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French Tennis Open at Roland       Garros
22.May~11.June.2017

Tennis then takes center stage aT Roland Garros featuring the world’s top tennis players at Porte d'Auteuil. Last year, Serbian player Novak Djokovic finally won his first French Open title.

Fête des Tuileries 24.June~27.August.2017

During the summer holidays, the Jardin des Tuileries hosts a traditional funfair. Children and adults, Parisians and visitors, all come together to enjoy the traditional rides during this two month period. There will be some 60 attractions and rides, including bumper cars, ghost trains, shooting gallery, hall of mirrors, 1900 wooden carousel horses. A few skill games are also on offer such as duck fishing games, a family favorite and ring throwing.

Entry to the funfair is free of charge but the rides and attractions charge a fee.

Open Air Cinema
12.July~20.August.2017

Relax on the green lawns of the Parc de la Villette, in the 19th district in the north east of Paris; as dusk falls the screenings begin at the Open Air Cinema Festival (Cinéma en Plein air). A cultural highlight every summer with a different theme each time, the festival welcomes thousands of film fans with a program of French and international films, both new releases and cult films of the past.

Bastille Day
14.July.2017

 

The highlight of the summer is Bastille Day on 14 July. The program for the national holiday, which falls on a Thursday in 2016, is packed with events. In the morning the military parade on the Avenue des Champs-Elysées takes place, heading down the ‘most beautiful avenue in the world’ all the way to Place de la Concorde. Cast your eyes skyward for the military flypast, always a thrilling spectacle. In the evening, it’s party time with the firemen’s balls held in a number of fire stations all over Paris Region. Some of the balls are held on the previous night, the 13th, so do check before going. The celebrations wind down with a bang between 11 pm and 11.30pm, with a spectacular fireworks display set off from the Eiffel Tower

   Paris Plages
        July8~September4 2017

In 2017 Paris Plages is bigger than ever .from Pont de Solferino to Pont Alexandre III on the left bank and from Pont de Sully to Pont Neuf on the right bank, the Parc rives de sine offers beach vibes right here in Paris. So get ready to cool off and enjoy summer Parisian style with sun, sand and sports activities
La Villette canal basin {paris plages}

 
La nuit aux Invalides 6.July~2.September.2017

 

Starting July 6 to September 2017 the facades of the interior of invalids light up with stories of Paris’s diverse and colorful history. The events are held in English on Monday and Thursday nights meaning the English speakers can now fully enjoy and appreciate the story told in the pictures.

  Rock en Seine
25.August~27.August 2017

 

Over 100,000 music lovers gather in the French capital each year at the Parc National de Saint-Cloud to enjoy the live concerts across the four stages. All styles of rock are represented, from Punk to Metal, via Pop-rock, New-Wave, and Britpop.

 Silhouette Festival
25.August~02.September 2017 

 

Every year since 2002, for a week at the end of summer, the Silhouette association puts on a free festival dedicated to short films, in the 19th district in Paris. Every year, the festival begins with a concert night which presents emerging musical talents, taking festival goers off the beaten track with styles from all over the world. In all, over a hundred short films are presented before 20,000 spectators, making this one of the largest short film festivals in France.

Paris Design Week
08.September~16.September 2017  

 

For one week, Paris celebrates the best in Design and Art. Galleries, schools, studios, and workshops offer you a chance to discover a plethora of contemporary collections. all These shows invite both professionals and the general public to discover and appreciate the latest trends in the design world.

 Christian Dior, Couturier du   rêve
5 July 2017~ 7 January 2018  

The Musée des Arts Décoratifs is celebrating the 70th anniversary of the creation of the House of Dior. This lavish and comprehensive exhibition invites visitors on a voyage of discovery through the universe of the House of Dior’s founder and the illustrious couturiers who succeeded him: Yves Saint Laurent, Marc Bohan, Gianfranco Ferré, John Galliano, Raf Simons and, most recently, Maria Grazia Chiuri.

 Fete de la Gastronomie
September 22nd~24th  September 2017

France's gastronomy is classed by Unesco as 'intangible cultural heritage of humanity' and the festival program includes workshops, demonstrations, and even special offers in many restaurants.

Autumn is the best time for food and wine across France, and this nationwide festival celebrates the very best of French cuisine.

   
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