Tell me, what have you planned for this week (October 15 to 19, 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!
This week's unmissable events:
Dame de Coeur
Notre Dame de Coeur, the wonderful event show that amazed thousands of people in Paris is back from October 18 to 25, 2018. Sad because you missed the first edition? About 160,000 people for 16 sessions are planned, book now!
Paris Manga and Sci-Fi Show
Paris Manga & Sci-Fi Show is back for the 26th edition running on October 20 and 21, 2018 at Paris Parc des expos Porte de Versailles. For a weekend, pop culture fans will meet to enjoy with their families or friends, new manga, series and cosplays!
From October 18 to 21, 2018, FIAC is back in Paris! For four days, Paris will live at the time of contemporary art. For this 45th edition, FIAC will take over the Grand Palais, the Tuileries Gardens, the Place Vendôme and the Petit Palais. Here are all the tips!
Ghibli pop-up store
Ghibli pop-up store is back in Paris from October 20 to December 2, 2018 to take you to Miyazaki movies universe. And this year, Totoro is given pride of place!
Halloween 2018 at Parc Astérix
Fear is back at Parc Astérix. For Halloween 2018, you’re expected from October 6 to November 4, 2018. This year, 4 exciting late-night openings and 4 extended days are planned to experience a moment full of emotions. It's time to look terrific!
Disney's Halloween Party 2018
From October 1 to November 4, 2018, Halloween is back at Disneyland Paris! And this year, Mickey Mouse is given pride of place with the beginning of the celebrations of his 90th birthday. Pumpkins and villains will be there too!
Halloween at Le Manoir de Paris
From Saturday October 5 to Sunday November 18, 2018, Le Manoir de Paris invites you to celebrate Halloween as it should be. If the original concept already scared you, wait until you see what this new edition of Halloween has in store. This year, a devastating pandemia invades the planet. A virus called Toxic reaps thousands of victims. Will you make it alive?
Halloween 2018 at Nigloland
From October 6 to November 4, 2018, Nigloland, the family theme park out in the country, in Champagne, less than 2h30 from Paris, puts its Halloween’s best. Pumpkins everywhere, all kinds of monsters, witches’ village, here is what to expect in this wonderful park for Nigloween!
Climb up the Tour Saint-Jacques
From June 1 to November 4, 2018, the mystic Tour Saint-Jacques, set within walking distance from Paris Hôtel de Ville, opens its doors to unveil its secrets. Last year guided tours welcomed over 5,000 visitors to discover this 54-m high tower of a medieval church featuring 300 steps.
Art and Cultural Exhibitions:
Young International Art Fair 2018
From October 18 to 21, 2018, Young International Art Fair, also known as YIA, is back in Paris Le Carreau du Temple. 65 French and international galleries are brought together to present 300 artists from the emerging scene of contemporary art.
Outsider Art Fair 2018
From October 19 to 21, 2018, the 6th edition of the Outsider Art Fair is setting up at Paris Atelier Richelieu at the same time as FIAC (International Art Fair). This young fair, set for over 20 years in New York, promotes the best of art brut and outsider art.
Louis-Philippe and Versailles, the exhibition at the Palace of Versailles
The Palace of Versailles dedicates an exhibition to Louis-Phillipe a lost king of France who yet has been determinant in the history of Versailles by turning the palace into a museum focusing on “all the glories of France”. To be discovered from October 6, 2018 to February 3, 2019.
Yves Saint Laurent: Dreams of the Orient
From October 2, 2018 to January 21, 2019, the Yves Saint Laurent: Dreams of the Orient exhibition will bring together 50 haute couture designs inspired by India, China and Japan.
From October 3, 2018 to February 4, 2019, the Grand Palais dedicates a retrospective to the Catalan master, Joan Miró.
From October 3, 2018 to January 14, 2019 if you enjoy Egon Schiele’s paintings, you’ll be happy! An exhibition entirely dedicated to him at the Fondation Louis Vuitton.
Experiencing the ordinary with Benjamin Loyauté at the Palais de la Porte Dorée
This Saturday October 6, 2018 on the occasion of the White Night, the Palais de la Porte Dorée offers us to experience the ordinary thanks to Benjamin Loyauté. All night long, we can question our current life and our society through installations and through a candy, the Candy-graphie, a symbol of the intangible heritage in our societies!
Picasso. Blue and Rose. The exhibition at the Musée d’Orsay
From September 18, 2018 to January 6, 2019, the Musée d’Orsay will dedicate an exhibition to Pablo Picasso. Picasso. Blue and Rose, will return on 6 crucial years in the art of Pablo Picasso, these years of blues followed by joy known as the periods of blue and rose, as a nod to the main colors of his works!
