All the events around town listed by current day and on into the near future: club nights, soirées. concerts, shows, festivals, expos, sports, etc....
A May 11th gradual lifting of lockdown measures included shop re-openings. From June 2nd cafés, bars and restaurants across the country may reopen indoor table seatings, but only open outdoor terraces in the Paris region. Parks, public gardens, historical monuments and beaches will also reopen. Gatherings of over 10 people remain prohibited. Masks are required on public transport.
September 26, 2020, wrapping up the cultural festival week with a Saturday march - gather 1pm at place de la Republique; Pride Village 12-6pm at place de la Republique; Dance party at Happy Club; After Party at Privilège. See website for details:
September 5-6, 2020. Two-day marketplace since 1127, the biggest flea market in Europe, with 10,000 stalls along 100km of pedestrian roads, vintage and antique items, used knick-knacks, mountains of mussels, restaurants, bars, over 2 million people.
November 22 - December 29, 2020, Mon-Thu 11am-8pm, Fri-Sat 10am-10pm, Sun 10am-8pm at Place Rihour. 90 chalets of gifts, nativity figurines, decorations and festive food; regional specialities, plus arts and crafts from Russia, Canada and Poland! Also gingerbread and other delicacies to eat on the spot with a glass of mulled wine, or to take away. Closed Dec 25. Closes 6pm Dec 24 + 30.
Mid-March, 2021 - 8 days at UGC Ciné Cité Lille + Cinéma l'Univers; 3rd largest short film festival in France each year welcomes around 7000 people for the best of European short films, animations, and documentaries in original languages.