Places to go on July 13th, 14th and 15th

Make the most of the French National Holiday and discover the cultural and festive events taking place in Paris.

And why not take advantage of the French National Holiday to discover shows, exhibitions and other cultural and festival events taking place in the capital?

A T-Rex in Paris

Un T-rex à Paris © Marten van Dijl Naturalis

13, 14, 15 July 2018

This summer, the Natural History Museum’s Gallery of Mineralogy and Geology is, for the first time, welcoming Trix, a female Tyrannosaurus rex discovered in the United States in 2013. This is a unique opportunity to come face to face with a 67-million-year-old skeleton and discover her eating habits, anatomy, and struggles. With a complete interactive exhibition, this exhibit will enrapture adults and kids alike!

Galerie de Minéralogie et de Géologie - Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle - Paris 5th

More info : A T.Rex in Paris

Panthéon : Bastille Day in music

Panthéon, Vue parties hautes, Paris © OTCP

14 July 2018

Celebrate Bastille Day musically and pay tribute to some great French historical figures. And from 3pm, the quintet from the Armée de l’Air is putting on two free concerts. Programming includes French works from the end of the 19th century such as George Bizet’s Carmen, Gabriel Fauré’s Dolly, Hedwige Chrétien’s Quintette, and of course the Marseillaise.

Panthéon - Paris 5th

More info : Panthéon

Chagall, Lissitzky, Malevich – The Russian Avant-Garde in Vitebsk (1918-1922)

Marc Chagall Au-dessus de la ville, 1914 – 1918 Huile sur toile © Galerie nationale Trétiakov, Moscou © Adagp, Paris 2018

13, 14, 15 July 2018
For a weekend focused on art, the Pompidou Centre is offering an exhibition paying tribute to the 20th-century Russian avant-garde movement. Students or teachers at the famous Vitebsk Higher Institute of Art, Marc Chagall, El Lissitzky, and Kazimir Malevich are the main artists in this exhibition bringing together some 250 works, plus many archival documents.

Centre Pompidou - Paris 4th

More info : Chagall, Lissitzky, Malevich – The Russian Avant-Garde in Vitebsk (1918-1922)

Paris’s firefighters in the spotlight

Pompiers de Paris à l'honneur Cité des sciences et de l'industrie © DR

15 July 2018

On the occasion of the exhibition ‘Feu’ (Fire) , (from 10 April 2018 to 6 January  2019), the Paris fire brigade comes to the Cité des Sciences et de l’Industrie for the weekend of 14 and 15 July 2018. On the programme:  demonstrations, workshops and presentations, indoors and outdoors.

Cité des sciences et de l'industrie - 19th

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Paris Plages

Paris Plages 2017 - Bassins canal de l'Ourcq © Mairie de Paris

13, 14, 15 July 2018

There are plenty of activities for adults and children: swimming and water sports, but also workshops for children, games, books, exhibitions ...

The Parc Rives de Seine and Bassin de la Villette

 More info about Paris Plages

Ohlala, Sexy – Crazy – Artistic

Ohlala 1 © Ohlala

13 July 2018
For an unforgettable experience, enjoy a night out at the Alhambra for the ‘Ohlala, Sexy – Crazy – Artistic’ show. Inspired by Black Swan, good and bad, light and dark, virtue and vice are all explored in these sensual performances and choreographies. A pleasure-filled spectacle that will stir the senses!

Alhambra - Paris 10th

More info : Ohlala

Musical fountains show at the Palace of Versailles

Les Grandes Eaux Musicales à Versailles, Bassin du Char d'Apollon © JdeGivry

13, 14, 15 July 2018

The garden of the Palace of Versailles becomes the setting for an enchanting display. Ornamental water ponds and water features create a majestic spectacle in which fountains play and jets of water intertwine. The Musical Fountains Show ends at 6pm on 14 July.

Château de Versailles

 More info about the Musical fountains show

Lido de Paris Member

Cabaret / Show
116 bis avenue des Champs-Élysées, Paris, 75008

Experience an extraordinary evening at the Lido de Paris, a legendary cabaret situated on the most beautiful avenue in the world,......

Crazy Horse Paris Member

Cabaret / Show
12 avenue George V, Paris, 75008

Enjoy an exceptional moment of beauty and sensuality in this legendary Parisian nightspot. Located just a few steps from the......

Paradis Latin Member

Cabaret / Show
28 rue du Cardinal Lemoine, Paris, 75005

Built by Gustave Eiffel and listed as a historical heritage site, the oldest big cabaret in the world is situated a short walk......

Open Air Cinema

Festival | Show - miscellaneous
from 17 July 2019 to 18 August 2019
Parc de La Villette - Plein Air - 211 avenue Jean Jaurès, Paris

A cultural highlight every summer, the festival welcomes thousands of film fans with a programme of French and international films

Les Etés de la Danse (Summers of Dance)

Festival | Show - dance
from 08 July 2019 to 17 July 2019
Théâtre Mogador - 25 rue de Mogador, Paris

The festival welcomes outstanding ballet companies from all around the world.

Night at Les Invalides

Show - miscellaneous | Celebration
from 12 July 2019 to 30 August 2019
Hôtel national des Invalides - Esplanade des Invalides, Paris

The monumental sound and light show is back!

Paris Plages

Celebration | Festival
from 06 July 2019 to 01 September 2019
Tout Paris - Paris, Paris

Over the summer, Paris becomes a seaside resort with the Paris Plages (Paris Beaches) event.

Cirque Bormann Moreno

Show - circus
from 01 January 2015 to 31 December 2016
Cirque Bormann - 5 rue Lucien Bossoutrot, Paris

Every year this traditional and family circus, the Cirque Bormann Moreno, is popular with the public

Fashion Freak Show

Show - miscellaneous | Musical theatre, musical
from 18 September 2018 to 16 June 2019
Folies Bergère - 32 rue Richer, Paris

Jean-Paul Gaultier will be launching his Fashion Freak Show at the Folies Bergère on 18 September 2018

Chicago. The musical

Show - dance | Musical theatre, musical
From 26 September 2018
Théâtre Mogador - 25 rue de Mogador, Paris

The iconic Broadway musical will be playing at the Théâtre Mogador from September 2018

Cirque Bouglione

Show - circus
Cirque d'Hiver Bouglione - 110 rue Amelot, Paris

The new show from the Cirque Bouglione, packed with magic, laughter and surprises

Romanès Cirque tzigane

Show - circus
from 13 October 2018 to 30 May 2019
Cirque Romanès - Square Parodi - Boulevard de l'Amiral Bruix, Paris

Authentic tzigane circus, Romanès invites us into a festive and colourful world

Saut Hermès

from 22 March 2019 to 24 March 2019
Nef du Grand Palais - Avenue Winston Churchill, Paris

The elite of show-jumping in the heart of Paris.

Martial Arts Festival

from 23 March 2019 to 23 March 2019
AccorHotels Arena - 8 boulevard de Bercy, Paris

Martial arts show by more than 300 experts, masters and champions, all disciplines included

Tutankhamun, the Treasure of the Pharaoh

from 23 March 2019 to 15 September 2019
Grande Halle de La Villette - Parc de la Villette - 211 avenue Jean Jaurès, Paris

Save the date! The fascinating collection from the museum of Cairo on show in Paris.

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