Madagascar, arts de la Grande Ile, the exhibition at the Musée du Quai Branly
From September 18, 2018 to January 1, 2019, the Musée du Quai Branly dedicates a compelling exhibition to Madagascar, the first exhibition in France to question the history of Art of the Big island. For this major exhibition, over 360 works will be brought together in the museum’s areas especially chosen for their historic and ethnologic interest.
Caravage à Rome, the exhibition at the Musée Jacquemart-André
The Musée Jacquemart-André dedicates an exhibition to Caravaggio (1571-1610) ’s friends and enemies, this painter from the 17th century and father of the chiaroscuro. For this event held from September 21, 2018 to January 28, 2019, 10 masterpieces of the artist will be exceptionally exhibited including 7 never displayed in France before.
Dazzling Venice, the exhibition at the Grand Palais
From September 26, 2018 to January 21, 2019, the Grand Palais dedicates an exhibition to the Serene and Dazzling Venice. The occasion to discover the history and the daily life of a dynamic and colorful city where arts spread before Napoleon arrived and the Republic of Venice fall in 1797.
COLOURS X COLOURS, the experience at the Atelier des Lumières
From September 7, 2018 to January 6, 2019, the Atelier des Lumières welcomes the experience "Colours X Colours", a 25-minute creation by artists Thomas Blanchard and Oilhack to be enjoyed at the same time as the Klimt exhibition.
Mr. Men at the Museum, here’s the brand-new exhibition of the Musée en Herbe, the only Parisian museum really dedicated to children starting from 3 years old! From October 4, 2018 to January 20, 2019, discover this playful exhibit suited to little ones.
Alphonse Mucha, the exhibition at the Musée du Luxembourg
For its September 2018 exhibition, the Musée du Luxembourg pays tribute to Alphone Mucha the representative of Art Nouveau which is forgotten too often. From September 12, 2018 to January 27, 2019, the museum will bring together the major pieces that made his work, from his posters to illustrations, as well as his photographs, his sculptures and his preparatory studies for a compelling rediscovery!
Collections Privées, the exhibition at the Musée Marmottan-Monet
This September, the Musée Marmottan-Monet will promote Collections Privées [Private Collections] for a beautiful journey from the Impressionists to the fauve artists. From September 13, 2018 to February 10, 2019, over 60 works belonging to private collectors will be displayed in a very beautiful exhibition.
Giacometti, the compelling exhibition at the Musée Maillol
Set in Paris 7th arrondissement, the Musée Maillol welcomes a great exhibition devoted to artist Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966). To be discovered from September 14, 2018 to January 20, 2019..
Picasso. Masterpieces exhibited at Paris Musée Picasso
Picasso’s masterpieces gathered in Paris, here’s Musée Picasso-Paris exploit. The Ladies of Avignon, Les Baigneuses, Arlequin, Three Dancers, The Reaper without forgetting The She Goat, over 20 works of art by Picasso are brought together from September 4, 2018 to January 13, 2019 for our greatest happiness!
Art Brut Japonais II, the exhibition at the Halle Saint-Pierre
From September 8, 2018 to March 10, 2019, the Halle Saint-Pierre dedicates an exhibition to raw contemporary art from the country of the Rising Sun, called Art Brut Japonais II [Japanese Raw Art II]. A retrospective as part of the PARIS-TOKYO tandem following a first edition displayed eight years earlier.
Paintings from afar
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.
Cités Millénaires, voyage virtuel de Palmyre à Mossoul at the Arab World Institute
From October 10, 2018 to February 10, 2019, Cités millénaires, voyage virtuel de Palmyre à Mossoul is the beautiful digital experience offered by the Arab World Institute.
Carte Blanche to Annette Messager et the Institut Giacometti
From October 16, 2018 to January 13, 2019, curious people are invited to discover Giacometti’s work through a carte blanche given to contemporary artist Annette Messager.
Poison, here's the name of the exhibition to be discovered from October 10, 2018 to August 11, 2019 at Paris Palais de la Découverte. An exhibition inviting us to discover the most toxic animal and plant species. For the first time, are gathered in one place about thirty venomous and poisonous animal species among the most dangerous in the world.
Shows, and Evenings:
Jean-Paul Gaultier Fashion Freak Show
As a couturier deeply tied up to performing art and burlesque, Jean-Paul Gaultier promises his Fashion Freak Show is one to be remembered. This revue-show is performed at the Folies Bergère starting September 18, 2018.
