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Festival Automobile International at Les Invalides Paris until February 2, 2020.

Winter sales in Paris or Les Soldes in Paris, January 8 to February 6, 2020. A shopping event in Paris. 

Salon des Familles at Paris Expo Porte de Versailles January 10 to 12, 2020.

Paris Deco Off: January 16 to 20, 2020. A decoration event. 

Paris Fashion Week:

  • Men: January 14 to 19, 2020
  • Haute Couture: January 20 to 23, 2020

Bijorhca Paris: January 16 to 20, 2019, location Porte de Versailles. Professional jewellery and watches show.

Salon Studyrama des Formations Gaming et Coding - Paris at the Espace Champerret January 18, 2020.

Salon Vivez Nature: bio fair in January 24 to 27, 2020, in Grande Halle de la Villette.

Chinese New Year Parade Paris 2020: January 25. Chinese Parade, dragon dances, shows, chants, animations in Paris...

Paris Animal Show: January 25, 26, 2020, location: Paris Expo Porte de Versailles.

Le Grand Prix d'Amérique: January 26, 2020. Horse trotting race in Hippodrome de Paris, Vincennes.

International Automobile Festival: January 29 to February 2, 2020, at Les Invalides Paris.

art3f Paris: contemporary art fair: January 31 to February 2, 2020, at Paris Expo Porte de Versailles.

Salon de l'Etudiant: January 31 to February 2, 2020. Porte de Versailles.

Festival Mondial du Cirque de Demain: January 30 to February 2, 2020. Cirque Phénix.

art3f Paris - International Contemporary Art Fair: January 31 to February 2, 2020. Address: 1 Place de la Porte de Versailles, Paris 75015.


2020 Six Nations Championship: February 2, 2020
France - England
Stade de France, Paris

2020 Six Nations Championship: February 9, 2020
France - Italy
Stade de France, Paris

2020 Six Nations Championship: March 14, 2020
France - Ireland
Stade de France, Paris

Mille & une orchidées expo in the Jardin des Plantes in Paris February 5 to March 2, 2020. Orchids expo.

Léonard de Vinci at the Louvre Museum until February 24, 2020

Salon des Entrepreneurs February 5, 6, 2020. Palais des congrès.

Retromobile Show February 5 to 9, 2020, at Paris Expo Porte de Versailles.

Le Salon de la Renovation et Decoration February 8 to 11, 2020, at the Porte de Versailles.

Paris Grand Slam Judo 2020: February 8, 9, 2020, location AccorHotels Arena.

Odlo Crystal Run: February 9, 2020. 10 km in Paris. Parvis de l'Hotel de Ville.

Vinexpo Paris: February 10 to 12, 2019. Parc des Expositions.

Art Capital in the Grand Palais February 12 to 16, 2020.

Saint-Valentin 2020: February 15, 2020. Run event in Paris in Parc des Buttes de Chaumont.

Paris Manga & Sci-Fi Show February 2020, at Paris Expo Porte de Versailles.

Salon de l'Agriculture in Paris 2020 February 22 to March 1, 2020. 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.

Carnaval de Paris February 23, 2020. The Parade starts from Place Gambetta to Place de la Republique. 

Paris Fashion Week Women February 24 to March 3, 2020.

MARCH 2020

Semi-Marathon in Paris: March 1, 2020.  Start on the Quais d’Austerlitz and finish on the Quais François Mauriac. 

JEC World: March 3 to 5, 2020, Paris Nord Villepinte.

Verticale Race of the Eiffel Tower: March 11, 2020. Climb up the 1665 stairs of the Eiffel Tower.

Paris International Tourism Show or Salon Mondial du Tourisme: March 12 to 15, 2020, Paris Expo Porte de Versailles. 

Cinéma du réel : March 13 to 22, 2020, Cinéma du réel International Film Festival. Centre Pompidou and other venues.

St. Patrick's Day: March 17.

