What's up in Paris this week December 9 to 15, 2019? Whether you're looking for leisures, exhibitions, shows, concerts, restaurants and stores to discover this week in Paris, Sortiraparis gives you the best of this week's outings in Paris!
This week's unmissable events:
Christmas village and market 2019 in front of Paris City Hall
For Christmas celebrations 2019, the city of Paris once again sets up a Christmas village in front of the City Hall including a Christmas market and free entertainments from December 13, 2019 to January 1, 2020 included.
Kickboxing world championship at Paris Cirque Phénix
Combat sport fans, meet at Paris Cirque Phénix for the Kickboxing world championship. On the occasion four-time kickboxing world champion Cyril Benzaquen will defend his title. Meet on Thursday December 12, 2019 at 7 p.m. to make sure you miss nothing of this exclusive sport event.
Pierre Soulages, the exhibition celebrating his 100th birthday at Paris Centre Pomidou
Centre Pompidou celebrates Pierre Soulages’ 100th birthday with the “Soulages et le musée national d’art moderne” (Soulages and the National Museum of Modern Art) exhibition. Rediscover this modern artist dear to Centre Pomidou through 14 works displayed from December 11, 2019 to March 9, 2020.
An enchanting Christmas 2019 at the medieval village of the Château de Vincennes
From Saturday December 7 to 21, 2019, be ready to live a magical Christmas with “Les Enchanteurs de Noël” providing fantastic shows and animations. In the heart of the historic site of the Château de Vincennes, come with your family for a journey through time, at the era of minstrels, knights, wizards and other jugglers…
Outings of the week:
The Dark Night on Friday December 13, 2019 at Le Manoir de Paris
Face your fears at Le Manoir de Paris, this place where horrible tales come to life. This Friday December 13, 2019, face your demons in the labyrinthine corridors with only one lamp to light your path.
Christmas 2019, outing ideas in Paris
Christmas in Paris is magic! For this Christmas 2019, helped by Santa Claus, Sortiraparis cooked you a nice little guide bringing together the places and outings you shouldn’t miss, so that you can spend a very mesmerizing Christmas break.
Christmas Magic: free entertainments for children at Paris Jardin des Tuileries
For the very first time, this year, Christmas Magic comes to Paris Jardin des Tuileries and offers a whole bunch of free entertainments and activities to children from November 15, 2019 to January 5, 2020.
Sports and leisures of the week:
Ice skating rinks in Paris and Ile de France for the Holidays 2019/2020
Since Christmas is just around the corner, going ice skating with children or your friends is a true delight! Everyone likes it, falls and laughs. But where can we go ice skating this year? Places are less common, so let’s explore the possibilities.
Shopping and fair:
Christmas Markets 2019 in Paris
Paris, its Christmas markets, sounds like the Christmas Holidays are coming really soon! Starting mid-November, wooden chalets and lights will be animating the streets and will offer you an enchanting journey to the land of Santa Claus. For this Christmas 2019 in Paris, discover the various venues welcoming you with open arms for a stroll or a shopping with a flavor of cinammon and fir.
Fraîche: the vintage made in Paris brand
Are your looking for an eco-friendly and unique outfit? Fresh is the brand that was made for you. It’s local, 100% made in Paris and combines vintage elegance and fun details, because dressing up is feeling good about ourselves! Here’s a brand likely to put us in a good mood!
Veja opens its first store in Paris
How great! Eco-friendly sneaker brand Veja opens its first store in Paris 3rd arrondissement. On the occasion, the brand releases the Condor, the first post oil running trainers. Meet from September 20, 2019 on rue de Poitou to try them!
Misericordia: committed fashion from Lima to Paris
This September we want to go on a committed shopping spree. Meet at Misericordia in Paris 11th arrondissement to discover a whole comfortable and affordable ready-to-wear clothing line coming straight from Lima.
La Superette, the new trendy spot for small designers
La Superette is the new trendy concept-store devoted to young brands and rising designers. You’ll find your happiness for sure!
Unisex sweatshirt brand Agogo now has its store in Paris
Unisex streetwear brand Agogo now has its own physical store. Let’s run in Paris 4th arrondissement to discover the new collection as well as the other designers available in the store.
Concept Store Distance opens its first store in Paris
Running is trendy, even on the Parisian macadam. Lyon concept store Distance got it right and opens its first store in Paris, a lovely version of the Lyon-based house.
Supervintage, the new store for vintage lovers
Supervintage is the new store for vintage lovers to discover in Paris 10th arrondissement!
