Paris happenings in July

July4, 2019
by samantha
Paris happenings

Vivaldi’s 4 seasons in Paris

What more to add? Head to Eglise de la Madeleine with your ticket and hear the symphonies of a lifetime. The live orchestra is in Paris on the 5th and 24th of July only!

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Fireman’s Bal

Across Paris, fire stations open up to the public for 2 days of celebration in anticipation of the 14th of July. Some of the fire stations have a small admission fee (up to 5 euros) but all you need to bring along is your dancing shoes! The celebrations start on the 12th or 13th depending on the fire stations.

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Afropunk Paris

From the 13th to the 14th of July, get a 2-day pass for you and your friends to get a taste of Afropunk; A celebration that brings together all sexes, all skin tones and all music lovers that want to express themselves. This year Solange, Burna Boy and more are headlining!

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Military Parade on the Champs-Elysée

On the 14th of July at around 10 AM, head to the Champs- Elysée to witness a French military parade for one of the biggest French national holidays. The parade starts at 10:30 AM but head there before to get a great view of the show.

Bastille Fireworks

As you know the 14th of July is one of France’s biggest national holidays! Lead on your group to the Champs de Mars, Eiffel Tower, or rooftops, to see the wonderful fireworks and the French celebrating.

Open Air Cinemas

All around the Parc de la Villette people will be seated and picnicking away all while watching some international and French movies but also short stories. Tag along this summer and make some great cinematographic discoveries! The open air cinemas go from the 17th of July until the 18th of August.

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Black model from Gericault to Matisse

Experience this culturally rich exposition in the Musee d’Orsay. The expo gathers different art pieces from before the slavery abolition, post-war art and some contemporary pieces. The exposition goes on until the 21st of July only!

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A.Calder Iron Sculptures

The works of artist A. Calder bring together art and movement and are honored in the Picasso Museum this month. Tickets go for 14 euros (Adults), 11 euros (reduced price ticket) 

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