Calendar events Paris 2018

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Events in Paris: January 2018

Paris New Year's Day Parade 2018 - La Grande Parade on the Champs-Elysees January 1st.

Rallye Paris Tour Eiffel 2018: January 6th at the Halle G. Carpentier.

Dirty Dancing: Musical Show at the Palais des Congrès de Paris from January 10 to 13, 2018.

Winter sales in Paris 2018 or Les Soldes in Paris, January 10 to February 20, 2018. A shopping event in Paris. 

Paris Deco Off 2018: January 18 to 22. A decoration event. 

Bijorhca Paris 2018: jewellery and watches show January 19 to 232nd. Porte de Versailles.

Paris Fashion Week 2018

  • Men's Fashion: January 17 to 21
  • Haute Couture: January 22 to 25

art3f Paris: contemporary art fair January 26, 27, 28, 2018 at the Paris Expo Porte de Versailles.

Paris Bio 2018: Le Salon Vivez Nature January 26 to 29 at the Grande Halle de la Villette.

Le Salon du Mariage 2018: Paris Porte de Versailles
January 27, 28, 2018. Bridal fair

Le Grand Prix d'Amérique 2018: Hippodrome de Paris Vincennes January 28, 2018. Horse trotting race

Festival Automobile International Les Invalides Paris January 30 to February 4th 2018.

February 2018

Festival Mondial du Cirque de Demain 2018: February 1 to 4. Cirque Phoenix Paris 12th.

Salon de la Renovation in Paris 2018: February 2, 3, 4, 5, 2018, Porte de Versailles.

Six Nations Championship: Rugby in Paris on February 3, 2018 France vs Ireland at the Stade de France, Saint-Denis. 

Paris Manga & Sci-Fi Show 2018 February 3, 4, 2018 at Paris Porte de Versailles.

Salon Retromobile 2018: February 7 to 11, 2018 in Paris at the Expo Porte de Versailles.

Mille & une orchidées expo 2018 in Paris February 8 to March 5 at the Jardin des Plantes. Orchids expo.

Le Salon Art & Decoration Paris 2017: February 8 to 11, 2018, Grande Halle de la Villette.

Paris Grand Slam Judo 2018 February 10, 11 at Accor Hotels Arena.

Odlo Crystal Run 2018 10 km in Paris February 12th.

Course Saint-Valentin February 10, 2018. A running event in Paris in Parc de la Villette.

Carnaval de Paris 2018: Paris carnival, February 11, 2018. The Parade starts from Place Gambetta at 2 pm to Place de la Republique at 6 pm. 

Saint-Valentin concert in Paris: Maison de la Radio France
February 14, 2018

Chinese New Year Parade Paris 2018 February 16th. Where is the parade? In Paris 13th arrondissement. Route: 44 avenue d’Ivry, Avenue de Choisy, Place d’Italie, Avenue d’Italie, Rue de Tolbiac, Avenue de Choisy, Boulevard Masséna, avenue d’Ivry.

Grand Carnaval do Brazil 2018: Cabaret Sauvage
February 10, 2018

Salon de l'Agriculture in Paris: February 24 to March 4, 2018. 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.

Paris Fashion Week: Women: February 26 to March 6, 2018.

March 2018

Semi-Marathon in Paris 2018: March 4, 2018. Location on Esplanade du Chateau de Vincennes at 10 am.  

JEC World 2018 in Paris March 6 to 8th

St. Patrick's Day in Paris March 17th

Paris International Tourism Show or Salon Mondial du Tourisme 2018: March 15 to 18, 2018. Location: Porte de Versailles. 

The Verticale Race 2018 in Paris at the Eiffel Tower is on March 15th 2018. Evening event in Paris.

Salon du Livre in Paris 2018: book fair March 16 to 19, 2018. Porte de Versailles Exhibition Centre. Metro: Porte de Versailles.

Cinema du Reel 2018: March 23 to April 1, 2018. Film festival, documentary film.

Foire du Trône is a funfair in Paris from March to May in the Bois de Vincennes. Free entrance.

Ethnografilm: festival in Paris March, April. Location: Cine 13 Theatre.

