Omnivore at the Maison de la Mutualité 10 - 12 March
Omnivore returns to Paris for its 16th year, once again shining a spot light on the most exciting goings-on in the world of food. That means the hottest new chefs, the trendiest trends, culinary workshops, pop-ups, tastings and more. It also means chefs, bakers, bartenders, multiple stages, coffee, cocktails, tastings...and much more! Click the link above for the latest run down of names.
Jour du Macaron - The Day of the Macaron! Wednesday 20th March
On Wednesday 20th March macarons get their very own special day - le Jour du Macaron! First established in Paris, (of course), Macaron Day is now celebrated in a growing number of cities each year, including New York, Budapest, Toronto, Portland and others! We have macaron hero, Pierre Hermé, to thank for the day of the macaron, and you can even achieve your good deed for the day while indulging! For 2019, a box of five macarons will be available, with proceeds going to help children in Madagascar. So now you can indulge your sweet tooth with a very happy conscience!
Goût de France, 21 - 24 March
In its fifth addition, Goût de France is a celebration of French flavours enjoyed around the world. Participating restaurants and 3000 chefs across five continents will create special menus designed to showcase the very best of French gastronomy. For a list of participating Paris restaurants click here.
On the 13th March at 8pm Le Verticale de la Tour Eiffel returns! One of the most unique events in the city, this challenge sees 130 participants attempt to run up the Eiffel Tower! That's 1665 steps in total. Yikes.
Festival Paris Music
From the 14th - 16th March, Festival Paris Music will be filling the city's cultural spaces with live concerts. That means you'll find concerts at locations including the Musée des Arts et Métiers, the archaeological crypt of the Notre Dame, the beautiful Collège des Bernardins, famous jazz clubs Sunset and Sunside, Hotel de Lauzun and more! Check out the full schedule here.
Van Gogh La Nuit Étoilé - Starry Night 22nd Feb - 31st December
After the success of the Atelier des Lumières' game-changing exhibition of Gustav Klimt in 2018, the gallery presents another projection-based extravaganza. This time, Van Gogh's luminous works will be the subject of the exhibitions, creating an immersive experience like no other. Check it out from 22nd February until 31st December.
Salon du Livre - Paris Book Fair
For the book lover at heart, March 16-19 head out to Porte de Versailles for a exhibition decided to books and authors. From a host of book signings from various authors to conferences and more. Check out more information here.
Le Printemps du Cinéma - 17, 18 and 19 March
On these three dates across France, cinemas across Paris will be celebrating Printemps du Cinéma, when ticket prices are reduced to just €4 - making the perfect excuse to catch that film you've been wanting to see for weeks! Now in its 20th edition, Le Printemps du Cinéma this year will have a little sweet treat in store too at two Paris cinemas - MK2 Odéon and MK2 Quai de Seine - caramel popcorn macarons by Maison Dalloyau!
Cool and Crafty
Salon Créations & Savoir-Faire 2019, 7-10 March
In the vast exhibition spaces of Porte de Versailles, a whole world of creative know-how and craft expertise will be yours to explore in March. Now in its 23rd year, in 2019 you'll be able to discover four main sections: needlework, fashion trends & customisation, scraps & colours. There'll also be everything you could ever want to know about scrapbooking, knitting, DIY, decoration and much more. Workshops, demonstrations - you name it, if you can make it, it's here!