This weekend in Paris, January 19, 20 and 21, 2018

Whether it is a sunny weekend or not, you will find something to do in Paris and in Île de France. The new edition of Paris Déco Off, as well as the Paris Cocktail Week without forgetting new exhibitions… In short, there is something for everyone to enjoy this weekend in Paris, January 19, 20 and 21, 2018.

What are you up to this weekend (January 19, 20, 21, 2018) in Paris and in Île de France? Without further ado, check the unmissable events happening this new weekend in Paris!

Fairs and Festivals:

David Guetta à l'Arena Bercy de Paris en janvier 2018David Guetta live at Paris Arena Bercy
He’s back! David Guetta will tour Europe in 2018 and will stop at Paris AccorHotels Arena for one night only scheduled on Friday January 19, 2018.

Bharati 2 au Grand RexBharati 2 at Paris Grand Rex
Indian company Bharati is coming back in Paris from January 19 to 21, 2018 at the Grand Rex with its new Bollywood show “Bharati 2: in the Palace of Illusions”!

Carmina Burana au Palais des CongrèsCarmina Burana
From January 18 to 21, 2018, come along and discover Carl Orff’s classic masterpiece at the great Palais des Congrès, performed by the prestigious Russian National Opera.

Quintessence, le spectacle du cirque Alexis GrussQuintessence, Cirque Alexis Gruss’ show
From October 14, 2017 to March 4, 2018, Cirque Alexis Gruss presents its new show “Quintessence”. Gathering three generations of the Gruss family and working with the Farfadais company, the circus offers an exceptional moment on three levels with 40 horses and 23 artists. A bold show perfect for the Holidays.

Cirkafrika 3 au Cirque PhénixCirkafrika 3
The utterly incredible show taking us to Afrika, Cirkafrika, is back with a 3rd version making us travel to Zanzibar, at the gates of the Orient. From November 18, 2017 to January 21, 2018, let’s rush to Paris Cirque Phénix on Reuilly pitch for an extraordinary journey.

Exploit, le nouveau spectacle du Cirque Bouglione au Cirque d'HiverExploit, the Bouglione Circus new show at Cirque d’Hiver
From October 14, 2017 to March 4, 2018, within the beautiful setting of Cirque d’Hiver and a stone’s throw from the Place de la République, the Bouglione family displays its talent in a new show called “Exploit”. If you love extraordinary shows, don’t miss this one!

Diamond dance, le spectacle de hip-hop à la Seine MusicaleDiamond Dance
Located in Boulogne-Billancourt, La Seine Musical hosts the Diamond Dance show on January 19, 20 and 21, 2018. By following the story of a young hip-hop dancer from Los Angeles, the dance company deploys an acrobatic hip-hop choreography… A wonderful dance show (to put under the Christmas tree).

Art and Cultural Exhibitions:

Le MoMa se dévoile à la Fondation Louis VuittonThe MoMA comes to Fondation Louis Vuitton
The world-famous Museum of Modern Art comes to Paris from October 11, 2017 to March 5, 2018 for an unparalleled event. For five months, over 200 works of art from the greatest museum of modern art in the world will be exhibited at Fondation Louis Vuitton for the greatest pleasure of art lovers!

Icons that matter, l'exposition de Pop Art au musée MaillolIcons that Matter
The Musée Maillol welcomes a beautiful exhibition focused on Pop Art collections of the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York. For the very first time in France, works by Jasper Johns, Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein and many others are exhibited following the story of post-war American art.

Irving Penn au Grand PalaisIrving Penn at the Grand Palais
From September 21, 2017 to January 29, 2018, the Grand Palais hosts a beautiful retrospective on Irving Penn. This is the occasion to know more about one of the greatest photographers of the 20th century and celebrate the centenary of his birth.

Le Rêve, Pablo Picasso, 1932, collection particulièrePicasso 1932, erotic year at the Musée Picasso
The Musée National Picasso decided to recount the painter’s life during the year 1932, a year full of productions. An exhibition in partnership with the Tate Modern in London running from October 10, 2017 to February 11, 2018.

Exposition Gauguin l'alchimiste au Grand PalaisGauguin the alchimist
From October 11, 2017 to January 22, 2018, the Grand Palais dedicates a large retrospective to Paul Gauguin. For the first time ever, the artist is presented under various lights, him, who take several arts up but with the same passion. So, you will discover a rich collection of 55 paintings, 30 ceramics, 30 sculptures and wooden objects, 15 engraved woods, 60 etchings and 35 drawings. Be ready to be blown away!

