Paris Update Events 7.10.2020

Links to events happening this week in Paris

Through October 31

French food frenzy

A celebration of gourmet French food, as seen by scientists, chefs and artists, complete with tastings, at the Cité de la Gastronomie Paris-Rungis. 

La Villette, Paris

October 9-11

Flowers of the world

Plants from across the globe are brought together for Chantilly’s Journées des Plantes.

Domaine de Chantilly, Île-de-France

October 10

The new Wine Country

For Domaine du Bois Brillant’s Open Day, the vineyards hoping to become Île-de-France’s first wine village (in what was historically a wine-growing region) are offering vineyard tours. Advance booking required.

Domaine du Bois Brillant, Île-de-France

October 12-18

Learning with food

La Semaine du Goût returns for a week of events for young people on the value of food – from the traditions associated with it to the importance of a balanced diet.

Various locations, Paris

October 15-25

Cinema in the time of Covid

Films completed during the pandemic are screened in solidarity with the film industry for Le Cinéma Comme Il Va. Above: Guillaume Brac’s À l’Abordage (2020) will be shown on October 23. © ARTE, Jour2Fete 2020.

Centre Pompidou, Paris

October 21-30

Outsider art

Signed works by 42 artists, including both the famous and the more underground, will be on show at the Outsider Art Fair.

Atelier Richelieu, Paris

October 16-18

Celebrating France’s architecture

The Department for Culture’s Journées Nationales de l’Architecture aims to bring French people closer to their country’s finest contemporary architecture.

Various locations throughout France

Through October 11

Science film festival

The free Atmosphères Festival presents 20 fiction and documentary films dealing with a variety of science-related topics, plus exhibitions, virtual reality demos, and conferences.

Various locations, Courbevoie and La Défense

Through October 25

Festival of Jewelry

Designers, artists, photographers and historians come together to explore jewelry in France and beyond for Parcours Bijoux.

Various locations, Paris

October 28-31

Multimedia art festival

Artists from a range of different crafts illustrate the importance of the cultural patrimony during the International Heritage Fair.

Carousel du Louvre, Paris

Through October 11

Flowers in Bercy Village

Bercy Village presents a summer Sky of Flowers, with 2,600 blossoms, painted in a classic style by Audray Roy-Camille, suspended above the village’s central street.

Bercy Village, Paris

Through November 13

Melodrama on film

For Tant qu’Il y Aura du Mélo, the melodrama or “women’s film” is reassessed in a new light.

Forum des images, Paris

November 7

LGBT+ Pride

LGBT in the streets. The annual Paris Pride Parade has been postponed to November 7, 2020.


Through December 31

Contemporary arts festival

The Festival d’Automne presents leading talents in art, dance, film, theater and more from around the world.

Various venues, Paris & Île de France

October 8

French film with English subtitles

Lost In Frenchlation presents Petit Pays (Small Country: An African Childhood), directed by Eric Barbier.

Club de L’Étoile, Paris

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