Celebrations and festivals in Paris

Celebrations and festivals galore. The arts come together in some unexpected places in Paris

Throughout the year, there are numerous celebrations and festivals all over the city. In summer, the arts come together in some unexpected places: on the Seine riverbanks, in courtyards of mansion houses, on lawns, in woods, parks and gardens, and in museum galleries temporarily transformed for a concert or a performance ...

The Chinese New Year, the Carnaval de Paris and the Printemps du Cinéma at the beginning of the year, and the Fête de la Musique in June. The Festival de de l'Ourcq, the festivals Paris Quartier d'Eté and Paris Plages during the summer, the Journées du Patrimoine, the Techno parade and Nuit Blanche in autumn, and then at the end of the year a packed calendar of festive events for the Christmas season ...

Don’t forget to keep checking our calendar of celebrations and festivals in Paris to keep up to date with events that make the French capital a dynamic place buzzing with culture and energy in 2018!

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Top 10 festive events and festivals in Paris

Autumn Festival in Paris

Festival | Show - dance | Show - miscellaneous | Show - theatre
from 10 September 2018 to 13 February 2019
Paris et Ile-de-France - Paris et Île-de-France, Paris

Every year, the public can discover almost 50 shows in various venues and institutions in Paris and around the Ile-de-France regio...

Shining a light on species

Celebration | Exhibition
from 16 November 2018 to 15 January 2019
Le Jardin des Plantes - Muséum national d'histoire naturelle - Place Valhubert, Paris

A one-of-a-kind exhibition at Paris’s natural history museum

Paris Cocktail Week

from 18 January 2019 to 26 January 2019
Tout Paris - Paris, Paris

Mixology in the spotlight.

Chinese New Year in Paris 2019

from 05 February 2019 to 05 February 2019
Tout Paris - Paris, Paris

Paris celebrates this traditional Chinese festival with parades, fireworks and spectacular dragon and lion dances in the city's Ch...

Paris Carnival. Promenade du Boeuf Gras

Celebration | Festival
from 03 March 2019 to 03 March 2019
Tout Paris - Paris, Paris

Le Carnaval de Paris known as Saint-Fargeau, a festive and costumed parade through the streets of Paris.

Sonic Protest

Festival | Modern music
from 22 March 2019 to 06 April 2019
Paris et Ile-de-France - Paris et Île-de-France, Paris

The meeting place for lovers of experimental sound and music.

Le Printemps du cinéma

from 17 March 2019 to 19 March 2019
Paris et Ile-de-France - Paris et Île-de-France, Paris

Film showings at a special price

Cinéma du Réel festival

from 15 March 2019 to 24 March 2019
Bibliothèque Publique d'Information - BPI - Centre Pompidou - Rue Beaubourg, Paris

International documentary film festival.