Like every month (see our September program), here are our exclusive program of things to do if you travel to Paris in October 2016. Like every wise visitor, you don’t want to miss a thing you’d like while traveling to the city.
Here are our tips to feel like a local when visiting Paris, based on your mood: can’t-miss events, exhibitions, new venues and hotspots.
La Nuit Blanche, on Saturday, October 1st: On the first Saturday night of October, every year, Paris turns into an art show with this creative festival from 7pm to 7am called La Nuit Blanche (The White Night).
FIAC, on October 22nd to 25th: The annual International Contemporary Art Fair to discover the best and latest pieces of contemporary art in Paris (at the Grand Palais and in the city).
Belleville Food Market, on Thursdays October, 6th and 20th, from 6pm.
La Semaine du Goût. More to come.
La Fête des Vendanges de Montmartre, on October 6th to 10th: Discover Paris local wine at the annual Grape Harvest Festival on the Montmartre hill.
The Salon du Chocolat, on October 27th to October 31st: “The world’s largest event dedicated to chocolate and cocoa” for chocolate lovers, at the Porte de Versailles Exhibition Center (Hall 5) (South Paris), a unique opportunity to discover and taste chocolates that are not found anywhere else.
The Paris Velo Festival: Bike freely or race in Paris on Sunday October 23th!
The Pitchfork Music Festival, on October 28th to 30th: One of the best yearly musical event in Paris with a unique line-up of rock, pop, indie and electro artists during three days: Beach House, Four Tet, Ratatat, John Talabot. Don’t miss the opening and the after parties as well. Book your tickets here.
Shopping & Fashion
Two Closet Sales by Violette Sauvage. Your famous vintage sales planner comes back with 2 editions this month.
One on October 8 & 9th and one unusual edition on Octobter 15th & 16th, dedicated to men fashion. Win your free tickets by sending us an email here.
Where: Paris, France