Tell me, what have you planned for this week (June 18 to 24, 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!
2018 FIFA World Cup
Soccer lovers and enthusiasts will meet from June 14 to July 15 for the 2018 FIFA World Cup happening in Russia. To make sure you don't miss the summer sport event, discover the championship calendar.
Olympic Day: Paris switched to 2024 Olympics
Paris will switch to Olympic Games mode on Saturday June 23, 2018. All day long, you can try many sports along the Seine and meet famous athletes who will contest in 2024!
Olympic Day 2018: run a 2024-m race
Paris holds its Olympic Day on Saturday June 23, 2018. All day long, sport will be given pride of place throughout the French capital with free animations to seduce everyone and at nighttime, enjoy the empty streets to run a 2024-m race!
Swimming in Paris Bassin de la Villette
It's official, Bassin de la Villette is back for Paris Plages 2018! We will enjoy summer with 3 basins of different depths will be set within the Bassin de la Villette by the Quai de la Loire. Swim to relax or to work out, in a summery atmosphere. The pool will be open from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. for free… The basins opening is scheduled on June 16, 2018!
2018 Great Masked Ball
The Grand Masked Ball is back, on Saturday June 23, 2018 in the magnificent Château de Versailles Orangerie, for a sepcial evening! After the Fountains Night Shows while the Palace should be falling asleep, stay up dancing until dawn to the rhythm of modern music in the Orangery of the domain.
Films sous les Etoiles
Films sous les Etoiles, the free open-air film festival in Saint-Cloud is back on June 21, 22 and 23, 2018. On the fresh pitch of the park, come and discover a selection of cult movies which theme is “the actor character in the movie”.
Opening of H&M Haussmann Flagship
H&M Flagship set at the corner of rue Lafayette and boulevard Haussmann opens on Wednesday June 20, 2018. And for it, the Swedish brand has decided to mark the occasion.
Art and Cultural Exhibitions:
Special weekend at the Musée du Quai Branly: late-night opening, readings, performances…
Brace yourself because a very special is coming on Saturday June 23 and Sunday June 24, 2018. As part of the exhibition “Asian Ghosts and Hells”, the Musée du Quai Branly concocts you two exceptional days and nights paced by several events: readings, ghost hunt, Silent Disco, performances…
L’Envol, the last exhibition at the Maison Rouge
The Maison Rouge is shutting down. And for its last exhibition, the Maison Rouge will be about flying, this human dream, an exhibition running from June 16 to October 28, 2018. Every angle of flying will be shown: fantastic, imaginary, extraordinary, fictional, mystical and the exhibition is wonderfully displayed, as usual.
Impressionists in London at the Petit Palais
From June 21 to October 14, 2018, the Petit Palais gives pride of place to French impressionists exiled in London from 1870 to 1914 through a beautiful exhibition.
Game of Thrones: The Touring Exhibition
From June 1 to September 2, 2018, Paris Parc des Expositions de la Porte de Versailles invites J.R.R. Martin’s universe fans to discover the new exhibition devoted to Game of Thrones, entitled The Touring Exhibition. A way to rediscover the series by HBO after the exhibition at the Carrousel du Louvre.
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.
Here’s the new digital experience you don’t want to miss! From May 15 to September 9, 2018, the TeamLab group turns the Grande Halle de la Villette into a unique visual lab. In a huge 2000-sqm room, we’re carried away in varied enchanting universes created by the talented TeamLab. More than an immersive exhibition, it’s a breathtaking visual experience!
In colors, polychromatic sculpture in France at Musée d’Orsay
Come and discover color sculptures at the Musée d’Orsay. Through a beautiful exhibition, the Musée d’Orsay highlights the work of some artists who painted a medium that has often been left all blanc in the 19th century.
Zao Wou-Ki, the exhibition at the Musée d’Art Moderne
Paris Musée d’Art Moderne (MAMVP) set in the 16th arrondissement, welcomes a beautiful retrospective of French naturalized Chinese artist Zao Wou-Ki (1920-2013). To be discovered from June 1, 2018 to January 6, 2019.
Families and War, the exhibition at the Musée de la Grande Guerre
On the occasion of the centenary of the armistice, Meaux Musée de la Grande Guerre reveals an exhibition called “Familles à l’épreuve de la Guerre”, an exhibition about families during WWI, to be discovered from June 2 to December 2, 2018. How did children experience the separation with their father? How to manage the stress of losing their father or husband? How did soldiers communicate with their families for the long months of separation? Over 300 archives will present you the intimacy of a family in 1914-1918. Disturbing!
The Water Lilies
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.
Discover the Neanderthal Man at Paris Musée de l’Homme. For this second major exhibition, the museum focuses on another human species that disappeared over 35,000 years ago, after living on the Earth for over 350,000 years.
T-Rex, the compelling exhibition 2018 at Paris Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle
This summer 2018, the Museum’s Mineralogy gallery welcomes Trix’s incredible skeleton, a 67-million-year old female Tyrannosaurus Rex. Around the skeleton, complete at 70%, we’ll learn more about Trix’s way of life, her diet, her anatomy and her moves. An incredible encounter!
Fragrances of China
From March 9 to August 26, 2018, Paris Musée Cernuschi presents a wonderful exhibition entitled “Parfums de Chine” [Fragrances of China], offering to explore the history of China through smells and from the 3rd century before our era to the 19th century.
Street-artist VHILS exhibited at Paris Centquatre
East Parisian cultural center 104 welcomes the work of famous Portuguese street-artist Vhils as part of a compelling exhibition running from May 19 to July 27, 2018, at the same time as a presentation at Galerie Danysz in Paris 11th arrondissement.
