Paris Main Annual Events In September
THe Art Viaduc
Under the Viaduc des Arts, early September and extending throughout the Fall, jewelers, glass blowers, sculptors and various craftsmanships are shown in this annual art exhibition. Call (33) 44 75 80 66 for more information.
A number of cultural and ethnic venues linked to French history and culture present, at the end of summer and through September and October, a variety of live music and other programs. Call (33) (0) 1 58 71 01 01 for more information.
During that festival held all over Paris, various venues host a festival of arts spread over four months with drama shows, live concerts (part of which is the outdoor jazz festival at the Parc de la Villette for one month), films, dance, and opera. It remains the largest festival of the kind in the world. Call (33)0) 1 53 45 17 00 for more information.
Staged at the Russian Cultural Centre, Horn & Partners Expat Services invite the Paris international community to a Cocktail Dance. Program includes a drink with piano playing, seminar on business / social etiquette, cocktail party and dance. Call 0033 (0) 1 40 68 90 22 for information.
The Ready To Wear Exhibition
The Convention Center hosts vendors of ready to wear women’s clothing in an exhibition for international designers and buyers, preceding the Paris Fashion Week held at the Carrousel du Louvre. It is held in early September. Call (33) 43 95 10 10 for more information.
Festival de la monnaie
Old coins, post cards and collectors are all welcome at the annual convention held at Paris Bercy Palais Omnisports, mid-September. Call (33) 40 02 60 60 for more information.
Fête de l'Huma
At the Parc de la Courneuve, every second weekend in September, the left-wing press holds a traditionnal feast called the " Fête de l’Huma "with lots of food and drink booths, various family activities, harsh speeches but also serious political discussions. Call (33) 0) 1 49 22 72 72 for more information.
French Heritage Day
At the end of September, and every year, the famous Journées du Patrimoine are offered to the public by the French government which gives free entrance to most public buildings, office buildings and to politician homes. Call (33) 0) 1 40 15 37 37 for more information.
French presidential guard
The Celestins barracks give, on the last weekend of September, a full ceremonial dress parade presented by French presidential guards with their brass bands and horses. Call (33) 0) 1 49 96 13 33 for more information.
At the end of September, you can participate in the famous marathon between the Eiffel Tower and Versailles castle. Call (33) 0) 1 30 21 10 25 for more information.
Once every two year the largest antiques fair in Paris is held during the last half of September. Call (33) 0) 1 43 24 44 63 for more information.
During the last two weeks in September, every year, and concurrent with the Antiques Biennal every other year, the Carrousel de Louvre also hosts an exhibition of paintings, sculptures, videos and photographs by promising new artists from all over Europe. Call (33) 0) 1 56 26 52 00 for more information.
Art in the World
Over fifty countries are represented across the river Seine on the Alexandre III bridge in an exhibition held in September. Call (33) 0)1 42 76 47 42 for more information.