What are you up to this weekend (May 24, 25 and 26, 2019) in Paris and in Île de France? Without further ado, check the unmissable events happening this new weekend in Paris!
This weekend's unmissable events:
Unexpected China, a temporary and immersive place to discover treasures of China
From May 24 to 26, Unexpected China is the temporary and immersive event in the Marais to discover all the treasures this beautiful country has to offer with free exhibition, entertainments and workshops. Book now.
Paris celebrates Brittany
The Fête de la Bretagne returns in Paris from May 17 to 25, 2019 in the 14th and 15th arrondissements. Don’t miss this irresistible event celebrating Brittany with music, dance, gastronomy, culture, Fest-noz and even Crêpe’Noz.
French Open 2019: dates and booking
French Open is back from May 20 to June 9, 2019. As it happens every year, the best of world tennis is coming for three weeks to Porte d’Auteuil for THE not-to-be missed event of the clay season.
Concerts and shows:
Jazz Festival at Saint-Germain-des-Prés 2019: programming, dates and reservations
Jazz Festival at Saint-Germain-des-Prés is about to be back in Paris and from Thursday May 16 to Monday 27, 2019. This new and 19th edition will be full of music and very jazzy discoveries!
Eagles of the Remparts 2019 in Provins
The show “Eagles of the Remparts” in Provins is back from March 30 to November 3, 2019 in a wonderful green theater, at the heart of Provins ramparts. Come along and discover splendid birds of prey in harmony with horses, wolves and camels…
Legend of the Knights: the medieval show in Provins
From March 30 to November 3, 2019 Provins Legend of The Knights where equestrian art mixes with the magic of the historical ramparts. A show to make children and adults dream!
La Tour de 300 mètres, the musical at Paris Théâtre des Mathurins
A musical about the Eiffel Tower! This is what the Théâtre des Mathurins is about to host with “La Tour de 300 mètres, le musical” opening March 21, 2019.
Guys and Dolls at Paris Théâtre Marigny
Let’s run and attend musical “Guys and Dolls” at Paris Théâtre Marigny. It’s the first time a Broadway gem is played in France with a cast made in UK, please! A musical and quality epic you don’t want to miss and it’s from March 13 to July 27, 2019.
One Ok Rock live at La Seine Musicale in May 2019
Good news for the many fans of One Ok Rock! The Japanese band has announced to come back live with an exclusive concert in Paris scheduled at La Seine Musicale (Boulogne-Billancourt) on Sunday May 26, 2019.
Blackpink, female K-pop band live at Paris Zénith in May 2019
Save the date! A musical event is planned on Sunday May 26, 2019 at Paris Zénith with the only Parisian concert of Korean female band BlackPink on the occasion on their world tour called “Blaclpink 2019 World Tour with Kia [in tour area]”.”."|image="gauche"]
Art and Cultural Exhibitions:
Electro, the exhibition at Paris Philharmonie
From April 9 to August 11, 2019 Paris Philharmonie dedicates a retrospective to electro music and its deciphering, an exhibition called “Electro from Kraftwerk to Daft Punk”. An exhibition offering you to discover this wide musical culture colored with a political dimension.
King Tut: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh at the Grande Halle de la Villette: our pictures
An exhibition devoted to Tutankhamun in Paris? From March 23, to September 15, 2019, head to La Villette for a major display of the treasures of the Pharaoh in conjunction with the Grand Egyptian Museum.
Océans at Paris Grande Galerie de l'Evolution
Océans,is the beautiful exhibition of the Muséum national d’Histoire Naturelle [National Museum of National History] running at the Evolution Gallery in Paris from April 3, 2019 to January 5, 2020. This exhibition offers a surprising journey to the heart of an uncommon universe and promises to go even further than the only familiar faces of threatened sharks, whales and corals. running at the Evolution Gallery in Paris from April 3, 2019 to January 5, 2020. This exhibition offers a surprising journey to the heart of an uncommon universe and promises to go even further than the only familiar faces of threatened sharks, whales and corals.
Rouge, the exhibition at Paris Grand Palais, our pictures
From March 20 to July 1, 2019 Paris Grand Palais offers an exhibition about the art of socialism in Russia after the October Revolution. What art should be in the new socialist society? What are the ratios of power between plastics innovations and ideological constraints? An immersion into the new vision of political art to discover as soon as possible.
Oceania, the compelling exhibition at the Musée du Quai Branly
From March 12 to July 7, 2019 the Musée du Quai Branly dedicates an exhibition to Oceania. Over 170 items are brought together for a journey through the Pacific, from New Guinea to Easter Island, without forgetting Hawaii and New Zealand!
