The Sonic Protest festival takes place almost every year since 2003 in Paris and several regions in France and Europe. The original and unique concept of this festival has conquered the public over the years. On the program during these two weeks: concerts, conferences, workshops, meetings with artists from all around the world representing an original and specific universe! Enjoy this festival from 11 to 26 March 2017.
This year the 54th edition of the Salon de l’Agriculture – Agriculture exhibition – will take place from February 25th to March 5th. This event is part of the French culture thanks to its notoriety and the enthusiasm that it creates. This year the theme will be « the agriculture in motion » with more than 1000 exhibitors ready to present their products as well as the most beautiful beasts of our French regions. A great opportunity to spend a few days in the countryside but…in the heart of Paris !
It is from January 11th till February 22th that will takes place the Graphic Design Festival in Paris. A beautiful occasion for the French inhabitants and the tourists to discover the city in an other way. Dozens of graphic designers will be present in the most famous places of the capital in order to offer you an incredible show : exhibitions in the Musée des arts décoratifs, the displays on more than 1 600 streets buildings, conferences and many other surprises are waiting for you. This event – which is completely free – is a great opportunity so that professionals of the graphism, youngs talents and audience can meet each other.
Every year in the month of December the Hotel Le Marcel prepares to welcome the warm atmosphere of the end-of-year celebrations, Paris is transformed, the Christmas villages and their decorated chalets offer to young and old gastronomic specialties, objects Decoration and a lot of animations. Walk through the city and dive into this warm Christmas atmosphere.
The « Beaujolais nouveau » event is a pretext to party. This year, thousands of people will celebrate the arrival of this famous wine in France scheduled November 17, 2016! Virtually all of your favorite bars and pubs will celebrate « Beaujolais Nouveau », with straw bales and sausages in profusion! The harvest was good and quality, so it is with impatience that we expect the 2016 vintage of Beaujolais Nouveau ... Let the party begin!
From 14th June to 27th August Les Invalides will project an impressive light show on the 5,000m2 façade of the courtyard. An hour long show that will trace 2,000 years of history of Les Invalides, of Paris and of France. The entirely free performance will be conducted in French on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, and in English on Mondays and Thursdays for the pleasure of tourists who want to learn more about our City of Light!
A few stations from Le Marcel Hotel, hides the oldest market in Paris: The Marché des enfants rouges, built in 1600. Originally called the Petit Marché du Marais, it owes its current name to the children of the nearby orphanage whose uniforms were red. This covered market was registered as a historic monument in 1982. A timeless place where people come to enjoy and to buy but especially fresh food from around the world - Morocco, Lebanon, Italian pasta, Japanese sashimi, or burgers... ... Meet at 39 Rue de Bretagne, in Paris' 3rd arondissement.
This summer, every first Sunday of the month, the Champs Elysées will be pedestrianised. It will be closed to cars between Concorde and George V all day. A unique opportunity to tranquilly explore the most beautiful avenue in the world in a new way. This summer, new areas will also be opened exclusively for pedestrians on Sundays and holidays, an idea that reinforces the environmental and anti-pollution commitment of Anne Hidalgo and the Mairie de Paris.