The Socialite Family opens a home décor store in Paris
The Socialite Family has now its first address in Paris 2nd arrondissement. The new temple of design furniture where you can find the iconic pieces of the label as well as novelties.
The best beauty and wellness addresses in Paris
Here’s something likely to delight people ready to get all pampered up, the ultimate guide of the best beauty and wellness addresses in Paris. Ready for a cocooning session? Here we go!
Eco friendly places in Paris
Feel like adopting an eco-friendly lifestyle? Here are the places in Paris that will help you move towards an eco-friendlier world!
Shopping in Paris: the best addresses
Feel like going on a shopping spree? To find your new favorite clothing item, we brought together our favorite fashion stores in Paris as well as out best tips and tricks. Careful though, these addresses are highly addictive!
Niche perfumeries in Paris
Looking for a unique fragrance? A heady perfume which manages to enchant your entourage? Keep reading to find happiness in the best niche perfumeries in Paris!
Jumanji – Next Level: official trailer and video interview
Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black, Karen Gillan and Kevin Hart are back and defying the jungle again in Jumanji: Next Level, out in French theaters on December 4, 2019. Let’s discover the trailer together!
L’Ecran Pop: Bohemian Rhapsody sing-along at Paris Le Grand Rex in December 2019
After a two screenings in May and September that have been sold-out in no time, L’Ecran Pop offers a new sing-along session of ”Bohemian Rhapsody” at Paris Le Grand Rex. Meet on December 11, 2019 to attend the sing along of the biopic about Freddie Mercury.
Knives Out by Rian Johnson: discover the trailers
Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, Jamie Lee Curtis, Michael Shannon… They are staring together in Rian Johnson’s latest movie, Knives Out, out in French theater on November 27, 2019. A crime thriller in line with the adventures of Hercule Poirot or Miss Marple. Let’s discover the trailers!
Jumanji – Next Level: official trailer
Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black, Karen Gillan and Kevin Hart are back and defying the jungle again in Jumanji: Next Level, out in French theaters on December 11, 2019. Let’s discover the trailer together!
Last Christmas starring Emilia Clarke: discover the trailers
Emilia Clarke fans will soon find the actress in Last Christmas, a Paul Feig movie also starring Emma Thompson and out in France on November 20, 2019. Without further ado, let's discover the trailers together!
Art and Cultural Exhibitions:
La Forêt Escargot: a street art exhibition within a giant snail in Paris
A giant snail highlighting ecology and recycling through an installation by 29 artists. This is what travelling exhibition La Forêt Escargot offers us to discover from November 23, 2019 to February 23, 2020 in Paris 14th arrondissement.
Richard Linklater retrospective at Centre Pompidou
With the Festival d’Automne in Paris, Centre Pompidou invites from November 25, 2019 to January 6, 2020, filmmaker Richard Linklater. For the first time, a retrospective about all his movies is displayed around one common theme: time.
TEKKAL, Couleurs de Corée, the exhibition at the Korean Culture Center, our pictures
On the occasion of its inauguration, the Korean Culture Center invites Asian art fans to discover TEKKAL, Couleurs de Corée (TEKKAL, Colors of Korea), from November 20, 2019 to February 14, 2020, an exhibition focusing on the meaning and use of colors in Korean’s lives and culture. The occasion to discover how colors influence Koreans’ lives as well as art and contemporary creation.
Versailles Revival 1867-1937 exhibition at the Palace of Versailles, our pictures
From November 19, 2019 to March 15, 2020 the Versailles Revival exhibition at the Palace of Versailles returns on a specific period of time of the life at the palace. In the late 19th century, the Palace of Versailles was the topic for many paintings, books, photographs. And yet, it’s also a criticized period since the palace is now a historic museum. Let’s return on this period of tensions at the Palace of Versailles.
Somuk, the exhibition at Paris Musée du Quai Branly
From November 19, 2019 to March 8, 2020 the Musée du Quai Branly invites modern art enthusiasts to discover an exhibition about an artist from New Caledonia, Somuk. The occasion to learn more about the universe of this political leader and modern artist with works each more peculiar than the last.
“Striking Iron, the Art of African Blacksmiths” exhibition at Paris Musée du Quai Branly
From November 19, 2019 to March 29, 2020, Paris Musée du Quai Branly unveils about 230 works made of wrought irons and between the 17th century and the contemporary era, coming from about fifteen African countries.
