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May 2018 Events


Discover the unusual festivals, exhibitions and celebrations in Paris and beyond this May.

Le Printemps des rues

25-27 May

This annual festival celebrates street art and will take place along the Canal Saint Martin and throughout the 10th arrondissement. There will be art exhibitions, outdoor performances and an all-round festive atmosphere so if you’re in Paris that weekend don’t forget to pass through!

Find out more HERE.


Every Wednesday at 10am

If you were inspired by April’s marathon in Paris, there will be free running tours around the city every Wednesday. You’ll meet your running coach and guide, Luke, on Île de la Cité at 10am where he will take you in the best streets to see the best sights!

Find out more HERE.

tous à l’opéra

4-6 May
Across France

If theatre or dance is your thing, you may be interested in ‘Tous à l’Opéra in early May. Though usually very expensive, 25 opera houses around France will be performing free shows over the weekend in keeping with this year’s theme: ‘honouring dance’.

Find out more HERE.

journée de l’europe

9 May
Across France

Whilst you’re in Europe you may as well celebrate it! This event commemorates the anniversary of the Treaty of Rome and will be a true festival of all things European. All across France, enjoy free concerts and various activities, including a European village where you can learn all about associations and policies related to Europe… a perfect combination of education and fun!

Find out more HERE.


19 May 
Across France

2018 celebrates the 14th edition of the European Museum Night where numerous museums around France and the rest of Europe will open their doors from nightfall to midnight for free!

Find out more HERE.

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