THINGS TO DO IN PARIS ? [JUNE 2015]
June in Paris means the start of festival season, lots of picnics along the canal and that summer vacations are imminent! But if you’re visiting or staying around in Paris, here are our top picks of what’s to do this month including trying the new Korean restaurant or taking in some Jazz on the green, or a Fashion exhibition at Grand Palais.
Weather Festival ?- ?4 June to 7 June – A massive outdoor electronic concert happens on the ground close to the Chateau de Vincennes metro (line 1). 3 Days.?
Paris Jazz Festival ?- 7 June to 27 July – Every weekend at Parc Floral de Paris – Chateau de Vincennes metro line 1 – the festival also includes discussion and interactive projections. ?The 4 weekends are broken down with program to include an international jazz scene from London, Rome, Tel Aviv and Tokyo.
Solidays – 26, 27, 28 June ?- 80 Concerts against AIDS. – Especially looking forward to the showcase from the Musicians who came from the Parisian metro scene – 5 chosen artists including one of my favorites Vanupie will be on stage the 27th!
Fooding 15 year anniversary celebration ?- ? 5, 6, 7 June – described best by Alexandre Cammas?“?No less than thirty-four international chefs, designers, musicians and DJs + you + us at the head of this?faubourg-dwelling crowd, in the endless race towards the decentralization of etiquette. Happy birthday to all”
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Les Nuits Paris – #lesnuitsparis – 5 June – Foodtrucks and concerts starting at Place de la Republic – the mayer of paris invites the public to share their night in Paris on social media with the hashtag #lesnuitsparis. FOllow along to see what’s going on in your?hood!
D. Days – 1 to 7 June – International Design Festival in the heart of Paris.
Rendez Vous Jardin – 5, 6, 7 June ?- Discover some of the most remarkable gardens all over – a 3 day event pulsating with “promenades”, parties and guided tours.
Ride Beret Baguette – ?Vintage bicycle ride from Place de Republique to Chateau vincennes ending with a picnic on the park. Perfect for the warm weather!
Champs Elysees Film Festival ?- “Paris, in June, on the Champs-?lys?es avenue. The greatest Parisian meeting point for French and American cinema. A week full of screenings and exceptional discoveries, dedicated to the general public. It?s an event that brings together directors, producers, distributors, journalists, academics and partners around this great celebration. Prestigious guests, cast and crews, upcoming directors ? everyone will be here!” from?Sophie Dulac?
Oxbow Maison de Surf – 2 June – 29 June – Art + Shop Pop up – Dedicated to the surf lifestyle.?96 rue Beaubourg, Paris
Harry Potter ?Exhibition– until 6 September – Cite de cinema
American Icons ?at Grand Palais – Until 22 June – ?This exhibition presents 60 emblematic works from the SFMOMA and the Fisher collection (one of the world?s largest private modern and contemporary art collections, now curated by the museum).?
Jean Pail Gaulthier at Grand Palais – Until 3 August -?The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier. From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk is a phenomenon that has wowed over a million visitors on its international tour. In its tenth stop here in Paris, after Montr?al, Dallas, San Francisco, Madrid, Rotterdam, Stockholm, Brooklyn, London and Australia, the show is a high point in Jean Paul Gaultier?s career.?
The Perfume Museum -?9 Rue Scribe, 75009 Paris – ?Learn about the history from the masters Fragonard of perfume making and buy some for your trip back home too!?
OFR – the jam packed bookshop is a psychedelic?mess of international magazines and coffee table?books. A must also for the frequent weekly events! ??Address:?20 Rue Dupetit-Thouars, 75003 Paris
Rosa Bonheur?- with a location in the park Buttes Chaumont?and now one along the Seine in a river boat you’ll find two great places to mingle with french folks in a cool setting!
HERO Paris – Korean Fried Chicken and cocktails in the heart of Paris.
DUO ?Paris?-?11 rue du Temple?-?75004 Paris. ?Design boutique hotel in the heart of Paris with a Sauna and lounge bar.