Tell me, what have you planned for this week (April 23 to 27, 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!
Inauguration of the new ParisLongchamp racecourse
After two years of renovation works, ParisLongchamp Racecourse is finally reopening! On the occasion held on Sunday April 29, 2018, France Galop invites you for a free opening day full of surprises.
The Foire de Paris 2018
The Foire de Paris, a favorite event among Parisians, is back from April 27th to May 8th, 2018 at the Parc des Expositions. Once again the Foire de Paris will be featuring home decor ideas and remodeling, hobbies and gastronomy and all the services that come along with it! And now you can even win free tickets!
The Formula E in Paris
Formula E, the auto racing using only electric-powered cars, is in Paris on Saturday 1pril 28, 2018 for the third time in a row. This outstanding championship will once again take place around the Esplanade des Invalides, something you should not miss.
Tour Auto Optic 2000
The Tour Auto Optic 2000 will be back in Paris, at the prestigious Grand Palais for its 27th edition on Monday April 23, 2018. The occasion to get closer to and discover vehicles among the rarest in the world, just before the starting bang held the next day for a 5-leg course from Paris to Nice.
Giant ball pit atop the Montparnasse Tower
From April 13 to May 1, 2018, a giant ball pit 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?
Special 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.
Fountains 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!
Paris 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.
Naturist 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.
La 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.!
Art and Cultural Exhibitions:
The Art of the Brick Lego, DC Super Heroes
DC Super Heroes and LEGO® fans, from April 29 to August 19, 2018, you have to go to La Villette for the extraordinary LEGO® exhibition with DC Super Heroes by Nathan Sawaya. This incredible exhibition displays DC Comics super heroes in 100% unique sculptures, LEGO® sculpture made by Nathan Sawaya: we already love it!
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.
In 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.
The 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…
Artists 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.
Espace 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.
Asian 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!
The 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, 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 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.
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.
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.
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!
Don’t forget to have a look at the best exhibitions in Paris this April 2018.
Shows, Concerts and Evenings:
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!
Eagles 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…
Romeo 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.
Arcade Fire live at Paris AccorHotels Arena
Here is some good news for Arcade Fire fans! The Canadian band has just announced two dates in France in 2018! You’re expected at Nantes Zénith and at Paris AccorHotels Arena for an incredible show on Saturday April 28, 2081.
Restaurants and Bars:
Reopening 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.
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!
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.
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!
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.
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, 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.
Disneyland 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 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.
The 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.
Cédric 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!
Have a great week in Paris!
From 23 April 2018 to 29 April 2018
Paris - Ile de France