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What to do in Paris this weekend? (from September 1 to 3)

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In this first weekend of September, Paris is full of exciting activities to satisfy all tastes. Outdoor cultural events, fascinating exhibits, and more await you in this bustling metropolis. Discover the hidden treasures of Paris and experience memorable moments!

The Paris Squash Alpine at the Palais de Tokyo

Paris this weekend

Le Paris Squash Alpine settles on the Palais de Tokyo esplanade from August 27 to September 2. The best players in the world will compete in front of the Eiffel Tower to win one of the most prestigious titles of the season. For the first time in nearly 40 years, Paris will host a major event on the professional squash circuit: the Paris Squash Alpine or French Open squash. A Platinum tournament comparable to a Grand Slam in tennis.

Du August 27 to September 2, 96 best players in the world of squash will be measured on a glass court. The 1st and 2nd round matches will take place at Jeu de Paume, Squash Club Montmartre and French Stadium, with free entry! The 1st, 2nd and 3rd rounds, played on the glass court, will be broadcast on the Sport channel in France. As for the quarters, semis and finals, they will be free to follow, live and in full, on L'Equipe live! Don't miss this opportunity to experience a memorable sporting eventand in the heart of Paris!

To learn more about the competition, click here !

Palais de Tokyo – 13 Avenue du President Wilson, 75116 Paris

Celebrate “Return to Hogwarts” on September 2 at Porte de Versailles

Paris this weekend

Parisian fans will once again be able to celebrate the Back to Hogwarts This year ! This edition will focus on a day of activities in the Porte de Versailles Exhibition Center, near the'Harry Potter exhibition. THE September 2st, from 9 a.m. to 19 p.m., fans will gather on a large stage near Hall 4 at the Parc des Expositions. Thus, they will attend meetings with personalities linked to the Harry Potter films, like Jany Temime, costume designer for the films. They will also be able to participate in challenges, take advantage of photocalls... And above all, take part in a giant interactive quiz to earn points for their Hogwarts House. A magical day in perspective for all lovers of Harry Potter universe !

Paris Expo Porte de Versailles – 1 Pl. de la Pte de Versailles, 75015 Paris

Visit the sustainable fashion fair, “Impact”

Paris this weekend

Impact is an initiative dedicated to Fashion, eco-responsible creation as well as to all positive actions in the fashion industry. The goal ? Promote the ecological transition of the market. This event highlights brands, manufacturers, solutions, collectives, associations, exhibitions and speeches who are committed to a new way of producing and consuming fashion.

Don't miss this unique event which will be held from 2 4 in September 2023, and discover how fashion can become a driver of positive change for the planet. Be at the heart of environmental issues and explore the new eco-responsible trends that are shaping the future of fashion.

Paris Expo Porte de Versailles – 1 Pl. de la Pte de Versailles, 75015 Paris

Admire the stars from parks in Paris

Paris this weekend

Starry sky lovers, don't miss this unmissable event: Paris under the stars ! For his 6th edition in 2023, this event invites you to evenings ofobservation of the milky way. Accompanied by animators from theFrench Association of Astronomy, young and old will be able to contemplate Jupiter, Saturn, the Big Dipper and even the craters of the moon through glasses and telescopes made available.

Until September 9, this new edition under the stars opens its doors to you free of charge. This week, admire the stars in these two new participating parks: the Choisy Park in the 13th androyal alley of the Bois de Vincennes in the 12th arrondissement. A unique opportunity to dive into thefascinating world of astronomy !

Parc de Choisy – 75013 Paris

Bois de Vincennes – Route de la Pyramide, 75012 Paris

Visit the new Titanic exhibit

Paris this weekend

On April 14, 1912, the titanic tragedy made history by causing the loss of more than 1500 lives following a collision with an iceberg. Today, more than a century later, Paris pays tribute to this tragedy which continues to resonate in the collective memory by hosting the exhibition “Titanic – The Exhibition”. This family and educational event highlights the powerful stories of the men and women aboard the legendary rms titanic. Through more than 260 relics moving and reconstructions of cabins and emblematic places of the ship. Visitors can immerse themselves in theauthentic story of this tragic shipwreck.