Extra, Bouglione circus new show
From October 6, 2018 to March 17, 2019, within the beautiful setting of Cirque d’Hiver and a stone’s throw from the Place de la République, the Bouglione family displays its talent in a new show called “Extra”. If you love extraordinary shows, don’t miss this one!
From October 3, 2018 the MozART Group quartet will come and pour their music and humor at Bobino, in Paris.
Nature, the new equestrian show
From September 16 to November 4, 2018, the Chantilly stables will host a new equestrian show, Nature. Written by Sophie Bienaimé, this show will be full of surprise and poetry, perfect for the family.
Bars and concerts:
MaMa Festival 2018
New year, new edition of MaMa Festival that will take over several venues in Paris on Wednesday October 17, Thursday October 18 and Friday October 19, 2018. The program? Over 120 concerts as well as conferences with the presence of Concrete Knives, Eagle Eye Cherry, Hangman's Chair, Bobun Fever and even Dillon Cooper.
Brit Floyd - The Pink Floyd Tribute Show
Pink Floyd fans? On Sunday October 21, 2018, head to Paris Grand Rex for the unique Parisian concert of Brit Floyd!
Polo & Pan
Save the date! On Friday October 19, 2018: electro band Polo & Pan will be performing at Paris Olympia!
Debussy concert at Paris BnF
On Thursday October 18, 2018 at 6:30 p.m., the BnF (Bibliothèque nationale de France – National Library of France) welcomes a concert called “Debussy, l’écho d’une guerre”.
This Fall, British hard rock and heavy metal band Saxon will tour France with not less than four dates including a concert in Paris scheduled on Monday October 15, 2018 at Bataclan.
FIAC 2018: We Love Art turns Centre Pompidou into a temporary nightclub
For FIAC, Centre Pompidou will open to night birds on the night of Thursday October 18, 2018. On the menu? Free rein given to Davide Balula for an immersive performance followed by a temporary nightclub to enjoy and nonconformist night!
If you love Finnish heavy metal, then on Wednesday October 17, 2018 head to Paris Petit Bain venue to (re)discover Lordi live!
ABQ, the pop-up bar inspired by Breaking Bad
If you’re part of the many fans of Breaking Bad, don’t miss the return of the pop-up bar inspired by the famous American series. After London, Manchester and New-York, the Breaking Bad cocktail lab is back in Paris for a new unique experience to live until December 2018.
Windo, formerly known as La Vue, is Hyatt Regency Paris new cocktail bar. This covered rooftop is the occasion to enjoy an unobstructed view over Paris while treating yourself.
Trois fois plus de piment
In a few years only, Trois Fois plus de Piment has become a major Chinese restaurant in Paris. Between noodles and dumplings, this warm restaurant is set in rue Saint-Martin and offers spicy specialties from the Sichuan region.
Meet on Tuesday September 4, 2018 in Paris 2nd arrondissement to discover Jòia: famous Michelin star chef Hélène Darroze’s new Parisian restaurant.
Open for a year in Saint-Ouen, Yaya, the Greek and Mediterranean food restaurant by Juan Arbelaez and Kalios is an authentic invitation to travel for your taste buds. Follow us, we are leaving for Greece.
The new Café Etienne Marcel
Set a stone’s throw from the Halles, Café Etienne Marcel changes owners. New décor, new and fresh food and new kids’ friendly and all-you-can-eat brunch, here’s everything to delight the most gourmet and demanding restaurant-goers among us.
Do we really need to present Dessirier? This institution based in Paris 17th arrondissement is certainly one of the best fish restaurants in Paris.
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.
If you want to taste delicious dishes made with tasty produces and in a lovely setting, head to Le Beslay. This new and small restaurant in Paris 11th arrondissement will answer all your needs and expectations.
The best patisseries 2018 in Paris
French pastry is riding high and we love it. Between newly awarded chefs, beloved chefs and young talents, we spanned the best patisseries in the French capital this year 2018 to list our top 10. If you have a sweet-tooth, it’s time to close your eyes so that you don’t succumb.
Paris Cité de l’Architecture invites you to know Girafe, its new restaurant featuring an unobstructed view on the Eiffel Tower!
Bo&Mie is the rocking backery at Etienne Marcel. Nice bread, flavorful viennoiseries and pastries to be enjoyed on the spot or to take away, BOetMie is an address to try asap!
The best bakeries in Paris
Looking for the best bakery in Paris? You made it! To enjoy the best bread in the French capital, we give you the top Parisian bakeries.
Have a great week in Paris!
From 15 October 2018 to 19 October 2018
Paris - Ile de France
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