15 evening events not to miss in Paris

After-work events, hip-hop evenings, electro nights and more: the top spots to party all night long in Paris!

Paris boasts a big nightlife scene, and the city streets really come to life when the sun goes down. Follow this guide to find the very best of Paris’ wealth of parties and events!

Electroland at Disneyland® Paris

Electroland 2018

Every summer, Disneyland Paris opens its doors to the hottest international DJs. For 3 days, the Walt Disney Studios Park rocks out to electro rhythms. The perfect mix of magic, music and adrenaline!

From 5 to 8 July 2019

After-work events at the Hôtel Napoléon

Afterworks Hôtel Napoléon DJ

The prestigious Hôtel Napoléon’s special after-work events take place every Thursday from 6.30pm to 9.30pm, with DJs and aperitifs to enjoy with friends. Every month, a particular theme is featured, such as alpine evenings with raclette and tropical evenings with ukuleles!

All year

Silent Discos at the Parc Zoologique de Paris

Silent Zoo 2018 avec rocher

At the Parc Zoologique de Paris, you can party in the middle of the zoo without even disturbing the animals! During your visit, you will be given a set of headphones to enjoy the music of 3 guest DJs, all in very different styles, and then come together at the entrance to party all night long to the music of your choice.

From June to August

The Grand Masked Ball at the Palace of Versailles

Costumes de cour - Grand bal masqué Versailles 2017 © DR

The Palace of Versailles, a pearl of French heritage, certainly welcomes its guests in style. Every year, at the start of summer, a grand ball is organized in remembrance of the royal parties that dazzled the life of the court of the Sun King, Louis XIV. With a crowd all in period outfits (required), dancers and DJs, the most daring will stay until the afterparty in the Ballroom. The ball is also open to under 18s.

22 June 2019

Musical nights at the Fondation Louis Vuitton

Nocturne Louis Vuitton Basquiat

Visit the breathtaking building designed by Frank Gehry and its prestigious exhibitions accompanied by music, every first Friday of the month at the Fondation Louis Vuitton. Enjoy DJ sets, concerts, activities and good food… atmosphere guaranteed!

All year

Classics Only at the Institut du Monde Arabe

Classics Only Institut du Monde Arabe

These famous hip-hop and R&B evenings get Paris dancing every summer on the rooftop of the Arab World Institute museum. With DJ sets featuring the best 90s hits, goodies, karaoke, showcases and more, this is an unmissable event for those looking for some 90s nostalgia!

From June to August

Champs-Elysées Film Festival

Champs-Elysées Film Festival © Dao Bacon

Every year, alongside its cinematographic programme, the Champs-Elysées Film Festival hosts a number of soirees on the most famous avenue in the world, where festival-goers and French and American cinema personalities mix and mingle. Take in the breathtaking view from the rooftop terrace of the Publicis cinema every evening of the festival (18-25 June 2019), and enjoy a film screening and clubbing with DJ sets at the luxurious Théâtre Marigny on the closing night (25 June 2019).

Clubbing at the Pailleron Ice Rink

Espace Pailleron - soirée clubbing © WATO

Tropical parties, foam parties, dancing on ice and more: these evenings at the Pailleron sports complex turn the ice rink into a disco on certain nights from September to April. A supercharged atmosphere in a completely unexpected place.

From September to April

TGIF after-work evenings at the Hippodrome de Vincennes

Afterworks Hippodrome de Vincennes TGIF

Every Friday, the Hippodrome Pub with its panoramic view of the horseracing track kicks off the evening with aperitifs. With these ‘TGIF’ after-work evenings, equestrian enthusiasts can enjoy harness racing and a delicious cocktail with friends while the most daring bet on the races.

From March to October

The Night of the Nightingale at the Musée de la Musique

Nuit du rossignol 2019

Spring takes the spotlight at the Philharmonie! To celebrate the longer, warmer days ahead, a programme of concerts, activities (temporary tattoos, origami, tastings, etc.), performances and other surprises all linked to birds await visitors as the sun goes down. Ready for a bird-themed musical experience?

21 March 2019

Piano evenings at the Intercontinental Paris Le Grand

Intercontinental Paris Le Grand - Bar © OTCP

From Thursday to Saturday evenings, the Bar of the Grand Hôtel transforms into a secret and intimate jazz club. Pianists perform some of the greatest jazz pieces in a cozy atmosphere with plush armchairs and great French vintages. A gentle evening for real music lovers.

