What to do in Paris in july ?

Are you looking for good deal this summer in Paris or in the Paris region? Take a look at our selection of good tips to follow during the month of July.

Eté du canal summer festival

Free outings in Paris on Canal de l'Ourcq

Exhibitions, street art trails this summer

Since July 2016, various urban artworks are exhibited all along Canal Saint-Denis. It will be possible to admire street artworks for free along the way on foot or by bicycle. You will be able to join guided tours to learn all there is to know about street arts. Do not miss the frescoes along Canal de l'Ourcq too.

Free dance balls during the month of July - Saturday, Sunday

Where to dance in Paris in July?

Barges, dance balls, concerts will once again be on the agenda this summer on the banks of Canal de l'Ourcq. Many free balls are accessible to all and will be held every week-end in July on the water’s edge in the Paris region. Shows, exhibitions, workshops around dance are proposed every year in Paris and the region.

Free outdoor Cinema in Paris in July

Open air Cinema at Parc de la Villette

Parc de la Villette will start its open air cinema at Prairie du triangle in july and august. From Wednesday to Sunday, when night falls, come and enjoy the 7th Art at Parc de la Villette - Paris 19th arrondissement. All film projections are free and open to all... You can rent deckchairs or bring a plaid to keep you warm as it can get quite cool at night).

Free sites to visit in July

Heritage visits and places of history are organized - some visits cost a few euros, but most of them are free. It will be the opportunity to become familiar with the department and discover all that it has to offer.  Some amazing visits, urban walking tours of Paris's districts will be part of the program (feel free to browse through the July program).

What to do in Paris with children?

In July, themed workshops await you. Wonder and creativity are on the agenda, especially for children: music and dance workshops, culinary workshops, Science workshops...

Bike tours will be available, the perfect way to discover Canal de l'Ourcq with the family. You might even be able to get on a boat for a bicycle cruise (on confirmation).

In July, Paris-Plage takes over!

Paris Plage will be back at Bassin de la Villette and has a special program especially for children, canoë, zip lie, electric kart... Paris Plage is a child’s paradise.

Entertainment for all the family in Bobigny

Port de Loisir  Bobigny: a place not-to-be-missed this summer

The river shuttle departure point at Bassin de la Villette stops just beside these summer activities. A cultural programme and workshops are open to everyone during the month of July.

Party in the Paris region this summer

July is the month dedicated to Paris summer concerts! Enjoy a program of open air concerts and festivals or indoors in Parisian venues or parks in Ile-de-France.

  • The concerts at Cabaret Sauvage
  • Festival LaPlage concert at Glazart
  • Programs in the city of: Pantin, Bobigny, Aulnay-sous-Bois...

Concerts and free shows in Paris during summer

Paris Quartier d'été becomes "Paris l’été". Paris l'été allows you to travel without actually moving with music groups coming from different horizons for a roadshow in the parks and gardens of Paris. A multitude of lively shows around dance, theatre, music... Offbeat cultural offers and often free will be available, from July to August.

Bal des pompiers and Bastille day celebrations (July 14th)

Where to dance in Paris for Bal des Pompiers? Various Parisian barracks organize the Bal des Pompiers for the national holiday either on the evening of 13th or 14th of July. Traditionally, the barracks Bitche 2 located place de Bitche in Paris 19th arrondissement opens its doors on July 13th for a dance ball on the banks of Canal de l'Ourcq.

Where to watch fireworks on July 14th in Paris? There will be fireworks in the towns where Canal de l'Ourcq runs through and elsewhere in Seine-Saint-Denis. It is possible to attend torchlight processions and many fireworks displays.

Where to eat on the water’s edge in Paris? This summer, enjoy your meal on a terrace or on a barge or either eat alongside the water’s edge near the canal. Choose a restaurant on the water’s edge in proximity of Canal de l'Ourcq or Canal Saint-Martin. Check out also our selection of nice terraces and spots for a picnic this summer in Paris.

Will you be in Paris in August? Find out what to do in August in Paris?

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