- By Kevin
- On Aug 29, 2017
- Travel Tips
Paris in September
Jazzàla Villette–A popular ten-day celebration of jazz and fusion music,with concerts by celebrated and up-and-coming musicians,as well as film screenings,exhibitions,master classes,and kids’events.Held in early September in the Parc de la Villette,northeast Paris.
Festival d’Ile de France–Throughout September,historic locations across the Ile de France play host to about 30 classical,contemporary,and world music concerts,which are supplemented by guided tours,workshops,and masterclasses.
Le Grand Feu de Saint-Cloud–90 minutes,23,000 spectators,Europe’s largest and most spectacular fireworks show.Tickets can be purchased in advance online,and consistently sell out.Held in mid-September at the Parc de Saint-Cloud,on the western outskirts of Paris.
The Paris Autumn Festival(Festival d’AutomneàParis)–Multidisciplinary arts festival showcasing the latest in global theatre,music,dance,visual arts,and film.Held from mid-September through December at various venues across the city.
Techno Parade–The streets of Paris become a giant dance club during this celebration of electronic music,with floats carrying dancers and DJs,techno music echoing off city buildings,and 350,000 revelers dancing in the streets.Held in mid-September,the parade travels north through the city from the Place de la Nation to the Place de la Bastille.
European Heritage Days(Journees du Patrimoine)–Historic buildings,monuments,and sites that are usually not accessible to the public open their doors once a year for touring.Most sites are free,though many require advance reservations.Held on the third weekend in September at various sites across the city.
Paris Garden Festival(Fete de Jardins a Paris)–Two-day celebration of Parisian horticulture,with guided tours,show gardens,special events and workshops,and over 150 parks and gardens open for touring–including many which are generally closed to the public.Held in late September across Paris.
Paris Fashion Week–The fashion industry caps off its global tour at the Carrousel du Louvre,where the best designers in the world show off their spring and summer collections in a week of invitation-only exhibitions and parties.Late September/Early October.
The Foire de Chatou Antiques Fair–Semiannual flea-market festival in nearby Chatou,France.35,000 visitors eat,drink,and haggle with more than 700 antiques and collectibles dealers from across France.Late September/Early October.