Calendar events Paris
2014 2015

Paris calendar events Paris 2014 2015, dates of 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. 

January February in Paris

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.

2015 Carnaval de Paris February 15, 2015. Paris Carnival.

Fashion Show in Paris January 21 to 25, 2015. Men's Fashion.

Paris 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. 

Salon de l'Agriculture an agricultural fair in Paris at the Porte de Versailles February 21 to March 1, 2015. It includes a Parisian favorite contest of the French finest breeding animals. A must see! Metro: Porte de Versailles.

Events in March in Paris

Printemps du cinema festival in Paris, March 16 to 18, 2015.

The International Tourism Show or Salon Mondial du Tourisme
March 19 to 22, 2015. Location: Porte de Versailles.

Salon du Livre fantastic international book fair will be held March 20 to 23, 2015. Porte de Versailles Exhibition Centre. Metro: Porte de Versailles.

More events in March?

April in Paris

April Fool's day on April 1, 2015 includes jokes, paper fish to someone's back. We named it in French Poisson d'Avril.

Easter in Paris on April 5, 2015.

Marathon of Paris Sunday April 12, 2015 starts on the Champs-Elysees and end at the Avenue Foch. Jog or walk approximately 42km (26 miles).

Foire of Paris is a fair April 29 to May 10, 2015. A big exhibition of decor of home interiors, model of gardens, camping and outdoor activities, wine and gastronomy... at the Porte de Versailles. Metro Porte de Versailles.

May events in Paris

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

Victory Day in Paris on May 8. There is a ceremony at the Arc de Triomphe.

Fête du Pain is a feast in Paris, a bread fair in May on the Parvis of Notre-Dame Cathedral.

Versailles Jazz Festival May 10 to 17, 2015.

Nuit des Musees is the museums night in Paris on May 16, 2015. Free entrance to the Paris Museums. They stay open late at night. 

French Open Tennis Championship is a famous tennis tournament in   Roland Garros in Paris, May 24 to June 7, 2015. Metro Porte d'Auteuil.

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

More events in May?

Paris June events

Look at the new dates in the Summer calendar events Paris 2014. June seems to be the best month to be in Paris. Also the busiest month for tourists.

International Paris Air Show Le Bourget or Salon International de l'Aeronautique et de l'Espace June 15 to 21, 2015. Le Bourget.

Fete de la Musique is a music festival in Paris, June 21, 2015. Music, concerts in parks, streets...

Fashion Shows Men's Fashion in June in Paris.

Paris Solidays Festival iJune. Hippodrome de Longchamp.

Festival du cinema is a film festival in Paris in June to July.

More events in June?

July 

Summer sales in Paris - Les Soldes d'ete ends on July 29, 2014.

Video Games exhibition in Paris, Science and Industry Centre, La Villette in July (to August 24).

Videogame Story is a great expo for kids and grown-up starts in July to September 7. Location: Paris Expo Porte de Versailles.

Versailles Festival, shows, concerts, exhibitions, events at the Palace of Versailles near Paris in July to July 12.

Paris Jazz Festival July to July 27, 2014. Why not to enjoy free concerts at the Parc Floral... Metro: Chateau de Vincennes.

Fete des Loges is a funfair in July to August 17, 2014. Saint-Germain-en-Laye funfair.

Paris Funfair at the Tuileries July to August 24, 2014. 

Free concerts in July in Paris to October 31 at the Jardin du Luxembourg.

Paris Japan Expo on July 2 to 6, 2014. Paris Nord Villepinte Exhibition Centre.

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.

The Chopin Festival in Paris in July, until July 13, 2014. Where is the festival? In the Bagatelle Garden.

Paris Plages 2014 on July, August. Summer Paris beach. Free concerts, fun activities.

Dance in Paris, Fireman's ball July 13, 2014.

Bastille Day 2014 on July 14. Music, dance, fireworks...favorite holiday  in the French Calendar events Paris. 

The Military parade in Paris on July 14, 2014. Starts around 10 am but arrive early on the Champs-Elysees, it's crowded!

Tour de France

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 July 14 to August 15. Location: Luxembourg Garden, Park de la Villette, Andre Citroen Park... Music, theater, circus.

2014 Tour de France famous bike race finishing on the Champs-Elysees on July 27.

More events in July?

August events in Paris

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 August 15. Location: Place du Palais Royal. Dance, music, theatre...

Cinema au Clair de la Lune to August to 10. Outdoor cinema differents locations, Sacre-Coeur, place des Vosges...

Women's Rugby World Cup 2014 in August 1st to 10th.

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.

Free concerts in the Luxembourg Garden in August.

Fete a Neu-Neu August 29 to October 12, 2014. Paris fair in the Bois de Boulogne.

September events Paris 2014

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:

Classical concerts in Paris in September... at the Sainte-Chapelle, St-Ephrem church, Madeleine Church...

Jazz de la Villette in September 3 to 14, 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 13, 2014. Saint-Cloud Park.

Fete de l'Humanite September, 2014. Parc de la Courneuve.

Techno Parade September 13, 2014.

European Heritage Days September 20, 21, 2014. Famous sites and monuments can be visited for free like the Senate, Elysee Palace...

xpedia Exclusive Offer: Save Up to $200 on your Stay at Walt Disney World Resort® Hotels with Code: WDW200 - Expires 9/30/14.

