Calendar Events in Paris
After the New Year’s Day parade to usher in 2015, Calendar events Paris 2015 sees the world of decoration at the Paris Deco Off Show. This event will be held from January 22-26 at the Osborne and Little Paris showroom. This is the 6th edition of the event and it is a free event during five days for professionals and the general public.
From January 23-26, the Bijorhca Paris Jewelry and Watches Show will be held at the Paris de Versailles. This event allows buyers and retailers of fashion and fine jewelry to discover more than 500 designers of fine and fashion jewelry from around the world. Trends are revealed during the event, and you can also get your deals done.
On February 14, St. Valentine’s Day takes center stage, and this is a day for people to express love for one another. On this day, you can get away with that someone special with a great range of romantic deals in Paris. You can spend a magical evening in the most romantic city in the world, and there are many hotels offering attractive packages for couples.
February also sees the Paris Fashion Week taking place from February 21-25, and this is a very popular event that attracts A-List celebrities, including actors, pop stars and athletes.
The Philharmonie de Paris has dedicated its first exhibition to David Bowie, and the event will take place from March 3-31 at the Cite de la Musique. This is a flagship exhibition that has proven to be very successful across the globe. During this event, the rocker will move seamlessly between the genres of glam rock, soul, disco, funk and electronic.
Over the years, the French capital’s half-marathon has become a must-see event, and it will take place on March 8. The marathon currently holds IAAF Bronze Label status, and it attracts elite runners from all over the world.
April Fool’s Day is a time to play practical jokes on your family and friends. On this day, you should not believe everything you read in the newspapers because editors will try to fool you with stories that are literally out of this world.
The Easter weekend of 4th to 7th April is a religious occasion for families to have a moment to share delicious meals and chocolate eggs.
The Foire of Paris fair is an exhibition of home decorations, model gardens, camping and other outdoor activities, and it takes place from 29th April to May 10th at the Paris Porte de Versailles.
Labor Day in Paris means that there will be no going to work. On this day, most offices and business are closed but you can spend the day sightseeing in the French capital.
From May 1-3, the Paris Video Games Show takes place, and it’s a trade fair for video games that take place at the Parc des Expositions Paris Nord Villepinte.
The highlight of the month of May is the French Open Tennis Championship, which starts on the 24th at the Roland Garros. Top-flight tennis players will grace the occasion, and Rafael Nadal will be defending the men’s singles title while Maria Sharapova will be defending her women’s singles title.
The International Paris Air Show will take place on 7 days from the 15th to the 21st of June. This is the world’s largest aerospace trade show, and the 51st edition will be held at Le Bourget Exhibition Center a few kilometers from Paris. This event allows companies to showcase their products and seize new commercial opportunities.
Summer Sales in Paris will take place from 24th June to July 28th, and it is a popular sales event where prices can be slashed up to 75% towards the end of the sales season.
The Paris Jazz Festival will take place from June 7th to July 27th, and it is now a major interactive cultural event. The cobbled streets of Paris are a magical setting for an evening of beautiful jazz music, and there is no entry fee.
Bastille Day in France is a day to celebrate French culture, and this public holiday takes place on July 14 each year. This day celebrates the start of the French Revolution with various celebrations, including parades, pyrotechnics and air shows.
The Luxembourg Garden will host a series of free concerts throughout the month of August. These free concerts run from spring through fall, and they are normally held on Saturdays, Sundays and Wednesdays.
Rock en Seine is an annual festival that will take place just outside of Paris, in the Domaine National de Saint-Cloud from Friday 28th August until Sunday 30th August. Three-day ticket holders will be allowed to camp at the venue.
St-Cloud will host Europe’s largest fireworks display, and it will last for two hours.
European Heritage Days is an opportunity for people to visit famous sites and monuments free of charge.
The Paris Techno Parade is an event that sees underground techno artists perform in public, and these performances are unavoidable as the Paris techno parade asserts itself along three miles of the city. Over 400,000 fans are expected but the exact date is yet to be determined.
When autumn arrives, the rhythm doesn’t slow but simply gears up for the new season. Nuit Blanche is when the people in Paris don’t sleep as they listen to great performances from the best musical acts.
On October 31, Disneyland Paris will host the Halloween Festival where Disney characters will parade in spooky costumes along streets decorated with pumpkins.
November is the European Month of Photography, which is a festival that is held in several cities across Europe. This is a prestigious art fair that is dedicated to historical and contemporary photography.
From November 28th to December 6th, there will be a horse exhibition that will feature jumping competitions, breeding presentations and the World Arabian Horse Championships. This is an opportunity to admire the world’s most beautiful pure bred Arabian horses.
From the 5th to the 13th of December, the Salon Nautique de Paris will be a gathering of the world of boating and water sports.
December is also the holiday season and there will be window displays at various venues in Paris. There will also be Christmas markets at the Eiffel Tower and Champs-Elysees.
These are just some of the highlights of Calendar events Paris 2015, and there are many more events that you can explore.
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