Helena Rubinstein’s collection at Paris Musée du Quai Branly, our pictures
From November 5, 2019 to June 28, 2020 Paris Musée du Quai Branly devotes a wonderful exhibition to Helena Rubinstein’s art collection. Including 60 primitive sculptures, portraits and art objects, this exhibition offers an original approach of art as seen by a passionate woman who was interested in what others considered to be ugly.
Chine 1948/49-1958, the exhibition at Paris Cartier-Bresson Foundation
Set in Paris Marais neighborhood, the Cartier-Bresson Foundation welcomes the “Chine 1948/49-1958” exhibition from October 15, 2019 to February 2, 2020.
Joris-Karl Huysmans, Art Critic. From Degas to Grünewald at the Musée d’Orsay
From November 26, 2019 to March 1, 2020, Paris Musée d’Orsay presents the “Joris-Karl Huysmans, Art critic. From Degas to Grünewald” exhibition. Art or literature fans, this exhibition aims at touching everyone and impress everyone.
Greco exhibition at the Grand Palais
From October 14, 2019 to February 10, 2020, the Grand Palais dedicates an exhibition to Cretan artist Domenico Theotokopoulos aka “El Greco” founder of the Spanish School of the 16th century.
Cosmopolis edition 2019 at Paris Centre Pompidou
With Cosmopolis Paris Centre Pompidou welcomes a project that goes beyond a simple exhibition to experience from October 23 to December 23, 2019. Meet on the first floor, Galerie 3 (a place visible from the outside) to wonder about the new issues of technology.
Charlie Chaplin, the one-man band, the exhibition at Paris Philharmonie
Charlie Chaplin is given pride of place at Paris Philharmonie from October 11, 2019 to January 26, 2020 with a superb exhibition. A wonderful occasion to discover a musical portrait of Charlie Chaplin!
Toulouse-Lautrec, the exhibition at Paris Grand Palais - our pictures
Paris Grand Palais dedicates a large retrospective to Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec from October 9, 2019 to January 27, 2020. An exhibition co-curated with the Musée d’Orsay, the Musée de l’Orangerie and the Réunion des musées nationaux and supported by the city of Albi and the Musée Toulouse-Lautrec.
Moderne Maharajah, un mécène des années 30 at Paris Musée des Arts Décoratifs - photos
The palace of the Maharajah of Indore is at the heart of an exhibition, L’Inde au défi de la mordernité, from September 26, 2019 to January 12, 2020 at Paris Musée des Arts Décoratifs. We discover the works and furniture of a young prince fascinated by English and French art and architecture, a frienc and sponsor of many artists such as Man Ray, Brancusi, Le Corbusier and Perriand who ordered a modern palace to Eckart Muthesius.
Italian masterpieces from the Alana Collection at Paris Musée Jacquemart-André - Pictures
From September 13, 2019 to January 20, 2020, the Collection Alana unveils its Italian masterpiece paintings. Fra Angelico, Bellini, Tintoretto, Veronese, this fall 2019, we’re about to walk 5 centuries of painting, from the Italian Renaissance to the paintings of the 17th century thanks to 75 exceptional paintings.
Christodoulos Panayiotou, the exhibition at Paris Musée d’Orsay
Set in Paris 7th arrondissement, the Musée d’Orsay welcomes artist Christodoulos Panayiotou for a temporary exhibition to discover from October 19, 2019 to January 12, 2020.
War Horse comes to La Seine Musicale in Paris - Video
The wonderful and award-winning show War Horse, critically acclaimed all over the world, is finally coming to France. Meet from November 29 to December 29, 2019 at Boulogne-Billancourt La Seine Musicale to attend one of the 34 exceptional performances.
I Love Piaf at Paris Théâtre Daunou
Musical “I Love Piaf” will be performed from November 28, 2019 to January 3, 2020 at Paris Théâtre Daunou. Come and enjoy a journey through the life of Edith Piaf.
Défi, Cirque d’Hiver Bouglione’s latest show
For the season 2019/2020, Cirque d’Hiver Bouglione presents their latest circus creation, “Défi”. On the menu this year, clowns, juggling acts, acrobatic acts, a few animals and a plane.
Candlelight: candlelit classic music concerts in Paris
Candlelight is the event for music lovers looking for a magical night. This series of classic music concerts will enchant you as they are candlelit and held in uncommon places in Paris.
Ibrahim Maalouf live at Paris La Seine Musicale in December 2019
Musician Ibrahim Maalouf expects you on Saturday December 14 and Sunday 15, 2019 at Boulogne-Billancourt La Seine Musicale for two exclusive shows in tribute to Oum Kalthoum.
