Cafe, restaurant and bar terraces, shopping or cultural entertainments... Here is a bunch of ideas to discover in town or at home this week, September 28 to October 4, 2020.
White Night - Nuit Blanche 2020 in Paris: program
White Night 2020 will take place on October 3, 2020 in Paris. The free event will have to take a new form in order to maintain social distancing because of the coronavirus crisis. All in all, 20 installations expect you all in the city's museums, and 42 "off" propositions will be to discovered. Here is the program!
Paris first four arrondissements go car-free on October 4, 2020
Good news for Paris lovers who have no car since Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo has announced that the first four arrondissements of Paris are now reserved for pedestrians, a Sunday per month. Next event: Sunday October 4, 2020.
The Avenue des Champs-Elysées will go car-free on Sunday October 4, 2020
The Avenue des Champs Elysées will be free of car and pedestrian one Sunday per month. It's the perfect occasion to discover the world's most beautiful avenue in a new light and to take a selfie in front of the Arc de Triomphe without any car to ruin the scenery. Next event: Sunday October 4, 2020.
Free museums and monuments in Paris this Sunday October 4, 2020
We almost forgot free museums on the 1st Sunday of the month. Alright, then, Sortiraparis reminds you which museums are free this Sunday October 4, 2020 to make sure you can get your share of discoveries!
Louvre free late-night openings on the first Saturdays of the month
The Louvre invites us for a late-night tour on the first Saturdays of the month. So, are you ready for this unmissable art event?
Mangez et cassez-vous, cheap burger restaurant in Paris reopens
Super good deal alert! Mangez et Cassez-vous (eat and go away) restaurant set in Paris 11th is back with burgers for only 2.70 euros, and a new restaurant in Paris 9th arrondissement! Let’s go find some cheap and tasty burgers!
Paris Hôtel de Crillon confidential “Bonsoir Paris” roofop comes to light
Looking for an uncommon place to make the best of Paris? An iconic Parisian palace presents its temporary rooftop set within a secret suite and open to the public for a few weeks. Meet at Paris Hôtel de Crillon to enjoy a 180° unobstructed view on the Place de la Concorde and the Eiffel Tower from an exclusive terrace covering 200sqm, featuring cocktails and tasty tapas.
Graffiti Paris: Workshops to introduce you to street-art in Paris
Loving Street Art? How about trying your hand at it and express your creativity through graffiti? How perfect, in Paris, a group provides you with introductory workshop to put yourself in a street artist’s shoes. Its name? Graffiti Paris.
Exhibitions, museums and culture:
Gabrielle Chanel exhibition at the Palais Galliera, pictures
Paris Palais Galliera presents its first retrospective devoted to Gabrielle Chanel for its reopening on October 1, 2020. The “Gabrielle Chanel, manifeste de mode” exhibition pays tribute to the iconic designer until March 14, 2021.
La police des Lumières, the free exhibition at the National Archives in Paris
The National Archives devotes an exhibition to the “Police des Lumières”, the police in the 18th century. All along a themed tour, the Archives wished to show the creation of the police in a historical context: the riots because of the famine. We are told how France has been fitted with a centralized, professional police, and what was the work of police chiefs and other inspectors in 1750. Free of charge, the exhibition runs from September 18, 2020 to January 18, 2021.
Mon ombre après minuit, Agustín Cárdenas’ free exhibition at the Maison de l’Amérique latine
Paris Maison de l’Amérique latine reopens in September and returns with something huge! Discover Agustín Cárdenas and his exhibition, Mon ombre après minuit (My shadow past midnight) running from September 1 to December 19, 2020. Get to know the universe of this Cuban artist considered as one of the biggest artists in the 20th century. Discover one of the greatest names of South-American art for free!
Mundolingua, the quirky museum of language, languages, and linguistics reopens
Languages, language, and linguistics fans can go and discover or rediscover Mundolingua, this quirky museum of language, languages, and linguistics as it reopened on May 18, 2020. The occasion to learn more about languages from all around the world.
Citéco, the City of the Economy in Paris reopens
The City of Economy in Paris is ultimately reopening on July 1, 2020 after two months on lockdown, with a free weekend until July 3. The perfet moment to rediscover the Hôtel Gaillard, a neo-Renaissance masterpiece listed as historic monument and the museum's permanent collection.
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.
Les Extatiques 2020, the free open-air exhibition from La Défense to La Seine Musicale
Les Extatiques, the monumental open-air exhibition at La Défense is back from June 26 to October 4, 2020. This year, for the 3rd edition, works by Fabrice Hyber, Elsa Shal, Matteo Nasini and Carlos Cruz-Diez will take over the public pace between La Défense and the gardens of La Seine Musicale.
Press Start 2020, Centre Pompidou’s video game festival
Devoted to video games, Press Start returns from September 23 to 28, 2020 at Centre Pompidou BPI for its 8th edition. Free of charge, the festival is themed on Post-Apocalypse. On the menu, workshops, meetings and video games!
Department stores and shopping malls in Paris and Ile-de-France
To satisfy your shopping craving, here are all the department stores and shopping malls to discover now in Paris and Île-de-France.