Drawing Now Art Fair 2018: March 22 to 25, 2018. Location: Carreau du Temple. Contemporary art expo.

More events in Paris in March?

April 2018 

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

Easter Sunday 2018: April 1, 2018. Fun things to do in Paris.

Salon du Running: exhibition, training sessions, cross training, dancing parade Zsport, Swedish Fit Session, running conferences, runners pick up their numbers, health and well-being area. Date: April 5 to 7, 2018. Location: Parc des Expositions de Paris.

Salon des Seniors: fair, exhibtors, thematic villages, retirement, estate, alternative medicine, conferences, events. Date: April 5 to 8, 2018. Location: Paris Expo Porte de Versailles.

Art Paris Art Fair: expo, modern and Contemporary art, 139 galleries gathered under the Grand Palais cupola. Date: April 5 to 8, 2018. Location: Grand Palais.

Paris-Roubaix: cycling race is known for rough terrain and cobblestones. Date: April 7, 2018.

Schneider Electric Marathon de Paris: long-distance race of 42.195 km, start line on the Avenue Champs-Elysees, finish line on Avenue Foch, distance is approximately 42km (26 miles). Date: April 8, 2018.

Salon Sugar Paris: Cake-Design Show, The Pastry Show, chefs, cake-design, workshops, competitions. Date: April 9 to 22, 2018. Location: Parc Floral de Paris.

Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping Final and the FEI World Cup™ Dressage Final 2018: equestrian event, jumping, equestrian show. Date: April 11 to 15, 2018. Location: AccorHotels Arena.

The Color Run Paris: happiest 5k, fun race, colour zones. Location: Hotel de Ville. Date: April 15, 2018.

Bastille GMAC 2018: Contemporary Art Market, painters, sculptors, photographers. Date: April 27 to May 1, 201. Location: Esplanade du Château de Vincennes.

Foire of Paris: home interiors, gardens models, camping and outdoor activities, wine, gastronomy. Date: April 27 to May 8, 2018. Location: Porte de Versailles. 

FIA Formula E Paris 2018: electric street racing series, electric cars. E-Village, autograph session of the pilots. Date: April 28, 2018. Location: Les Invalides.

More events in April in Paris?

May 2018

La Fete du Travail is Labor Day, May Day on May 1st.

Victory Day in Paris: ceremony. Date: May 8th. Location: Arc de Triomphe.

Fête du Pain des Boulangers du Grand Paris: celebration of bread, National contest for the best french baguette (May 13 to 15). Date: May 5 to 16, 2018. Location: Parvis of Notre-Dame Cathedral.

Bartabas & the Académie Équestre de Versailles: equestrian show. Dates: May 15 to 20, 2018. Location: Grande Halle de la Villette.

Taste of Paris 2018: gastronomy festival, chefs casting, masterclasses.  Date: May 17 to 20, 2018. Location: The Grand Palais, Paris.

Europeen Night Of Museums 2018: free admission, museums opened at night. Date: May 19, 2018. 

Villette Sonique Festival: music festival. Date: May 23 to 27, 2018. Venue: La Villette. 

Jazz festival in Saint-Germain-des-Pres: jazz music, concerts in bars and on cafe terraces. Dates: May 24 to June 4, 2018. Location: Saint-German-des-Pres, 6th arrondissement of Paris.

The Mud Day Paris: May 26, 27, 2018. Obstacle race near Paris. Address: Camp militaire de Frileuse Avenue du Général Leclerc, Beynes.‎

French Open Tennis Championship 2018: tournament. Dates: May 27 to June 10, 2018. Location: Roland Garros. Metro Porte d'Auteuil.

Paris Saint-Germain 2018: course in Paris. Date: May 27, 2018. Location: Bois de Boulogne.

Fete du Velo in France: May 28 to June 3, 2018.

Festival de Saint-Denis 2018: May 31 to July 5, 2018. The music festival celebrates its 50th anniversary.  Classical music and recitals in Saint-Denis, France.

More events in Paris in May?

June 2018

Musicora: exhibition, music instruments. Date: June 1 to 3, 2018. Location: Grande Halle de la Villette. 

Naturally Paris: June 1 to 4, 2018. free expo in Paris. Location: Paris Expo Porte de Versailles. 

