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What to do in Paris this weekend? (September 8 to 10)

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Summer is slowly coming to an end and Paris is preparing to welcome you with a multitude of exciting activities from September. So, discover without further delay the excitement of the city and let yourself be enchanted by its timeless charm.

It's the 2023 Rugby World Cup!

After Japan in 2019, it's the turn of the France to host the prestigious Rugby World Cup. Since 1987, this international competition has brought together the best national rugby union teams in the world. This tenth edition, which will take place from September 8 to October 28, 2023, promises to be even more exciting! So the Stade de France will be the emblematic venue for the 2023 Rugby World Cup. Indeed, this stadium will be the opening match theater long awaited between France and New Zealand. But also the semi-finals and the grand final. THE Stade de France will offer a unique experience to 80 spectators present. The electric atmosphere and unequaled popular fervor will be there. 

Pendant 51 days, Rugby World Cup 2023 will see the twenty best national rugby teams of the world. Among them, theIreland, New Zealand, South Africa, Australia, France, Wales, Scotland. But also Tonga, Chile, Namibia, Romania and even Samoa.

To find out everything about the 2023 Rugby World Cup, click here

To find out more about the Rugby World Cup match schedule, click here !

The Sirha Omnivore Festival returns on September 10, 11 and 12, 2023!

Le Festival Cosa Sarà culinary Sirha Omnivore is making a comeback from 10 12 September 2023 in Die ! This exceptional event welcomes more than 200 guests and nearly 10 visitors every year. Thus, it aims to change the French vision of cooking in order to make it more responsible. At the heart of Floral Park, the festival honors this year the contemporary and Italian cuisine.

For its 20th anniversary, the greatest chefs await you for demonstrations, top-flight dinners and a multitude of activities. Of the chef trucks, DJ sets and a large bar for a fine selection of wines, craft beers and natural soft drinks are expected on the esplanade! Four thematic scenes will animate this edition:

  • The Chef's Stage, highlighting the influential young guard of the kitchen.
  • The Sirha Food Forum, for debates and reflections on restaurant trends.
  • The liquid scene, exploring beverage culture.
  • The origins scene, offering insight into the work of producers who supply chefs and restaurateurs.

Access the ticket office of the event by clicking here !

Paris Floral Park – Rte de la Pyramide, 75012 Paris

La Parisienne: a 100% women’s sporting event 

What to do in Paris in September

Get ready for a 100% female sporting and festive event ! From 8 10 in September 2023, La Parisienne brings together Parisians and women from Europe for a disguised race on the theme of the 80s. Considered the biggest women's race in Europe, it offers a course of 7 kilometers to walk or run and another of 10 kilometers to delight all sportswomen. The Parisian celebrate sports and The well-being. This free festival of three pears highlights the importance of a healthy body in a healthy mind. You will be able discover new sporting activities, meet professionals, attend fitness class, enjoy concerts, taste delicious food food trucks, and To receive presents.

So, join this great sporting celebration and discover the beauties of Paris passing by emblematic monuments such as the Champ-de-Mars, the Eiffel Tower and the Champs-Elysées

To learn more about this event, click here !

Discover the new edition of the Festival Jazz à la Villette

What to do in Paris in September

Le Jazz Festival in La Villette is an unmissable event for jazz lovers and enthusiasts. Until September 10, 2023, the scenes of la Great Hall of La Villette and the Philharmonie de Paris will welcome creators from the modern and contemporary jazz scene. THE festival highlights jazz in all its diversity. Thus, it offers unique programming that crosses genres and explores different facets of this constantly evolving music. 

Among artists present this year, we find the legendary Ethiopian musician and arranger Mulatu Astatke. The British group Gogo Penguin, American jazz singer Samara joy, the talented Meshell Ndegeocello or Anne Paceo.

