Paris’s Can’t-Miss Events for 2020

Time Your Visit Around These Special Exhibits and Events

What is there to say about Paris that hasn’t already been said? The City of Light it is one of the world’s most dreamed about cities. From the Eiffel Tower to the Sacré-Coeur, the Arc de Triomphe to the Centre Pompidou, this city does not lack for emblematic places. Spend a day wandering around the picturesque Haussmann boulevards lined with quaint cafés and trendy boutiques. Lose yourself in the Louvre and Orsay Museum masterpieces. Go out for a night on the town. A Seine river cruise past the sparkling Eiffel Tower is a particularly memorable way to see the city.
Around every corner, you’ll run into open-air food markets and find the fresh aroma of bread wafts from authentic boulangeries. Whether you are interested in French cuisine or classical architecture, the art scene or the buzzing nightlife, Simply put, Paris is a must-see.

For those who have already been who are looking for an excuse to revisit there are plenty of exciting things do in 2020. Below are just a few of the exhibitions and events that we can’t wait for. No matter when you come to Paris there’s always something special happening.


Leonardo Di Vinci
The Louvre
Now until February 24, 2020

Versailles Revival 1967-1938
Versailles Palace
Now until March 15th

The World of Banksy, Immersive Bansky Experience
The Espace Lafayette-Drouot
Now until June 30th

Cézanne and the Master Painters. A Dream of Italy
The Musée Marmottan Monet
From February 27th to July 5th

The Centre Pompidou
From May 13th to August 31st

The French Open
The Stade Roland Garros
May 18th to June 7th

La Fête de la Musique
Kick off the summer with free open-air concerts and France’s largest, loudest street party.
Held throughout the city and country
June 21st

Bastille Day Fireworks and Parades
The Eiffel Tower and Champs-Elysée.
July 14th

Final Stage of the Tour de France
The world’s most famous cycling race ends in Paris after three grueling weeks.
July 19th

l’Arc de Triomphe, Wrapped
See the monument in a new way! The environmental artist, Christo, will wrap The Arc de Triomphe in fabric and rope, 35 years after he did so to the Pont Neuf.
September 19th to October 4th

Fête des Vendanges de Montmartre
To celebrate the wine harvest (yes, Montmartre has vines within the city!), the famous neighborhood hosts concerts, art installations, and food and wine tastings.
October 7th to 11th

Paris Chocolate Show
The Parc des Expositions
From October 21st to 25th

Marchés de Noël
Christmas markets are held around the city from mid-November through Epiphany, making it a magical time to visit Paris.

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