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Concerts and shows near Paris center

Discover events in Paris and Seine-Saint-Denis by type of outing and activity, whether you're into culture, sport, family outings or parties with friends.

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Thanks to its vitality in terms of culture and events, the originality of its artistic creations and its large-scale shows, the north-east of Paris offers plenty of ideas for outings all year round.

See also: alternative creative places.

Where to go? suggestions and good tips

If art is your thing check our page dedicated to contemporary art, attend a circus show : both contemporary and traditional or find a place to dance in Paris. Enjoy evening events and budget-friendly concerts or attend to hip hop festivals.

Numerous concerts and music festivals are held in Seine-Saint-Denis and Paris. Headliners and up-and-coming artists perform in major venues such as the Stade de France, the Zenith de Paris and the Adidas Arena, as well as on more intimate stages. Various styles are represented: jazz, blues, world music, classical or electronic music... There's something for every musical taste.

Holidays, national days

Discover the festivals and special events that punctuate the year, with recurring nationwide cultural events such as Nuit des Musées or Nuit de la Lecture, festive outings, cultural events and more. 
We've also selected free and low-cost shows and events, as well as evening entertainment and places to party the night away in the Paris region.

Fairs, flea markets, markets

Trade fairs for the general public bring together enthusiasts around a particular theme: well-being, lifestyle, gastronomy, sport, culture... Exhibition centers and event venues such as the Grande Halle de la Villette are accessible and can accommodate large numbers of visitors.

What to do in Paris during the vacation season

In France, vacations last about 2 weeks and take place in autumn, Christmas, winter and spring, not counting the summer vacations (when schools are closed for 2 months).

Looking for things to do during French school vacations? Check our what to do during school vacation page!

Calendar of this year’s major events

By themes: Events in North-Eastern Paris

What to see, what to do in march 2024?

See also a selection of major events in Paris in 2024


Trade Show at Paris, Paris Nord Villepinte, Le Bourget

The northeast of Paris attracts a large number of major trade fairs thanks to its large event centers, such as the Bourget and Villepinte exhibition centers and the Paris Event Center, Grande Halle de la Villette,...

Access to Paris Nord Villepinte Exhibition Center
Address, transport to le Bourget Exhibition Center

 

 

Not to be missed

Concerts, shows, festivals, exhibitions: the little cultural extras

Fair, sport, Event

Year-round outings

Being in Paris during the Olympic Games

Whether it's for the sport or for the city's attractions, its museums, its architecture... don't panic!

Are you in Paris this summer or during the Olympics and still looking for somewhere to stay? Try renting an apartment around Paris (in neighboring towns close to public transport).
You can also rent a hotel in the Paris region or near a train station in Paris (near the Gare St Lazare, Gare du Nord, etc. or simply near an RER D or RER B station (these two lines cross Paris and the suburbs).
Use public transport in the Paris region!

Think "public transport" with the multiple metro, bus, streetcar and RER lines (express trains in the Paris region). To help you, take a look at the itineraries on the transilien.com or ratp.fr websites.

Once again, you'll be able to take part in cheap entertainment in July and August 2024!

 Activities for the children !

 Cité des enfants à la Villette - children 3 to 12

Cité des enfants at la Villette - activities for children


 Behind the scenes at Stade de France

Stade de France - behind the scenes


 Basilica of Saint-Denis - visit 

Basilica of Saint-Denis - visit for children and activities

 


Air and space museum : Planète Pilote - children 6 to 12

planete pilote at Air and space museum - Le Bourget - for children

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