Hotel Provinces Opéra, at the heart of festivals and cultural events in Île-de-France

Your Provinces Opéra hotel is ideally located in the heart of Paris. The hotel’s restaurant offers traditional cuisine with the possibility of having customised lunch for your employees during your business seminar in Paris. You can also relax in the Art Deco bar, listed as a Historic Monument. Cocktails, open bar and privatization for an event are all possibilities.

Modular meeting rooms and lounges will also be able to welcome your employees during your seminars and incentives. We advise you to request a quotation.

The news in Ile-de-France are rich in varied events for this year 2019. We offer here a non-exhaustive list of festivals, concerts, shows, sports competitions and other events not to be missed!


Paris, the capital of fashion, welcomes as usual its Fashion Week from February 25 to March 5, 2019 for the collections of men’s ready-to-wear and haute couture. It will also be an opportunity for you to discover the brand new Yves Saint Laurent Museum.

The concerts

Metallica return to the Stade de France, 7 after their memorable concert in the same stadium. Let’s meet on May 12, 2019 to vibrate on the heavy metal sound of the legendary band.

The enigmatic Mylène Farmer will be in concert at Paris La Défense Arena from 7 June 2019, for 8 exclusive dates.

Finally, after more than 50 years, Elton John is finally saying goodbye to two showcases at the AccorHotels Arena in Paris on June 20, 2019 and October 10, 2020. Take your last chance to see this unforgettable pop music star.


Paris is also full of festivals dedicated to music in the broadest sense. Here is a preview of the Parisian music scene:

  • The Jazz Festival in Saint-Germain-des-Prés will take place from May 16 to 17, 2019
  • The Download Festival, has not planned any edition for 2019. See you in the summer of 2020 in Brétigny.
  • Les Solidays will meet you at the Longchamp racecourse from June 21 to 23, 2019
  • The essential Rock En Seine will invest the national domain of Saint-Cloud from August 23 to 25, 2019
  • The Techno Parade which highlights the techno scene in the streets of the capital will celebrate its 21th anniversary.

The American festival Lollapalooza invites you to its second Parisian edition on July 20 to 21, 2019 at the Hippodrome Longchamp.

Sports events

We start competitions with the Six Nations Championship and the France-Wales game which will take place on February 1st, 2019 and France -Scotland game which will take place on February 23, 2019 at the Stade de France.

On March 10,2019, the Semi-marathon de Paris will be held with its more than 40,000 participants for 21.1km in the woods of Vincennes, while on April 14,2019 the 42nd edition of the Marathon de Paris will be held, one of the most famous races in the world: 57,000 runners will run the asphalt over a distance of 42,195 km.

From March 22 to 24, 2019, we move to a completely different range with Le Saut Hermes and its 10th edition at the Grand Palais with, as always, an obstacle course with the best horses in the world.

Roland Garros, the must-attend tennis event, will take place at the Porte d’ Auteuil from May 26 to June 09, 2019. Book now your seats in the stands and your hotel to attend the second Grand Slam tournament.

Trade fairs and exhibitions

Paris Expo Porte de Versailles will host many events as always:

  • The traditional International Agricultural Trade Fair will open its doors from February 23th to March 4th,2019 and offers you the opportunity to discover regional gastronomy and local products.
  • The Foire de Paris, the 1st European Trade Fair, will take place from April 27 to May 8, 2019.
  • Paris Games Week will take up residence in early November and is expected to welcome more than 300,000 visitors, video game and geek culture enthusiasts.

The Reuilly lawn hosts Europe’s largest funfair, La Foire du Trone, from April 05 to June 02, 2019.

The Japan Expo for fans of Japanese culture will take place at the Paris-Nord Villepinte Exhibition Center from July 04 to 7, 2019.


Paris and its cabarets, come and admire the great Parisian shows: the Lido with its Bluebell Girls, the Moulin Rouge and its magazine Féérie and finally the Crazy Horse and his show “Totally Crazy”. And to finish the evening, go to the bar of your 3-star hotel in a 1925 Art Deco atmosphere and classified as a historical monument.