Bars of the week:
Oh la la ! the new cocktail bar x speakeasy hotel at Place de la Bastille
The first hotel hidden behind a cocktail bar is the Oh la la! that has been inaugurated earlier this year at Place de la Bastille.
In Paris, this bar provides Christmas cocktails
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in Paris and in the République area, Mon Coco unveils super tasty cocktails for the Holiday season and created by Matthias Giroud.
Cocon d’Hiver: Westin Paris-Vendôme pop-up winter bar 2019-2020
Hotel The Westin Paris-Vendôme celebrates winter by opening a pop-up bar, “Cocon d’Hiver”. A warm bubble that looks like a Scandinavian chalet and celebrates afternoon break to discover until late March 2020.
Le Signature, a temporary 100% cola bar in Paris
Good news for cola drinkers. Pop-up bar Le Signature has just settled in the Montorgueil neighborhood. Until December 28, 2019, enjoy cocktails based on the most famous cola.
Park Hyatt Paris-Vendôme Winter chalet 2019-2020
From November 14, 2019 to February 15, 2020, Park Hyatt Paris-Vendôme chalet is back on its winter terrace. For this new edition, the winter chalet takes us to the mysterious and unique world of gold diggers!
3615, a temporary and old school bar in Paris
3615 is the name of this temporary bar that makes us relive the 80’s and all the way to the 2000’s. head to Paris 11th arrondissement to enjoy a walk down memory lane in a top atmosphere. Meet from October 5, 2019.
The Eiffel Tower unveils its temporary winter 2019/2020 terrace: the Bulle Parisienne
This winter, the Eiffel Tower expects to amaze your taste buds. On the 1st floor of the Iron Lady, you’re welcomed by the Bulle Parisienne [Parisian Bubble] until April 2002. Under a transparent bubble, come and enjoy the unobstructed views while nibbling on sweet and savory treats. until April 2020. Under a transparent bubble, come and enjoy the unobstructed views while nibbling on sweet and savory treats."|image="gauche"]
Normandy Hotel Paris restaurant-bar, Le Comptoir du Chantier
New address alert! Plant-based and vegan food fans are expected at Le Comptoir du Chantier, the brand-new restaurant-bar at Normandy Hotel set in Paris 1st arrondissement. A new place with a design décor inspired by construction sites that has been inaugurated on October 17, 2019 and provides you with a delicious plant-based menu from breakfast to late in the afternoon. Let’s go, friends, shall we?
Restaurants of the week:
Italian restaurant That’s Life in Paris Marais neighborhood by Jean-Michel Wilmotte
That's Life, this is the name of the newest restaurant mixing design and delicious Italian specialties. Revisited by Jean-Michel Wilmotte, this bright and modern spot offers delicious dishes.
Fondue Party at Chalet des Iles this Winter 2019
This winter 2019, Chalet des Iles provides fondue in a mountain decor. A Savoy experience to enjoy on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings!
Pipalottes, La Table, local bistro in Paris 9th arrondissement
Restaurant Pipalottes, La Table has been entertaining rue de Rochechouart with flavorful and well-plated bistro dishes. For lunch, dinner or brunch, let’s run to this restaurant set in Paris 9th arrondissement!
Mavrommatis: the Michelin-starred Greek restaurant got a makeover
Created in 1993 by the Mavrommatis brothers, the gourmet restaurant named after them was awarded the supreme consecration in 2018 with their first Michelin star, before closing for a while for an in-depth renovation. We went and discovered this new décor, tried the menu of the only Greek Michelin-starred restaurant in the world, outside Greece.
Chez Mamie: the Chinese (and genuine!) table in upper Marais
There are thousands of Chinese restaurants in Paris and not all of them are genuine, and that’s a shame. Luckily, there are still plenty of exceptions to the rule. Chez Mamie, Jack Teng’s restaurant, is one of them, with its Chinese inn décor and its menu filled with culinary gems we rarely find in Paris.
Le Celadon restaurant’s renewal with chef Ludovic Bonneville
New chef, new décor… This Fall, bistronomic restaurant Le Céladon has got a makeover. The menu put up together by chef Ludovic Bonneville is very mouthwatering.
