What are you up to this weekend (November 22, 23 and 24, 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:
Christmas lights 2019 on Paris Champs-Elysées with Ludivine Sagnier, date
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 are said to be launched on November 24, 2019.
The Champs-Elysées will go car-free on Sunday November 24, 2019
The Champs Elysées will be free of car and pedestrian one Sunday per month. It's the perfect occasion to discover the world's most beautiful avenue in a new light and to take a selfie in front of the Arc de Triomphe without any car to ruin the scenery. Next event: Sunday November 24, 2019.
Tuileries garden Christmas Market 2019
This year again, Champs-Elysées Christmas market is to be found again at the Jardin des Tuileries. From November 15, 2019 to January 5, 2020, gift ideas, entertainments, merry-go-round and tasty food stalls expect you in the heart of the French capital in one of the most beautiful parks in Paris.
Christmas windows 2019 in Paris
Since the Holidays are coming very soon, department stores’ Christmas windows are backfor children's and adults' greatest joy! Galeries Lafayette, Printemps, Bon Marché and BHV, discover the decors awaiting you this year. First up on November 7, 2019 at Le Bon Marché Rive Gauche!
Océan en voie d’illumination, Jardin des Plantes light festival 2019: our pictures
Jardin des Plantes light festival is coming back in November 2019 for a 2nd edition focusing on Oceans! Giant light animal statues will go bright as nightfall to amaze children and adults. A lovely light show to discover from November 18, 2019 to January 19, 2020.
The new Korean Culture Center opens in Paris
Alert, new address in Paris! The Korean Culture Center got a makeover and moved to the 8th arrondissement, rue de la Boétie. A new and roomier venue that welcomes – from November 20, 2019 – a new program. Let’s go, friends, shall we?
Paris: an ice-skating rink soon to be set up on Galeries Lafayette rooftop
For this Christmas in Paris, Galeries Lafayette Haussmann marks the occasion by settling up an ice-skating rink on the rooftop. This winter, you can skate while enjoying an unobstructed view on Paris. Meet from November 20 to December 21, 2019.
Concerts and shows:
Thoiry Lumières Sauvages 2019: The Evolution Odyssey in lanterns is coming
Zoo de Thoiry creates the event once again by inviting you – from October 27, 2019 to March 8, 2020 – to its magical universe. Over 600 giant light sculptures expect you this year for a walk down the evolution odyssey.
Défi, Cirque d’Hiver Bouglione’s latest show
For the season 2019/2020, Cirque d’Hiver Bouglione presents their latest circus creation, “Défi”. On the menu this year, clowns, juggling acts, acrobatic acts, a few animals and a plane.
Don Carlo by Giuseppe Verdi at Paris Opéra Bastille
From October 25 to November 23, 2019 Paris Opéra Bastille offers a new production of Giuseppe Verdi’s opera, Don Carlo. A work based on the major French opera Don Carlos also composed by Verdi.
“The World of Hans Zimmer – A Symphonic Celebration” at Paris AccorHotels Arena in 2019
Following sold-out concert at La Seine Musicale, the compelling show “The World of Hans Zimmer – A Symphonic Celebration” is back in Paris this fall with an exclusive date scheduled on Sunday November 24, 2019 at Paris AccorHotels Arena.
Michael Kiwanuka live at Paris Salle Pleyel in November 2019
Meet talented British artist Michael Kiwanuka live at Paris Salle Pleyel on Saturday November 23, 2019.
Art and Cultural Exhibitions:
Leonardo da Vinci at the Louvre: 140 works gathered in Paris!
Leonardo da Vinci at the Louvre, here’s 2019’s most awaited event. The exhibition will pay tribute to the Florentine genius on the occasion of the 500th anniversary of his death with the wonderful display of 140 works around the 5 paintings of the master the museum already owns. The exhibition already sounds like a success with over 150,000 tickets sold before the opening of the exhibit on October 24, 2019. Don't forget to get your tickets, you'll need them to go to the Louvre!
A huge J.R.R. Tolkien exhibition at Paris BNF for Fall 2019
J.R.R. Tolkien fans can smile! The Bibliothèque Nationale de France has announced an immersive retrospective around Tolkien’s work, famous for creating – among others – the Hobbit universe. Meet from October 22, 2019 to February 16, 2020.
Magnétique exhibition at Paris Palais de la Découverte
From Tuesday November 5, 2019 to Sunday May 3, 2020, the Palais de la Découverte invites you to explore the magnetic world with an interactive exhibition. Be attracted to the universe of magnetism and experiment its surprising effects.
