This week in Paris April 16 to 20, 2018

This week, April 16 to 20, 2018, spring is springing in Paris. Ball pool,rootop terraces, naked picnic, here is a lovely week in Paris...

Tell me, what have you planned for this week (April 16 to 20, 2018) in Paris and Ile de France? At Sortiraparis we’ve got lots of outing ideas, so don’t waste time and discover now the major events for this new week in Paris!

Daytime Outings:

Une piscine à balle géante sur la Tour MontparnasseGiant ball pool atop the Montparnasse Tower
From April 13 to May 1, 2018, a giant ball pool awaits you atop the Montparnasse Tower Panoramic Observation Deck. Children and the adults in full regression that we are, are expected to jump and laze around, 210-m above the ground, with Paris in the background. Original, isn’t it?

Effets Spéciaux à la Tour EffelSpecial Effects at the Eiffel Tower
From April 17 to July 1, 2018, the event “Effets spéciaux: ça tourne à la Tour!” storms the first floor of the Eiffel Tower. Related to the exhibition “Special effects, steal the scene!” of the Cité des Sciences, this animation takes us to the heart of a movie set and invites you to become an actor through 3 participate workshops.

Les Grandes Eaux Musicales 2018 au Château de VersaillesFountains Shows of Versailles
For over 350, the Palace of Versailles and its royal gardens have been delighting visitors’ eyes. From March 27 to October 30, 2018, come and discover a new season of strolls around the estate thickets and fountains. The Musical Fountains shows, the Musical Gardens, the Night Fountains Show and the Royal Serenade expect you. In the weekend, at the pace of music, 55 fountains scattered across the 850-acre Versailles gardens offer an incredible show inherited from the Sun King!

 Ballon GénéraliParis new Generali Balloon
Parc André Citroën Paris Generali balloon underwent a makeover and is back this Wednesday March 21, 2018. After a complete day of swelling and some trials, you can admire the capital from aboard and discover its novelties.

Ouverture de l'espace naturiste à Paris au Bois de VincennesNaturist area at Paris Bois de Vincennes
No, no, you’ve read the title correctly! A naturist area at Paris Bois de Vincennes reopens from this Saturday April 14 to October 14, 2018. It is now allowed to walk around naked in Paris… well at the Bois de Vincennes.

Foire du Trône 2018La Foire du Trône
Get ready because the Foire du Trône is back from March 30 to May 27, 2018, 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.!

Saint Valentin : La Love Run 2017 à ParisLove Run 2018
Love Run is a fun 7-km run to complete in duo, with friends or with a colleague. How about departing from the beating tracks and practicing a crazy activity on Sunday April 22, 2018? Let’s put on our best running shoes and our craziest outfits and we bound our wrists for a wild race.

Les Dimanches au Galop 2018Les Dimanches au Galop
Les Dimanches au Galop are back for a new season full of surprises for families. From March 18 to May 27, 2018, head to Longchamp and Auteuil racetrack for horse races and shows, pony rides and interactive animations…

Art and Cultural Exhibitions:

Jurassic World, nos photos de l'exposition à la Cité du CinémaJurassic World
From April 14 to September 2, 2018, Paris Cité du Cinéma dedicates an exhibition around the movie Jurassic World and its extended universe. A visit into the bowels of the park, discovering the greatest moments of the movie and of course, dinosaurs.

Au diapason du Monde, la nouvelle expo de la Fondation Louis VuittonIn tune with the world, the new exhibition at the Fondation Louis Vuitton
Here’s one of our favorites! In tune with the world, the upcoming exhibition at the Fondation Louis Vuitton is about a current theme: Men’s place in the universe. To bring answers, 200 works from the LVMH Art Foundation collection displayed along a wonderful tour. To be visited from April 11 to August 27, 2018.

L'Atelier des Lumières, premier Centre d'Art Numérique à ParisThe Atelier des Lumières, the first Digital art center in Paris
A new place to be discovered, the Atelier des Lumières is about to rock Paris 11th arrondissement with a Digital art center set in a former smelting plant from the 19th century. For its opening, Atelier des Lumières will offer a 30-minute immersion into Gustave Klimt’s work thanks to over 120 video-projectors! Meet on April 13, 2018…

Artistes et Robots, la grande expo au Grand PalaisArtists and Robots, the compelling exhibition at Paris Grand Palais
Here is THE exhibition 2018 at Paris Grand Palais. Artistes et Robots [Artists and Robots] presents the works by 20 creative/artist robots that drive men into a corner. Could a robot stand in for a painter or a sculptor? Meet from April 5 to July 9, 2018 to discover paintings, sculptures, immersive installations and music produced by software and robots designed and programmed to be artists.

