Summer festivities, weekends with the family in Paris. A multitude of shows along the Ourcq canal !

Books live

A major youth book festival will take place from 19 to 30 July 2017 all over France at summer entertainment venues. On the banks of the canal de l’Ourcq in Pantin many free activities and workshops for children will take place around reading and writing.

July activities in Paris

Summer in la Villette

All summer long, parc de le Villette will be dressed in different colours !Come and discover its rich programme on theatre, exhibitions, music and cinema and make use of this splendid green space just a few steps from the Zénith de Paris, that houses, in particular, the la Cité des sciences, the Géode cinema and the Paris Philharmonie. Come and listen to music with the summer concerts ! A rich and varied programme to entertain you this summer ! See also : La Villette free open air cinema and la Villette park for children.

August 2016 in Paris

Floating bridge

Every weekend, Parc de la villette surpasses itself for you ! A floating bridge erected for the summer, will allow you to get from one side of the canal to the other, without hardly any effort !

Paris-Plages Bassin de la Villette

Paris Plages 2017 is back again around the bassin de la Villette. Rowing, kayak, parasol, children’s village, taïchi, dances...

Food cruises from Paris bassin de la Villette

Glazart Beach

From 2nd June to 1st October 2017, the Glazart concert hall is organising its summer festival : LaPlage! For this year, this Paris concert hall offers a thoroughly refreshing music programme : concerts, clubbing afternoons and entertainment Sundays all summer long. In short, concerts, brunches, activities… and all this over three months, not forgetting the 21st June for the Music Festival.

Paris districts summer festival

From 17th July to 5th August 2017 – different venues – Paris and its suburbs. Dance, theatre, music, circus : more than 200 artists will perform in more than thirty venues, events are free or highly affordable.

Summer in Bobigny

The summer in Bobigny – it is a chance to take a river shuttle, enjoy a music cruise, take part in different activities : open air shows, dance balls, concerts, etc. all this at the leisure port !

Summer in the parc de la Poudrerie

This year the Poudrerie forest park is organising activities as part of the festival "Eté en herbe" - summer on the grass, entertainment, horse-carriage rides, bike rentals, cruises with bike on board…

Aulnay Beach

Aulnay-sous-bois in summer will be theatre to many cultural activities from 8th to 23th July 2017. Concerts, workshops, gym, stretching and plenty more activites await you.


From 8th July to 6 August 2017, a river shuttle will drop you off at the urban water park which will be set up on the banks of the canal at Noisy-le-Sec between Décathlon and Bondy bridge…

Pantin in summer time

For several weeks, from 4th Fuly to 27th August 2017, the barge Antipode and other sites in the town are putting on an eclectic programme in Pantin with concerts, shows, workshops, dance balls, etc.

Ail with your own makeshift bath

Have fun the 1st weekend in July with a crazy bath race on the canal de l’Ourcq organised in Pavillons-sous-bois. Not-to-be-missed !

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