Kazakhstan Astana Ballet Gala on September 20, Palais des Congres, Paris.

Notre-Dame Cathedral concerts Mozart Requiem on September 23...

Fashion Show Ready to Wear September 23, 2014 to October 1, 2014

Autumn Festival Ballets, Drama...Theatre du Chatelet

Upcoming events in Paris
  • UEFA Champions League: Paris Saint-Germain FC vs. FC Barcelona September 30, 2014. Parc des Princes, Paris.
  • Paris Saint-Germain FC vs. AS Monaco FC October 5, 2014.
  • Pharrell Williams October 13, 14, 15, 2014. Le Zenith Paris.
  • Paris Saint-Germain FC vs. FC Girondins de Bordeaux October 25. Parc des Princes Paris.
  • John Legend November 3, 2014. Le Zenith, Paris.
  • UEFA Champions League: Paris Saint-Germain FC vs. APOEL FC November 5, 2014. 
  • Johnny Hallyday November 8, 2014. Palais Omnisports - Bercy, Paris.
  • Paris Saint-Germain FC vs. Olympique de Marseille November 9.
  • Elton John November 19, 2014. Palais Omnisports - Bercy, Paris.

Calendar events Paris in October 2014

Mondial de l'Automobile is an auto show in Paris in October at the Porte de Versailles. Dates: October 2 to 19, 2014.

Paris Sleepless Night iOctober 2014. Paris doesn't sleep. Incredible night: Performances and best music concerts.

Halloween Festival 2014 October 1 to November 2, 2014 at Disneyland Paris.

Fete des Vendanges de Montmartre October 8 to 12, 2014. October Celebration harvest at Montmartre's vineyards.

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

Foire d'Automne is the Autumn Fair in Paris in October. Deco, construction. tasting, wellness...In Paris Porte de Versailles, October 24 to November 2.

Paris Games Week October 29 to November 2. Paris Porte de Versailles.

Paris Chocolate Festival October 29 to November 2, 2014. Metro: Porte de Versailles. A favorite event in our Calendar Events Paris.

Pitchfork Music Festival in Paris, October 30 to November 1. La Villette, Paris.

More events in October in Paris?

Paris November Events

Calendar events Paris winter 2014:

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, the Arch of Triumph down the Champs-Elysees in November 11, 2014. 

Elton John concert Paris November 19, 2014. Bercy.

Beaujolais Nouveau Day November 2014. The new wine Beaujolais Nouveau will be served for the first time in restaurants and cafes.

Horse Exhibition Salon du Cheval de Paris November 29 to December 7, 2014. Paris Nord Villepinte. Jumping Competition, World Arabian Horse Championships, breeding and driving presentations. 

More events in November?

December events in Paris 2014

Notre-Dame Cathedral in December

December calendar events Paris:

Christmas concerts, events in December
  • The Nutcracker: Paris Opera Ballet
  • La Source: Paris Opera Ballet
  • An American in Paris: The Musical
  • Christmas Concerts at La Sainte Chapelle
  • Puer Natus Est: Christmas Concert in Notre-Dame de Paris
  • New Year's Eve at Palais Garnier in 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.

Salon Nautique de Paris nice boats show! International show held in December 6 to 14, 2014. Metro: Porte de Versailles.

Christmas Corrida Race December 14, 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. 

Casse-Noisette in Paris at the Palais des Congres, December 30, 31.

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

More events in December in Paris?


Return from Calendar events Paris to Paris Vacations


UEFA Champions League Soccer games in Paris in September, October

Pitchfork Music Festival October 30, 31, November 1, Grande Halle de la Villette, Paris

Auto Show in Paris October 2 to 19. Paris Expo, Porte de Versailles


Sporting events

20km de Paris October 12. Pont d'Iena at 10 am. Run in Paris.

Opera

La Traviata
Opera Bastille

Tanztheater Wuppertal
Palais Garnier

The Barber of Seville
Opera Bastille


Museums to visit

Louvre Museum is opened every day except Tuesdays. 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




- Louvre Museum
- Notre-Dame Cathedral
- Paris Opera
- Arc de Triomphe
- Paris Bus Tour
- The Orsay Museum
- River Cruise...

Monuments to see

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 


Cathedral Notre-Dame concerts

La Sainte Chapelle concerts
Vivaldi's Four Seasons

Churches to visit

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





Hotels in Paris best locations

Eiffel Tower
Hotel Pullman, Mercure Paris Centre Tour Eiffel 

Louvre Museum
Park Hyatt Paris Vendome, Hotel Lotti, Hotel de Crillon

Champs-Elysees
Hotel Montaigne, Sofitel Paris Le Faubourg, Lord Byron

Paris Opera House
InterContinental Paris Le Grand

Montmartre
Adagio Paris Montmartre


Shopping in Paris

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



Fashion shows in Paris


Paris tearoom

Laduree Royale
rue Royale

Angelina
rue de Rivoli

Laduree Champs Elysees
avenue des Champs Elysees


Concerts in Paris

Johnny Hallyday 

Jay-Z & Beyonce

Elton John


Nice, French Rivieria, discover the tops events in South of France, Nice carnival in February

Strasbourg in Alsace, jazz festival, Comics Festival


"Paris vacations" newsletter

Monthly Events 2014

Enter Your E-mail Address
Enter Your First Name (optional)
Then

Don't worry — your e-mail address is totally secure.
I promise to use it only to send you Paris vacations .