French were on lockdown since Tuesday March 17th 2020. They are finally be able to go out again and go shopping or discover cultural entertainments usually very rich in Paris. If the French capital stays in red area and everything is not normal again, here are some ideas to discover the city or to enjoy home this week, June 1 to 7, 2020.
Containment exit on June 2nd: what will change with phase 2
June 2nd will mark the beginning of the second containment exit phase. French will be able to enjoy new entertainments and new places of life will reopen in France. Limited trips, bars, cafés, restaurants, movie theaters, museums, cultural events… Let’s have a look at what will change from June 2nd, 2020.Museums:
Exhibitions and museums:
The Giacometti Institute reopens with In Search of Lost Works - our pictures
The institut Giacometti reopens this Friday May 15, 2020! The museum is finally allowed to exit containment and invites the fans of the artist to come and discover their latest exhibitions, In Search of Lost Works, from February 25 to June 17, 2020. A fascinating investigation on the clues left by Giacometti to discover never-seen-before works! Don’t miss it!
Fluctuart and its open air terrace reopen
This is spirit-liftig news... First floating urban center Fluctuart finally reopens this June 2, 2020. An art spot set near the Pont des Invalides which reopening has been made possible since the phase 2 of the containment exit has launched, as detailed by Edouard Philippe this May 28.
Covid-19: an African pagne store in Paris gives 500 non-surgical masks for free
Non-surgical masks given for free to Parisians? This is what offers African pagne store Barakatou. Starting from Monday April 27, this store nestled in Paris 18th arrondissement will give 500 masks in order to help Paris inhabitants to be protected from covid-19.
Huygens: the custom-made cosmetics store reopens in Paris and provides a click&collect service
Huygens is this store nestled in Paris Marais neighborhood and offering you natural and custom-made cosmetics that will find their spot in your toilet bags.
Reopening - Sillages Paris: a custom-made exceptional perfume
Sillages Paris is the latest Parisian spot where you can awake your senses and be introduced to the art of perfumery and leave with a scent that is 100% you. We tried the experience for you and here’s what we thought.
Pierre Hermé reopens his pastry stores in Paris
Did you miss Pierre Hermé’s pastries? Well, you will be delighted to learn that the pastry champion reopens 8 of his stores in Paris starting this Thursday May 14.
Cédric Grolet Opéra reopens with a click & collect service and a new menu
Pastry chef Cédric Grolet reopens his Opéra store with a click & collect service and on the occasion, he launches a new e-store. Novelties are also available on the menu!
Deconfinement: finding walks and hikes within a 100-kilometer distance to Paris
As the end of confinement is upon us, the ban of moving over 100 kilometers from your home from May 11th is said to prevent trips between departments. But as we all want to stretch our legs after a long hibernation, but we should not clog up the same areas, the Helloways platform enables us to have easy access to walks, hikes and microadventures near you.
World Environment Day: a virtual festival with Patti Smith, Ben Harper…
Michael Stipe from REM, Patti Smith, Ben Harper and even Yeah Yeah Yeah, Angélique Kidjo, Safia Nolin… All these artists have announced to take part in a special event called: “Pathway to Paris: virtual festival for our planet”. Co-organized by the 350.org association on World Environment Day, this virtual festival will air live on Facebook on Friday June 5, 2020 at 9 p.m. (CET).
Deconfinement: Paris Opera extends its free online show program
Throughout lockdown, Paris Opera delighted us with a very beautiful selection of shows available online and for free. We enjoyed Carmen, Swan Lake and even the Barber of Seville. And big news, new shows are scheduled until late May.
The Tuileries Garden reopens
The Tuileries Garden is a must-see place in Paris! This garden goes along rue de Rivoli, linking two very famous places in Paris, the Louvre and the Place de la Concorde. And when we visit it, we quickly understand why the Tuileries Garden is a listed monument since 1991. We find manies statues along with works of art. Discover it from Sunday May 31, 2020.
Ocean festival 2020, free entertainments at Paris Aquarium Tropical de la Porte Dorée
Nothing will prevent Paris Asquarium Tropical de la Porte Dorée from celebrating Marine Day and World Ocean Day: this edition 2020 will be held online! On Saturday June 6, tune in to take part in many entertainments planned for children and adults, it is free, it is playful and instructive, we are looking forward to it!
“We Are One: A Global Film Festival”, the digital and solidarity-based film festival
After the virtual music show, discover the virtual film festival! “We Are One: A Global Film Festival” is coming on the internet from May 29 to June 7, 2020 for movie fans’ greatest joy. Goal? Collecting funds for the WHO. On the occasion, over twenty great film festivals have announced they will partner with Cannes, Venice and Berlin film festivals.
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The Running show becomes Run Experience: postponed
Surprise! The Salon du Running (or running show) becomes Run Experience and will finally not take place from April 2 to 4, 2020 at the Parc des Expositions. Due to the coronavirus outbreak, the fair is postponed to October 15 to 17, 2020.
Jazz Festival at Saint-Germain-des-Prés 2020 - Postponed
Jazz Festival at Saint-Germain-des-Prés will finally be back in Paris in October, 2020 for a new and 20th edition full of music and very jazzy discoveries!
Coronavirus: HOLI, the festival of colors 2020 delayed!
Colorful and traditional Indian festival HOLI initially coming back this March 29, 2020 to Paris Jardin d'Acclimatation is postponed.
Paris Half-Marathon 2020 postponed to September 2020
The 28th edition of Paris Half-Marathon now called Harmonie Mutuelle Semi de Paris was expected to take place this Sunday March 1, 2020 in the streets of the French capital, departing from Gare d'Austerlitz to line at the Bibliothèque François Mitterrand has been postponed to September 6, 2020.
Marathon of Paris 2020, postponed to October
The new and 44th edition of the Schneider Electric Marathon de Paris was said to be held on Sunday April 5, 2020 but is postponed to October 18, 2020 due to the coronavirus outbreak. This year, the route is set between the Avenue des Champs-Elysées and the Porte Dauphine.
Long Night of Museums, Museum Night 2020 in Paris and Ile de France: new date
This year, the “Nuit des Musées,” or Long Night of Museum, returns on Saturday November 14, 2020 after being postponed due to the coronavirus epidemic. The Museum of Modern Art, the Musée d'Orsay, the Fondation Vuitton and even the Palace of Versailles, they will all be free of charge for this special late-night opening. On the menu, then: exhibitions, shows, workshops and more. So, are you ready to live the Long Night of Museums aka Museum Night?
Dates and Opening Time
From 1 June 2020 to 7 June 2020
Paris - Ile de France
75001 Paris 1