Kiki Smith, the exhibition at the Monnaie de Paris
Kiki Smith at the Monnaie de Paris, this is the compelling exhibition you don’t want to miss from October 18, 2019 to February 9, 2020. For this first event and monographic exhibition, the artist takes over the historic monument with 100 works so that you can discover her productions from 1980 to nowadays.
Greco exhibition at the Grand Palais
From October 14, 2019 to February 10, 2020, the Grand Palais dedicates an exhibition to Cretan artist Domenico Theotokopoulos aka “El Greco” founder of the Spanish School of the 16th century.
Charlie Chaplin, the one-man band, the exhibition at Paris Philharmonie
Charlie Chaplin is given pride of place at Paris Philharmonie from October 11, 2019 to January 26, 2020 with a superb exhibition. A wonderful occasion to discover a musical portrait of Charlie Chaplin!
Picasso, magical paintings at Paris Musée Picasso
Paris Musée Picasso devotes a very beautiful exhibition to Picasso’s “Tableaux Magiques” [Magical Paintings] from October 1, 2019 to February 23, 2020. These magical paintings have been painted between summer 1926 and spring 1930 and are portraits inspired by extra-occidental art and sign the first lights of cubism! from October 1, 2019 to February 23, 2020. These magical paintings have been painted between summer 1926 and spring 1930 and are portraits inspired by extra-occidental art and sign the first lights of cubism!"|image="gauche"]
Bacon en toute lettre, the exhibition at Paris Centre Pompidou
From September 11, 2019 to January 20, 2020 Paris Centre Pompidou dedicates an exhibition to British artist Francis Bacon. A retrospective focusing mainly on the relationship between his works and his literary interests.
Degas at the Opera, the exhibition at the Musée d’Orsay
Degas at the Opera, the exhibition displayed from September 24, 2019 to January 19, 2020 by the Musée d’Orsay takes us to his “own room” as part of the 350th anniversary of the Paris Opera. We must say that Edgar Degas was fascinated by the Opera and loved painting the life of this universe!
The Figurative Mondrian, the exhibition at Paris Musée Marmottan Monet is on
The Figurative Mondrian is given pride of place from September 12, 2019 to January 26, 2020 at Paris Musée Marmottan Monet. On the occasion, 67 works by Piet Mondrian are brought together including half being displayed for the first time in Paris. You’ll have “Molen Mill: Mill in Sunlight” (1908) leaving the Netherlands for the last time! What an event!
Dans les coulisses de la Paix exhibition at the Musée de la Grande Guerre
From June 8 to December 8, 2019 the Musée de la Grande Guerre takes us behind the scenes of the Peace. After a year commemorating the centenary of the First World War, the museum highlights the Conference of peace gathered in Paris that led to the Treaty of Versailles.
The World of Banksy: immersive Banksy experience at Paris Espace Lafayette-Drouot
The Espace Lafayette-Drouot in Paris is welcoming an unique installation: “The World of Banksy: The Immersive Experience”. Extended to December 31, 2019, this exhibition in sut is devoted to the world-famous street artist, and reveals about 100 works on 1200sqm. Keep reading to discover our most beautiful pictures of the exhibition.
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.
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.
Free museums and monuments in Paris and Ile de France
Looking for a free museum in Paris? Musée des Beaux-Arts, Musée d’Art Moderne, Musée de l’Aviation, Musée des Arts Asiatiques, over 20 museums are free of charge, all year round, so, discover them!
Castles to visit in Paris and Ile de France
In Ile de France lay countless castles and palaces from all time eras, fortified castles, castles from the Renaissance, most being royal residencies. Between Versailles, Chantilly, Fontainebleau, Saint Germain en Laye, between architectural discoveries and historical walks, castles tell you all about their historic secrets if you take enough time to listen to the stones.
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.
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.
Charlotte Perriand at Paris Fondation Louis Vuitton
From October 2, 2019 to February 24, 2020 Charlotte Perriand is given pride of place at Paris Fondation Louis Vuitton. You can discover the career of a committed woman, forerunning our time.
Back Side, Fashion from Behind at Paris Musée Bourdelle
Back Side is the exhibition to see from July 5 to November 17, 2019 at Paris Musée Bourdelle. For this beautiful presentation devoted to backs in fashion the museum unveils over 100 silhouettes and accessories from the 18th century to nowadays for an ode to sensuality!
Italian masterpieces from the Alana Collection at Paris Musée Jacquemart-André - Pictures
From September 13, 2019 to January 20, 2020, the Collection Alana unveils its Italian masterpiece paintings. Fra Angelico, Bellini, Tintoretto, Veronese, this fall 2019, we’re about to walk 5 centuries of painting, from the Italian Renaissance to the paintings of the 17th century thanks to 75 exceptional paintings.