L'Espace Dali ferme temporairement ses portes pour travauxEspace Dali Paris to open after 4 months of embellishment works
Confidential museum in Paris, Espace Dali has been welcoming the greatest private collection of Salvador Dali's work for 25 years. After closing for 4 months for embellishment works, Espace Dali is to reopen on April 13, 2018 with a new visit route, a new offer thought to revitalize the museum.

Enfers et fantômes d'Asie, l'exposition au Musée du Quai BranlyAsian Ghosts and Hells, the exhibition at Paris Musée du Quai Branly
From April 10 to July 15, 2018, find Asian Ghosts and Hells through an exhibition at the Musée du Quai Branly. These characters – very present in the Asian culture – are found in Buddhist paintings and performing arts for thousands years through engravings: let’s have an overview!

Nymphéas au Musée de l'OrangerieThe Water Lilies. American Abstract Painting and the last Monet at the Musée de l’Orangerie
Monet’s masterpiece, the Water Lilies are preserved at the Musée de l’Orangerie. If the uncommon composition is known by everyone, from April 13 to August 20, 2018, the Musée de l’Orangerie offers us a wonderful exhibition about the attraction of American abstract painters.

Subodh Gupta, exposition à la Monnaie de ParisSubodh Gupta, metal life at the Monnaie de Paris
Brace yourself because you’ll be surprised! For its great contemporary exhibition 2018, the Monnaie de Paris leaves carte blanche to contemporary Indian artist Subodh Gupta who loves working metal. An artistic UFO to visit from April 13 to August 26, 2018.

Rodin et la danse, l'exposition au Musée RodinRodin and Dance, the exhibition at Paris Musée Rodin
From April 7, to July 22, 2018, Paris Musée Rodin dedicates an exhibition to the relationship between Rodin and dance. By gathering over 50 works around the series of the movements in dance, the exhibition gives us a nice interpretation of the artistic body frozen in time.

Feu, l'expo ludique à la Cité des Sciences Fire, the playful exhibition at Paris Cité des Sciences
After the “Cold” exhibition, Paris Cité des Sciences asks about fire, through an exhibition to be discovered from April 10, 2018 to January 6, 2019. What is fire? Since when men have been using it? Why can’t we always control it? All these questions are about to be answered thanks to this compelling and playful exhibition available for children from 9 years old.

Guernica, l'exposition au Musée PicassoGuernica
Located in the Marais area, the Musée national Picasso-Paris dedicates an exhibition to the story of the famous “Guernica” painting, created 81 years ago. To visit from March 27 to July 29, 2018.

César, pendentif Petite compression, vers 1980 - expo Bijoux d'artistes au Musée des Arts DécoratifsBijoux 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!

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

Shows, Concerts and Evenings:

sydneyThe Sydney Dance Company
From April 11 to 13, 2018, for three performances at the Théâtre National de Chaillot, the Sydney Dance Company will settle in Paris. On the menu, three austral pieces like an invitation to travel.

Nature, le spectacle équestre au Domaine de ChantillyNature
From April 1 to June 28, 2018, the Chantilly stables will host a new equestrian show, Nature. Written by Sophie Bienaimé, this show will be full of surprise and poetry. For about an hour, singers and musicians will come and pace the race of horses in the wonderful setting of the dome of the Chantilly Chateau!

Les Aigles des Remparts de Provins 2017Eagles of the Remparts
The show “Eagles of the Remparts” in Provins is back from March 31 to November 4, 2018 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…

Roméo et JulietteRomeo and Juliet
Paris Opera comes back with the ballet by German choreographer Sasha Waltz with Berlioz’s score of Romeo and Juliet, from April 6, 2018. A masterpiece we don’t say no to.

Niall Horan en concert au Zenith Parisen avril 2018 Niall Horan
One of the singing members of famous Irish band One Direction, Niall Horan, will perform live at Paris Zénith on Wednesday April 18, 2018 to present his solo album entitled "Flicker" to his French fans.

Ben Harper et Charlie Musselwhite en concert à La Cigale de Paris en avril 2018Ben Harper and Charlie Musselwhite
Tuesday April 17 and Wednesday April 18, 2018 are an event for Paris La Cigale since the famous venue will welcome Ben Harper and Charlie Musselwhite for two exclusive concerts. They will make the best out of these dates to present live their new shared album called “No Mercy in This Land”.

