Paris Update Events 28.06.17

Links to events happening this week in 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

Weekends in July and August

Summer fun on the canal

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

Cultural block parties

The Quartiers en Cultures festival livens up the 18th, 19th and 20th arrondissements with a variety of events: concerts, theater, exhibitions, parties and more.

Various locations

July 1, 1pm

Paris goes tropical

A thousand costumed dancers parade through the streets of Paris for the Carnaval Tropical.

Rond-Point des Champs Elysées, Paris

Through August 8

Bargains galore

The official retail sales period in Paris.

Paris stores

June 30

French film with English subtitles

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

Outdoor jazz

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

Parc Floral, Paris

June 1-July 1

Multidisciplinary music festival

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.”

Ircam, Paris

June 18-July 14

Chopin a go go

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

Summer House

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


Through June 31

Suburban Blues

The Banlieues Bleues festival brings international and French jazz acts to the Paris suburbs.

Various locations

Through June 30

Classical music festival

The Festival de Saint Denis features both stars and young talents.

Various locations, Saint Denis

Through Oct. 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

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