20 years of Collection Enrichment at Musée du Quai Branly – Jacques Chirac
The Musée du Quai Branly – Jacques Chirac invites you to return to 20 years of original, surprising and rare purchases with the “20 years of Collection Enrichment at Musée du Quai Brnaly – Jacques Chirac” exhibition from September 24, 2019 to January 26, 2020.
Moderne Maharajah, un mécène des années 30 at Paris Musée des Arts Décoratifs
The palace of the Maharajah of Indore is at the heart of an exhibition, L’Inde au défi de la mordernité, from September 26, 2019 to January 12, 2020 at Paris Musée des Arts Décoratifs.
Espions, the spy exhibition at Paris Cité des Sciences
From October 15, 2019 to August 10, 2020 become a spy with Paris Cité des Sciences! In partnership with the national intelligence services and French TV series Le Bureau des Légendes [The Bureau], let’s put on the shoes of an agent who has to investigate a nuclear test abroad., let’s put on the shoes of an agent who has to investigate a nuclear test abroad."|image="gauche"]
Barbara Hepworth exhibition at Paris Musée Rodin: our pictures
From November 5, 2019 to March 22, 2020 Paris Musée Rodin invites art lovers to discover an exhibition about sculptor Barbara Hepworth. Let's discover the career of the artist. You know you don't want to miss it!
Somuk, the exhibition at Paris Musée du Quai Branly
From November 19, 2019 to March 8, 2020 the Musée du Quai Branly invites modern art enthusiasts to discover an exhibition about an artist from New Caledonia, Somuk. The occasion to learn more about the universe of this political leader and modern artist with works each more peculiar than the last.
“Striking Iron, the Art of African Blacksmiths” exhibition at Paris Musée du Quai Branly
From November 19, 2019 to March 29, 2020, Paris Musée du Quai Branly unveils about 230 works made of wrought irons and between the 17th century and the contemporary era, coming from about fifteen African countries.
L’Inde au miroir des Photographes, the exhibition at Paris Musée Guimet
Paris Musée Guimet paints a portrait of India with the “L’Inde au miroir des photographes” exhibition running from Wednesday November 6, 2019 to Monday February 17, 2020. Discover the pictures that make the grandiose image of this country in the eyes of Western people in the 19th century.
Don't hesitate to have a look at the best exhibitions in Paris this November 2019.
L’Hiver Gourmand, Park Walt Disney Studios Christmas Market
For the very first time, Disneyland Paris houses a winter market packed with delicious treats to enjoy within the Walt Disney Studios park from November 7, 2019 to March 15, 2020.
The Eiffel Tower unveils its temporary winter 2019/2020 terrace: the Bulle Parisienne
This winter, the Eiffel Tower expects to amaze your taste buds. On the 1st floor of the Iron Lady, you’re welcomed by the Bulle Parisienne [Parisian Bubble] until April 2002. Under a transparent bubble, come and enjoy the unobstructed views while nibbling on sweet and savory treats. until April 2002. Under a transparent bubble, come and enjoy the unobstructed views while nibbling on sweet and savory treats."|image="gauche"]
The best bars, terraces and restaurants in Paris this winter 2019-2020
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 10 best pizzas in Paris
As a major popular dish, pizza is in the top 20 most loved food in France and it was all natural to provide you with this top 10 best pizzas in Paris, edition 2018. Once again, we've selected and tried these thoroughly selected pizzerias ourselves to make sure you've got the best of pizzas in Paris.
Best meals under 15 euros in Paris
You’re almost broke but you really want to go out for a restaurant? Discover now the best meals under €15 in Paris.
Quirky restaurants in Paris
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 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.
The best wine bars in Paris
Wine is unquestionably part of the French heritage. To be enjoyed with tapas, a board of charcuteries and of cheeses or more sophisticated dishes, wine always seduces people, no matter if it’s red, white or rosé. To sort it out and have a good time, we reveal you our favorite wine bars in Paris.
The best cocktail bars in Paris
Feel like making your taste buds tremble with cocktails as surprising as delicious? Feel like knowing the best places to enjoy incredible beverages created and made by genuine bartenders? Let's discover now our best cocktail bars in Paris.
As for the rest...
A Chapon chocolate mousse bar opens on the Champs-Elysées
Chocolate lovers, we have some good news! Chocolatier Chapon has just opened a new store, on the Champs-Elysées and it’s a chocolate mousse bar! Another good reason to go and enjoy the Champs.
