Summer in Paris: Events and Exhibitions Around the City

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Are you spending your Summer in Paris? So look at the events and exhibitions we’ve selected around the city.

ALL SUMMER
1st Sundays free / Free museums
Parks
Markets
Evening museum openings
Berges de Seine

TEMPORARY EXHIBITS
G I R L curated by Pharrel at Galerie Perrotin (ends June 25)
Flamme Éternelle – Thomas Hirschhorn at Palais de Tokyo (ends June 23)
Van Gogh / Artaud. The Man Suicided by Society at Musée D’Orsay (ends July 6)
The Parisianer at Hôtel de Ville (ends 19 July)
Motion Factory at Gaîté Lyrique (ends Aug 10)
Avec Motifs Apparents at 104 (ends Aug 10)
Paris 1900: the city of entertainment at Petit Palais (ends Aug 17)
Il était un Fois l’Orient Express at Institut Monde Arabe (ends Aug 30)
Dries Van Noten Inspiration at Les Arts Décoratifs (ends Aug 31)
L’État du Ciel partie 3 at Palais de Tokyo (ends September 7)
Vivid Memories at Fondation Cartier (ends September 21)
Le Mur at Maison Rouge (through September 21)
JR installation at the Pantheon (ends Oct 5)
Candlelit Evenings at Vaux le Vicomte (Saturdays until October 5)
Tattooists, Tattooed at Quai Branly (ends Oct 18)
Grandes Eau et Jardins Musicaux (music and fountains) at Versailles (weekends through October 26)
Libération de Paris photography exhibit at Musée Carnavalet
various digital, start-up, tech events at NUMA
Centre Pompidou
Maison Européenne de la Photographie
Le Laboratoire

JUNE
Roland Garros (French Open) (May 28 – June 8)
Jardin, Jardins in the Tuilleries (June 6 – 9)
David Lebovitz book signing at W.H. Smith (June 7)
Used book sale at the American Library in Paris (June 8)
Made With Futur en Seine Festival (June 12 – 15)
Connected Conference hosted by Rude Baguette (tech) (June 18-19)
Maker Faire Paris (June 21-22)
Fête de la Musique (June 21)
Salon Emmaus (June 22)
Les Soldes (twice annual sales) (June 25 – July 29)
Paris Men’s Fashion Week (June 25 – June 29)
Solidays music festival (June 27 – June 29)
Paris Jazz Festival (June 27 – July 27)
Paris Gay Pride (June 28)
Fête des Tuileries (June 28 – Aug 24)

JULY
Tour de France  (July 5 – July 27)
Paris Cinema Festival (July 5 – July 12)
Haute Couture Paris Fashion Week (July 6 – July 11)
Bal des Pompiers (July 13 – July 14)
14 juillet (Bastille Day) (July 14 – 14)
Paris Quartier d’Été  (July 14 – August 15)
Paris Plages  (~July 20 – August 18)
Cinema en Plein Air at Parc de la Villette (July 23 – August 23)
Cinema au Clair de Lune (July 31 – August 10)

AUGUST
Paris Plages  (~July 20 – August 18)
Cinema en Plein Air at Parc de la Villette (July 23 – August 23)
Rock en Seine music festival (August 23-25)

PARIS RESOURCES + BLOGS
Paris Office of Tourism
Paris Museum Pass
National Monuments
Paris.fr
Que Faire Paris
Paris Update
Paris Info
Time Out Paris
Paris Bouge
Context Travel Paris
Intramuros
Ten Days in Paris
Secrets of Paris
David Lebovitz
Hip Paris
Savoir Faire Paris
Lost in Cheeseland
De Quelle Planéte es-tu?
Prêt à Voyager

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