Dîner en Blanc on June 3 will celebrate its 30 years in Paris in 2018.

Smart Energies Paris 2018: June 5, 6 at Espace Grande Arche La Defense .

International Dollshouse show: June 10th 2018 at the Fondation Biermans-Lapôtre.

Champs-Elysees Film Festival: June 12 to 19, 2018. Location: Champs-Élysées Avenue.

Concert in the Basilique-Cathédrale de Saint-Denis June 14, 2018 at 8:30pm. Saint-Denis Festival 2018.

Download Festival Paris 2018: June 15 to 18, 2018 at Lonchamps Racecourse. Rock music, music festival.

Muddy Angel Run Paris Est: June 16, 2018. Location: Ile de Loisirs de Vaires, Route de Torcy, Torcy.

Course des Héros in Parc de Saint-Cloud on June 17th 2018.

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

MakeUp 2018 Paris: June 21, 22. Carrousel Paris.

Futur en Seine: digital festival in Paris June 21 to 23rd, 2018. Free events in Paris

Solidays 2018: June 22 to 24th. Music festival, a solidarity event against AIDS. Annual event in Longchamps.

Paris Fashion Week: Men's Fashion: June 20 to 24, 2018.

Festival Chopin: June 23 to July 14, 2018. Concerts, music events at the Orangerie of Parc de Bagatelle, Bois de Boulogne.

The Fête des Tuileries is a traditional Parisian funfair is back from June 23 to August 26, 2018. Location: Jardin des Tuileries.

Le Printemps du cinema festival is back in Paris for the 19th Edition June 25 to 28th 2018. You can enjoy movie tickets at 4 euros to discover the best movies in theaters.

The International Paris Air Show Le Bourget (Salon International de l'Aeronautique et de l'Espace) is organized every 2 years. The next show will be in 2019, from June 17 to 23rd. Location: Le Bourget, near Paris.

If you want to take advantage of the Summer sales in Paris, don't miss the dates June 27 to August 7th 2018.

Night at Les Invalides :is a monumental show, sound and light show. Dates: June 27 to September 1, 2018. Location: Les Invalides, Paris.

Paris Open Air Opera: Carmen: June 29, 30, 2018. Location: Chateau de Vincennes.

Paris Jazz Festival: free concerts in Paris from June 30 to to July 22, 2018. Location: Parc Floral de Paris, Bois de Vincennes.

More events in Paris in June?

July 2018

Garmin Triathlon: a sporting event on July 1st 2018. The course starts from Choisy-le-Roi to the Eiffel Tower.

Fete du Cinema: July 1 to 4, 2018. Watch a movie for 4 Euros in Paris.

Fashion Show in Paris, Haute couture: July 1 to 5, 2018.

Le Carnaval Tropical de Paris is in July 2018 from the Rotary Champs-Elysees.

Paris Eiffel Jumping: jumping competition, Longines Global Champions Tour. Dates: July 5 to 7, 2018. Location: Champs de Mars.

Japan Expo Paris 2018 is the famous Japanese expo on July 5 to 8th at Paris Nord Villepinte.

L'Ete du Canal is a festival in Paris from July 7 to August 26, 2018. Music, concerts, balls, activities near the Canal de L'Ourcq.

Fete des Loges is a funfair in Saint-Germain-en-Laye in June until August 19, 2018. 

La Fete Foraine des Tuileries is a funfair in July until August 2018 in the Jardin des Tuileries near La Grand Roue. 

Free concerts in the Jardin du Luxembourg in July through October.

Open Air Cinema in the Parc de la Villette July to August 2018. 

Fireman's balls in Paris on July 13, 14, 2018.

Paris Bastille Day on July 14th. Music, dance, fireworks...One of our favorite holidays in the Calendar events Paris. 

The Military parade in Paris is an annual event in Paris on July 14th 2017. The parade starts around 10am on the Avenue des Champs-Elysees. Arrive early in the morning , it's very busy!

The fireworks on Bastille Day July 14th starts around 11pm. Best location to see the fireworks are at the Champs-de-Mars, the Trocadero near the Eiffel Tower.