All year

Concerts at the Ice Kube Bar

Soirée Kube Hotel

With its Ice Kube Bar, the first ice bar in Paris, the Hôtel Kube Paris is a flagship venue for Parisian nightlife. Dive into this unique frosty atmosphere to enjoy exceptional cocktails and then join the DJs to party all night long on Fridays and Saturdays.

All year

DJ sets at Hôtel OFF Paris Seine

Hôtel OFF Paris Afterworks

The floating hotel OFF Paris Seine is a must-see spot in the French capital. Every Friday the hotel offers live concerts, and every Saturday DJs bring the bar to life. To party on the Seine and admire the city lights reflected in it, don’t miss this boat’s soirees!

All year

Jazz evenings at the Caveau de la Huchette

Caveau de la Huchette - Concert, Paris

One of the great Parisian jazz clubs, the Caveau de la Huchette has received some of the music scene’s biggest names. To listen to live music, dance until dawn or just have a drink with friends, evenings at the Caveau de la Huchette are undeniably some of the best.

All year

Giant dancefloor at the Grand Palais

Grand Palais des Glaces Dancefloor

Every two years during the festive season, the biggest ice rink in Europe is installed in the Nave of the Grand Palais. In the evening, skaters whizz around the rink as top DJs step up the beat – a memorable evening guaranteed!

December

Disneyland® Paris

Leisure park
Disneyland® Paris, Marne-la-Vallée, 77777
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Too old? Are you sure? Even big kids can have great fun and thrills in a day at Disneyland®. With 2 Disney parks®, more than......

Hôtel Napoléon 5/5

Hotel

40 avenue de Friedland, Paris, 75008

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Ideally located two steps away from the Champs-Elysées and the Arc de Triomphe, the Hotel Napoleon offers the experience of a......

Château de Versailles

Chateau
Place d'Armes, Versailles, 78000
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Together with its gardens, the Palace of Versailles is one of the most famous world heritage monuments. The ensemble traces the......

Fondation Louis Vuitton

Museum
Bois de Boulogne - 8 avenue du Mahatma Gandhi, Paris, 75116
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The Fondation Louis Vuitton, situated in the Bois de Boulogne, a stone's throw from the Jardin d’Acclimatation, opened its doors......

Hyatt Paris Madeleine 5/5

Hotel

24 boulevard Malesherbes, Paris, 75008

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The Hyatt Paris Madeleine is one of the most refined 5-star boutique hotels in Paris with 85 rooms. It is in an ideal location in......

Institut du monde arabe

Museum
1 rue des Fossés Saint-Bernard, Paris, 75005
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A cultural bridge between France and the Arab world The Arab World Institute was founded in 1987 by France and the states of the......

InterContinental Paris Le Grand 5/5

Hotel

2 rue Scribe, Paris, 75009

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Opposite the Palais Garnier Opera House, the InterContinental Paris Le Grand has been rooted at the heart of Parisian culture......

Le Kube - Machefert Group 4/5

Hotel

1-5 passage Ruelle, Paris, 75018

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An unique 4-star hotel in the heart of the 18th arrondissement After welcoming and taking care of a team of nursing staff......

Hôtel OFF Paris Seine 4/5

Hotel

86 Quai d’Austerlitz, Paris, 75013

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The OFF Paris Seine Hotel offers you a unique experience in the heart of Paris. The first floating hotel of the city is waiting......

Hôtel Barrière Le Fouquet’s Paris 5/5

Hotel

46 avenue George V, Paris, 75008

The Hotel Barrière Le Fouquet's Paris and its famous brasserie offer the ideal setting for authentic Parisian stays, with ......

Vincennes Hippodrome de Paris

Sporting activities
2 route de la Ferme, Paris, 75012

The Paris-Vincennes racecourse, situated in the heart of the Bois de Vincennes in the east of Paris, has the reputation of being......

Caveau de la Huchette

Concert hall
5 rue de la Huchette, Paris, 75005

The story of Paris and jazz is a long one - a love story. Miles Davis, Duke Ellington ... Paris has never stopped attracting the......

Grand Palais

Museum
3 avenue du Général Eisenhower, Paris, 75008

The Grand Palais is one of the most iconic Parisian monuments. Built for the 1900 Exposition Universelle, it is recognizable by......