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What’s Happening in Paris

What’s on Parisians’ Agendas

There’s always something on in the French capital. Our Paris insiders let you know what not to miss on the city’s busy cultural calendar: must-see art exhibitions, upcoming annual celebrations or holidays, and one-time-only events. Find out what’s happening now in Paris here, or scroll down to see what’s going on all year round.

  • Experiences, Gastronomic Experiences
    Market To Table Tour & Cooking Class
    Join American expat chef and cook book author Alisa of Sweet Pea Paris, for an authentically Parisian experience. You’ll start your adventure by following Alisa to one of Paris’s best marchés (fresh food markets), where you’ll tour the stalls, meet the merchants, discover local products, a…
  • Experiences, Gastronomic Experiences
    French Wine Tasting in Paris
    This is the main session of Wine Tasting in Paris.  It will take you on a road trip straight into the heart of French wine country. This tasting is perfect if you want to have a broader understanding and a global view of French wines. A veritable feast of wines will be awaiting you at each sto…
  • Experiences, Gastronomic Experiences
    French Caviar Tasting
    The caviar you are about to discover is produced in the Dordogne region to the rhythms of the seasons and the life of sturgeons. This product of excellence, based on the valorization of unique terroir and innovative production techniques, is the reflection of impeccable standards. Research innova…
  • Experiences, Gastronomic Experiences
    Café Gourmand Cooking Class
    This baking class is all about exploring the thoroughly brilliant Parisian concoction – Le Café Gourmand – a wonderful coupling of a good Espresso, a pousse-café* and miniature versions of four or five French pastries. It’s a small, extravagant luxury – go on, treat yourself! *Pousse-café – a li…
  • Experiences, Gastronomic Experiences, Guided Tours
    Pastry Tour of Le Marais
    Le Marais is arguably the hippest neighborhood in Paris. While some may say that there are too many fashionistas, bobos, and tourists in the area, the charming cobblestone streets and vibrant atmosphere just can’t be beat. But Le Marais isn’t just about appearances. Local guides Nikki and Frederi…
  • Experiences, Gastronomic Experiences
    Wine & Cheese Pairing
    This experience is an excellent opportunity for people who want to have a light introduction to French wines and discover how to pair them perfectly with French cheeses. You’ll get all the basic information you need to know about wine in France, including proper terminology, proper wine ta…
  • Experiences, Gastronomic Experiences
    Champagne & Choux Baking Class
    Pâte à Choux or Choux pastry dough is what is used in making so many sexy French treats… Éclairs, Gougères (savory cheese puffs), Choux Salé, Chouquettes, Profiteroles (sweet cream puffs), Saint Honoré-Piece Monté (aka Croquembouche)…

On the Paris Calendar

Your Guide to What’s Happening in Paris Each Month

Valentine's Day display at Ladurée macaron shop

What To Do in Paris in February

Runners running in front of the Eiffel Tower.

What To Do in Paris in March

  • Run in one of several races including:
    • Paris Half Marathon, the Semi de Paris
    • 10k and half marathon of La Grande Course du Grand Paris
  • French movie nights with English subtitles

White flower blossoms in Paris in the spring

What To Do in Paris in April

Fireworks at the Eiffel Tower for Bastille Day.

What To Do in Paris in July

Beach on the banks of the river Seine during Paris Plages in summer.

What To Do in Paris in August

Fall colors in Paris with Eiffel Tower in background

What To Do in Paris in October

  • Have family fun at Disney’s Halloween Festival
  • Drink up the Fête des Vendanges wine festival
  • Go leaf peeping and enjoy the fall colors
  • Satisfy your sweet tooth at the Salon du Chocolat
  • Get artsy at the FIAC Contemporary Art Fair

Red wine being poured

What To Do in Paris in November

Galeries Lafayette Christmas tree 2021. Photo by Galeries Lafayette.

What To Do in Paris in December