Calendar events Paris
 2015, 2016

Paris calendar events Paris 2015, 2016 Paris festivals, parades, sporting occasions, football games, funfairs, fireworks... There are many things to do in Paris. When is the best time to visit Paris? Spring is nice for shows, sporting occasions. Summer is great for funfairs, fireworks, open-air attractions... Autumn for trade shows, exhibitions and Winter for shopping and concerts. 

Paris January February 

New Year's Day Parade on January 1 in Montmartre. Huge procession with jugglers, clowns and lots of music.

Winter sales in Paris 2016 or Les Soldes in Paris, January 6 to February 16, 2015. A shopping event in Paris. 

Paris Deco Off 2016: January 21 to 25. A decoration event. 

Bijorhca Paris jewellery and watches show in January. Porte de Versailles.

Paris Fashion Week 2016

  • Men's Fashion: January 20 to 24
  • Haute Couture: January 24 to 29 

Mille & une orchidées expo: February to March. Jardin des Plantes. Orchids expo.

Six Nations Championship Rugby 2016: February 6 to March 19. A rugby tournament at the Stade de France. 

  • France/Italy 2016: February 6th 
  • France/Irlande 2016: February 13th 

Carnaval de Paris 2016: Paris carnival, February 7. The Parade starts from Place Gambetta at 2 pm to Place de la Republique at 6 pm. 

Chinese New Year 2016: February 8. Chinese event in Paris.

Paris' Chinatown celebrates Chinese New Year with a parade, paper lanterns,  dragon dance down the street. That's a really colourful event. 

Chinese New Year Parade in Paris: February. Where is the parade? In Paris 13th arrondissement.  

Salon Valentin 2016: February 12, 13, 14. Expo at the Espace Canal St-Martin. Valentine's Day gifts.

Course Saint-Valentin 2016: February 14. A running event in Paris in Parc de la Villette.

Paris Valentine's Day: February 14.

Salon de l'Agriculture in Paris 2016: February 26 to March 6. Agricultural show at Porte de Versailles. A Parisian favorite contest of the French finest breeding animals. A must see in Paris in March! Metro: Porte de Versailles. 

Events in March in Paris 

Fashion in Paris Ready to Wear 2016: March 9.

Semi-Marathon in Paris 2016: March 6. Location on Esplanade du Chateau de Vincennes at 10 am. 

Printemps du cinema festival in Paris in March. 

Organ Recital at Notre-Dame Cathedral in March. Organ concert in Paris.

St. Patrick's Day in Paris: March 17

Paris International Tourism Show or Salon Mondial du Tourisme:
March 17 to 20, 2016. Location: Porte de Versailles. 

Eiffel Tower The Verticale Race 2016 is on March 18th. Evening event in Paris.

Salon du Livre in Paris 2016: March 18 to 21. Book fair. Porte de Versailles Exhibition Centre. Metro: Porte de Versailles.

Cinema du Reel 2016: March 18 to 27. Film festival, documentary film.

Tournoi des VI Nations: France versus England 2016 
March 19th. Stade de France. Rugby event in Paris.

Drawing Now Paris 2016: March 30 to April 3. Location: Carreau du Temple. Contemporary art expo.

Art Paris Art Fair in March. Location: Grand Palais.

Foire du Trône is opening in March until May. Funfair in Paris in Bois de Vincennes. Free entrance.

Easter 2016 in Paris: March 27. Fun things to do in Paris.

Ethnografilm 2016 Festival in Paris: March 29 to April 3. Location: Cine 13 Theatre.

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Paris April 

Calendar events Paris: major events in April:

April Fool's day: on April 1. It includes jokes, paper fish to someone's back. We named it in French Poisson d'Avril.

Marathon 2016 in Paris: April 3. It starts on the Champs-Elysees and ends on Avenue Foch. Jog or walk approximately 42km (26 miles). 

Top 50: April 9, 2016. Venue: Zenith.

Shen Yun in April in Paris at the Palais des Congrès de Paris, April 15 to 17, 2016.

The Color Run in Paris in April. The best 5k fun run.

Foire of Paris 2016: April 29 to May 8. A big exhibition of decor of home interiors, model of gardens, camping and outdoor activities, wine and gastronomy at Porte de Versailles. Metro Porte de Versailles. 

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May events in Paris

Calendar events Paris in May:

Fete du Travail: May 1, Labor Day in Paris also, no work! 

Victory Day in Paris: on May 8. Victory ceremony at the Arc de Triomphe.

Fête du Pain: May. A bread fair on the Parvis of Notre-Dame Cathedral.

Jazz Festival in Versailles in May.

Nuit des Musees in Paris: May. Free museums night. Free entrance to Paris Museums. They stay open late at night. 

Finale de la Coupe de France 2016: May 21. Stade de France.

