From October 9 to 13, 2019, Paris 18th arrondissement lives at the same pace as Montmartre's 86th Grape Harvest Festival. This year, the 18th edition celebrate colors!
Since 1934, wine from Clos Montmartre is celebrated in October for 5 joyful days of popular celebration during which taste and gastronomy are given pride of place. This is the third Parisian most popular event after the Nuit Blanche and Paris-Plages. Over 500,000 visitors are expected again in the streets of Montmartre.
Exhibitions, concerts, parades, artisan and local products tastings and various animations will be provided this year again for children and adults, Parisians' and tourists’ greatest pleasure.
To discover the sponsor of this new edition, stay tuned. For the record, the 85th edition was sponsored by Emilie Satt and Jean-Karl Lucas aka French duet Madame Monsieur. Madame Monsieur succeeded to singer Camélia Jordana, actress Sandrine Bonnaire, singers Nolwenn Leroy, Anaïs, Olivia Ruiz, actresses Firmine Richard, Victoria Abril, model Naomi Campbell, actress Carole Bouquet, singer Angunn as well as to singer Mistinguett who’s been the first sponsor of the Festival back in 1934.
Good news for the fans of the event as the Grape Harvest Festival 2019 has announced a few novelties such as the chromatic climb, a participative fashion show, concerts by festival Décibels Vendanges and even a night and fluo race!
Discover the major events you don't want to miss on this edition 2019 of the Montmartre Grape Harvest Festival.
Montmartre - Chromatic climb
Wednesday October 9 to Sunday 13, 2019
Butte Montmartre stairs
Thanks to students from schools in the 18th arrondissement, passersby and the street artist group SV, 15 of the stairs of the Butter will be covered in different ranges of colors.
Décibels Vendanges - the music festival of the Montmartre Grape Harvest Festival
Wednesday October 9 to Saturday 12, 2019
Hasard Ludique, Petites Gouttes, O'Moka Bar, Bar Commun, Cantine du 18
For this second edition, about twenty free concerts for 4 days, from Wednesday to Saturday night including: Toukan Toukän and Samba de la Muerte for a night by FAIR, FORM for a night in partnership with Ricard Live Music as well as Üghett, Jo Wedin and Jean Felzine, Billet d'humeur, Surperjava, Pih Poh...
Wednesday October 9, 2019 at 7:30 p.m.
Paris 18th arrondissement town hall - 1 Place Jules Joffrin
Free access as long as seats are available (sign up here)
Supported by art director Véronique Rieffel and choreographer Jean-Paul Méhansio, this group celebrates style, creativity, energy and freedom of the multicolor universe of the sappers in Brazaville and Kinshasa. They invite the public to walk on a catwalk, fressed in their most beautiful and eccentric clothing and accessories. All styles are welcomed to take part in this unique and quirky experience.
Les Foulées Multicolores
Thursday October 10, 2019 at 8 p.m.
Meet at Square Louise Michel
Free by signing up on the website
Come and run the cobbled streets of the 18th arrondissement for a night, fluo and festive race. Here, no timer but a dress-code: fluo outfit. Covering 5km, everyone can (re)discover the streets of the 18th arrondissement with this sporting and merry adventure.
Opening of the Parcours du Goût
Friday October 11, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Around the Sacré Coeur
Saturday October 12, 2019 at 11:45 a.m.
Starting from the Vignes du Clos Montmartre, finish planned at 1:30 p.m. at the 19th arrondissement town hall
For 86 years, the Grand Défilé walks the streets of Montmartre thanks to many brotherhoods. This traditional event of the Festival promises to be - this year again - a breathtaking show.
Citizen picnic - Colorful meal
Sunday October 13, 2019 from 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Espace Glisse Paris 18
Free access - Participative meal: everyone brings a monochromatic or polychromatic dish to share
Closing ball - Rainbow dance
Sunday October 13, 2019 from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Square Louise Michel
The festival ends under a rainbow of disco and dancing music. DJ Thierry Lecamp will unveil a selection of eclectic tracks to make everyone dance at the feet of the Sacré Coeur.
Alcohol abuse is bad for your health, please drink responsibly.