Calendar events Paris
  2016

Paris calendar events Paris 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 in Paris. 


Classical events in Paris 2016
  • Notre-Dame Cathedral concerts
  • Opera in Paris
  • Philharmonie de Paris
  • Concerts at La Sainte Chapelle

Calendar events Paris 2016: January, February

Paris Expo Picasso Mania at the Grand Palais in Paris now through February 29, 2016.

Cats The Musical Paris best shows playing now through July 5, 2016 at the Theatre Mogador.

Paris New Year's Day Parade 2016 - La Grande Parade
On the Champs-Elysees January 1st.

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

Les Enfoirés 2016 in Paris January 20 to 26th in Bercy. A Charity concert for the Restaurants du Coeur.

Rallye Paris Tour Eiffel 2016: January 9th at the Halle G. Carpentier.

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

Bijorhca Paris 2016: jewellery and watches show January 22 to 25th. Porte de Versailles.

Paris Fashion Week 2016

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

Festival Mondial du Cirque de Demain 2016: January 28 to 31st. Cirque Phoenix Paris 12th.

Bio 2016 Le Salon Vivez Nature in Paris January 29 to February 1st at the Grande Halle de la Villette.

Salon de la Renovation in Paris: January 29 to February 1st 2016, Porte de Versailles.

Johnny Hallyday in Paris: concert February 2, 3th at the AccorHotels Arena. 

Salon Retromobile: February 3 to 7, 2016 in Paris Expo Porte de Versailles.

Elton John 2016: concert in Paris February 5, 6th at the Olympia.

Paris Manga & Sci-Fi Show: February 6, 7, 2016 in Porte de Versailles.

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

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

Paris Grand Slam Judo 2016: February 6, 7, 2016 at Accor Hotels Arena.

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. 

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Le Salon Art & Decoration in Paris: February 11 to 14, 2016, Grande Halle de la Villette.

Mille & une orchidées expo in Paris February 11 to March 7, 2016 at the Jardin des Plantes. Orchids expo.

Taste of Paris 2016: food festival in Paris February 11 to 14th at the Grand Palais.

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.

Chinese New Year Parade in Paris: February 14. Where is the parade? In Paris 13th arrondissement. 

Paris Valentine's Day: February 14.

Odlo Crystal Run: 10 km in Paris February 14, 2016.

Eagles of Death Metal: concert in Paris February 16, 2016 at the Olympia.

Ellie Goulding in Paris: concert February 25, 2016, Zenith of Paris.

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. 

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

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.  

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. 

The Verticale Race in Paris at the Eiffel Tower 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.

Printemps du cinema festival 2016 in Paris: March 20, 21, 22, 2016.

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

Foire du Trône is a funfair in Paris in March 25 to May 22nd 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.

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

Art Paris Art Fair 2106: March 31 to April 3rd at the Grand Palais

More events in Paris in March?

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.

Paris Comics Expo 2016: April 16, 17th at the Parc Floral de Paris

The Color Run in Paris: April 17, 2106. The best 5k fun run. At the Hotel de Ville.

WLIVE 2016 in Paris: April 22nd at AccorHotels Arena.

FIA Formula E Championship in Paris: April 23, 24, 2016

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. 

More events in April in Paris?

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.

Jazz Festival in Versailles in May.

Nuit des Musees 2016 in Paris: May 21st. 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.

Fête du Pain: May 23 to 29. A bread fair on the Parvis of Notre-Dame Cathedral.

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.



More events in Paris in May?

Paris June events 

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.

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

Weather Festival 2016 in Paris: June 3 to 5th.

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.

Paris UEFA Euro Cup 2016 Paris June 10 to July 10.

Hard Rock Festival 2016 
Download Festival Paris June 10, 11, 12 at Lonchamps

The Chopin Festival in Paris in June, July. 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 Paris Summer sales 2016: June 22 to August 2.

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

More events in Paris in June?

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. 

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

Paris fireworks on Bastille Day, July 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 2016 is the most famous bike race in France finishing on the Champs-Elysees July 24th.

More events in Paris in July?

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.

More events in Paris in August?

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 2016: Paris September Music soul, funk, rock at  Parc de la Villette 211, avenue Jean Jaures. Metro : Porte de Pantin.

Maison&Objet Paris: September. 

Paris Design Week: September. 

Fete de l'Humanite:  September at Parc de la Courneuve. Concerts, shows, talks, expos.

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

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

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

Fete de la Gastronomie is a three days feast in Paris. Gastronomy feast is in September.

Run Disney 2016 Disney Paris September 24, 25th
Half marathon and 5k 

Paris Fashion Show Ready to Wear 2016: September 27 to October 5.

More events in Paris in September?

October 

Have fun with our calendar events Paris 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.

Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses 2016
Paris October 8th at the Palais des Congres

Paris Halloween Festival: Halloween in October November festival at Disneyland Paris. Your kids will love it!

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

Fete des Vendanges de Montmartre in October. Celebration harvest Montmartre's vineyards.

Paris 3D Printshow in Paris in October at the Carrousel du Louvre.

Asia Now Paris: October at the Carrousel du Louvre.

FIAC: October in the Grand Palais. Art Contemporain Fair in Paris.

Paris Comic-Con: October. 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: October, November. Venue: Paris Porte de Versailles. Games show, video games.

Paris Chocolate Festival 2016: October 28 to November 1st. Metro: Porte de Versailles. Favorite event in our Calendar Events Paris.

Paris Pitchfork Music Festival: October. La Villette, Paris.

Halloween 2016 Paris October 31st and more in our Calendar events Paris 2016.

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Paris November 2016

Calendar events Paris winter 2016:

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

Paris Armistice Day Military parade, the Arch of Triumph down the Champs-Elysees on November 11, 2016. 

Africolor Music Festival Paris: November in Saint-Denis City Centre.

Beaujolais Nouveau 2016 in Paris in November. The Beaujolais Nouveau is a new wine will be served the first time in cafes, restaurants in Paris. 

Thanksgiving 2016 in Paris: November 24.

Salon du Cheval de Paris 2016: Horse show in November 26 to December 4th at Paris Nord Villepinte. Jumping Competition, World Arabian Horse Championships, breeding and driving presentations.

More events in November?

December events in Paris 

December calendar events Paris:

Autumn Festival 2016 events in Paris in October through December 31, ballets, Drama, theatre.

Christmas in Disneyland 2016: Disneyland Paris events through January 2016. Disney Christmas parade, shows, Christmas decor and Christmas lights  in the wonderful park of Disneyland Paris.

Gucci Paris Masters: Paris December 2016. 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 2016: December 3 to 11. Boat show in Paris Porte de Versailles.

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

Weather Winter, Paris: techno music festival in December in Paris Event Center.

Christmas Corrida Race 2016: December. La Corrida de Noel in Issy-Les-Moulineaux.

Midnight Mass, Paris: Eglise Saint-Germain-des-Pres

Notre-Dame Cathedral Midnight Mass: Paris December 24th.

Christmas Eve Dinner in Disneyland: December 24th

Christmas at the Basilica Sacre-Coeur, Paris: December 24th. Concert, Midnight Mass at midnight.

Christmas Mass at the Cathedral Notre-Dame December 25. 

Christmas Mass at the Basilica Sacred Heart of Paris, Montmartre: December 25th

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

More events in December in Paris?

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