Barbara, la grande exposition de la PhilharmonieBarbara, the great exhibition at Paris Philharmonie
From October 13, 2017 to January 28, 2018, Paris Philharmonie hosts a brilliant exhibition focused on French singer Barbara. From her childhood to her greatest hits without forgetting her amorous and friendly intimacy, the tour is complete and ends in a garden as a symbol for the artist to escape from the world. Don’t miss it!

Marie Curie, la première femme au Panthéon, l'exposition anniversaireMarie Curie, first woman at the Panthéon
This fall 2017, the Panthéon celebrates Marie Curie’s career, a female scientist buried at the Panthéon, through a temporary exhibition. A few meters from the scientist’s vault, scientific tools, original documents and belongings tell the impressive story of this woman who changed the world. To be visited from November 8, 2017 to March 4, 2018!

Les visiteurs de Versailles 1682-1789, l'exposition du Château de Versaille (les photos)Visitors to Versailles 1682-1789 at the Palace of Versailles
The Palace of Versailles sheds light on the Visitors to Versailles throughout this exhibition in partnership with the Metropolitan Museum of Art. In a wonderful presentation, discover all the personalities who – since the construction of the palace – came to the palace upon the King’s invitation or for diplomatic business. You too become a Visitor to Versailles from October 24, 2017 to February 25, 2018.

Vendôrama, l’exposition Boucheron à la Monnaie de Paris, les photosVendôrama
From January 12 to 28, 2018, to celebrate the 160 years of history of Maison Boucheron, the very famous Parisian jewelry store.

Les Nuits Parisiennes, l'expo à l'Hôtel de VilleParisian Nights, the free exhibition at Paris City Hall
Parisian Nights are the theme of Paris City Hall’s major exhibition running from November 25, 2017 to January 27, 2018. Through this exhibit, discover facets of Paris by night, from the 18th century to nowadays featuring over 300 works including paintings, photographs, movies and archive documents. Restaurants, cabarets, theaters and movie theaters will hold no more secret.

Paris Déco Off 2018, portes ouvertes de 100 showrooms !Paris Déco Off 2018, 100 showrooms open house!
Paris Déco Off is the major design event running for a week. From January 18 to 22, 2018, come along and meet with decoration editors and designers by visiting over 100 showrooms throughout Paris! A key event for all decoration fans…

Imaginaires et représentations de l'Orient, l'exposition au musée DelacroixImagining and representing the Orient, Musée Delacroix
Fondation Lilian Thuram reveals its exhibition “Imaginaires et representations de l’Orient” [Imagining and representing the Orient] at the Musée Delacroix. Running from January 11 to April 2, 2018, this exhibition is an invitation to talk, debate and discover the look that occidental societies still have on oriental societies. Meetings and conferences are also scheduled.

César, les photos de l'expo au Centre PompidouCésar, the retrospective at Paris Centre Pompidou
Major sculptor of the Nouveau Réalisme, César’s work is to be rediscovered from December 13, 2017 to March 23, 2018 at Paris Centre Pompidou. 20 years after his death, the artist from Marseilles is still in the news with its sculptures criticizing the society and our overconsumption. We love it!

Degas Danse Dessin, au Musée d'OrsayDegas, Danse, Dessin, the exhibition at the Musée d’Orsay
From November 28, 2017 to February 25, 2018, the Musée d’Orsay in Paris hosts a great exhibition dedicated to the book “Degas, Danse, Dessin” written by Paul Valéry and published in 1937. This key book in the field of modern art offers the museum to explore the friendship between the artist and the writer, mixing texts and pictures.

Effets Spéciaux , Crevez l'écran !Special effects at the Cité des Sciences et de l’Industrie
From October 17, 2017 to August 19, 2018, the Cité des Sciences et de l’Industrie hosts a great exhibition about special effects. A very exciting invitation to discover the magic behind the most impressive special effects in film history.

Les Météorites attérissent au Muséum nationalMeteorites at the Muséum National d’Histoire naturelle
Within the Grande Galerie de l’Evolution of the Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle, a beautiful exhibition about meteorites is held alongside dinosaurs’ skeletons. This is what awaits you from October 18, 2017 to June 10, 2018. Sometimes huge, sometimes small, from various materials, meteorites are displayed in a wonderful setting accessible to the (young) astronomy enthusiasts!

Don’t forget to have a look at the best exhibitions in Paris this January 2018.

Click here to know more about the most expected exhibition of 2018 in Paris.


Bar résistance à Paris : nouvelle équipe et nouvelle carte de cocktailsParis Cocktail Week 2018
After three successful editions, Paris Cocktail Week is back! From January 20 to 27, 2018, Paris welcomes the fourth edition of this event giving pride of place to… the cocktail universe!