Festival Paris l'été is a festival in July 16th to August 4th 2018. Locations: Luxembourg Garden, Park de la Villette, Andre Citroen Park... Music, theater, circus.

Paris Plages is a beach Summer festival along the Seine River in July to September 2018. Free concerts, fun activities for kids.

Lollapalooza Paris, the Summer Festival takes place at the Hippodrome de Longchamp on July 21, 22, 2018.

Le Tour de France 2018 is the most famous bike race in France (July 7 to 29). The last day of the race is in Paris on July 29th on the Avenue des Champs-Elysees.

Cinema by Moonlight in Paris from July to August 2018. Free movies in Paris. Outdoor movie screenings in parks.

More events in Paris in July?

August 2018

Paris 2018 Gay Games 10: August 4 to 12, 2018

Festival Classique au vert is a classical music festival in the Parc Floral de Paris from August to September 2018. 

Festival Paris l'Ete in 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...

Paris Brest Paris in August. Bike ride. 

The Fountains Night Show in August at Palace of Versailles. Fireworks display.

Free concerts in Paris during Summer in Luxembourg Garden.

Rock en Seine is a rock festival on August 24, 25, 26, 2018 in Pont de St-Cloud.

Festival Silhouette: concerts and short film from August 24 to September 1 in the Parc de la Butte du Chapeau Rouge.

Festival at the Bois de Boulogne Festival in August to October 2018.

Jazz a la Villette Paris from August 30 to September 9, 2018 in Parc de la Villette. Music soul, funk, rock...

La Fete a Neu-Neu is a funfair from August 31 to October 7, 2018 in Bois de Boulogne.

More events in Paris in August?

September 2018

Baby Cool Paris trade fair in September 1 to 3, 2018 at the Parc Floral de Paris.

Paris Open Air Opera: Carmen: September 5 to 8, 2018. Location: Hotel National des Invalides.

Paris Design Week September 6 to 15, 2018. 

Maison&Objet Paris from September 7 to 11, 2018. 

The Great Fireworks Display of Saint-Cloud: September 8, 2018 in Parc de Saint-Cloud.

Fete de l'Humanite 2018: September 14 to 16th in the Parc de la Courneuve. Concerts, shows, talks, expos.

Paris European Heritage Days: September 15, 16, 2018. Free entry to monuments and buildings in Paris, the Senate, Elysee Palace...

La Fete de la Gastronomie is a three days gastronomy event  September 21 to 23, 2018.

RunDisney Health & Wellness Expo: September 20 to 22, 2018.

Disneyland Paris Half Marathon Weekend 2018: September 21, 22nd. Disneyland Paris 5k on the 21st, and runDisney kids race on September 22nd. Disneyland Paris 10k on 22nd. Disneyland Paris - Val d'Europe Half Marathon September 23rd.

Techno Parade is an electo music event in Paris September 22, 2018.

Fashion Show in Paris, Women: September 24 to October 2, 2018.

Ryder Cup: September 28 to 30, 2018 at the Golf National, Guyancourt. 

More events in Paris in September?

October 2018

Disney's Halloween Festival: October 1 to November 4, 2018. Festival in Disneyland Paris. 

Mondial de l'Automobile: October 4 to 14 2018, at the Porte de Versailles.

Mondial de la Moto: October 4 to 14, 2018, at Paris Porte de Versailles.

Nuit Blanche: Paris on October 6, 2018. Paris Sleepless Night, Paris doesn't sleep. Incredible night, performances and best music concerts.

Odyssea: October 6, 7, 2018, at the Hippodrome de Vincennes, course.

La Semaine du Gout: October 8 to 14, 2018, The Week of Tastes in Paris.

Fete des Vendanges de Montmartre: October 10 to 14, 2018. Celebration harvest Montmartre's vineyards.

Don Carlos: Opera Bastille October 10 to November 11, 2018.

VeggieWorld Paris automne: October 13, 14, 2018, at Le Centquatre Paris.

20KM de Paris: October 14, 2018, course.

Paris Asian Fair: Asia Now: October 17 ro 21, 2018. Location: 9 avenue Hoche Paris 8th.

FIAC: Paris October 18 to 21, 2018 at the Grand Palais. Contemporary art fair.

Paris Manga & Sci-Fi Show: October 20, 21, 2018, Porte de Versailles.

