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Top 15 things to do in Paris this June

Below you will find a bucket list of things to do in Paris  this June ranging from, music festivals, art exhibits, poetry slams, film festivals, sports, and other cultural activities.

The first week of June you don’t want to miss…

Slam Poesie  -June 1-7

Grand Slam 2015

Its the 12th edition of the National Grand Slam of Poetry and the 9th edition of the World Cup of Poetry in Paris the week of June 1-7. For more information and the program schedule click here.

Les Jeudis Arty- Arty Thursday -4 June

Les Jeudis Arty The first Thursday of the month art galleries in the Marais host a special evening of free admission to visit various art studios. You will have access to various exhibitions, the chance to meet different artists, and you can watch several performances. Check out the program for the next Jeudis Arty event  here.

La Revanche des Faubourgs- June 5-7

Revanche des Faubourg

Le Fooding will celebrate  their 15th anniversary, through a weekend full of culinary events. There will be chefs and artists gathered in Paris for this event from Brooklyn, Shoreditch, Hollywood, and the East and North of Paris, and various other places to celebrate everything related to food.



Champs Elysees Film Festival– June 10-16

Champs Film Festival

Urban Film Festival- June 5-7

Urban Film Festival The Urban Film festival is dedicated to promoting and recognizing urban culture. It will be an opportunity  for young film makers to showcase their work, as well as a chance to discover a variety of films related to the city through: fiction, dance, movement, community, street culture, & sports.


24Hour Velib- June 14


« Urban Yogis Morning » @Buddha Bar- Every Saturday this June


Every Saturday morning this month, YUJ (Yoga brand) will present ‘Urban Yogis Mornings’ at Buddha Bar. There will be  various Yoga classes in the morning followed by a nice healthy brunch.

Ashtanga Yoga @ Le Pavillion de Canaux – Every Weekend in June

Ashtanga Yoga

Every Saturday & Sunday of June get your Yoga on at Pavillion de Canaux just along the canal de l’ourq. Classes are 10euros with great teachers from the Ashtanga Yoga studio.


Hip Hop Festival – June 19 –July 6

paris hip hop festival

Paris Jazz Festival- June 7- July 26

Paris Jazz Festival

This is a huge international jazz festival that will take place in the beautiful Parc Floral gardens over the course of 8 weekends. Check out the line up here.

H&M block party

H&M Block Party

Fête de la Musique #FDLM- June 21

#FDLM Fête de la Musique ( Music Day) is an annual event that you won’t want to miss out on if your in Paris. Since 1982, the 21st of June has been celebrated as Fêtes de la Musique. Millions of people throughout France celebrate this day by listening and performing music in the streets. There are a plethora of bands and musicians that play in impromptu places, as well as   scheduled official #FDLM events  that you can check out as well.


Le Salon Emmaüs- June 14

Salon Emmaüs

MoonLook Pop Up Shop – Until 15 June


Discover over 200 products #MadeinAfrica. Each of the designer’s collections tell a story that connects the history and culture of their respective countries through fashion.


Festival Carnaval Tropical de Paris 2015- June 28

Last but not least the Tropical Carnival festival will take place Sunday June 21st departing from Bastille at 14h with over 4,000 dancers, musicians, and representations of various cultures such as the Antilles, Brazil, China, Columbia, and many more.

  carnaval tropical parisWell there you have it.Hope this list gives you some ideas activities you can fill your calendar with this month!

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