Summer in Paris . Beach, fesitvals, exhibits

Every summer, in Paris, it is the same: streets empty, many shops close their doors and transportations slow down.
Yes, the Parisians go on holiday and leave the capital. It’s make the happiness of those who stay and tourists!
But don’t be afraid, Paris always proposes so many activities and animations so that kids and adults enjoy completely the Parisian summer.
So what’s on in Paris this summer? StillinParis gives you an answer!

We could believe, that in the middle of the summer, the French capital is divested of any cultural interest … Then, Think again!
Between music festivals, the dance shows, street animations  or the numerous sports activities that can be practiced in family, Paris is full ideas, to such a point that  tourists and others Parisian, stayed on their city, do not know which way to turn any more.

Tropical Carnival of Paris – first week-end of July

More than 4,000 dancers, dozens of tanks from around the world welcome you for a crazy parade! Paris Tropical Carnival is back for its 13th edition  on Saturday, July 4, 2015 in the streets of the 11th arrondissement of Paris.

Bastille Day (National Day), parades, fireworks, dancing – July 13 and 14

Each year, France ad Paris celebrate its National Day on July 14th to commemorate the Bastille Day . Indeed, on 14th July 1789 the Bastille- which was a prison- was taken by partisan of French revolutionary.
Many activities and event are scheduled each year in the French Capital

A concert at the Champ de Mars on July 14th about 8pm
A firework show that starts at 11pm on July 14th.

Many concert live and Parties organized by charities, syndic, or fire-houses (Les bals des pompiers) on July 13th  and July 14h .

They firemen bals are very appreciated by Parisians and can be very big trendy parties

Read more about Bastille Day in Paris

Paris Plage 2015 ( Paris Beaches)

From July 20th till August 23th – on the banks of the Seine and the pond of the Villette

After a triumphant inauguration on Saturday, July 20th, Paris Plages (Paris beaches)  will last  this summer until August 23th. Table football, nautical activities, free dancing lesson are scheduled during 1 month on three sites :  the way George Pompidou (until August 16th)

Paris Beach in Summer
(Paris Plage) Paris Beach in Summer

, the pond of the Villette and the square of the City hall.

Paris Quartier d’été (Paris summer quarter)

From July 14th till August 15th

Created in 1990, this festival with for purpose to favor the mixing of the cultural creation to make it accessible without abandoning the avant-garde.

Paris Quartier d’été, it is:

– varied places of representation

– events in suburb or in Paris (At the Opera Comique or the Stadium René Coti in Pantin)

– new artists and more famous ones

The schedule of Paris summer district on 2014:

Myriam Gourfink Araneide-

Of what size has to be the movement? Of what intensity has to be the vibration? Suspended in a web, the dancer becomes a patient spider weaving a strange, complex and fascinating play.
From July 29th till August 2nd
Le carreau du Temple
20€ (full ), 16€ (Reduced rate), 8€ (children)
Schedule: 10pm
Duration: ± 45 min.

N( own )ow – Hyoseung Ye

It is the universe of a man … But that can a man be that we do not know? Five guys in a play seem successively  sexy and frail, funny or ridiculous. Forget theories of gender …
From July 30th till August 2nd
Les carreau du Temple-
Le Plateau 75013 PAris  20€ (full), 16€ (Reduced rate), 8€ (children)
Schedule: 20 hours – Duration: 1 hour

Open-air Cinema Festival -Festival de Cinéma en Plein air

An outdoor cinema event very popular in La Villette Park in 19th arrondissement with a very interesting schedule (Moonrise Kingdom by Wes Anderson ,
Quadrophenia by Franc Roddam , or A nos amours by Maurice Pialat)

Festival all Star – a Jazz Festival at New Morning – July 2 to August 2
The New Morning, one of the most famous place of Jazz music in Paris organize a festival with the most important artists of Jazz, blues and folk

Rock en seine last weekend of August

Each year at August’s end take place one of the greatest Summer Music festival in Paris, at Parc de Saint Cloud (West of Paris).
a very rich schedules with many stars.

Museums in Paris during the summer

During July and August, museums are still open and they have extended opening hours even in July 14th and August 15th
Many Special exhibitions are scheduled to enjoy tourists.

Tiki pop, Polynesian Paradise at Quai Branly Museum. June 22th – Sept 28

This exhibition with the Tiki pop, an American movement and its dream of a Polynesian paradise during 50’s.

LEE UFAN’s contemporary Art Exhibit at Chateau de Versailles – June 12th – Nov 2 2014

LEE UFAN exposes its work in the sublime environment of Chateau de Versailles,

read more :

Paris in July,weather and things to do

Paris in August, weather and best events

Paris in September, weather and best events

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