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5 Things to do in Paris this weekend

From 14th to 16th of June

5 Things to do in Paris this weekend From 14th to 16th of June

As Friday afternoon gives way to evening, Paris awakens to a new freedom. The streets, steeped in history, slow their frantic pace, inviting residents to enjoy the arrival of the weekend. Cafés come alive, green spaces echo with laughter, and the banks of the Seine fill with strollers seeking a romantic escape. It is the start of a weekend rich in culture, gastronomy, and relaxation, a welcome break in the whirlwind of urban life. Here is the moment to unwind, and here are some ideas to make the most of these two days in the City of Light.


Where to Eat: At La Retraite Paris

La Retraite transports you into their passionate wine universe with inimitable panache. An elegant interior where impeccably ordered black shelves display a meticulously chosen selection of wine bottles. Above the bar, a ceiling-hung glass holder overlooks a striking photograph of the Virgin Mary, adding a unique dimension to the refined aesthetic of the establishment. The centerpiece of this place is a magnificent bay window offering a panoramic view outside, flooding the interior with natural light. The outdoor terrace invites you to savor unforgettable moments with friends, under the open sky. Dive into an exquisite tasting, discovering gems like Petnat wine, Muscana 2020, riesling from Kleinknecht, or carignan from Revelette, all paired with delicious small dishes. An oenological experience elevated in a setting that is both sophisticated and welcoming.

55 Rue des Vinaigriers, 75010 Paris, France

To Discover: Cinema Festival at Palais Galliera

The open-air cinema mini-festival at the Palais Galliera returns with a program celebrating fashion and sports from June 13 to 15, 2024! For the second time, the Palais Galliera presents fashion and its heritage through the lens of the seventh art, each session introduced by specialists’ comments. On the program are L’air de Paris (1954) this Friday and The Battle of the Sexes (2017) this Saturday. This cultural initiative harmoniously integrates into the journey of the Colline des Arts, a collective of eleven prestigious institutions nestled on the Colline de Chaillot, offering a visual and intellectual symphony to its visitors.

10 Av. Pierre 1er de Serbie, 75116 Paris, France


Where to Have Fun: At Kilowatt with MUTANT

This Saturday, June 15, come have fun at Kilowatt with an open air organized by the production and booking agency Pedro (Laylow, Mézigue, Agar Agar, Oboy...), in collaboration with Brice Coudert (Concrète, Underscope, Antiverse, Weather Festival.... Mutant is their open-air techno and bass music concept that is shaking up the Parisian scene. A cutting-edge Funktion-One sound system, 5000 m2 of dance floor, affordable prices, and above all, a niche program: the concept is well-oiled and has won over the crowds. Expect a lineup with “artists whose hype never exceeds their talent.”

18 Rue des Fusillés, 94400 Vitry-sur-Seine, France


Where to Shop: At the POP-UP SiEGenThaLER x BOTH Paris

Join us for an exclusive pop-up event: SiEGenThaLER teams up with BOTH Paris to reinvent their Parisian store for a week. Two Parisian brands, one of unisex ready-to-wear created in 2022 blending sophistication and sustainability, the other of independent footwear created in 2016 famous for its unique rubber technique, incorporating quality leather and other experimental materials in a carefully thought-out manufacturing process. Experience unique shopping with an installation by floral artist ERBA ERBA. Their ready-to-wear collection will be available for purchase at a special pop-up price for the occasion.

June 8-16, 2024

12:00 pm - 7:30 pm

6 Rue de la Corderie, 75003 Paris


Where to Party: At Rex Club with Dave Clark

Rex Club, located in Paris, is a legendary institution of the electronic music scene. Founded in 1973, this iconic club is renowned for its vibrant parties and world-class DJ sets. With a capacity of around 800 people, it offers an intimate and immersive atmosphere, where cutting-edge sound and impeccable acoustics create a unique experience for techno and house enthusiasts. Its eclectic and avant-garde programming attracts a passionate and diverse crowd, making Rex Club a cornerstone of Parisian nightlife. Come have fun this Friday with headliner Dave Clark, nicknamed the Baron of Techno, an iconic figure in electronic music. Originally from Brighton, he is known for his bold and innovative style that fuses techno, electro, and punk.

5 Bd Poissonnière, 75002 Paris, France