What are you up to this weekend (March 16, 17 and 18, 2018) in Paris and in Île de France? Without further ado, check the unmissable events happening this new weekend in Paris!
Fairs and Festivals:
Benjamin Millepied / Maurice Béjart
From February 23 to March 24, 2018, Paris Opéra Bastille houses two ballets by Benjamin Millepied (“Daphnis et Chloé”) and Maurice Béjart (“Boléro”) with the music of French composer Maurice Ravel (1875-1937).
Holi, the Festival of Colors 2018 at the Jardin d'Acclimatation - Cancelled
Careful, if you wanted to go to Paris Jardin d'Acclimatation this Saturday to celebrate HOLI, the Indian festival of colors, please note that the event has been cancelled. But don't be sad since next week, a giant HOLI Party is planned at the Parc de la Villette.
Saint Patrick's Day 2018 at the Centre Culturel Irlandais
To celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day 2018, the Centre Culturel Irlandais offers a series of events around this major celebration. From March 10 to 18, 2018, get ready to dance on very rhythmic Celtic music!
Kylie Minogue live at Paris Café de la Danse
Kylie Minogue fans unite! The Australian singer is back in Paris this Spring with an exclusive and intimate concert scheduled on Sunday March 18, 2018 at Café de la Danse.
Alan Stivell live at Paris Olympia
On Saturday March 17, 2018, Alan Stivell will make the best out of Saint Patrick’s Day to take over Paris Olympia to perform one concert in the French capital.
Art and Cultural Exhibitions:
Mary Cassatt, an American Impressionist in Paris
From March 9 to July 23, 2018, the Musée Jacquemart-André dedicates a great retrospective to Mary Cassatt. Alive, she was considered as the greatest American female artist, Mary Cassatt lived for over sixty years in France, often exhibition at the Salon des Impressionnistes… Unfortunately forgotten in France, Mary Cassatt is still considered as a modern artist back in the United States. Here’s a wonderful occasion to rediscover her work!
Bijoux d’artistes at Les Arts Décoratifs
This is an event at Paris Les Arts Décoratifs museum. Come and admire the most beautiful jewels of the 20th century through a very beautiful exhibition running from March 7 to July 1, 2018. All in all, the exhibition gathers about 250 jewels coming straight from Diane Venet’s collection who is a great artist jewels collector considering them like mini works of art!
Musée Maillol returns with Foujita’s production in the roaring twenties for an exhibition running from March 7 to July 15, 2018. For this delightful exhibition, over 100 paintings and watercolor-paintings reveal Foujita’s art in the twenties, his Parisian years!
Tintoretto, birth of a Genius
From March 7 to July 1, 2018, Paris Musée du Luxembourg returns on the birth of a genius, Tintoretto. Through 100 works, step by step, the exhibition reveals the first 15 years of the Venetian painter’s career: flying the nest, catching the attention, observing sculpture, painting women, adorning rooms and sharing a studio!
David Goldblatt retrospective at Centre Pompidou
From February 21 to May 7, 2018, Centre Pompidou offers an exhibition about David Goldblatt’s photographic work. A retrospective about his commitment and the retranscription of a hypersensitive social and political consciousness. The exhibition evolves around several major series of the photographer’s archives, as well as around French collections and the donation to Johannesburg’s Galerie Goodman.
Perfumes of China
From March 9 to August 26, 2018, Paris Musée Cernuschi presents a wonderful exhibition entitled “Parfums de Chine” [Perfumes of China], offering to explore the history of China through smells and from the 3rd century before our era to the 19th century.
Van Gogh, Mondrian, Scheffer, Dutch artists in Paris at Petit Palais
Petit Palais gives pride of place to Van Gogh, Mondrian and all Dutch artists who lived in Paris from 1789 to 1914 in a large exhibition running from February 6 to May 13, 2018. Through 115 works, this exhibition returns on a century of pictorial revolutions led by Dutch painters alongside French artists, intrigued by the City of lights.
Corot, the painter and his model at the Musée Marmottan
From February 8 to July 8, 2018, the Musée Marmottan reveals a hidden facet of Corot’s art, his figures. Exceptionally brought together, over 60 paintings mostly depicting women, a production the painter kept secret comes to tell us more about the impressionist artist’s career.
Daimyo, Lords of War in Japan at Musée Guimet
Musée National des Arts Asiatiques Guimet devotes an exhibition – in partnership with Palais de Tokyo – to Daimyos’ armors and characteristics, these powerful governors who reigned over Japan from the 12th century to the 19th century. A collection of goods to be discovered from February 16 to May 13, 2018.
Discorde, fille de la Nuit at the Palais de Tokyo
The Palais de Tokyo presents its new season for the year to come, called “Discorde, fille de la nuit”. A season full of exhibitions including Neïl Beloufa, George Henry Longly and Marianne Mispelaëre running from February 16 to May 13, 2018.
Sheila Hicks, lifelines at Centre Pompidou
From February 7 to April 30, 2018, Centre Pompidou promotes textile artist Sheila Hicks through an exhibition. For 50 years of creation, Sheila Hicks shook up the codes of art by using varied fabric, wool, linen, cotton, products often reserved for stylists, to create often monumental and always colorful sculptures.
The people of the Valley – Le Peuple de la Vallée
Located in Place du Trocadéro in Paris, the Musée de l’Homme houses, from January 18 to June 30, 2018, an exhibition of Pierre de Vallombreuse photographs. The core of his work: the Palawan ethnic group leaving on a south-western island in the Philippines.