Grande Halle de la Villette – 211 Av. Jean Jaures, 75019 Paris

Attend the France selection for the World Pastry Cup at the Grand Palais Éphémère 

What to do in Paris in September

Le Saturday September 9 2023, to the prestigious Grand Ephemeral Palace of Paris, will be held French selection for the World Pastry Cup. It's a day full of emotions and challenges. Indeed, the most talented pastry chefs will compete for excellence to conquer their place within the National team. This stage represents an unavoidable passage for those who dream of carry the colors of France high during the European selection, and with a little luck, to fly to the Grand Final of the competition. Planned for January 24 and 25, 2025, this final event will be held during the prestigious Sirha Lyon, a symbol of international recognition.

Grand Palace Ephemeral – 2 Pl. Joffre, 75007 Paris

Live a unique culinary experience at the International Gastronomy Village

What to do in Paris in September

Come experience one of the greatest gastronomic events in Paris, International Gastronomy Village ! From 7 10 in September 2023, discover the popular and authentic cuisines of more than 50 French countries and regions. The Jardins du Trocadéro will come alive with tastings, food stands, concerts, shows, and much more. A culinary and cultural trip Do not miss ! Afghanistan, Argentina, Italy, India, Thailand, and many others will be present to make you live an unforgettable experience. So, explore the world of taste buds without leaving Paris!

Jardins du Trocadéro – Pl. du Trocadéro et du 11 Novembre, 75016 Paris

Take a gourmet break at Sebastien Gaudard’s new address

One more time, Sebastien Gaudard, famous Parisian pastry chef, opens a new address in Paris : Grand Cafe Sebastien Gaudard. After the success of his establishments at Martyrs and Tuileries, he now settles at number 59 rue du Faubourg Poissonnière. Coffee lovers will be delighted to discover a diversified offer, ranging from different extractions and precise infusions to innovative recipes highlighting this star product. For those who prefer to taste at home, a selection of bean or ground coffee will also be offered.

The chef’s signature pastries will of course be there! With in particular the famous Coffee Tart, Tea Tart, and the classic Lemon Tart, which will evolve with the seasons. On the savory side, Sébastien pays homage to his native Lorraine. Indeed, it highlights specialties such as Lorraine quiches available in different flavors. In the afternoon, gourmets can enjoy the Instant Café. An experience just as tasty as the unmissable Afternoon Tea, accompanied by a delicious homemade pastry. See you in September to discover this new gourmet meeting in the heart of Paris !

Grand Cafe Sebastien Gaudard – 59 Rue du Faubourg Poissonnière, 75009 

“20 years” by Daniel Arsham at Galerie Perrotin

Du September 2 to October 7, 2023, simultaneously with Perrotin from Paris and New York, the talented artist Daniel Arsham offers a preview of a series of works that trace the evolution of his artistic practice over the 20 last years. Recognized as one of the most iconic figures in contemporary art, Arsham is famous for his ability to visually transform cultural objects into artifacts.

This exhibition testifies to the diversity of the arsham creativity, with works featured in a variety of scales and materials, thus illustrating the rich multidisciplinary production of the artist. Of the works on paper and paintings coexist harmoniously with life-size architectural creations. Carved sculptures in geological materials, as well as manipulable objects. Among the centerpieces of this exhibition, a collaboration with the Star Wars saga. It stages the famous characters of the film in “archaeological” techniques fictitious, specific to the universe of the creator.

Don't miss this unmissable event which promises to captivate the senses with the creative audacity of the artist. A rare opportunity to celebrate two decades of artistic genius.

PERROTIN-PARIS – 76 Rue de Turenne, 75003 Paris

To find out about other exhibitions or museums to visit from the start of the school year, click here !

Design Fairs not to be missed:

Visit the Maison&Objet show, for design professionals

Le show Maison&Objet is the long-awaited meeting in the world of design and decoration. It brings together each year the actors of the world of home in January and September. During five days, small publishers and major brands unveil their new products to professionals in the sector, thus establishing the decoration trends of the next few months. It is at the heart of Park of Exhibitions of Paris Nord in Villepinte as this major event unfolds. In this start of the 2023 school year, the show Maison&Objet opens its doors to us again Thursday September 7 to Monday September 11.  

