15 things to do this May in Paris

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We’ve lines up a bunch of things to do this May in Paris. Let’s welcome the warmer weather and sunnier days with some festivals, concerts, new places to eat and the 2nd annual Paris Beer Week!



Bagnard offers a fresh healthy alternative to all the quick lunchtime restaurants you can find in Paris. Chef Yoni Saada offers a new light on Mediterranean?cuisine. Fresh squeezed apple juice with beetroot, detox salads and homemade soup of the day. All tested, yummy and approved by us!

  • Address: 7?rue Saint-Augustin
  • Metro: Bourse, Qautre Septembre



W HOTEL – one of the newest addition to the Parisian scene in 2012 has since made it’s mark as one of the most fashionable and trendy hotels in the capital. The hotel has 91 guest rooms prices ranging from 340 euros per night.

Not only is the location beside the Paris Opera Garnier to die for. The hotel has a turning roster of weekend events around its Saturway and Brunch Couture; including fashion pop ups, yoga and chef innovations. The chef?Jimmy Desrivi?res is one of the most sought after ?and experimental right now.

  • Address:?4 Rue Meyerbeer, 75009 Paris
  • Telephone: +33 (0)?1 77 48 94 94



Swinging Londress – One of the best spots to get an afterwork drink and watch paris pass by. Located at the corner of the lively?Rue du Paradis and Rue faubourg Saint Denis. Prices are decent and the staff are friendly. Perfect to hang out “boire un verre entre copins”

  • Address:?97 Rue du Faubourg Saint-Denis, 75010 Paris
  • Telephone:?01 47 70 33 82
  • Open: until 2am


May 3 – Free Museum 1st Sunday Paris– ?- all the public museums are free. Go on – treat yo self!


May 3 – Concert for Liberty – ?It’s World Press Freedom?Day – and the french ?association?Reporters sans fronti?res (RSF) is organizing a concert at?place de la R?publique ? Paris with?Jeanne Cherhal, Arthur H, Sly Johnson, Hollysiz, Cassius (Dj Set).. More info here.??

Metro: Republique (Lines?3, 5, 8, 9, and 11)


May 5 – Grande Vente au Kilo // Massive Vintage Kilo Sale by Emmaus Alternative. 10 euros per kilo.


  • Address:?105 bd Davout 75020
  • Open:?11am to 7.45pm
  • Metro:?Porte de Montreuil (Line 9)



May 9 – Fete de L’europe – Free Concert at Hotel de Ville from 5pm.

May 16 – European Museum Night – More info here.?


May 18Nick Cave performing in Paris at the Grand REX!


May 22 to 31Paris Beer Week – the second annual event promises to be better than before. If you’re wondering where are the best beer paris in Paris, find them here.


May 23 to 24Afropunk ?- Lianne Lahavas, Willow Smith, Jaden Smith, Keziah Jones are on board for the first edition of the American Afropunk festival here in Paris at Le Trianon. ?See the more about the lineup and location here on their website.

45 Euros for the 2 day pass.


May 25 to June 1?Festival Jazz at Saint Germain des Pres – ?They’ll be a Swing Bal at the Irish Cultural Center on the 31st of May.?


May 30 + 31We Love Green Festival – ?Music, Art, Food and Nature festival at?Parc de Bagatelle, Paris 16 -?Indie and Electronic music, on?the 30th – our favorite Christine and the Queens. Full line up here?



May ??- Hip Hop de Bronx aux rue arabe – Institute du Monde Arabe – Exhibitions, talks, workshops and events how the culture of hip-hop is international. ? Schedule here.



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