On an area of ​​more than 2000 m2, visitors will have the unique opportunity to discover the replica full size of Grand Staircase. As well as authentic objects recovered by the Director of Underwater Research Paul-Henri Nargeolet. This captivating exhibition will be held from July 18 to September 10, 2023 at Paris Expo – Porte de Versailles !

Paris Expo Porte de Versailles – 1 Pl. de la Pte de Versailles, 75015 Paris

Stroll through the heart of the Aligre market and chill at Café Parisii

The district of Place d'Aligre offers a variety of shops, markets and historical sites to discover. You can start your walk by Aligre market, one of the oldest markets in Paris, to find fresh and local products. Then visit Saint-Antoine-des-Quinze-Vingts church to admire its architecture and history. Finally, do not miss to discover the Arts Viaduct. A tree-lined and pedestrian promenade offering amazing views on the neighborhood. You will also find many workshops of local artisans and designers, as well as art galleries. 

A few steps from this magnificent square, nestles the Cafe Parisii, a Parisian brasserie not to be missed! Her stylish and warm setting invites you to discover a varied menu, highlighting dishes traditionally French and authentic. You can enjoy light starters such as prawn tartare, avocado and fresh cheese, as well as hearty main courses such as Black Bun's Burger with crispy chicken, all accompanied by a fine selection of wines. Come and savor a culinary experience typically Parisian at Café Parisii !

Parisii, 1 Place d'Aligre, 75012 Paris

The "Classic au Vert" Music Festival at the Parc Floral in Paris

Classic at Green is back from Wednesday June 28 to Wednesday September 6, 2023, to offer you a exceptional musical experience. From chamber melodies to orchestral performances, from instrumental music to vocal music, and even jazz and world forays ! This event offers a variety of genres to satisfy all musical tastes.

Through 12 concerts, Classic at Green transform it Paris Floral Park into a veritable summer garden of classical music. The program promises to be both beautiful and enjoyable with new artists. find on stage Anne Queffelec & Gaspard Dehaene, the Ensemble de L'Encyclopédie and Florent Albrecht, Janoska Ensemble and much more !

Paris flower park – Rte de la Pyramide, 75012 Paris

"Catherine Deneuve, Right Bank, Left Bank" at the Galerie de l'Instant

Du June 22 to October 1, discover or rediscover one of the most famous and charismatic French actresses, Catherine Deneuve. True legend of the big screen, la Gallery of the moment offers about sixty shots to admire the actress from all angles. Behind each photo is a story, an anecdote or simply a smile. A true female icon, she poses with other figures known to the general public such as Marcello Mastroianni or Yves Saint Lawrence.  This is a rich exposure to discover this summer!

The Gallery of the moment – 46 Rue de Poitou, 75003 Paris

This weekend, lunch in song at Bel Canto in Paris

For over 20 years now, Bel Canto offers an original concept, not found elsewhere. The poetic encounter between two distinct worlds: the lyrical singing and gastronomy. It is in this exceptional restaurant that one goes to take full eyes… and ears! On the plate, the meal is played out 3 acts without a false note. On the menu, we discover a sublime Thai-style royal sea bream ceviche, a Risotto with green asparagus and Auvergne blue cheese as well as a “Chateaubriand” beef fillet. Even if at this stage of the meal, we are already quite full, skipping dessert would be a big mistake. Between fruity Pavlova or Frozen Nougat, it's impossible to choose! The dishes really reflect the place: generous et refined. A unique experience, marrying two well-matched passions, which we can only recommend!

Le Bel Canto, 72 Quai de l'Hôtel de Ville, 75004 – 01 42 78 30 18 –

Takashi Murakami at Le Bourget

In the heart of Le Bourget, in the gagosian gallery, are currently the works of the artist Japanese Takashi Murakami. Until December 22, the colorful universe of the artist is exhibited under the name of “Understanding the New Cognitive Domain”. Many colorful works will propel visitors to the other end of the globe, right in the heart of japanese island. Giant paintings, sometimes up to 23 meters long, bear witness to the skill of the artist. This exhibition is also an opportunity to discover several paintings by “lucky cats”. It's just a walk in theAsian universe not to be missed this summer!

Paris Le Bourget Exhibition Center – Carrefour Charles Lindbergh, 93350 Le Bourget

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