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This weekend in Paris, November 24, 25 and 26, 2017

Published on 21 November 2017 By Caroline J.
Que faire ce week-end à Paris les 17, 18 et 19 Novembre 2017

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Whether it is a sunny weekend or not, you will find something to do in Paris and in Île de France. The return of La Défense Christmas Market, Saint Germain des Neiges, without forgetting Paris Horse show, Christmas lights and windows … In short, there is something for everyone to enjoy this weekend in Paris, November 24, 25 and 26, 2017.

What are you up to this weekend (November 24, 25 and 26, 2017) in Paris and in Île de France? Without further ado, check the unmissable events happening this new weekend in Paris!

Fairs and Festivals:

Gorillaz en concert au Zénith de Paris en novembre 2017Gorillaz live at Paris Zénith
yes, you read well! Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett’s virtual musical project will tour this fall. In Paris, the band expects you on Friday November 24 and Saturday November 25, 2017, for two exclusive nights you shouldn’t miss at Zénith de la Villette.

Noël au Château de Vaux le Vicomte 2016Christmas at Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte
For Christmas, from November 25, 2017 to January 7, 2018, Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte turns into an enchanting castle. With its tale-like decors, its lights and the coming of Saint Nicholas, little ones and grown-ups are about to be happy.

Grease au Théâtre Mogador à Paris pour sa réouvertureGrease
On September 17, 2017, Théâtre Mogador reopens with Grease for the greatest pleasure of musical lovers! From September 19, 2017 to January 31, 2018, come and dance your heart out with Sandy and Danny.

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.

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!

Art and Cultural Exhibitions:

Exposition Hermès à tire-d'aile au Grand PalaisHermès à tire d’aile
For one month, Hermès takes over Paris Grand Palais with a lovely exhibition called “A tire d’aile”. Throughout this beautiful exhibition running from November 8 to December 3, 2017, Maison Hermès pays homage to Hermès window display designer from 1978 to 2013, Leïla Menchari, by reconstructing 8 window displays in the galleries of the Parisian monument.

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.

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!

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.

Gauguin l'alchimiste, la belle exposition du 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!

Exposition Rubens au Musée du LuxembourgRubens, Portraits of Princes
From October 4, 2017 to January 14, 2018, the Musée du Luxembourg is hosting a very brilliant exhibition focused on Peter Paul Rubens. Indeed, he is part of the painters who had the honor of painting kings, queens, princes and princesses all through Europe. For the first time, 65 portraits of princes painted by Rubens are brought together in a museum for a never-seen-before exhibition!

Le Musée Yves Saint Laurent ouvre ses portesMusée Yves Saint Laurent
The Musée Yves Saint Laurent officially opens on October 3, 2017 in Paris. But you can visit for free and before everyone else on Sunday October 1, 2017. This will be the occasion to return on the life of a symbol of the French Haute couture.

Irving Penn, Girl with Tobacco on Tongue (Mary Jane Russell), New York, 1951Irving 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.

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.

L'art du pastel au Petit PalaisThe Art of Pastel
Pastel enthusiasts are about to be happy. From September 15, 2017 to April 8, 2018, Paris Petit Palais exhibits about 130 pastels out of its collection, a complete overview of how this technique has been used from Impressionism to Symbolism.

Christian Dior, l'exposition au musée des Arts DécoratifsChristian Dior at Paris Musée des Arts décoratifs 
To celebrate the 70th anniversary of the House of Dior, the Musée des Arts décoratifs orchestrates a wonderful exhibition about Christian Dior (1905-1957), the house designer. From 5 Juy 2017 to 7 January 2018, this huge retrospective features more than 400 dresses, come and visit the exhibition through a staged journey designed with genius by Nathalie Crinière. 

Illuminations de Noël des Champs-Elysées 2017 avec Lily-Rose DeppChristmas lights 2017 on the Champs-Elysées
Friends, Christmas is just around the corner and with it, it brings its share of magic in Paris. Among the enchanting moments, the beautiful Christmas lights on the Champs-Elysées scheduled from Wednesday November 22, 2017! The lights will remain until January 8. This year's edition sponsor has an international aura since it's Lily-Rose Depp.

Vitrines de Noël 2017 au PrintempsPrintemps Christmas Windows 2017
For the Holidays 2017, Printemps department store puts on a great spread with 160 trees scattered across the store and 70 puppets on display in the Christmas windows giving life to enchanting characters illustrating travel and thought up in collaboration with famous brands. A décor to be discovered from Tuesday November 7, 2017 in presence of Nicole Kidman. Head to Printemps to discover the décor with your family and to enjoy Christmas magic in Paris.

Vitrines de Noël 2017 aux Galeries LafayetteGaleries Lafayette Christmas Windows 2017
This year, Galeries Lafayette are on Christmas mode from November 2017. On the menu, a giant Christmas tree to discover under the cupola, funfair-inspired window and animations of which the program is yet to come! The launch is scheduled on November 8 with Beth Ditto who will perform a showcase after the launching of the windows!

Le Pérou avant les Incas, l'exposition du Musée du Quai BranlyBefore the Incas, the exhibition of the Musée du Quai Branly
With its exhibition Before the Incas, the Musée du Quai Branly reveals the story of societies now forgotten which inhabited Peru and the Andes Mountains 1,500 years ago. Ceramic and wooden items, gold jewels, ornaments and emblems, over 300 objects are brought together to display the key influence Andean societies had on the following civilizations, including Incas.