Salon du Livre: March 20 to 23, 2020. Book fair in Paris.
Porte de Versailles Exhibition Centre. Metro: Porte de Versailles.

Drawing Now Art Fair: March 25 to 29, 2020, contemporary art fair in Paris. Carreau du Temple, 2 Rue Perrée, Paris.

Foire du TrôneMarch to May, 2020, funfair in Paris
Bois de Vincennes. Free entrance.

100 % Festival: March 26 to April 14, 2020, exhibition, performances, cinema, concerts, workshops, shows, design
La Villette, 
211 Avenue Jean Jaurès, Paris.

More events in Paris in March?

APRIL 2020

  • Bach with Candlelights at Saint Ephrem Church: Suites for Violoncello Solo
  • Concerts at La Sainte Chapelle
  • La Madeleine: Vivaldi's Four Seasons

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

Salon des Seniors: fair, exhibtors, thematic villages, retirement, estate, alternative medicine, conferences, events. Date: April 2 to 5, 2020. 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 2 to 5, 2020. Location: Grand Palais.

Art Shopping Paris: April 3 to 5, 2020, Carrousel du Louvre. 

Marathon of 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 5, 2020.

Musical Fountains Shows at Versailles Palace from April to October 2020

Salon du Running: exhibition in April 2020, training sessions, cross training, dancing parade Zsport, Swedish Fit Session, running conferences, runners pick up their numbers, health and well-being area. Location: Parc des Expositions de Paris.

Paris-Roubaix: cycling race is known for rough terrain and cobblestones. Date: April 11, 2020.

Easter Sunday: April 12, 2020. Easter activities in Paris, Easter eggs hunts.

Paris E-Prix: April 18, 2020. Electric street racing series, electric cars. E-Village, autograph session of the pilots. Location: Les Invalides.

The Color Run Paris in April.

Salon Sugar Paris: Cake-Design Show, The Pastry Show, chefs, cake-design, workshops, competitions. Date: April 2020. Location: Parc Floral de Paris.

Ethnografilm Paris: April 22 to 25, 2020. Location: Cine 13 Theatre.

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

Foire of Paris: home interiors, gardens models, camping and outdoor activities, wine, gastronomy. Dates: April 30 to May 11, 2020. Location: Porte de Versailles. 

More events in April in Paris?

MAY 2020

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

Musicora 2020: exhibition, music instruments. Date: May 8 to 10, 2020. La Seine Musicale. 

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

Matisse at the Centre Georges-Pompidou May 13 to August 31, 2020. Celebrating Matisse's 150th birthday.

Taste of Paris 2020: gastronomy festival, chefs casting, masterclasses.  Date: May 14 to 17, 2020. Location: The Grand Palais, Paris.

Fête du Pain: bread festival in France in May.

Europeen Night Of Museums: free admission, museums opened at night. Date: May 16, 2020. 

Jazz festival in Saint-Germain-des-Pres: jazz music, concerts in bars and on cafe terraces. Dates: May 9 to 20, 2020. Location: Saint-German-des-Pres, 6th arrondissement of Paris.

Paris Saint-Germain: la course in Paris. Date: May 17, 2020. Location: Bois de Boulogne.

French Open Tennis Championship 2020: tournament. Dates: May 18 to June 7, 2020. Location: Roland Garros. Metro Porte d'Auteuil.

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

Villette Sonique Festival: May 21 to 24, 2020. Open-air music festival at  La Villette. 

Fete du Velo in France in May June 2019.

More events in Paris in May?

JUNE 2020

Dîner en Blanc in June in Paris.

Festival de Saint-Denis: June 3 to July 3, 2020. The music festival celebrates its 50th anniversary. Classical music and recitals in Saint-Denis, France.

Naturally Paris: June 5 to 8, 2020. free expo in Paris. Location: Paris Expo Porte de Versailles. 

No Finish Line on Champs-de-Mars from June 10 to 14, 2020.

