Paris events May 2018

Paris events in May 2018, fair of Paris, sports events, tennis tournament. Things to do during the month of May, concerts, operas, exhibitions, trade shows.

notre-Dame Cathedral

Art Contemporary Market: May 2018 on Place de La Bastille.

Shen Yun in Paris: April 6 to May 6, 2018 at the Palais des Congres de Paris.

Foire de Paris 2018: April 27 to May 8th. A fair in Paris similar to London's home Show. Paris exhibition home interiors, model gardens. Address: Paris Expo, Porte de Versailles Paris 15th arrondissement.

Maker Fair Paris: April 27 to May 8, 2018 at Porte de Versailles, Paris.

Foire du Trône is a funfair on Pelouse de Reuilly in 12th arrondissement. The funfair will stay open to May.

  • Foire du Trone fireworks
  • La Cavalcade (the parade) 

Labor Day: Paris on May 1st. Lilly Valley Day in Paris. Museums in Paris are closed May 1st.

DDAYS Paris: May 2018. Paris Pantin. Design festival.

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Tous à l'opéra: May 2018. Free entry to opera in Paris and France

La Fete de la Bretagne: May. Events in Paris 15th, 16th arrondissements. Games, food, music, dans from Brittany.

Marvellous Island Festival: electronic music event near Paris in May 2018 on Plage de Torcy.

Grande Steeple-Chase 2018: May 1 to 31 at the Hippodrome d'Auteuil. Distance horse race in May.

Paris bread fair 2018: May 5 to 20, 2018, near the Cathedral Notre-Dame

Un Printemps en Musique: concerts in the Jardin d'Acclimatation in May.

Victory Day 2018 or Fete de la Victoire (in French) on May 8th. Public holiday in France. 

Marché aux timbres et aux cartes postales: stamps and postcards market in May, on Avenue Gabriel near the Champs-Elysees.

Courir Ensemble: run together in the Bois de Boulogne, in Paris.

Paris Fairpride in May, at Place de la Republique.

Innorobo: May 15 to 17, 2018, Paris Porte de Versailles.

Barbatas and the Academie équestre nationale du Domaine de Versailles: Requiem de Mozart in Paris: May 15 to 20, 2018. At the Grande Halle, 

Le Taste of Paris: May 17 to 20, 2018 at the Grand Palais.

Royal Ballet of Cambodia: May 18, 19, 2018. Venue: Philharmonie de Paris

Roland Garros Tennis French Open
Opera and concerts in May

Long Night of Museums in Paris: May 19, 2018. Museums in Paris will stay open at night. Entrance will be free (free entrance to the Louvre, Orsay and Rodin museum).

WWE Live at Accorhotels Arena May 19, 2018.

Villette Sonique 2018: La Villette music festival May 23 to 27 at Grande Halle sur le Parc.

Jazz festival Saint-Germain-des-Pres: May 24 to June 4, 2018.

Viva Technology on May 24, 25, 26, 2018 at Paris Expo Porte de Versailles. Drones, humanoid robots, arcade gaming park, PMU eSport show, robot fight, cosplay...

Printemps des Rues: May 25 to 27, 2018, shows, entertainment, music, festival on Canal Saint-Martin in May 2018.

Paris Dance Open on May 25, 26, 27, 2018. Dance competitions, sport dance. Location: Stadium Pierre-de-Coubertin, 16th arrondissement, Paris.

Versailles Festival 2018:

  • Verdi: Requiem on May 27, 2018
  • Gala of the Friends of the Royal Opera to benefit the musical season of the Royal Opera House
  • Fetes Galantes 2018: a fancy dress evening in the Hall of Mirrors on May 28, 2018
  • Lully: Pheaton on May 30, 2018

Toymania Paris: antique toy fair on May 27, 2018 in the Palais des Congres Paris.

Paris Rugby World Series 2018: May 26, 27.

Paris Saint-Germain La Course 2018: May 27. Between Bois de Boulogne and Chateau de Saint-Germain-en-Laye.

French Open 2018: tennis Roland Garros from May 27 to June 10th. This tennis tournament in Paris is one of the best sporting events. Location: Near the Bois de Boulogne in the 16th arrondissement. Near the Metro Station: Porte d'Auteuil.

Festival Mozaik: music festival at Les Mureaux May 31, June 1, 2, 2018.

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