Discover our calendar events Paris 2014, best festivals dates, parades, sporting occasions, funfairs, fireworks... Whenever you are visiting Paris, there is always something for you. In Paris, there are events all year round. 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. Some dates are still unconfirmed.
Special Days in Paris
St-Patrick's Day March 17
Jour du Macaron macaroon's day, March 20
Journee National du Fromage cheese's day, March 27
Labour Day lily of the Valley day, May 1
New Year's Day Parade on January 1 in Montmartre. Huge procession with jugglers, clowns and lots of music.
Winter sales in Paris in January until February.
Valentine's Day on February 14.
Chinese New Year 2015: February 19. Paris' Chinatown, in the Southeast of Paris celebrates Chinese New Year with a parade, paper lanterns, dragon dance down the street. That's a really colourful event. Metro: Porte d'Ivry, Porte de Choisy.
Carnaval de Paris in March 2, 2014. Paris Carnival.
Salon de l'Agriculture an agricultural fair at the Porte de Versailles today to March 2, 2014. It includes a Parisian favorite contest of the French finest breeding animals. A must see! Metro: Porte de Versailles.
Fashion Show Ready to Wear now to March 5, 2014.Paris classical concerts Sainte-Chapelle on Sunday March 9. Vivaldi's Four Seasons at La Madeleine church on Sunday March 9. Notre-Dame Cathedral, Salle Pleyel, Opera of Paris...
Omnivore World Tour in March 16 to 18, 2014.
Paris Backstreet Boys on March 18 at Le Zenith, Paris.
The International Tourism Show or Salon Mondial du Tourisme
March 20 to 23, 2014. Location: Porte de Versailles.
Salon du Livre fantastic international book fair will be held March 21 to 24, 2014. Porte de Versailles Exhibition Centre. Metro: Porte de Versailles.Notre-Dame de Paris concert on Tuesday March 25, 2014. German Polyphony Across the Centuries.
Art Paris Art Fair in March 27 to 30, 2014. Grand Palais.More events in March?
April Fool's day on April 1, 2014 includes jokes, paper fish to someone's back. We named it in French Poisson d'Avril.
Foire du Trone Where? Pelouse de Reuilly Bois de Vincennes. France biggest funfair, amusement rides, carousels...and fun! Metro: Porte Doree. When? Between April and June 2014.
Marathon of Paris Sunday April 6, 2014 starts on the Champs-Elysees and end at the Avenue Foch. Jog or walk approximately 42km (26 miles).
Versailles Jazz Festival April 11 to 18, 2014.
Easter in Paris on April 20, 2014.Paris Easter concerts different venues in Paris. The Sainte-Chapelle, the St-Ephrem church, the Madeleine Church.
La Nuit aux Invalides show in Paris on April 24 to May 24, 2014. Location: Les Invalides Paris 7th arrondissement.
Foire of Paris April 30 to May 11, 2014. Huge exhibition. Includes many booths: home interiors, model of gardens, camping and outdoor activities, wine and gastronomy... at the Porte de Versailles. Metro Porte de Versailles.
Fete du Travail May 1, 2014 Day Labor Day , no work, people sell the lily of the Valley (Muguet). The French tradition is to offer this delicate flower to give luck to the people we love.
Eurovision Song Contest May 6, 2014.
Nuit des Musees May 17, 2014. Some museums will be open during the night in May.
French Open Tennis Championship Roland Garros from May 25 to June 8, 2014. Metro Porte d'Auteuil.More events in May?
Look at the new dates in the Summer calendar events Paris 2014. June seems to be the best month to be in Paris and also the busiest for tourists.
Bicycle Festival in June 2014. Location: Luxembourg Garden.
Paris Jazz Festival June 7 to July 27, 2014. Why not to enjoy free concerts at the Parc Floral... Metro: Chateau de Vincennes.
Night Fountains Show in Versailles from June to September 2014.
The Chopin Festival in Paris June 14 to July 13, 2014. Where? Bagatelle Garden.
International Paris Air Show Le Bourget or Salon International de l'Aeronautique et de l'Espace June 15 to 21, 2015. Le Bourget.Paris One Direction concert on June 20, 21. Venue: La Plaine St Denis.
Fete de la Musique on Tuesday June 21, 2014. The Capital is full of music, in parks, streets...
Fashion Shows Men's Fashion June 25 to 29, 2014
Summer sales - Les Soldes d'ete June 25 to July 29, 2014.
Solidays Festival on June 27 to 29, 2014. Hippodrome de Longchamp.
Fete des Loges June to August 2014. Saint-Germain-en-Laye funfair.
Festival du cinema June to July 2014. Paris Film festival.More events in June?
The Calendar events Paris offers many exciting open-air events.
Carnival Tropical de Paris on July 5, 2014. Paris carnival on the Avenue des Champs-Elysees.
Fashion Show Haute Couture July 7 to 10, 2014
Paris Plages 2014 on July, August. Summer Paris beach. Free concerts, fun activities.
Bastille Day 2014 on July 14. Music, dance, fireworks...most important national holiday and also my favorite of the Calendar events Paris. Metro: Trocadero, Eiffel Tower.
Bastille Day Fireworks on July 14. Trocadero
Paris Quartier d'ete Festival Mid-July to Mid-August, . Location: Luxembourg Garden, Park de la Villette, Andre Citroen Park... Music, theater, circus.