Madison Caffe, the best fresh pasta restaurant in Paris
Fresh pasta lovers have found their new canteen with Madison Caffe, a restaurant set in Paris 16th arrondissement, a stone’s throw from the Trocadero gardens. After Brooklyn Pizzeria, The Little Italy and Manhattan Terrazza, Garry Dorr, the place founder, invites you to discover fresh pasta made in front of you and to order. The occasion to enjoy the very best of Italy!
Sorella: delicious, friendly and lovely trattoria in Paris 16th arrondissement
Calling all Italian cuisine fans! Set in Paris 16th arrondissement, Italian trattoria Sorella welcomes you and invite syou to enjoy a delicious cuisine coming straight from Dante's country. Antipastis, homemade pizzas, pasta... The best of Italy in your plate, how does it sound?
Fall is all about pie at Hotel Vernet “V” restaurant in Paris
Set in Paris 8th arrondissement, Hotel Vernet is already moving on to Fall with a new menu for the “V” restaurant by chef Richard Robe. Between American and French pies, gourmands are already mouthwatering! Let’s go, friends, shall we?
Christmas teatimes 2019 in Paris
Since Christmas 2019 is upon us, enjoy a delicious Christmas teatime, this delicious tea party over a nice and hot drink. Often served in the greatest palaces, teatime is now available ins many restaurants for a very well-deserved break in December 2019. Discover the best teatimes in Paris!
Café Pavane, restaurant and tearoom by Manon Hévin
Facing the Jardin du Luxembourg, Café Pavane is Jean-Paul Hévin’s daughter Manon Hévin’s first tearoom. For this gourmet address, she’s come up with a nice cocoon providing Russian-inspired dishes and her father’s emblematic cakes who is a famous chocolate maker. Here’s a nice place ideally set to enjoy the Cheesecake Mazaltov, the Pomme de Terre and the Longchamp chocolat by Jean-Paul Hévin!
Polichinelle launches a vegetable-based brunch
When Christophe Michalak creates a brunch for his latest Polichinelle restaurant, he ends up with a 100% vegetable-based and healthy brunch!
The mouthwatering music box by Le Bonheur Chocolaterie for Christmas 2019
Christmas 2019 is all about music at Le Bonheur Chocolaterie with a nice box of praline chocolates doubling up as a music box!
Teatime at Le Meurice by Cédric Grolet
A gourmet teatime by Cédric Grolet? Let's run to Le Meurice teatime, one of the most coveted in Paris. Served daily, it's a moment you don't want to miss with the sculpted fruits, delicious pastries and scones to die for. A moment of delight that will make you forget about your worries for the afternoon!
The best tearooms in Paris
Feel like gathering your friends over a lovely cup of tea (or a tasty coffee) and a delicious pastry? Head to one of our favorite tearooms in Paris to excite your taste buds and spend a delightful moment in the French capital!
The best gluten-free addresses in Paris
Are you looking for a nice gluten-free address in Paris? Here are some gourmet restaurants likely to treat you well while suiting your gluten-free diet! Follow the guide!
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.
The best yule logs 2019 in Paris
For many people, the Holidays rhyme with Christmas presents, snow and cold. But for others, winter rhymes more with gastronomy with its chestnuts, its turkey and… its yule log. And as each year, it’s the same thing, pastry chefs work themselves to death to offer you the best yule log, the most original one, the most beautiful one and the most exquisite one. Ladurée, Lenôtre or even La Maison du Chocolat, without forgetting Christophe Michalak, Pierre Hermé and Christophe Adam… Discover now the best yule logs 2019 in Paris!
Events to plan early:
Aerosmith live at Paris AccorHotels Arena in June 2020
Aerosmith are back in Paris! Steven Tyler and friends have planned to get on Paris AccorHotels Arena stage on Tuesday June 30, 2020 as part of their European tour celebrating their career’s 50th anniversary.
Forever, The best show about the King of Pop at La Seine Musicale in 2020
‘Forever, The best show about the King of Pop’ keeps on touring in France and adds more dates! After several shows at Casino de Paris, the show will come to Boulogne-Billancourt La Seine Musicale for an exclusive performance on Saturday January 4, 2020.
Fête de l’Huma 2020 in Paris: dates
Each year, the French newspaper L’Humanité organizes a festival, Fête de l’Huma, in Paris for a weekend full of debates, exhibitions and concerts. Do not miss the edition 2020 on Friday September 11, Saturday 12 and Sunday 13, at the Parc Départemental George-Valbon in La Courneuve. Stay tuned to discover the lineup.
Have a great week in Paris!
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From 9 December 2019 to 15 December 2019
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