Tell me, what have you planned for this week (February 19 to 25, 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!
The International Agricultural Show
From February 24 to March 4, 2018, the International Agricultural Show is back in Paris. A new edition that will delight farmers and the city slickers we are. This year’s theme is “Agriculture as a collective adventure”. Discover the 4 key sectors of the show promising some very pleasant surprises.
Montparnasse Tower ice skating rink
From February 14 to March 6, 2018, the highest ice skating rink in Paris is back. Imagine, skating 210 meters above the ground with Paris in the background, exciting, isn’t it? With your beloved one or for the break, here’s an original and recreational outing. Little ecofriendly bonus: this ice skating rink is man-made!
Chinese New Year Parade in Paris 13th arrondissement
The famous Chinese New Year's Parade is back in the 13th arrondissement of Paris, the Chinatown of the capital, enchanted the streets on Sunday, February 25, 2017. This festive event will be a good way to celebrate the Year of the Dog.
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.
Art and Cultural Exhibitions:
Paintings from afar at the Musée du Quai Branly
For the first time since its creation, the Musée du Quai Branly presents its painting collection, 200 unique paintings that shows the look occidental artists had at the societies and peoples from afar. Matisse, Gauguin, Emile Bernard, the exhibition returns to the trips and meetings with European painters from the 18th century to the 20th century. To visit from January 30, 2018 to January 9, 2019.
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 models at Paris Musée Marmottan-Monet
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.
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.
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.
The Smiths, the exhibition at Point Ephémère
Legendary British band from the 80’s, The Smiths are the subject of an exhibition running from February 2 to 20, 2018 at Point Ephémère in Paris. Go for it, it’s free!
Degas, Danse, Dessin, the exhibition at the Musée d’Orsay
From November 28, 2017 to February 25, 2018, the Musée d’Orsay in Paris hosts a great exhibition dedicated to the book “Degas, Danse, Dessin” written by Paul Valéry and published in 1937. This key book in the field of modern art offers the museum to explore the friendship between the artist and the writer, mixing texts and pictures.
Meteorites at the Muséum National d’Histoire naturelle
Within the Grande Galerie de l’Evolution of the Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle, a beautiful exhibition about meteorites is held alongside dinosaurs’ skeletons. This is what awaits you from October 18, 2017 to June 10, 2018. Sometimes huge, sometimes small, from various materials, meteorites are displayed in a wonderful setting accessible to the (young) astronomy enthusiasts!
Don’t forget to have a look at the best exhibitions in Paris this February 2018.
Shows, Concerts and Evenings:
Swan Lake at Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
St Petersburg Ballet Theatre is coming back from February 21 to 23, 2018 to the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées in Paris with its classical and wonderful version of Swan Lake.
Zingaro’s latest show has been a resounding success extended to March 2018, allowing more people to discover this unique show letting Bartabas animals completely free of expressing themselves.
La Traviata at Opera Bastille in Paris
Giuseppe Verdi’s “La Traviata” staged by Benoît Jacquot and musically directed by Dan Ettinger is back at Paris Opera Bastille from February 2 to 28, 2018.
Imagine Dragons live at AccorHotels Arena
5: this is the number of the concerts Imagine Dragons will perform in France in 2018. The American rock band will stop by in Bordeaux, Montpellier, Lyon and Paris of course with two concerts scheduled on Thursday February 22, and Tuesday April 3, 2018 at the AccorHotels Arena.
The Chainsmokers live at Paris Zénith
The Chainsmokers will be back in Paris one year for the day after their show at La Villette Zénith. American djs expect you in the same Parisian venue for an exclusive concert scheduled on Tuesday February 20, 2018.
Restaurants and Bars:
Amici, the 100% Italian wine bar
Lovers of good wines, we’ve found the best spot that should please you a lot, especially if you love southern Europe flavors. Discover Amici, the wine bar that comes straight from Italy just a few meters from Ternes area in Paris 17th arrondissement.
Nestled in Paris 10th arrondissement, Zazza is a small piece of Italy for gastronomy and Dante’s country enthusiasts. Pizzas, pasta, burratina… the right place to enjoy the fine and oh-so fantastic flavors of the all’italiana cuisine.
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.
If you are looking for a tantalizing address with Mexican hints, head to Paris 17th arrondissement, a stone’s throw from the Arc de Triomphe and enter restaurant Oxte.
Lovers of pizza with a soft crust, good mood and generous burrata, Simonetta was made for you! This trattoria opened barely a year ago in Paris 19th arrondissement, by Canal de l’Ourcq and we tried it for you!
There! We found the cheapest pint of beer in Paris… and in a super great décor inspired by the cult movie of the Coen brothers, The Big Lebowski. C’mon, it’s time to head to Paris 10th arrondissement!
Street art lovers, hip hop enthusiasts and cocktails fans have their new headquarters! Its name? FAT, a bar nestled in Paris Marais neighborhood.
La Quinzaine des Eclairs
Chocolate éclair, coffee éclair, vanilla éclair… Here are the classics we rush to eat in one bite! And how about changing for a bit? Yes, we can, because our favorite artisan bakers and pâtissiers plan to put themselves out this year again to offer you 3 new éclair flavors throughout the Quinzaine des éclairs held from February 24 to March 11, 2018!
Gérard Mulot’s teatime
This winter, come along and rest in Hotel de Buci lounges, at the heart of Saint-Germain-des-Prés neighborhood. From Friday to Sunday, this intimate hotel offers a timeless teatime with a selection of pastries by Gérard Mulot to accompany with delicious teas for a relaxing break in full Paris.
Have a great week in Paris!
From 19 February 2018 to 25 February 2018
Paris - Ile de France