Les Petites Flèches, an uncommon bar to play darts in Paris
Les Petites Flèches is this quirky bar coming to Paris 11th arrondissement. Here, you discover the concept of connected darts, never-seen before in Paris, while enjoying craft beers and tasty mezzes.
Le Perchoir Marais switches to Winter 2019/2020 mode
Like for every winter, Le Perchoir Marais puts its seasonal coat. This year, the famous rooftop perched on the roof of BHV Marais expects you from November 6, 2019!
3615, a temporary and old school bar in Paris
3615 is the name of this temporary bar that makes us relive the 80’s and all the way to the 2000’s. head to Paris 11th arrondissement to enjoy a walk down memory lane in a top atmosphere. Meet from October 5, 2019.
Scilicet: new bar on the Seine in Paris
What do you think about a bar on the Seine river? Meet now in Paris 1st arrondissement to discover Scilicet. This new place that is both festive and friendly is the newest spot on the Seine riverbanks to chill by the water in Paris.
La Table du 53, the delicious restaurant in Paris
Proud successor of Passage 53, La Table du 53 offers gourmets a simpler and more affordable food than its predecessor but still as delicious.
Mavrommatis: the Michelin-starred Greek restaurant got a makeover
Created in 1993 by the Mavrommatis brothers, the gourmet restaurant named after them was awarded the supreme consecration in 2018 with their first Michelin star, before closing for a while for an in-depth renovation. We went and discovered this new décor, tried the menu of the only Greek Michelin-starred restaurant in the world, outside Greece.
Le Celadon restaurant’s renewal with chef Ludovic Bonneville
New chef, new décor… This Fall, bistronomic restaurant Le Céladon has got a makeover. The menu put up together by chef Ludovic Bonneville is very mouthwatering.
Kifuné: genuine Japanese restaurant in Paris
Considered as one of the most ancient Japanese restaurants in town, Kifuné is also one of these unmissable addresses promising a sensational and delicious journey to the Country of the Rising Sun thanks to a rich menu and genuine recipes.
L’Abattoir Végétal opens a new table on Paris left bank
New in September: L’Abbatoir Végétal opens its first table on the left bank. On the menu, green plates to share, vegan cocktails and plant-based drinks as well as vegan pastries to treat yourself all day long.
Oursin by Jacquemus and Caviar Kaspia at Champs-Elysées Galeries Lafayette
After Café Citron, designer Simon Porte Jacquemus and Caviar Kaspia open a restaurant at Champs-Elysées Galeries Lafayette. At Oursin, enjoy seafood and sunny plates created by female chef Erica Archambault.
Polichinelle by Christophe Michalak and Steve Burggraf opens
Christophe Michalak and Steve Burggraf came up with a place where vegetable is king, where cooking follows the seasons, is local and delicious, the whole served on a buffet. It’s called Polichinelle and it opens on September 13, 2019!
Rivié, Hôtel Hoxton restaurant in Paris
In 2017, the very awaited Hôtel Houxton from the British chain arrived in Paris! Today, the boutique-hotel is always crowded and so is its restaurant and charming and trendy neo-brasserie, Rivié!
Normandy Hotel Paris restaurant-bar, Le Comptoir du Chantier
New address alert! Plant-based and vegan food fans are expected at Le Comptoir du Chantier, the brand-new restaurant-bar at Normandy Hotel set in Paris 1st arrondissement. A new place with a design décor inspired by construction sites that has been inaugurated on October 17, 2019 and provides you with a delicious plant-based menu from breakfast to late in the afternoon. Let’s go, friends, shall we?
Breizh Café Montorgueil cider cellar: new cocktails by Robin Le Texier
A cocktail bar underneath a creperie? That’s the good address we highly recommend you discover at Breizh Café Montorgueil in Paris 2nd arrondissement.
Chilam Bastille launches its Mexican brunch
Looking for an original brunch? Discover Chilam’s, a Mexican restaurant set in the Bastille area in Paris. Meet on Saturdays and Sundays to enjoy a tantalizing menu with fresh brioche, burrito, fruit salad, fruit juice and a hot beverage.
Le Quatre Vingt Neuf: new restaurant in the Batignolles area in Paris
Always changing, the Batignolles area in Paris now features a new and exquisite table. Thanks to a simple yet quality cuisine, the Quatre Vingt Neuf restaurant has already seduced many people in Paris 17th arrondissement!
