Through September 21
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
Weekends in July and August
The Été du Canal festival offers heme 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 July 8
The Quartiers en Cultures festival livens up the 18th, 19th and 20th arrondissements with a variety of events: concerts, theater, exhibitions, parties and more.
July 1, 1pm
Rond-Point des Champs Elysées, Paris
Through August 8
The official retail sales period in Paris.
Lost in Frenchlation presents François Ozon’s L’Amant Double, preceded by a themed cocktail party (€4.50).
Studio 28, Paris
June 17-July 30
The Paris Jazz Festival offers free weekend concerts in the park (admission to park: €6).
Parc Floral, Paris
June 1-July 1
Festival ManiFeste “explores the dream of synesthesia, or… the musician’s gaze that—from Scriabine to the young composers of today—is mobilized via a visual experience.”
June 18-July 14
Every summer, the Festival Chopin fills the Bois de Boulogne with master’s piano music.
Orangerie du Parc de Bagatelle, Bois de Boulogne
Beginning June 1
The Mona Bismarck American Center opens up its townhouse and garden for a series of summer parties.
Through June 31
The Banlieues Bleues festival brings international and French jazz acts to the Paris suburbs.
Through June 30
The Festival de Saint Denis features both stars and young talents.
Various locations, Saint Denis
Through Oct. 21
Monuments en Mouvement offers free dance performances in national monuments like the Pantheon in Paris, the Abbaye de Cluny and châteaux.