The Atelier des Lumières
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…
1, 2, 3 Data at the EDF Foundation
From May 4 to October 6, 2018, 1, 2, 3 Data comes to the EDF Foundation. Don’t miss the occasion to discover this new original and free exhibition in which about forty data designers will present artworks which raw material is data.
Shows, Concerts and Evenings:
The Rat Pack company will perform its circus show “Speakeasy” from June 1 to September 1 at Paris Palais des Glaces. The show takes us to the 30’s in the United-States at the time of Prohibition…
I Love Piaf
Musical “I Love Piaf” stops by Paris Lucernaire for the summer. Come and live a journey at the heart of Edith Piaf’s life.
On September 17, 2017, Théâtre Mogador reopens with Grease for the greatest pleasure of musical lovers! From September 19, 2017 to January 31, 2018, come and dance your heart out with Sandy and Danny . With over 200,000 tickets solds, not less than 85 added performances are proposed until July 8, 2018.
Oh My God She's Parisian
Humorist Julie Colas is currently headlining Theatre Bo Saint-Martin with “Oh My God She’s Parisian!” her 100% English-speaking one-woman-show where she makes fun of Parisians’ flaws!
You’re expected in Clisson on Friday June 22, Saturday June 23 and Sunday June 24, 2018 for the new and 13th edition of Hellfest Festival!
Download Festival 2018
Good news for rock, metal, heavy or hard music lovers since the Download Festival will be back in Paris in 2018. The festival will take over the Base Aérienne 217 in Brétigny-sur-Orge / Le Plessis-Pâté on Friday June 15, Saturday June 16 and Sunday June 17, 2018 for three exceptional days. Come along and listen to Ozzy Osbourne, the Foo Fighthers, Marilyn Manson, Guns N'Roses as well as Ghost, The Offspring, The Hives and even Ultra Vomit.
Solidays returns and awaits you once again in June at the Hippodrome de Longchamp, on Friday 22, Saturday 23 and Sunday 24, 2018 for a new and 20th edition as exceptional as the previous ones.
Angus and Julia Stone
After a show at La Villette Zénith, the Australian siblings, Angus and Julia Stone, are coming back to Paris for a concert scheduled at Paris Olympia on Tuesday June 19.
LaPlage de Glazart
Meet from Thursday June 7 to Saturday September 29, to discover the edition 2018 of LaPlage. For four months, the event takes over the Porte de la Villette and Glazart with its deck chairs, its fine sand and of course its numerous open-air concerts!
World Music Day in Paris and Île-de-France
On Thursday June 21, 2018, World Music Day aka Make Music Day or Fête de la Musique will be back in France and in Paris. On this day, amateur musicians will invade the capital’s streets and bars to properly celebrate the 37th edition of World Music Day aka Fête de la Musique.
World Music Day 2018 for Kids in Paris
World Music Day is for kids too! And because our young audience loves to sing and dance, Sortiraparis unearthed a large program for kids in Paris and the Ile de France. You’ll find many animations that will delight you and your little ones this Thursday June 21, 2018.
Restaurants and Bars:
Meat lovers will be over the moon: a French grill restaurant opens in Boulevard du Montparnasse. At Bleu, meats and fish follow one another on the grill and are enjoyed with homemade sauces and sides, inside the brasserie or on the terrace.
Leave to Provence without leaving Paris thanks to Provençal restaurant A l’Ombre in Paris 11th arrondissement. Regional products, atypical cocktails, starters to share with your friends and a delicatessen full of delicious treats… I’m telling you, you’re about to be hooked!
Bib & Guss
Here’s an address you should try in La Défense. Bib & Guss, the latest born in the Ducasse family is a true friendly brasserie open non-stop from 12 p.m. to 9 p.m.! At Bib & Guss, you can come to eat and drink at any time of the day and even make an appointment thanks to the private lounge. Cuisine without fuss, affordable prices and perfect welcome.
Big Mamma keeps on increasing with a new address that is even bigger, more beautiful and impressive than the previous ones! Entitled La Felicità, this huge Italian restaurant x food-market has opened on May 25, 2018 within Station F in Paris 13th arrondissement. 4,5000-sqm including 1000s-qm of sunny terrace, 3 bars, 5 kitchens, a cafeteria open 24h a day… talk about crazy!
Les Saisons have undergone a makeover! The restaurant has been taken over in 2017 by Le Meurice former manager, and let’s say it right away: it was delicious!
Emblematic brasserie set in Paris rue des Abbesses, Le Sancerre underwent a makeover. Now displaying a wonderful Art Déco style, an exceptional setting for a rather classic but very honorable brasserie.
Japanese cuisine lovers have their new gourmet and trendy address in Paris. Its name? Ramen Bowl. At the helm of this street canteen, there’s the talented Tokyo chef Hiroki Masaki.
Hôtel Raphaël unveils its summer terrace
Enjoying a lunch or sipping a drink on one of the most beautiful perched terraces in Paris, how does it sound to you? Good? Well climb up Hôtel Raphaël roof in Paris from May 5, 2018 to enjoy its incredible panoramic terrace.
Pre-opening of Philippe Conticini's new pastry store
On September 4, 2018, Philippe Conticini will open his pastry store in rue de Varenne, Paris 7th arrondissement. Named “Philippe Conticini – Gâteaux d’émotions”, this patisserie-tea lounge expects to delight your heart and your taste buds. But, if you’re impatient, please note that the chef has decided to make you taste his cakes before anyone else, 5 pastries available, from June 19 to July 20, make sure you’re there!
The best ice creams in Paris
Summer is here and so is the heat the ice cream craving. In Paris, several ice cream makers offer uncommon and surprising ice creams: magnum, frozen desserts, ice creams on order, milkshakes, summer has never felt so cool.
Have a great week in Paris!
From 18 June 2018 to 24 June 2018
Paris - Ile de France