Chicago, a home for outsider art, the exhibition at Paris Halle Saint-Pierre
Set on the Butte Montmartre, the Halle Saint-Pierre welcomes a beautiful exhibition of American raw art called “Chicago, a home for outsider art”. Running from March 23 to August 2, 2019.
Les Nabis et le décor, the exhibition at Paris Musée du Luxembourg
From March 13 to June 30, 2019, the Musée du Luxembourg dedicates an exhibition to Les Nabi decorative art, a post-impressionist avant-garde movement, created outside the academic painting.
Hammershoi, the master of Danish painting at the Jacquemart-André Museum
From March 14 to July 22, 2019, the Jacquemart-André Museum dedicates a wonderful exhibition to Vilhelm Hammershøi, a master of Danish painting. For the first time in 20 years, 40 poetic works of art by the Danish painter are gathered in Paris for a beautiful display of his work on portraits.
Van Gogh, La Nuit Etoilée: the experience at Paris Atelier des Lumières
From February 22 to December 31, 2019 Paris Atelier des Lumières takes us to a new immersive exhibition focusing on Van Gogh’s universe. For 35 minutes, we roam around Van Gogh’s most beautiful paintings, rediscovering this poorly received genius back in the days. His story, his brushstroke and his evolution are unveiled.
Collection Courtauld at Paris Fondation Louis Vuitton
From February 20 to June 17, 2019 Fondation Louis Vuitton gives pride of place to Collection Courtauld. Over 110 impressionist works that belonged to industrial Samuel Courtauld including Van Gogh’s Self-Portrait with Bandaged Ear are gathered in Paris for the first time!
The new Grévin Paris finally reopens
Grévin Paris underwent a makeover and expects us from February 9, 2019 with a brand-new experience, after a month of embellishment work. The famous museum set on Boulevard Montartre is finally ready to welcome visitors again so that they can find an always increasing collection of celebrities. The Parisian museum production has been redesigned and the decors entirely remade to offer a more modern tour.
Préhistoire, une invention moderne, the exhibition at Paris Centre Pompidou
From May 8 to September 16, 2019, Paris Centre Pompidou dedicates an exhibition to the fertile relationship between prehistory and modern art, a display called “Préhistoire, une invention moderne” [Prehistory, a modern invention]..
Forgotten Kingdoms, Heirs of the Hittite Empire at the Louvre - pictures
From May 2 to August 12, 2019, the Louvre offers an exhibition around the art of the Hittite Empire called Forgotten Kingdom, Heirs of the Hittite Empire. For the first time in France, we discover a selection of Hittite, neo-Hittite and Aramean treausres, remains found in Turkish and Syrian lands dating back to from -1400 and - 750 B.C.
Black Models: from Gericault to Matisse at the Musée d’Orsay, our pictures
From March 26 to July 21, 2019 Black Models are displayed at the Musée d’Orsay with an exhibition aiming at being historic. Over 100 works return on the representation of black figures in visual arts, from the abolition of slavery in France (1794) to nowadays.
The Moon, from real trip to imaginary trips, the exhibition at Paris Grand Palais
From April 3 to July 22, 2019, the Grand Palais dedicates an exhibition to the moon and its representations. A retrospective going from the Apollo 11 mission to travel through time and discover the very particular vision artists and scientists had of this Earth satellite. Let’s get on board with Galileo, Cassini and Jules Vernes, shall we, friends?
Dans Ma Peau exhibition at Paris Musée de l’Homme: our pictures
From March 13 to June 3, 2019 Paris Musée de l’Homme invites curious people to discover all the secrets of the skin with the Dans Ma Peau [In My Skin] exhibition. exhibition.
Thomas Schütte exhibition, Trois Actes at the Monnaie de Paris
From March 15 to June 16, 2019 German artist Thomas Schütte exhibits his work at the Monnaie de Paris with his first Parisian retrospective “Trois Actes”.
Thomas Houseago, the exhibition at the City of Paris Museum of Modern Art
City of Paris Museum of Modern Art set in the 16th arrondissement presents “Almost Human”, a retrospective display of English artist Thomas Houseago. To see from March 15 to July 14, 2019.
L’Orient des Peintres at Paris Musée Marmottan Monet: our pictures
From March 7 to July 21, 2019 Paris Musée Marmottan Monet displays L’Orient des Peintres [Painters’ Orient]. For this event, the museum has gathered 50 paintings symbolizing orientalism.. For this event, the museum has gathered 50 paintings symbolizing orientalism.
Ellsworth Kelly exhibited at Paris Centre Pompidou
Centre Pompidou brings together six ‘Windows’ by artists Ellsworth Kelly (1923-2015) alongside paintings and drawings: a unique collection to see from February 27 to May 27, 2019.