2014 Tour de France famous bikee race will be finishing July 27, 2014 on the avenue Champs-Elysees.More events in July?
Calendar events Paris: the month of August can be very slow in Paris. Parisians take their holidays during this month. August calendar events Paris still have very good festivals Quartier d'ete, Cinema au Clair de Lune.
Paris Quartier d'ete festival until mid-August. Location: Place du Palais Royal. Dance, music, theatre...
Cinema au Clair de la Lune in August. Outdoor cinema differents locations, Sacre-Coeur, place des Vosges...
Rock en Seine from August 22 to 24, 2014. Paris rock festival in August. Metro Boulogne - Pont de St-Cloud.
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.
Fete a Neu-Neu in August, September 2014. Paris fair in the Bois de Boulogne.
Calendar events Paris: this month, kids are back to school and Parisian back to work. September 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 in September 2014. Music soul, funk, rock at the Parc de la Villette 211, avenue Jean Jaures. Metro : Porte de Pantin.
The Great Fireworks Display of Saint-Cloud on September 2014. Saint-Cloud Park.
We love green Festival at the Bagatelle Park.
Fete de l'Humanite September 2014. Parc de la Courneuve.
Techno Parade September 2014.
European Heritage Days September 2014. Famous sites and monuments can be visited for free like the Senate, Elysee Palace...
Fashion Show Ready to Wear September 23, 2014 to October 1, 2014
Autumn Festival Ballets, Drama...Theatre du Chatelet.
Paris Sleepless Night in October 2014. Paris doesn't sleep. Incredible night: Performances and best music concerts.
Halloween Festival 2014 in Disneyland Paris.
Fete des Vendanges de Montmartre in October 2014. Second week-end of October is the Celebration of the harvest in Montmartre's vineyards.
Paris Chocolat Festival Salon Europeen du chocolate in October, November 2014. Metro: Porte de Versailles.
Fete d'Art Sacre a Festival of Sacred Art. Concerts and exhibitions held in churches in Paris.
Calendar events Paris winter 2014:
Paris Chocolate Festival in November 2014. Metro: Porte de Versailles. A favorite event in our Calendar Events Paris.
World Video Game Day in November 2014.
Le Mois de la Photo, photo month in Paris, Maison Europeenne de la Photographie.
Africolor Music Festival in November. Location: Saint-Denis City Centre.
Armistice Day Military parade from the Arch of Triumph down the Champs-Elysees in November 11, 2014.
Elton John concert in Paris November 19, 2014. Bercy.
Beaujolais Nouveau Day in November 2014. The new wine Beaujolais Nouveau will be served for the first time in restaurants and cafes.
December calendar events Paris:
Christmas window displays at the Galeries Lafayette, Printemps, Bon Marche Rive-Gauche department stores in December 2014.
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.
Horse Exhibition Salon du Cheval de Paris in December. Beginning of December at Paris Nord Villepinte. Jumping Competition, World Arabian Horse Championships, breeding and driving presentations.
Salon Nautique de Paris nice boats show! International show held in December. Metro: Porte de Versailles.
Christmas Corrida Race in December 2014. La Corrida de Noel, Issy-Les-Moulineaux.
Midnight Mass at Notre-Dame Cathedral in December 24.
Christmas Mass at the Cathedral Notre-Dame on December 25.
New Year's Eve celebrations, December 31 on the Champs-Elysees avenue.
Chinese New Year 2015 on February 19.
Andre Rieu in concert on March 13 at the Zenith de Paris
The Shanghai Ballet: A Sign of Love March 13 to 20. Palais des Sports
Women's Carnival Feast of Laundresses, March 30. Place du Chatelet
European Night of Museums May 17
May 19 to 25
Six Nations Tournament 2014
Now to March 15
Roland Garros French Open
May 26 to June 9
Opera de la Bastille
La Fanciulla del West
Louvre Museum is opened every day except Tuesdays. Free entrance first Sunday of each month. See the Mona Lisa painting, Venus de Milo
Musee d'Orsay is closed on Mondays. Impressionist paintings, Monet, Renoir, Gauguin
Museum Rodin open daily except Mondays. See The Kiss, The Thinker
Eiffel Tower is the most visited attraction in Paris. Also has the best views of the French Capital
Arc de Triomphe is worth a visit. Excellent view of the Champs-Elysees
Notre-Dame Cathedral beautiful interior. Breathtaking views from the top of the tower
Notre-Dame Cathedral was built over 200 years. See the South Rose window, the Treasury
La Sainte-Chapelle Church walking distance to the Cathedral. Most beautiful church in Paris with stained glass
Eglise Saint-Eustache is splendid with paintings and the great organ
Hotel Pullman, Mercure Paris Centre Tour Eiffel
Park Hyatt Paris Vendome, Hotel Lotti, Hotel de Crillon
Hotel Montaigne, Sofitel Paris Le Faubourg, Lord Byron
Paris Opera House
InterContinental Paris Le Grand
Adagio Paris Montmartre
Le Marais district is famous for its small boutiques
Galeries Lafayette major department store in Paris. Beautiful stained glass dome
Avenue Montaigne where to find most luxurious boutiques
rue de Rivoli
Laduree Champs Elysees
avenue des Champs Elysees
Nice, French Rivieria, discover the tops events in South of France, Nice carnival in February
Strasbourg in Alsace, jazz festival, Comics Festival
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