1- 2 Sept. La Grande Braderie de Lille
In the spirit of going back, looking forward, why not transform something second hand into your new favourite piece! An abundance of food also awaits you at this iconic flea market!

7 Sept. Marathon du Médoc – Bordeaux
Better known as a running race fuelled by steak and wine, 23 planned wine breaks brought the event to fame. A traditional race with a twist. We love it!

6-15 September Deauville American film festival
Since 1995 the Deauville festival has been awarding prizes for American independent cinema with previous guests including Hollywood stars Robert de Niro and Clint Eastwood.
It’s also the only festival in the world to screen films for the general public and cinema enthusiasts 24/7 for a 10-day period, from the first Friday in September to the Sunday of the following week.

13-17 Sept. La Biennale
Paris is going to become a buzzing hub for a flock of international art lovers for the 30th time. Celebrating La Rentrée at the opulent Grand Palais of the Champs-Élysées is exactly our cup of tea!

For one weekend in September, gardens and beautiful green spaces across Paris will be the setting for the annual Fête des Jardins. This festival is popular with Parisians and visitors alike as it opens up many small, private gardens to the public for guided tours, walks, concerts and other fun events. You’ll find events happening around Paris’ famous public gardens, too! Visit the Luxembourg Gardens, the Tuileries, the Jardin des Plantes and many more to celebrate the natural beauty of Paris’ gardens.

Le Grand Pavois boat show in La Rochelle

18-23 Sept. Grand Pavois de La Rochelle
In the market for a new boat? The Grand Pavois is an international boat fair taking place in the Port des Minimes, and one of the biggest events in the boat show calendar. There are plenty of vessels on display, both in and out of the water, as well as sections of the show for other water-based activities such as scuba diving, kayaking and fishing.

21-22 Sept. Journées Européennes du Patrimoine
Almost 17,000 monuments open their doors for free or at very reduced rates! Despite not heading back to school yourself, it’s a great way to discover more about French culture.

28 Sept. Techno Parade
A favourite amongst Paris’ young music lovers, it features huge floats topped with DJs. Turning the streets of Paris into a big dance scene is surely an effective way to celebrate La Rentrée!

Babylangues Techno Parade 2019
Techno Parade Paris