French Open Tennis Championship 2016: Paris tennis tournament in Roland Garros, May 22 to June 5. Metro Porte d'Auteuil.

Bike Feast Paris May to June. Fete du Velo in Luxembourg Garden.

Naturally Paris in May to June. Paris Expo Porte de Versailles.

DDAYS Festival of Design 2016: May 30 to 5. Pantin.

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Paris June events 

London to Paris Bike Ride 2016: June 1 to 5. Bike ride 4 Cancer.

Look at the new dates in the Summer calendar events Paris 2016. June seems to be the best month to be in Paris. Also the busiest month for tourists.

Weather Festival Paris in June.

Paris Jazz Festival in June, July. Sunset-Sunside Jazz Club.

Futur en Seine in Paris is a numeric festival in June.

MakeUp 2016 in Paris: June 9, 10. Carrousel Paris.

International Paris Air Show Le Bourget 2017 or Salon International de l'Aeronautique et de l'Espace June 19 to 25. Le Bourget.

The Chopin Festival in Paris in June, July 14. Where is the festival? In the Bagatelle Garden.

Fete de la Musique in Paris music festival, June 21. Music, concerts in parks, streets...

Paris Fashion Shows Men's Fashion 2016: June 22 to 26.

Paris Festival Solidays in June. Hippodrome de Longchamp.

Festival du cinema film festival in Paris in June July.

Les Soldes in Paris or Summer sales 2016: June 22 to August 2.

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Tour de France

Paris July events 

Enjoy our Calendar events Paris in July:

Paris Summer sales ends on August 2, 2016.

Fashion Show Haute couture 2016: July 3 to 8.

Paris Japan Expo 2016: July 7 to 10. Paris Nord Villepinte.

Longines Global Champions Tour Paris Eiffel Jumping, in Paris on July. Champs-de-Mars.

Versailles Festival, shows, concerts, exhibitions, events at the Palace of Versailles near Paris in July, July .

Paris Jazz Festival in July. Why not to enjoy free concerts at the Parc Floral... Metro: Chateau de Vincennes.

Fete des Loges is a funfair in July to August. Saint-Germain-en-Laye funfair.

Paris Funfair at the Tuileries July to August. 

Free concerts in July in Paris to October at the Jardin du Luxembourg.

Carnaval Tropical de Paris carnival on Place Nation.

Dance in Paris, Fireman's ball July 13.

Paris Bastille Day 2016: July 14. Music, dance, fireworks...Favorite holiday in the French Calendar events Paris. 

The Military parade in Paris on July 14, 2015. Starts around 10 am but arrive early on the Champs-Elysees, it's crowded!

Paris fireworks on Bastille DayJuly 14 starts around 11 pm. Location to see the fireworks, the Champs-de-Mars, the Trocadero near the Eiffel Tower.

Paris Quartier d'ete Festival in July, August. Location: Luxembourg Garden, Park de la Villette, Andre Citroen Park... Music, theater, circus.

Paris Plages is the beach in Paris in July, August. Along the Seine River, free concerts, fun activities for kids.

Tour de France is the most famous bike race in France finishing on the Champs-Elysees in July.

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August events in Paris 

Calendar events Paris: August in Paris can be a slow month. Parisians take their vacations during August. Our calendar events Paris still have very good festivals Quartier d'ete, Cinema au Clair de Lune.

Paris Quartier d'ete festival until August. Location: Place du Palais Royal. Dance, music, theatre...

Cinema au Clair de la Lune to August. Outdoor cinema differents locations, Sacre-Coeur, place des Vosges...

Paris Brest Paris in August. Bike ride. 

La Villette Open-Air Cinema Festival until end of August. Location: Parc de la Villette.

The Fountains Night Show all August. Palace of Versailles. Fireworks display.

Free concerts in Paris during the Summer in the Luxembourg Garden.

Fete a Neu-Neu in Paris August to October. Paris fair in the Bois de Boulogne.

Rock en Seine in Paris in August. Rock festival in August. Metro Boulogne. Pont de St-Cloud.

Baby Cool Paris is a baby trade fair in August. Parc Floral de Paris.

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September events Paris 

Calendar events Paris: September, kids are back to school and Parisian back to work. It is is an excellent month for visiting Paris. The weather is not so hot and humid. Let's see what's happening in Paris during this month. Calendar events Paris big events:

Jazz de la Villette 2015: September 3 to 13. Music soul, funk, rock at the Parc de la Villette 211, avenue Jean Jaures. Metro : Porte de Pantin

Free entry to over 60 attractions
  • Louvre Museum
  • Museum d'Orsay 
  • Rodin Museum

Maison&Objet Paris 2015: September 4 to 8.

Paris Design Week 2015: September 5 to 12.

Autumn Festival 2015: September 9 to December 31, ballets, Drama, theatre.