Top des bars et terrasses d'hiver à ParisThe best bars, terraces and restaurants in Paris this winter 2017
This winter, some Parisian establishments and hotels decided to offer temporary bars, terraces and even restaurants with hot cocoa for some, cocktails and mulled wine of others and even typical dishes likely to fulfill your taste buds. Sortiraparis invites you to have a round of these winter bars, terraces and restaurants open for the Holidays.

Le guide des restaurants vegans à ParisVegan restaurants in Paris
Paris is full of vegan addresses that make vegans happy and the trend is not likely to stop here. So, to help you out, here are the best spots where you can confidently enjoy delicious meals.

Les meilleurs salons de thé à ParisThe best tea salons in Paris
Feel like gathering your friends around a lovely cup of tea (or a tasty coffee) and a delicious pastry? Head to one of our favorite tea salons in Paris to excite your taste buds and spend a delightful moment in the French capital!

Aloha Café, le coffee shop qui vous sort de la grisailleThe best Coffee Shops in Paris
Coffee lovers unite! Because a coffee break is a ritual shared by many people worldwide, we decided to make you discover the best coffee shops in Paris.

Le 86Champs, le nouveau salon de thé de Pierre HerméPierre Hermé opens 86 Champs, his teahouse on the Champs-Elysées
World’s best pastry chef and our Picasso of the pastry, Pierre Hermé, opens his first French teahouse and on the Champs-Elysées! This new temple of love of good food covers 1,000 sqm, with a tea salon, a lovely store and an olfactive experience corner by L’Occitane en Provence: starting from December 8, 2017!

Le grand Café Pouchkine ouvre ses portes !Café Pouchkine
Foodies unite! Especially lovers of the delicious pastries offered by Café Pouchkine. The Maison Pouchkine opens a flagship in Paris Place de la Madeleine with a bar, tea parlor and restaurant covering 600 sqm!

Brutus à Paris : la crêperie moderne et créative des BatignollesBrutus, the modern and creative creperie
Giving a new breath of fresh air to the creperie world: so is the ambition set by Maxence, Charles and Vincent, three young Parisians from Brittany and Normandy who hide behind Brutus, the exquisite creperie in Paris Batignolles neighborhood.

Chilam : l’excellent Gastrobar mexicain de la capitaleChilam
What if we treat ourselves with a beautiful immersion in the land of the Mayas? How about living an incredible culinary getaway in Mexico without leaving Paris? If you’re in, head to the Marais neighborhood and push the doors of Chilam Gastrobar to discover its delicious tacos, acclaimed by the well-considered connoisseurs!

Bar résistance à Paris : nouvelle équipe et nouvelle carte de cocktailsResistance bar
Giving pride of place to French spirits in cocktails: so is Gautier’s ambition now that he’s chef barman at bar Résistance, nestled in the heart of Paris Marais neighborhood.

Daytime Outings:

Anne Hidalgo veut supprimer la Grande Roue de la place de la ConcordeGrande Roue de Paris is back
The Grande Roue de Paris is back on the Place de la Concorde. If you have ever come to Paris around the holidays you may have seen this incredible wheel. For the 2017-2018 season the wheel is set up from November 17, 2018 to late May 2018 to offer a unique view of the city of lights.

Star Wars à Disneyland Paris, la Saison de la force revientStar Wars at Disneyland Paris
From January 13 to March 25, 2018, Disneyland Paris invites you to celebrate the return of the Season of the Force in both parks. On the menu: new shows, parades and encounters with the Characters of the Star Wars saga. All in all, not less than 8 intergalactic immersions will make you the heroes of the saga.

Soldes : ouvertures des grands magasins et centresWinter Sales 2018 in Paris
If you’ve got money for Christmas, get your wallet ready for a shopping session starting from January 10, 2018! Every year, for six weeks, it’s winter sales, a crazy period for stores, shopping malls and designers from Wednesday January 10, 2018 to February 20, 2018. Between tips, exclusivity and good deals, here is how to survive winter sales!

La Tour Eiffel dévoile banquise et bar à chocolat pour les fêtesIce floe and chocolate bar at the Eiffel Tower
For the Holidays, the Eiffel Tower turns into an ice floe with a design and enchanting décor. From December 15, 2017 to February 18, 2018, come and have your eyes sparkled with the mesmerizing terrace on the first floor of the Eiffel Tower. An iceberg bar expects you to offer you hot chocolates and sweet treats and, rumor has it that Santa Claus will come…

Have a nice weekend!

© Julien Pepy Photographe

Caroline J.
Last updated on 16 January 2018

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From 19 January 2018 to 21 January 2018


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    Traxx Traxx le 09/12/16 à 18h55 Warn

    Merci pour cette superbe liste de sorties !

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