Browse all

5 things to do in Paris this weekend

Explore a new eclectic pop-up or spend a day marveling at 10,000 pieces of contemporary art

5 things to do in Paris this weekend Explore a new eclectic pop-up or spend a day marveling at 10,000 pieces of contemporary art

The temperatures are dropping in Paris, so what better way to warm up than exploring the best galleries in the city or tasting the finest organic Italian and Parisian wines? As the holidays approach, find the perfect pop-up to discover gifts for your loved ones and yourself. End the day with a Saturday night party featuring an open dance floor for everyone. Explore what the city has to offer you this weekend.

Where to eat - Sweetea's

Korean cuisine has always been popular in Paris, with established restaurants and new ones regularly appearing. The key to success lies in authenticity. Sweetea's, recently gaining cult status on the social media of Parisians and tourists alike, offers kimchi rice balls to start, similar to arancini with 100% Asian elements, or their fried octopus with spicy chili sauce. Next, we suggest trying the cheese tokbokki, spicy rice cakes covered in melted cheese, or the spicy japchae, sweet potato noodles accompanied by a choice of seafood or beef. Don't forget the volcano kimchi fried rice, served on a hot plate for you to mix everything while the egg cooks. Complete the experience with traditional soju and one of their matcha-flavored desserts, like tiramisu or crème brûlée.

24 Rue Poissonnière, 75002

61 Rue des Gravilliers, 75003

To discover - Bourse de Commerce, La Collection Pinault

In the heart of Paris, the Bourse de Commerce houses François Pinault's extensive art collection. Formerly a wheat market, the building, designed by Japanese architect Tadao Ando, is a magnificent setting to admire art. This weekend, explore works by Mike Kelley, the "Strike" exhibition by Lee Lozano, or "Moon Room" by Mira Schor. Through its various exhibitions, visitors can discover the businessman's incredible collection acquired over the last 50 years. With over 10,000 works of art from 350 artists, let yourself be enchanted by the beauty of this artistic paradise. The museum also houses the Restaurant la Halle aux grains, led by chefs Michel and Sébastien Bras on the 3rd floor. Find tickets at this link.

2 Rue de Viarmes, 75001

Where to have fun - Festival des Vins de Vignaioli

This weekend, wine enthusiasts rejoice with the Vini di Vignaioli festival, the largest festival of Italian and Parisian artisanal wines in Paris since 2002. On Sunday, November 19, from 11 am to 7 pm, discover 60 different Italian and Parisian winemakers and their products. Alternatively, head to the Septime restaurant for a masterclass with winemakers Elisabetta Foradori and Justine Vigne: two passionate wine lovers proud to represent their respective territories. Visitors can taste their products and discover the secrets of their bottles. Other masterclasses will follow, led by some of the best winemakers from France and Italy. Find tickets at this link.

94 Rue De Charonne, 75011

Where to shop - Le Chuchoo Pop-up

To discover vintage pieces, independent designers, unique jewelry, and more, head to the 3rd arrondissement for the Chuchoo Pop-up. Known for hosting diverse pop-ups, from gastronomic events to pastry bars, Chuchoo's pop-up offers the Parisian public a shopping experience worth the while. Explore this creative pop-up for early Christmas gifts or finds for yourself and your friends. This edition will feature items from Ephémère Studio, Meugler Girls, Vint H, and many others. Don't miss the opening night on the 17th at 5 pm.

31 Rue de Montmorency, 75003

Where to party - Vernissage Discolore Warm Up and Club Night

Join on Saturday for a festive day presented by the Love Reaction DJ collective for the release of their new album Discolore. Known for their versatile melodies, the group frequently invites renowned Parisian DJs to collaborate (such as Geneva, LeonxLeon, Anastasia Gems, and more). The free opening event will take place from 2 pm to 8 pm at Babaluma with artists, local DJs, and dancing. If your feet aren't too tired, the night will continue at L’Alimentation Générale with LeonxLeon, Mirlaqi, and Love Reaction. Get ready to start your weekend with music and dance.

Vernissage - Warm Up: 72bis Rue Jean-Pierre Timbaud, 75011

After Party Club Night: 64 Rue Jean-Pierre Timbaud, 75011