Paris events August

Paris events August 2018, festivals, exhibitions, kids events, sporting events, shows. See what you can do in Paris in August.

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Paris Plages along the Seine

Paris Plages is a beach in Paris in August. The borders of the Seine river are transformed to an artificial beach, with white sand, deck chairs, cafes and swimming pool. Kids can have fun activities.

The Seine banks become pedestrian. There are three places (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.

Jurassic World l'exposition in August at the Cité du Cinéma, Saint-Denis.

teamLab in August at the Grande Halle de la Villette.

Expo Game of Thrones in August at Paris Expo Porte de Versailles.

Picasso et la Danse at the Opera Garnier in August.

Le cirque Speakeasy at the Palais des Glaces. Circus show in August.

I Love Piaf, a musical show about Edith Piaf, at the Theatre Lucernaire.

Nuits des étoiles 2018: August 3, 4, 5, 2018 at the Tour Montparnasse from 8pm to 23:59pm, astronomy evening, discover the stars.

Nuit des étoiles at the Cité des sciences et de l'industrie on August 3 from 9:30pm.

Festival Paris l'Eté (Paris Summer Festival) until August 4, 2018

Classical concerts in Paris in August

Paris 2018 Gay Games: August 4 to 12th Paris hosts the 10th edition of the Gay Games. This sporting and cultural event is held every four years. After Paris, Hong Kong will be the host city in 2022.

  • Opening Ceremony in the Grand Palais, Paris, August 4, from 11pm to 6am
  • Rainbow Run: August 4, Hôtel de Ville, Paris
  • Gala Concert: August 8, Casino de Paris
  • Pink Flamingo: August 10,  Piscine Georges Vallerey
  • Great Ball: August 10, Hôtel de Ville, Paris

Fête des Tuileries in Paris, funfair in the the Jardin des Tuileries until August 26, 2018.

L'Eté du canal, l'Ourcq en fêtes is a festival until August 26, 2018 at the Bassin de la Villette, Paris.

Les Pestacles in August, festival for kids and families in the Parc Floral de Paris, August 8, 22, 29, 2018.

La Nuit aux Invalides in August, a spectacular outdoor 3D show at the Hotel National des Invalides, Paris, from Wednesday to Saturday at 10pm 

Musical Fountains Shows and the Musical Gardens in the Gardens  of Versailles in August, every Saturday night. 

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, funfair in Saint Germain en Laye, until August 19, 2018

Festival Classique au Vert classical concerts in the Parc Floral of Paris from August 11, 2018. 

FREE entry to 60+ Paris attractions plus

La Villette Open-Air Cinema Festival in August. 

August 15th is a National Holiday in Paris. 

Festival Silhouette film festival in Paris, short films, August 24 to September 1, 2018

Paris Brest Paris will be held in August 2019. Bicycle race between Paris and Brest.

Festival Rock en Seine 2018 is a rock festival on August 24, 25th, 26th, 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 on August 25th, front of the Hotel de Ville in Paris.

Jazz à La Villette, jazz festival August 30 to September 9 at La Villette, Paris.

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Museums of Paris

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Notre-Dame Cathedral



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Le Marais

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