Shopping Outlets in Paris
Shopping for name brands at low prices, that’s what outlets are for! To save you some time, we’ve taken inventory and compared the different outlets just around the city, including Vallée Village, One Nation Paris, Marques Avenues, Usine Center and Usine Mode et Maison... Let's go and discover some good deals!
Paris best thrift stores
For good deals and vintage clothes fans, thrift stores are the perfect stores! There are many of them in Paris and we’ve brought you the crème de la crème.
Two urban farms reopen in Paris 18th arrondissement
Two urban farms reopened on June 2, 2020 in Paris 18th arrondissement: the Petite Ferme de la Goutte d’Or, and the Ferme du Jardin d’Eole! This is the occasion for children and grown-ups to go and meet animals.
Flowers in the sky of Bercy Village this summer 2020
This summer 2020, flowers will blossom in the sky of Bercy Village. Les Naturistes landscaper Audray Roy-Camille proposes an exclusive and poetic installation: 2,600 flowers hanging in the air, like garlands. To see and take picture of from July 11 to October 11, 2020.
Albert-Kahn museum’s garden, an exceptional lush garden at the gates of Paris
Missing greenery and nature? Run to the Albert-Kahn museum and discover its exceptional garden to enjoy a wonderful change of scenery. On weekends, you can enjoy this wonderful invitation to travel to the heart of nature.
Explore Paris for unique tours of the Greater Paris
Sponsored - How about a unique guided tour of the Greater Paris? If you like street art, architecture, contemporary art, nature or even just cosmopolitan city, you will find the outing in the Greater Paris meeting your expectations on Explore Paris, the website launched by the Office du Tourisme et des Congrès de Paris in partnership with other Ile-de-France departments (92, 93, 94).
Château de Vaux le Vicomte 2020: estate and château open from Wednesday to Sunday
The Château de Vaux le Vicomte reopens from June 13, 2020 for a new season said to last up to November 1, 2020, and a few dates after only for Christmas. After partially reopening, the estate ultimately reopens all week and on public holidays from July 15. On the menu, many entertainments for the whole family all year around, a wonderful chateau and gardens by Le Nôtre to discover or rediscover.
Food & Drinks:
10 tasty restaurants and terraces to enjoy in September 2020 in Paris
Enjoying a nice meal on a terrace with this beautiful weather, this is something to do to delight our taste buds and eyes! Discover now our 10 tasty restaurants and terraces to enjoy in September 2020 in Paris!
MUN, the rooftop on the Champs-Elysées comes to light
MUN, this is the name of the latest Parisian rooftop soon to be on everyone’s lips. Set on the Champs-Elysées, this new restaurant inspired by Japan, designed by Paris Society, opens the restaurant and the terrace from September 8, 2020.
La Guinguette Villette: Café A’s XXL pop-up guinguette comes to the Parc de la Villette
Café A’s La Guinguette Villette expects you all summer long in Paris 19th arrondissement between the Canal de l’Ourcq and the Parc de la Villette. On the menu? Entertainments, boardgames, music, tasty and solidarity food… And to discover on an XXL terrace.
Hotel du Crillon Ice-Cream Truck by Matthieu Carlin - Video
Calling all demanding foodies, hotel du Crillon launches its Ice-Cream Truck, a vintage ice-cream truck likely to delight you with homemade recipes available till late September. Cones, bowls, or wafer, paired with Matthieu Carlin’s delicious homemade ice creams and sorbets, you will love it!
Laho: the new lush rooftop terrace by Paris Gare de Lyon railway station
Wanting to touch the sky this summer in Paris? Laho – the latest rooftop in town – expects you from July 3, 2020 a stone’s throw from Paris Gare de Lyon railway station. Designed by Passage Enchanté, Laho hopes to seduce you thanks to a lush setting, a unique sunset, and tasty food offer by female chef Julie Basset… The whole perched 60 meters above the ground! We tell you more on this new, temporary summer place in Paris.
La Javelle: Open-Air Summer Hangout Spot on the West Side of Paris reopens for the season 2020
Nestled by the Port Javelle Bas, La Javelle is the summer hot spot in western Paris. Between relaxations areas, drinks, and delicious food, this lovely terrace has everything to make you dizzy. Meet now and all summer long to chill like you never have before!
The Jardin Suspendu at the Parc Floral: new and huge bucolic terrace in Paris
Good news for Jardin Suspendu fans, since the famous temporary summer terrace is back in Paris for a new and third season. This time, Passage Enchanté teams gives its Jardin Suspendu a new 2,500sqm natural setting: the Chesnaie du Roy set in the heart of Vincennes Parc Floral.
Fu Castella opens its terrace
Have you heard of castella? This small pastry from Portugal is finally coming to Paris at Fu Castella. We bet you’ll love this fine and soft cake! To adapt to the situation, Fu Castella opens its terrace starting Tuesday June 2, let's go and enjoy a sweet treat.
Good deals coming up:
The Montmartre Grape Harvest Festival 2020 in Paris: program!
From October 7 to 11, 2020, the famous Montmartre Grape Harvest Festival is back. With colorful shows, walks and exhibitions open to all, festivities are always happier and richer in many discoveries and beautiful surprises. Here is the program 2020!
Dates and Opening Time
From 28 September 2020 to 4 October 2020
Paris - Ile de France
75001 Paris 1