Events in parks and gardens

Music, open-air cinema, shows … green spaces in Greater Paris host a variety of events

Paris quartier d'été © Nans Kong Win Chang

Festivals, flower shows, exhibitions, performing arts, concerts … find out more about the top summertime events in the parks and gardens of Greater Paris.

Paris Plages

Celebration | Festival
July - August 2020
Tout Paris - Paris, Paris

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

Open Air Opera

Festival | Show - opera
June - September 2020
Paris et Ile-de-France - Paris et Île-de-France, Paris

Every summer, a well-known director puts on a great opera from the classical repertoire.

Garden and urban agriculture festival

Celebration
September 2020
Tout Paris - Paris, Paris

Over one weekend, the city's parks and gardens invite you to celebrate the beauty of nature during the Fête des Jardins (Garden Fe...

July 14th fireworks display

Celebration
from 14 July 2020 to 14 July 2020
Jardins du Trocadéro - Place du Trocadéro, Paris

Each year Bastille Day, or just le quatorze juillet (14th of July) is celebrated with gusto in Paris.

Festival Classique au vert

Festival | Classical music
July 2020
Parc Floral de Paris - Jardin botanique de Paris - Esplanade du château de Vincennes, Paris

This festival was founded by the Mairie de Paris with the aim of combining the pleasures of classical music and the delights of na...

Silhouette Festival

Festival | Show - miscellaneous
August - September 2020
Paris et Ile-de-France - Paris et Île-de-France, Paris

For a week at the end of summer, the Silhouette association puts on a free festival dedicated to short films.

Open Air Cinema

Festival | Show - miscellaneous
July - August 2020
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

Festival Paris l'Eté (Paris Summer Festival)

Festival | Music - miscellaneous | Show - miscellaneous
July - August 2020
Paris et Ile-de-France - Paris et Île-de-France, Paris

Some fifteen shows in Paris and the Paris region with dance, theatre and music.

Big Jump

Celebration
July 2020
Val-de-Marne - Département du Val-de-Marne, Val-de-Marne

Every year since 2005, the European River Network coordinates the « big jump ».

Festival of the Orangery of Sceaux

Festival
June - July 2020
Domaine de Sceaux - Domaine départemental de Sceaux, Sceaux

The Festival of the Orangery returns for a new edition to the prestigious departmental estate of Sceaux.

Rock en Seine

Festival | Modern music
August 2020
Domaine national de Saint-Cloud - Domaine national de Saint-Cloud, Saint-Cloud

One of the most prestigious music festivals of Paris.

Jazz à La Villette

Festival | Jazz music
August - September 2020
Grande Halle de La Villette - Parc de la Villette - 211 avenue Jean Jaurès, Paris

A line-up featuring the most innovative artists in all styles of jazz

Pitchfork Music Festival Paris

Festival | Modern music
October - november 2020
Grande Halle de La Villette - Parc de la Villette - 211 avenue Jean Jaurès, Paris

Three exceptional evenings to celebrate the10th edition of this top autumn festival.

Paris Jazz festival

Festival | Jazz music
July 2020
Parc Floral de Paris - Jardin botanique de Paris - Esplanade du château de Vincennes, Paris

Paris Jazz Festival artfully blends jazz melodies and the harmony of nature

Kiosquorama

Festival
September - October 2020
Paris et Ile-de-France - Paris et Île-de-France, Paris

The festival eco-citizen returns in 2020 for a 12th edition.

Tréteaux nomades

Festival | Show - theatre
August - September 2020
Paris et Ile-de-France - Paris et Île-de-France, Paris

This festival presents a series of shows, including various types of performing arts, burlesque theatre, music, poetry and popular...

Théâtre de Verdure du Jardin Shakespeare

Concert hall
Route de la Reine Marguerite - Bois de Boulogne, Paris, 75016

In the Bois de Boulogne right in the heart of the Pré Catelan park is the Jardin Shakespeare. This green romantic garden, is the......

Rendez-vous aux jardins

Celebration
June 2020
Paris et Ile-de-France - Paris et Île-de-France, Paris

More than 2,300 gardens (historic, contemporary, exotic, urban and vegetable...) are open to the public.

Week-end de la rose

Celebration
June 2020
Parc de Bagatelle - Jardin botanique de Paris - Bois de Boulogne - Route de Sèvres à Neuilly, Paris

C’est autour du thème de la rose que sont organisées chaque année de nombreuses activités au parc de Bagatelle.

Champigny Plage

Celebration
June 2020
Val-de-Marne - Département du Val-de-Marne, Val-de-Marne

Every year, the watersports centre at Champigny-sur-Marne becomes an open-air leisure centre.