Fete de l'Humanite 2015:  September 11, 12, 13. Parc de la Courneuve. Concerts, shows, talks, expos.

The Great Fireworks Display of Saint-Cloud 2015: September 12 Fireworks in Saint-Cloud Park.

Paris Techno Parade 2015: September 19. Event, electro music in Paris.

Discover sightseeing tours in Paris
  • Paris by Night
  • Dinner at the Eiffel Tower
  • Paris Tour

Paris European Heritage Days 2015: September 19, 20. Buildings and monuments can be visited for free, the Senate, Elysee Palace...

Concerts at Sainte Chapelle in September
  • Experience Paris most breathtaking site 

Fete de la Gastronomie 2015 is a three days feast in Paris. Gastronomy feast is on September 25 to 27.

Fashion Show Ready to Wear 2015: September 29 to October 7. Ready to Wear 2016: September 27 to October 5.

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Calendar events Paris in October 

2015 Concerts, opera in Paris
  • Notre-Dame Cathedral concerts
  • Opera in Paris
  • Philharmonie de Paris

Have fun with our calendar events Paris 2015, 2016: what to do in Paris in October?

Mondial de l'Automobile 2016: auto show in Paris October 1 to 16. At Porte de Versailles.

Paris Halloween Festival 2015: Halloween in October to November 1 festival at Disneyland Paris.

Paris Sleepless Night 2015: October 3. Paris doesn't sleep. Incredible night: Performances and best music concerts.

Fete des Vendanges de Montmartre 2015: October 7 to 11. Celebration harvest Montmartre's vineyards.

Thanksgiving 2015 in Paris: October 12.

Paris 3D Printshow 2015 Paris 16 17 October at the Carrousel du Louvre.

Asia Now Paris 2015: October 18 to 22 at the Carrousel du Louvre.

FIAC 2015: October 22 to 25. Grand Palais. Art Contemporain Fair in Paris.

Paris Comic-Con 2015: October 23 to 25. Video games, comics, games, cosplay. Location: Grande Halle de la Villette.

Fete d'Art Sacre: Festival of Sacred Art. Concerts and exhibitions held in churches in Paris.

Foire d'Automne: Autumn Fair in Paris in October. Deco, construction. tasting, wellness in Paris Porte de Versailles.

Paris Games Week 2015: October 28 to November 1. Venue: Paris Porte de Versailles. Games show, video games.

Paris Chocolate Festival 2015: October 28 to November 1. Metro: Porte de Versailles. Favorite event in our Calendar Events Paris.

Paris Pitchfork Music Festival 2015: October 29 to 31. La Villette, Paris.

Halloween 2015 October 31st.

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Paris November Events 

Calendar events Paris winter 2015:

Le Mois de la Photo in November: photo month in Paris, Maison Europeenne de la Photographie.

Le Cirque du Soleil in Paris circus performances November 6 to December 13. Amaluna show location Plaine de Jeux de Bagatelle.

Paris Armistice Day Military parade, the Arch of Triumph down the Champs-Elysees on November 11, 2015. 

U2 in Paris November 10, 11, 14, 15.

Africolor Music Festival Paris: November 17 to 24. Location: Saint-Denis City Centre.

Beaujolais Nouveau 2015 in Paris November 19, 2015 The Beaujolais Nouveau is a new wine will be served the first time in cafes, restaurants in Paris. 

Salon du Cheval de Paris 2015: Horse show November 28 to December 6 Paris Nord Villepinte. Jumping Competition, World Arabian Horse Championships, breeding and driving presentations.

2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference November 30 to December 11 at Le Bourget.

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December events in Paris 

December calendar events Paris:

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Gucci Paris Masters 2015: Paris December 3 to 6. Paris Nord Villepinte. Horse competition.

Christmas window displays at the Galeries Lafayette, Printemps, Bon Marche Rive-Gauche department stores in December.

Illuminations of Paris on the Champs-Elysees. 100 streets in Paris will be decorated with lights: boulevard Saint-Germain, avenue Montaigne...

Christmas Markets in Paris, Champs-Elysees, Eiffel Tower...

France Telethon in December. An annual fundraising event in France for the myopathy.

Salon Nautique de Paris 2015: December 5 to 13. Boat show! Metro: Porte de Versailles.

Madonna in Paris on December 9.

Christmas Corrida Race 2015: December 20. La Corrida de Noel in Issy-Les-Moulineaux.

Notre-Dame Cathedral: Midnight Mass, December 24.

Christmas Mass at the Cathedral Notre-Dame on December 25. 

Christmas Bio trade show in Paris, December. Noel en Bio at the Cité des Sciences et de l’Industrie, Porte de la Villette.

New Year's Eve celebrations: December 31 on the Champs-Elysees avenue.

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