César, 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!
The best Irish pubs in Paris for Saint Patrick’s Day
Like every year, this year's St. Patrick’s Day will be on March17th. While there are many concerts and parties that that will be happening throughout the city, some of us prefer crashing a good Irish pub to find that authentic Irish ambiance.To help you in your search, Sortiraparis has put together a guide of the best Irish pubs in Paris to celebrate a unique and exceptional St. Patrick’s Day.
Ground Control at Paris Halle Charolais
Did you miss it? It’s coming back! Ground Control announced to be back in the 12th arrondissement in Paris from February 9, 2018… We imagine that the many lovers of this underground and temporary place – Ground Control – will be in!
Printemps du Goût: the gourmet shopping mall in Paris
From January 10, 2018, Printemps Haussman reveals a new gourmet address: Printemps du Goût. Christophe Michalak, Akrame Benallal and even Gontran Cherrier, this new one and thousand-flavor spot takes over the two last floors of Printemps de l’Homme.
Forget about Barrio Latino and discover Pachamama! Located within walking distance from Place de la Bastille, this Parisian dinner-club hopes to blow you away by offering a very beautiful immersion into the heart of South America.
The best bars, terraces and restaurants in Paris this winter 2018
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.
The best unique street food addresses in Paris
Do you like street food? We offer you to discover the greatest street food addresses to be enjoyed on the go, roaming around Paris. Exotic, vegan or based on one product only, these sports will treat you well.
Paris best Speakeasies
You love speakeasies, these hidden bars that take you back in the prohibition area? Yet, a hidden bar means… it’s hidden! Here’s how you can find the best secret bars in Paris.
Vegan 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.
The 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!
The 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.
Saint Patrick's Day special Burger at Hard Rock Café Paris
From March 12 to 18, Hard Rock Café Paris decided to celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day as one should with a special burger: the St Paddy Burger!
Bains du Marais
Bains du Marais, the major address for wellness and wellbeing in Paris looks brand new after a year of embellishment works. This hybrid place that is both a spa and a restaurant tries everything to keep its title of temple of cocooning.
Les Petits Rolls de Paris
Cordons Bleus lovers have found their new place to be! Nestled in Paris 2nd arrondissement, Les Petits Rolls de Paris managed to revisit this major dish we used to eat as children, in the shape of a fried roll, easy to eat in the street. A very warm and friendly restaurant that will delight street-food enthusiasts.
Bar de Biondi
Amigos unite, we’ve found THE spot to make your taste buds travel to South-America! Nestled in Parsi 11th arrondissement, Bar de Biondi is the perfect place to have your belly full of Argentinian tapas served with delicious cocktails for some and a glass of wine for others.
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!
Lovers of tasty Italian cuisine go to Little Nonna, a restaurant in Paris 17th arrondissement that offers recipes taken from the chef Marco Casali’s grand mother’s ancient grimoire. A cuisine likely to please everyone since it’s gluten-free.
The Butchers of Paname
Vegan-eaters, stop reading this article now! In this restaurant nestled on rue de l’Ecole de Médecine, meat is given pride of place! Without forgetting a wonderful selection of wines to perfectly pair with your dish. The atmosphere is very laid-back, the place delicious. Here’s for meat lovers!
Saint Patrick's Day in Paris 2018
St. Patrick’s Day celebrations will be happening in Paris and around the world this Saturday, March 17th, 2018. As usual, you’re excited by the idea of going out in Paris and celebrating Saint Patrick (after all, any excuse is a good excuse to go out and party, whether it’s for Patrick or Catherine or whoever!) but you’re still wondering where to go...Here are some tips that can help you in your search.
Saut Hermès is back for its 9th edition from Friday March 16 to Sunday March 18, 2018, within the nave of the Grand Palais. Whether you love horses or equestrian sport, it's an event you don't want to miss. On the menu, jumping CSI5* and the discovery of the many faces of the horse world.
Spartan race Paris at the Stade de France
This year, Spartan Race takes over the Stade de France. Enjoy the crazy indoor/outdoor race with obstacles galore on March 17, 2018. Are you ready to take up the Spartan Stadium Sprint challenge?
Grande 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 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.
Paris switches to Basque Mode
Paris switches to Basque mode from Thursday March 15 to Sunday March 18, 2018. For this gastronomic, cultural and musical event, you feel like in vacations in the Basque Country. Free animations and good deals from the Basque Country are all yours.
Saint Patrick’s Day 2018 at Disney Village
On Saturday March 17, 2018, Saint Patrick’s Day is even celebrated at Disney Village. International village par excellence since it welcomes visitors from all over the world, Disney Village switches to Irish mode with this joyful celebration.
Ecotrail Paris® and the Eiffel Tower Vertical®
Ecotrail Paris® and the Eiffel Tower Vertical®, two sporting events that now are major, are back from March 15 to 18, 2018 in Ile de France. How about taking up the challenge?
The International Tourism Trade Show
From March 15 to 18, 2018, the International Tourism Trade Show is back. If you already want to prepare your next vacations, your outings or relaxing weekends, discover the latest trends and newest destinations by stopping by Parc des Expositions in Porte de Versailles. A mine of news and information awaits you.
Destinations Nature 2018
Outdoor event Destinations Natures is back from March 15 to 18, 2018 at Paris Porte de Versailles. Come, have a breath of fresh air and get many ideas for your next forest outings.
Have a nice weekend!