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.

Exposition Météorites au Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, les photosMeteorites 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!

Maria by Callas, le film : découvrez la bande annonceMaria by Callas
Running from September 16 to December 14, 2017, Maria by Callas is La Seine Musicale’s first exhibition. 40 years after her death, Maria Callas is still seen as one of the greatest opera singers of the 20th century.

Do not hesitate to have a look at November 2017’s best exhibitions in Paris!


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 Top des bûches de Noël 2017 à ParisThe best yule logs 2017 in Paris
For many people, the Holidays rhyme with Christmas presents, snow and cold. But for others, winter rhymes more with gastronomy with its chestnuts, its turkey and… its yule log. And as each year, it’s the same thing, pastry chefs work themselves to death to offer you the best yule log, the most original one, the most beautiful one and the most exquisite one. Ladurée, Lenôtre or even La Maison du Chocolat, without forgetting Christophe Michalak, Pierre Hermé and Christophe Adam… Discover now the best yule logs 2017 in Paris!

Terrasse Hotel Rooftop Hiver 2017 2018Terrass’’ Hotel rooftop in Paris goes into winter mode
Whether you know the Terrass” Hotel rooftop or not, it doesn’t matter since it is good news because the panoramic terrace of the Parisian hotel doesn’t close for winter. Not at all, the rooftop even goes into winter mode!

L'Alsace, le renouveau de la mythique brasserie sur les Champs-ElyséesL’Alsace, the renewal of the mythic brasserie on the Champs-Elysées
Alsace has its address in Paris and more precisely on the Champs-Elysées. If the address has been since 1968, in 2017, the brasserie underwent a facelift thanks to Laura Gonzalez (please!). open all day long, the brasserie offers quiches, Flammekueche, spätzele gratins without forgetting local sauerkraut, a major dish in the winter!

Restaurant Jeremie dans le 16ème arrondissementJérémie in Paris 16th arrondissement
If you’re looking for a tasty restaurant in the 16th arrondissement, we strongly advise you the bistronomic Jérémie restaurant, a traditional cuisine twisted with absolutely delicious modern touches.

Daytime Outings:

Le Marché de Noël de La Défense 2017La Défense Christmas Market
True Christmas village, La Défense Christmas Market is back from Thursday November 23 to Sunday December 31, 2017. For this 23rd edition, over 250 Christmas cabins will be set up in La Défense square to one and a thousand Christmas presents ideas. In a festive and magic atmosphere, we stroll with our families, we enjoy some Christmas treats and we make the best of the animations!

La Grande Roue de la Concorde à Paris est de retourGrande 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.

Le Salon du Cheval Paris Horse Show
From November 25 to December 3, 2017, the Salon du Cheval de Paris or Paris Horse Show is back at the Parc des Expositions de Paris-Nord Villepinte. For nine days, every horse enthusiasts will gather around to share their passions, visit exhibitions, attend championships, conferences and other animations.

Saint Germain des NeigesSaint-Germain des Neiges
Saint Germain des Neiges is back for a 5th edition running from November 23 to 16, 2017. For 4 days, the Saint Germain neighborhood is turning into a winter resort as part of the Fête de la Montagne [Mountain Festival] in Paris including a sled run, Fat Bikes tracks, and mountain products stands.

La Course des Lumières 2017, une course contre le cancer à ParisCourse des Lumières
On November 25, 2017, French Institut Curie expects all runners in front of Paris City Hall for the edition 2017 of the Course des Lumières (Race of Lights), a sporting challenge in support of cancer research.

Trilogie Seigneur des anneaux au Grand RexThe Lord of the Rings saga marathon
This Friday night November 24, the Grand Rex plans a marathon of the cult Lord of the Rings trilogy. Get your plaids, coffee thermos flasks ready and keep your eyes wide open!

Un sauna insolite à l'Institut Suédois An uncommon sauna at Paris Institut Suédois
Temperatures are dropping and at the Swedish Institute in Paris, it’s crazy! For 3 weekends from November 25 to December 10, come and enjoy… a sauna in its garden! The idea if to make the best of bad weather to get a relaxing moment like in Sweden with a sauna created by the two artists Bigert & Bergström!

Ghibli ouvre une boutique à Paris : Le Château éphémèreGhibli opens its store in Paris
Founded by Japanese Miyazaki, film studio Ghibli invites you, for the second year in a row, to discover the by-products from its universe in a pop-up store within walking distance from République. From October 21 to December 3, 2017, whether you’re a casual fan or an expert collector of Totoro or Ponyo, you’re likely to find your happiness among the hundreds of items directly imported from Japan to Le Château Ephémère.

Have a nice weekend!

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2 commentaires

  • Avatar de Traxx

    Traxx le 09/12/16 à 18h55

    Merci pour cette superbe liste de sorties !

    Vous pourriez ajouter le : un excellent festival fantastique qui a lieu en ce moment à Paris ;)

  • Avatar de alixe

    alixe le 23/06/16 à 10h00

    Dommage de ne pas avoir précisé que le festival Django Reinhardt a été "délocalisé" pour cause d'inondations de l'ile de Samois où il a lieu d'habitude : cela se passe cette année au Château de Fontainebleau ... Bons concerts !


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