Restaurants and Bars:

Bal de la marineReopening of Bal de la Marine
Since sunny days are upon us, the barge-restaurant Bal de la Maine has reopened its deck to treat you in an idyllic setting, featuring a view over the Eiffel Tower, the feet (almost) in the water.

Monsieur Mouche TerrasseMonsieur Mouche
Do you fancy sipping delightful cocktails on a barge with an unobstructed view on the Seine and the Eiffel Tower? Search no more and head to Monsieur Mouche the new rooftop cocktails bar in Paris!

Top Chef finalist and Antoine restaurant chef Thibault Sombardier’s new restaurant has just opened. We tried it for you… and it was flawless!

Patchanka à Paris : l’excellent bistrot Latino du 11ème arrondissementPatchanka
When food fulfills taste buds, but it even has the boldness to make us travel, it’s a success! And this is the menu that awaits when we come at Patchanka, the new Latino and gourmet address in Paris by Argentinian Chef Gastón Stivelmaher.

Mon Loup : le nouveau restaurant qui met les paysans à l’honneur à ParisMon Loup
After Ma Biche, here’s Mon Loup! The two friends and associates, Serge and Pascal, gave birth to their second gourmet address in Paris this past February 2018. On the menu? Quality and local ingredients, lovingly cooked for a guaranteed gustative and without fuss pleasure!

Dai DaiDai Dai
Italian food has a new representative in Paris with Dai Dai, the restaurant born last February 15 in Paris rue Oberkampf and that gives pride of place to sharable dishes in the spirit of a Transalpine aperitivo. Cold cuts and pizzas to share are on the menu.

Les RésidentsLes Résidents
About every six months, a new chef comes to take the helm in the kitchen, for guests’ greatest happiness especially when they are looking for culinary experiences.

La Bibimerie, resto coréen revisitéLa Bibimerie
La Bibimerie, here’s the name of the new restaurant that shakes up your taste buds in Paris 10th arrondissement. A restaurant giving pride of place the famous Korean dish: the bibimbap. La Bibimerie revisits it its own way and present its Bibim with original cookings.

Jean Imbert recrée les plats des films Disney pour Disneyland ParisDisneyland Paris: Jean Imbert recreates Disney movie dishes in a “Petit Jean” Menu
Lovers of good food unite! From April 7, 2018, Jean Imbert will revisit dishes from classic Disney menus through a “Petit Jean” menu to be enjoyed in Disneyland Hotel restaurant. In 12 courses and 5 beverages, this “Petit Jean” menu will please small and big gourmets!

La Station DamrémontLa Station Damrémont
Rolling since September 2017, La Station Damrémont is an address crazy about burgers that uses the code of the Parisian subway. The whole in the heart of the always moving 18th arrondissement.

La Table du Caviste Bio, le restaurant qui marie gastronomie et épicurismeThe table du Caviste Bio
Bistronomy and healthy cuisine lovers will be over the moon thanks to the new restaurant of the chefs Junko Kawasaki and Dominique Bry, the Table du Caviste Bio in Paris 17th arrondissement. A restaurant that adds a philosophical touch to the pleasure of eating organic.

La Pâtisserie de Cédric Grolet au MeuriceCédric Grolet's pastries to take away
If you love pastry, I’m sure you’ve heard about Le Meurice pastry chef, Cédric Grolet, famous for his fascinating cakes and his fruit sculptures! While his cakes were only served in Le Meurice restaurants, soon, you’ll be able to amaze your family and friends with his pastries, available to take away. Brace yourself, because you’re going to be mesmerized!

Sugar Paris 2018, le salon de la pâtisserie créative et décorativeSugar Paris
Sweet tooth, this is for you! The first pastry show open to all, Sugar Paris, is coming back to Paris Parc Floral on April 20-22, 2018. Pastry amateurs and professionals will discover cooking utensils, attend demonstrations and take part in classes…

Have a great week in Paris!

Elodie D.
Last updated on 13 April 2018

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From 16 April 2018 to 20 April 2018


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    tgtgtg tgtgtg le 27/12/16 à 15h43 Warn
    "Dimanche dernier, c'était l'épiphanie."
    NON! L'épiphanie c'est le 6 janvier!

    Retourne jouer à candy crush stp.

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