Illusions, the exhibition at Paris Palais de la Découverte: our pictures
From November 6, 2018 to August 25, 2019, Paris Palais de la Découverte dedicates an exhibition to illusions. A tour including 40 surprising experiences that will drive you crazy, you’d think your brain couldn’t be tricked this easily!
Calder-Picasso, the exhibition at Paris Musée Picasso
From February 10 to August 25, 2019 Paris Musée Picasso offers a Calder-Picasso exhibition. These two innovative figures of art in the 20th century have studied the artistic expression of the “matrix of the void” including works focusing on void and the signs of kinetic art.
Exhibition: Tromelin, l’île aux esclaves oubliés at Paris Musée de l’Homme
From February 13 to June 3, 2019 Paris Musée de l’Homme exhibition, “Tromelin, l’île aux esclaves oubliés” [Tromelin: The island of the forgotten slaves] questions visitors about our colonial past and the borders of humanity, reminding us of the story of the “Chevalier de Tromelin” and the forgotten slaves. questions visitors about our colonial past and the borders of humanity, reminding us of the story of the “Chevalier de Tromelin” and the forgotten slaves.
Mondrian dress-paintings and Claude Lalanne jewels, the exhibition at Paris Musée Yves Saint-Laurent
The Musée Yves Saint-Laurent Paris renews its display from February 12, 2019 to December 31, 2019. One discovers a beautiful selection of 50 haute-couture models including the iconic Mondrian dresses and the jewel-sculptures created by Claude Lalanne.
Don't hesitate to have a look at the best exhibitions in Paris this May 2019.
The Village for culinary and artisanal diversity 2019 at Paris Jardin des Halles
About a thirty stands over world’s gastronomy and crafts including a JR exhibition: this is what the Village de la Diversité culinaire et artisanale [Village for culinary and artisanal diversity] has in store from Friday May 17 to Saturday June 1, 2019 at Paris Jardin des Halles. has in store from Friday May 17 to Saturday June 1, 2019 at Paris Jardin des Halles."|image="gauche"]
Poisson Lune: Paris Palais de la Porte Dorée new temporary terrace
For summer 2019, Paris Palais de la Porte Dorée shows a new temporary terrace. Opening this Thursday May 16, Poisson Lune is about to be the friendly spot where to relax and chill out all summer long.
Olivier Stehly’s patisserie and tea house in Paris
Pastry chef Olivier Stehly opens his new patisserie – tea house in the Halles neighborhood. We can have a break and enjoy some pop and gourmet sweet treats and discover new savory creations with the Sunday’s brunch.
Opening of Eataly, the new temple of Italian gastronomy in Paris is about to open
Eataly covers 4000-sqm, the delicatessen covers 2500-sqm, it includes 800 Italian wines, 7 food areas… The opening of this spot devoted to Italian gastronomy is unparalleled. Meet on April 12, 2019!
The new Italian restaurants in Paris
These new Italian restaurants set in Paris promise to take you to Italy in a snap. A sunny atmosphere and local products deliciously cooked by passionate chefs make you drool? Then come and discover Paris new Italian restaurants and trattorias!
Paris best quirky bars
Going from the ice bar to the one where you can enjoy delicious drinks while petting a cat, without forgetting the bar where you can play board games... Paris is full of bars, all more original than strange and invites you to discover its top of the capital's unusual bars.
Looking for a quirky and unusual restaurant in Paris? You want something new, spectacular, and something awe-inspiring in your plate? Enjoying a meal in a unique setting or context? For uncommon culinary experiences, keep reading!
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.
Ramadan 2019: Iftar in Paris
Are you looking for the right restaurant for breaking the fast in Paris? We’ve concocted you a nice and little guide to find THE perfect spot for doing iftar for Ramadan 2019.
Opening of Tigermilk: new South-American restaurant in Paris
South-American flavors enthusiasts, this is for you! The Sentier neighborhood in Paris is about to welcome a new table inviting us on a trip. Its name? Tigermilk.
Opening of the Brasserie Bellanger in Paris
French cuisine with raw and well-sourced ingredients, the whole for a very affordable price: this is what the Brasserie Bellanger offers. As a newcomer in the universe of Paris 10th arrondissement tasty and gourmet addresses, this new place is said to open on April 24, 2019.
Brasserie ParisLongchamp at the hippodrome
For a gourmet break surrounded by nature, head to Brasserie ParisLongchamp nestled in the heart of the Parisian hippodrome.
La Cantine des Tsars, Russian dumplings in Paris
La Cantine des Tsars is this warm restaurant where you can enjoy Pelmenis and Varenikis, these famous Russian dumplings created with farm ingredients and homemade. A local gem to discover.
