí illuminated

Paintings by Salvador Dalí are transformed for the immersive light installation L’Art dans la Nature in the Parc de la Villette.

Parc de la Villette, Paris

Through January 21

Illuminated jungle

Jungle en Voie d’Illumination: this year’s festive illuminations in the Jardin de Plantes light up the world of the jungle. Pictured above: a chameleon.

Jardin de Plantes, Paris

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