Paris Nord Villepinte Exhibition Center – ZAC Paris Nord 2, 93420 Villepinte

Live an inspiring experience for decoration at Paris Design Week

Ce festive and unifying meeting reveals, under the theme of the art of living, the multiple talents that the entire city contains. Paris Design Week offers a transversal vision of design in its broadest sense, covering the creation of furniture, graphic design, interior architecture and even gastronomy. Spread over two weekends, this event allows visitors to discover the exhibitions and installations offered by its 200 participating locations. It extends over eight days full of opportunities to increase meetings through a program rich in cocktails, open days, workshops, private tours and round tables. La Paris Design Week give you an appointment 7 16 in September 2023 !

Explore the talents of artists from around the world at the Salon Parcours des Mondes

Every year, the neighborhood Saint Germain des Pres transforms into a gigantic art gallery thanks to the international arts fair from Africa, Oceania, the Americas, Asia and Archaeology. For his 22e edition, Journey of worlds amounts to Paris from September 5 to 10, 2023. Bringing together more than fifty art galleries from around the world, this meeting highlights arts from all continents. In this immense art fair, collectors, experts and art enthusiasts gather to admire exhibitions and discover works and exceptional artists. The fair is open to all and completely free, making this opportunity a real boon to extend our summer trip long after the start of the school year! 

To find out more about these events, read our article: 3 unmissable design fairs for decoration fans

Live an ultra-immersive experience with The Edge

What to do in Paris in September

After a first success in a temporary location in 2022, The Edge returns this year with the opening ofa new Parisian address. In a room of more than 350 m², enjoy a unique virtual reality experience in the world associated with sensations of heat, wind, vibration, etc. After putting on your headsets, let yourself be surprised by a new universe, with breathtaking graphics!

You will then be teleported to a space base of Ganymede, a moon of Jupiter, where communication and collaboration will be the assets to succeed in the mission. The Edge is 14 virtual reality stations, and the most immersive adventure ever created, in which you will find yourself as a team of 2, 3 or 4 people. Be the actor in your own movie with The Edge !

Book your session by clicking here !

The Edge – Escape Game Virtual Reality Paris – 60 Rue Notre Dame de Nazareth, 75003 Paris

Visit the first museum dedicated to children aged 0 to 7

What to do in Paris in September

Opened on June 9, 2023, The House of Stories offers your children aged 0 to 7 year-olds a place of discovery immersive and interactive. Located in the 6th district of Paris, this museum has always been committed to the emancipation of children through reading, imagination, but also through great works published by editions of School of Leisure. In the program : 9 universes of exploration where the little ones and their parents can prepare disgusting soups together at Cornebidouille, experience heroic adventures in the Pirate Dogs' ship, cross the jungle of Max and the Maximonstres... even babies will have their own moments!

The House of Stories – 11 Rue de Sèvres, 75006 Paris


Omnivorious Party: Eataly welcomes you for an exceptional evening! 

What to do in Paris in September

This year, Eataly will host the unmissable Omnivorious Party, Monday 11 September From 19h. The Chiefs Angelo Pentassuglia (Pastificio Oronza), Remy Bouiller (Krème), Maison Vérot and many others will take charge of their kitchens for an evening full of flavors. Chef Toni Muzi will open the doors ofOsteria del Vino byEataly to his exceptional guest for a 4-handed dinner! 

To learn more about the Omnivorious Party, click here !

Book your ticket now to take part in the most anticipated culinary event of the back-to-school season, by clicking here !

La Fabrique Cookies announces the 6th edition of Cookie Day on September 13

What to do in Paris in September

Get ready for a gourmet and generous day! The Cookie Factory invites you to celebrate the COOKIE DAY le wednesday 13 september during its 6th annual edition. The best cookie recipes will be offered for free in 10 brand stores, and on the E-shop. Discover 6 delicious recipes, including the famous best-selling salted butter caramel, and a preview, the maple syrup & pecan nut cookie, limited fall edition. Cookie lovers will be delighted!

The Cookie Factory – 337 rue de Vaugirard, 75015 Paris

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