Paris Comic-Con:  October 26, 27, 28, 2018. Festival Pop-Culture, Video games, comics, games, cosplay. Location: Grande Halle de la Villette.

Foire d'Automne: October 26 to November 4 2018. Autumn Fair, deco, construction. tasting, wellness, at Paris Porte de Versailles.

Falstaff: Opera Bastille October 26 to November 16, 2018

Paris Games Week: Paris Expo October 26 to 30, 2018, Porte de Versailles.

GMAC: Grand Marche d'Art Contemorain: October 31 to November 4, 2018, on the Esplanade du Chateau de Vincennes.

Le Salon du Chocolat in Paris: October 31 to November 4, 2018. Metro: Porte de Versailles. Chocolate fair.

Halloween in Paris October 31st and more events coming to the Calendar events Paris 2018.

Disney Halloween Party: October 31, 2018. Disneyland Park.

Reserve your seats for concerts and operas in Paris
  • Vivaldi (The Four Seasons), Albinoni, Pachelbel and Mozart at La Madeleine on October 25, 29, November 7, 13, 20, 28, December 5, 11, 2018
  • Concerts in Saint-Germain des Pres Church in Paris on October 27, November 3, 10, December 1, 22, 27, 29, 31, January 1, 4, 2019
  • Concert at the Eiffel Tower on October 28, December 24, 31, January 1, 5, 2019

More events in October in Paris

November 2018

2018 Pitchfork Music Festival Paris: November 1, 2, 3, 2018, Grande Halle de la Villette.

Le Salon Fantastique: November 2 to 4, 2018, the Fair of the Imaginery at the Espace Champerret. Fantasy, imaginery, magie.

Salon Marjolaine: November 3 to 11, 2018, Bio market, Parc Floral de Paris.

Fotofever at the Grand Palais in Paris on November 8 to 11, 2018.

Christmas at Disney Village: November 10 to January 6, 2018.

Armistice Day: Military parade, the Arch of Triumph down the Champs-Elysees on November 11, 2018. 

Beaujolais Nouveau 2018: November 15th. The Beaujolais Nouveau is a new wine will be served the first time in cafes, restaurants in Paris.

Africolor Music Festival Paris: November 16 to December 22, 2018, in Saint-Denis City Centre.

Supercross de Paris: November 17, 18, 2018, U Arena.

Maker Faire Paris: November 23 to 25, 2018, Cité des sciences & de l'industrie.

2018 Paris Horse Show: November 24 to December 2, 2018, Paris Nord Villepinte. Jumping Competition, World Arabian Horse Championships, breeding and driving presentations.

Longines Masters Paris: November 29 to December 2, 2018, Paris Nord Villepinte. World horse jumping.

Le Grand Testing. Le Festival des Grands Vins from November 30 to December 1, 2018 at the Carrousel du Louvre.

Nitro Circus: November 30 to December 1, 2018, AccorHotels Arena.

Salon Saveurs des Plaisirs Gourmands: November 30 to December 4, 2018, Espace Champerret, gastronomy.

More events in November?

December 2018

Salon Nautique de Paris 2018: December 8 to 16, 2018, boat show at Paris Expo Porte de Versailles in December.

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.

Noēl en Bio: December 14 to 16, 2018. Christmas bio trade show at the Parc Expo Porte de Versailles.

La Corrida de Noel is a Santa Claus race on December 16th in Issy-Les-Moulineaux.

Christmas concerts in Paris Church: Notre-Dame Cathedral, Sainte-Chapelle, Eglise de la Madeleine.

Christmas Market in December near the Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Paris.

Midnight Mass December 24th in the Eglise Saint-Germain-des-Pres

Notre-Dame Cathedral Midnight Mass on December 24th.

Christmas Eve Dinner in Disneyland on December 24th

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

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

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

Casse-Noisette: December 28 to 31, 2018. Venue: Palais des Congres, Paris.

New Year's Eve celebration on the Champs-Elysees on December 31st.

New Year's Eve Concerts in La Ste Chapelle, Saint Eustache Church, Eglise des Billettes, Saint Germain des Pres.

Christmas at Disneyland Paris in December.
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