What's On - Month By Month

January

February

Chinese New Year - Paris' Chinese community pulls out all the stops and puts on a wonderful parade. The best of the action is around Place D'Italie.

March

Foire du Trone - from late March to late May, this big funfair takes place at the Bois de Vincennes.

April

Foire du Trone - see March.

Paris Marathon - 26 miles, taking in some of the city's most famous sites.

May

Foire du Trone - see March for more information.

The Montmartre Vintage Car Rally. Classic cars climb up the hill to the top of Montmartre.

June

Fete De La Musique - 21st June. Free concerts all over Paris. Most years, there are big name acts doing free outdoor gigs.

La Course Des Garcons - the waiters race. A traditional race where waiters, dressed in typical Paris waiter outfits and carrying trays with glasses and bottles, race in front of the Hotel De Ville.

Gay Pride Parade - usually on the last Saturday in June and goes from Montparnasse to Bastille.

July

Bastille Day - 14th July. Lots of events on 13th-14th July. On the 14th there's a spectacular military parade down the Champs Elysees. On the evenings of the 13th and 14th, there are the famous Bal Des Pompiers (Firemen's Dances).

Tour De France - the final stage of the race takes place in Paris.

August

September

October

The first weekend of the month sees the Prix De L'Arc De Triomphe at Longchamp racecourse.

November

December

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