Paris Events August

Paris events August 2017. What to do in Paris in Summer? Festivals, exhibitions, kids events, sporting events, shows in the Parisian Capital. August is slower than July. Parisians leave the City to vacations. But don't worry there's always something to do in Paris.

Paris Plages along the Seine

Paris Plages 2017 is a beach in Paris during the summer from July 20 to August 21. The borders of the Seine river are transformed to an artificial beach, white sand, deck chairs, cafes and swimming pool. Fun activities for kids and grown-ups.

The Seine banks become pedestrian. Three spots (Louvre/Pont de Sully, Port de la Gare and Bassin de la Villette). The first beach Louvre/Pont de Sully was opened in 2002.

Three kilometers through historical Paris and features, a swimming pool, concert stage and open-air attractions (rollerblading, tai-chi, wall climbing, boules etc.) All Paris Plages beaches are open non-stop from 8.00 am to midnight.

Cinema by Moonlight in Paris from July 28 to August 13, 2017. 

Imagine Van Gogh is an expo in La Villette in August (until September 10, 2017)

Concert Gospel Dream in Paris in August (from June 27 to August 25th 2017). Concerts at the Eglise Saint-Germain-des Pres in Paris.

Fête des Tuileries is a funfair in the Jardin des Tuileries until August 27, 2017.

L'Eté du canal, l'Ourcq en fêtes is a festival in August (until August 27, 2017) at the Bassin de la Villette.

Olivier Giraud "How to become a Parisian in one hour" is a show in August 2017 (until September 2, 2017) at the Theatre des Nouveautes.

Les Pestacles at the Parc Floral de Paris in August.

La Nuit aux Invalides is a spectacular 3D show at the Hotel National des Invalides in August.

Fountain Night Show in Versailles Palace in August 2017.

Paris Cinema au Clair de Lune from July to August. Open air film festival. Classic French movies are projected on a giant big screen in Paris. Different locations in Paris.

Fete des Loges is a funfair from June to August. Location: Saint Germain en Laye.

Festival Classique au Vert concerts in the Parc Floral of Paris from August to September. Bois de Vincennes.

Shows at Palace of Versailles in August: Fountains Night Show on Saturday, Musical Fountains Show on Saturdays and Sundays, The Royal Serenade of the Hall of the Mirrors on Saturdays.

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Paris Quartier d'ete July to August. Locations varies around Paris. This festival combines dance, music around the world with local artists and musicians. It's one of the largest events in Paris. Shows at the Palais Royal, Jardin du Luxembourg...

La Villette Open-Air Cinema Festival in August. Cancelled!

August 15th is a National Holiday in Paris. 

Festival Silhouette: short films, concerts in August, September 2017

Classical events in August in Paris
  • Concerts in the Sainte Chapelle in Paris
  • Concerts in Saint-Germain-des-Pres Church 
  • Saint-Ephrem concerts

Championnat du Monde de Lutte 2017 in Paris in August 21 to 26th. Location: AccorHotels Arena

Paris Brest Paris in August. Bicycle race between Paris and Brest.

Festival Rock en Seine 2017 is a rock festival in August 25th, 26th, 27th, 2017 in the domaine National de Saint-Cloud, outside of Paris. Take the Metro to Boulogne - Pont de St-Cloud metro station. It's one of the major Paris events August. Three days of world-class rock and indie music. 

Célébration de la Libération de Paris is a celebration ball in August 25th front of the Hotel de Ville in Paris.

Jazz à La Villette is a jazz festival from August 31 to September 13, 2017 at La Villette, Paris.

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