Opening of Café Citron by Jacquemus and Kaspia at Champs-Elysées Galeries Lafayette
Designer Simon Porte Jacquemus opens his first address in Paris, the Café Citron, at the brand-new Champs-Elysées Galeries Lafayette.
Louisette, the new snack bar in Paris 19th arrondissement
A new snack bar has opened in early April in Paris 19th arrondissement. It’s Louisette, the little brother of the other Louisette set in the 14th arrondissement. On the menu? Cocktails, wines and French snacks…
Edern: the restaurant by Jean-Edern Hurstel in Paris
Edern is the name of chef Jean-Edern Hurstel’s new gourmet restaurant opened by the Champs-Elysées in Paris. Both chic and modern, this restaurant with different and cozy corners and sophisticated cuisine has everything to seduce even the most demanding foodies.
Lombem: new restaurant with meats cooked in a wood-fired oven in Paris
Dear meat-eating readers, let’s run to Paris 2nd arrondissement to discover the new restaurant specialized in meats cooked in a wood-fired oven: Lombem.
Piero TT restaurant by Pierre Gagnaire in Paris
Good news for gastronomes since famous Chef Pierre Gagnaire has just opened in Paris a Parisian version of his Piero TT restaurant set in Hôtel Les Airelles in Courchevel.
Opening of Poussin in Paris: nature wine bar in Les Batignolles
After Poulettes Batignolles, make sure you’re ready to discover, this January 2019, Poussin, the new table by Ludovic Dubois and Judith Cercós.
Café Lai’Tcha in Paris: tasty travel to south-eastern Asia
Some culinary experiments are not about to be forgotten so much the flavors are enchanting. It’s the case of Café Lai’Tcha. Both a high-range Asian tea shop-restaurant and caterer, this place has opened in March 2018 under the leadership of the famous female chef Adeline Grattard and her husband Chi Wah Chan.
La Maison du Mochi has opened its first store in Paris
La Maison du Mochi opens its very first store in the heart of Paris 6th arrondissement. Good news for lovers of this small Japanese balls to enjoy for teatime.
BrewDog, the new beer bar in the Marais neighborhood
BrewDog is the new beer bar set in the Mararis rue de Thorigny for all craft and… Scottish beer lovers! The perfect place to sip a few pints with friends or colleagues after a hard day.
La Foire du Trône 2019
Get ready because the Foire du Trône is back from April 5 to June 2, 2019, at the Pelouse de Reuilly in Paris, a large lawn surrounded by greenery. With 350 attractions and 80 rides and rollercoasters, young and old will once again be able to enjoy this historic fair that has been around since 957 A.D.! Let's have a look at the program.
Spartrack-VR, the immersive VR shooting game at La Défense CNIT
Espace Team Break, used to offer quality escape games, welcomes a very fascinating VR experience. Entitled Spartrack-VR, this experience invites laser game enthusiasts to challenge robot enemies of planet Firos at La Défense CNIT.
The Sherwood Park presents its novelties 2019
The Sherwood Park is the place where you will experience the adventure of your life (at least of your childhood). More than just a tree climbing park, the Sherwood is a multi-activity park! You will get to try out different courses up in the trees, for all ages, a giant inflatable playground, pony rides, and even Laser ball! For this season 2019, the park reopens from March 23 and offers 3 novelties.
Parc Astérix celebrates its 30th anniversary in 2019 with a new ride and novelties
The Parc Astérix has a new season full of emotion and special moments in store for you this year. From April 6, 2019 to January 5, 2020, come to the Gallic theme park novelties. New attractions, new show and Studio d'Idéfix expect you for this season! Discover the pass saison at super nice prices and before anyone else.
Marvel super heroes are coming to Disneyland Paris in 2019
From March 23 to June 16, 2019, Disneyland Paris welcomes Marvel super heroes at Walt Disney Studios. This is the occasion to meet Spider-Man, Captain America and consorts and to live new experiences.
La Mer de Sable 2019
This beautiful family theme park in the middle of nature is opening its doors for a new season from April 13 to November 3, 2019. For even more fun, the park - that keeps on developing - plans a season full of entertainments. This year, discover Desesperados, the giant Escape Game likely to delight adventurers. Discover the schedule of events.
Funorama at Paris Galeries Lafayette: fun and free entertainments
With Funorama, Galeries Lafayette have super-fun and colorful entertainments. Trampoline under the cupola, ball pit, retro-gaming and even table soccer are on the menu.
Les Dimanches au Galop 2019
Les Dimanches au Galop are back for a new season full of surprises for families. From April 7 to May 26, 2019, head to Longchamp and Auteuil racetracks for horse races and shows, pony rides and interactive animations…
Have a nice weekend!
From 24 May 2019 to 26 May 2019