What is the Nuit Blanche in Paris and why can’t you miss it?
No matter the season, Paris has always something to offer to its residents, in October when the night starts falling earlier, Parisians got themselves a way to enlighten their way through the fading autumn and be prepared for winter, they call it Nuit Blanche and only happens once a year.
Crédit image : ©Ville de Paris
What is it?
Several public cultural places will be open until at least 2am, offering exhibitions, live performances, artistic installations, concerts, and this year also some lucky runners who subscribed early, will be able to visit some of this artistic venues in a “race format”, running from one place to another, to visit the most number of exhibitions they can, and all this for free.
Saturday October 5th 2019 from 7pm to 2am (and even later).
There are several public art institutions and museums that will be open until late that night, but also you may follow the parade that leaves from Place de la Concorde at 7pm and gets to Place de la Bastille around 10PM.
Here is a list of some places that will be part of this event and that will be open until late:
Musée d'Art et d'Histoire du Judaïsme
La fondation Lafayette
Hotel de Ville
Centre Georges Pompidou
Théâtre du Châtelet
Canopée des Halles
Institut de France
Musée du Louvre
Jardin du Palais Royal
Beaux-arts de Paris
Musée des Arts Décoratifs
Théâtre de la Ville - Espace Pierre Cardin
Les Invalides : Musée de l’Armée
Palais de la Découverte, Grand Palais
Théâtre du Rond-Point
Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
Musée de l’Homme Chaillot - Théâtre National de la Danse Cité de l’architecture et du patrimoine
For the bicycle lovers, a section of the “Peripherique” from Porte de Pantin to Porte de la Villette is going to be transformed into a colorful glowing cycling track, food trucks will be parked at the closed peripherique and concerts are going to take place at the Philarmonie de Paris and at the Sports center Jules Ladoumègue.
Find all the information stations and participant venues on the free mobile application Mapstr, @NUITBLANCHE.
Here is a screenshot from the official page of Nuit Blanche for you to have an idea of the magnitude of this event, maybe you’ll find something near to you that you would like to visit that night. https://quefaire.paris.fr/nuitblanche
Crédit image : © les contributeurs d’OpenStreetMap
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