Viva TechTechnology: June 11 to 13, 2020. Paris Porte de Versailles.

Paris France Muddy Angel Run 2020: June 13, 14, 2020

Muddy Angel Run 2020, the race in the mud for women on June 13, 2019 in Torcy.

International Dollshouse show: June 14, 2020. Location: Cite Universitaire Paris.

Champs-Elysees Film Festival: June. Location: Champs-Élysées Avenue.

Paris Fashion Week: Men's Fashion: June 2020

MakeUp 2020 Paris: June 18, 19. Carrousel Paris.

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

Futur en Seine: digital festival in Paris in June. Free events in Paris.

Solidays 2020 June 19 to 21, 2020. Music festival, a solidarity event against AIDS. Annual event in Longchamps.

Festival Chopin June 20 to July 14, 2020. Concerts, music events at the Orangerie of Parc de Bagatelle, Bois de Boulogne.

Course des Héros in Parc de Saint-Cloud on June 21, 2020.

The Fête des Tuileries is a traditional Parisian funfair is back from June to August 2020. Location: Jardin des Tuileries.

Summer Sales in Paris: June 24 to July 21, 2020.

Fete des Loges: June to August 2020. Funfair in Saint-Germain-en-Laye.

Garmin Triathlon: June 28, 2020.

Fashion Show in Paris, Haute couture: June July 2020.

Paris Jazz Festival: June July 2020. Free concerts in Parc Floral de Paris, Bois de Vincennes.

The International Paris Air Show Le Bourget (Salon International de l'Aeronautique et de l'Espace) is organized every 2 years. The next show is in 2021, from June 21 to 27th. Location: Le Bourget, near Paris.

More events in Paris in June?


JULY 2020

Le Printemps du cinema is back in Paris in July. You can enjoy movie tickets at 4 euros to discover the best movies in theaters.

Le Carnaval Tropical de Paris in July 2020 on Champs-Elysees.

Japan Expo Paris July 2 to 5, 2020 at Paris Nord Villepinte.

Longines Paris Eiffel Jumping in July Jumping competition on Champs de Mars.

L'Ete du Canal in July to August 2020. Festival in Paris, music, concerts, balls, activities near the Canal de L'Ourcq.

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

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

The Night at Les Invalides is a mounumental sound and light show from July to August in Paris, Place des Invalides.

Fireman's balls July 13, 14, 2020. 

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. The parade starts around 10am on the Avenue des Champs-Elysees. 

Bastille Day Fireworks on 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 to August. 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. Free concerts, fun activities for kids.

Lollapalooza Paris is a Rock and Pop Music Summer Festival on July 18, 19, 2020 at the Hippodrome de Longchamp.

Le Tour de France is the most famous cycling event in France from June 27 to July 19, 2020. The Tour starts in Nice on June 27, and ends on Avenue des Champs-Elysees on July 19.

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

More events in Paris in July?


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

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.

2020 Rock en Seine is a rock festival on August 21 to 23, in Parc de St-Cloud.

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

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

Jazz a la Villette Paris in August to September in the Parc de la Villette. Music soul, funk, rock...

2020 European Athletics Championships: August 26 to 30, 2020      Charléty Stadium 99 Boulevard Kellermann, 75013 Paris

La Fête au Bois de Boulogne: August to October, ex-Fête à Neu-Neu, location Bois de Boulogne, Paris.

More events in Paris in August?

September 2020

Baby Cool: professional trade show in September in Parc Floral de Paris.

Paris Design Week: September 2020. 

Maison&Objet Paris is an international trade fair for professionals, dedicated to lifestyle, decoration and design. Dates: September 4 to 8, 2020

La Fête de l'Humanité in September in Parc de la Courneuve. Concerts, shows, talks, expos.

Paris European Heritage Days: September 2020. Free entry to monuments and buildings in Paris, the Senate, Elysee Palace...

Disneyland Paris Half Marathon Weekend: September. Disneyland Paris 5k and runDisney kids race, Disneyland Paris 10k, at Disneyland Paris.