Manhattan Terrazza, the friendly Italian restaurant in Paris 17th arrondissement
Craving an Italian restaurant with a cozy setting and a divine food? Head to Manhattan Terrazza, a restaurant set in Paris 17th arrondissement, a few steps from the Pereire metro station. The occasion to enjoy different Italian specialties and travel a bit for lunch or dinner.
Le Colvert: a Maîtres Restaurateurs table in Paris
And three! After Le Christine, then Les Fous de l’Ile, Maîtres Restaurateurs Emilie and Boris Bazan open Le Colvert in the heart of Saint-Germain-des-Prés. This young professional couple met in a famous hotel trade school in Paris, Institut Vatel, pursues a career started in Italy for Boris and London for Emilie.
Instinct, the new bistronomic restaurant in Paris 3rd arrondissement
This past March 12th, Instinct opened just a stone’s throw from the Marché des Enfants Rouges and the Carreau du Temple in Paris 3rd arrondissement. This French bistronomic restaurant has been created by three young entrepreneurs who provide classics of the French cuisine but with a twist, along with very original cocktails.
Mordu, the new table at Marché Saint-Germain
Near Marché Saint-Germain has just opened a brand-new table. Called Mordu, it serves small plates to share, nice meat dishes and creation cocktails to enjoy on the nice and green terrace.
Faham: exotic and gourmet cuisine in Paris
Faham is former Top Chef 2017 candidate Kelly Rangama and her spouse Jérôme Devreese’s restaurant in the heart of Paris 17th restaurant. One enjoys a delicious exotic cuisine ticking all the boxes of the metropolitan gastronomy.
Ida by Denny Imbroisi: modern and original Italian cuisine
Italian and former Top Chef 2012 contestant, Denny Imbroisi opened his first restaurant, IDA, a few years ago. This contemporary bistro serves Italian cuisine twisted with the chef's originality.
Bruce: The most mafia Asian restaurant in Paris
Bruce, that’s the name of the latest Asian restaurant-bar set in Paris 10th arrondissement, rue des Petites Ecuries. A Gucci-like decoration but laid-back, an exotic Asian cuisine and a bar with great cocktails, let’s run and discover this rocking spot.
La Part des Ours: the new bistronomic bar-restaurant in the Upper Marais
Recently open in the Upper Marais, between the Rambuteau and Etienne Marcel neighborhoods, this new bistronomic bar-restaurant is first and foremost a story about friends who decided to write it: Anatole, Yves and Pauline, three hedonists fond of good food and cocktails of all kinds.
CRU, Paris Galeries Lafayette Homme new restaurant for summer 2019
A new address is coming at Galeries Lafayette Homme: temporary CRU restaurant and its tasty dishes with healthy Mediterranean influences are taking over the 3rd floor and the terrace until late November 2019.
La Gare restaurant in Paris: a tasty journey with Gastón Acurio
Good news for foodies based in Paris 16th arrondissement and elsewhere: the La Gare restaurant reopened its doors with a new décor and a new menu providing world’s cuisines, the whole driven by Peruvian chef Gastón Acurio.
Man’ouché, the Lebanese street food restaurant a stone’s throw from Centre Pompidou
Chawarmas, flatbread and other pittas lovers are expected at Man’ouché, a Lebanese restaurant serving street food and set a stone’s throw from Centre Pompidou, rue Rambuteau. The perfect spot to eat on the go while discover Lebanon and its tasty cuisine!
Restaurant INKA, new chef and new decor
Peruvian food lovers, restaurant INKA got a makeover. New design, new menu and new chef with Juan Carlos Récamier who brings the fundamentals of the Peruvian and Nikkei gastronomy up to date.
L’Assaggio, Hotel Castille fantastic Italian restaurant
5-star hotel set in Paris 1st arrondissement Hotel Castille houses L’Assaggio, an Italian gourmet restaurant. A hidden gem to discover as soon as possible.
10 km Paris Centre 2019: route and registrations
Legendary 10km race will go through Paris on November 24, 2019. The occasion to discover an exclusive route in the heart of the French capital. Meet at Place du Palais Royal from 9:30 a.m.
Virtuality 2019: the virtual reality show in Paris
From November 21 to 23, 2018, the Salon Virtuality is back for a third edition taking place once again at CENTQUATRE in Paris. For three days, professionals and general public will have the possibility to come and discover the latest innovations in the field of virtual reality.
Course des Lumières 2019, the race against cancer in Paris
On November 23, 2019, French Institut Curie expects all runners in front of Paris City Hall for the edition 2019 of the Course des Lumières (Race of Lights), a sporting challenge in support of cancer research.
Have a nice weekend!
From 22 November 2019 to 24 November 2019