Fashion Show in Paris, Women: September to October 2020.

Techno Parade: electro music event in September 2020.

Disney's Halloween Festival: September to November 2020. Festival in Disneyland Paris. 

  • The spectacularly sparkly Disney Illuminations show
  • Disney Halloween Parties 

More events in Paris in September?


Mondial Paris Motor Show 2020: October 1 to 11, 2020, at Porte de Versailles.

Nuit Blanche is Sleepless Night with performances, entertainment in Paris on October 3, 2020. 

Odyssea course in October at Hippodrome de Vincennes.

Paris Manga & Sci-Fi Show in October, Porte de Versailles.

La Semaine du Gout in October, The Week of Tastes in Paris.

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

VeggieWorld Paris in October, location Garage Amelot.

20KM de Paris course in October.

Paris Asian Fair: Asia Now in October, location 9 avenue Hoche, Paris 8th.

2020 Contemporary Art Fair FIAC in Paris October 22 to 25, 2020. Art fair in the Grand Palais.

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

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

Paris Games Week Paris Expo October to November, Porte de Versailles.

Le Salon du Chocolat in ParisOctober to November 2020. Metro: Porte de Versailles. Chocolate fair.

Halloween in Paris on October 31st and more events coming to the Calendar events Paris 2020.

2019 Pitchfork Paris October to November, at the Grande Halle de la Villette.

Le Salon Fantastique in October November 2020. the Fair of the Imaginery at the Espace Champerret. Fantasy, imaginery, magie.

More events in October in Paris


Salon Marjolaine: November 2020. The largest organic market in France, in the Parc Floral, Bois de Vincennes.

Christmas at Disney Village in November to January.

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

Paris Photo: November 12 to 15, 2020, at the Grand Palais. International art photography fair.

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

Maker Faire Paris November 2020, Cité des sciences & de l'industrie.

Beaujolais Nouveau 2020: November 19. The Beaujolais Nouveau is a new wine served for the first time in cafes, and restaurants in Paris.

Salon Saveurs des Plaisirs Gourmands: November, December 2020, at the Espace Champerret. Gastronomy.

More events in November?


Africolor Music Festival Paris in December in Saint-Denis City Centre.

Paris Horse Show: December 2020, Paris Nord Villepinte. Jumping Competition, World Arabian Horse Championships, breeding and driving presentations.

Longines Masters Paris: December 3 to 6, 2020, at Paris Nord Villepinte. World horse jumping.

Festival Automobile International at Les Invalides Paris in December to February.

Noēl en Bio: December 2020. Christmas bio trade show at the Parc Expo Porte de Versailles.

Salon Nautique de Paris: December 5 to 13, 2020, 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.

La Corrida de Noel: December 2020. Santa Claus race in Issy-Les-Moulineaux.

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

Midnight Mass: December 24th, location 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

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

The calendar of events brings even more ideas for your vacations in Paris.

Christmas markets in Paris 

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Sporting events


Museums of Paris

The Louvre

Musée d'Orsay

Museum Rodin

Monuments to visit

Arc de Triomphe

Basilica Sacré-Coeur

Eiffel Tower

Churches concerts

Notre-Dame Cathedral



Best Shopping

Le Marais

Galeries Lafayette

Avenue Montaigne

Restaurants in Paris




Events in Parks

Bois de Vincennes

Bois de Boulogne

Jardin du Luxembourg

Paris with kids



Kids events

Palace of Versailles





La Durée



Paris tips

Save time

Save money


Classical music

Philharmonie de Paris

Salle Gaveau


Paris Pass




Hotels best locations

Eiffel Tower


Latin Quarter

Nice events

Summer sales

Jazz Festival


Strasbourg events




Running events in Paris


Run in the night 

Fun Run

Paris festivals

Festival in Versailles

Futur en Seine

Bastille Day

Paris bicycle races


Tour de France

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