October in Paris

October in Paris

October 1 – Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe - Hippodrome de Longchamp, Bois du Boulogne

The Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe is a horse race open to thoroughbreds aged three years or older. It is Europe's most prestigious horse race.


October 3 - Didier Ludot Haute Couture Auction - Sotheby's 

It is Sotheby’s second sale of Haute Couture to take place in Paris. It will offer at auction 140 Petites robes noires, “little back dresses” from the private collection of Didier Ludot. Didier Ludot is known as the fashion antiquarian.  Woman from all over the world know Ludot's boutique in the Palais Royal


October 7 – Nuit Blanche All over Paris

Discover Paris by night, with hundreds of events around the city from exhibitions to street art


October 11 to October 14 – Fête des vendanges - Montmartre Abbesses, 75018 

Celebrate the Montmartre wine harvest at a five-day festival brimming with eclectic traditional events


October 14 and 15 – Automeudon - Parc des Expositions Paris-Le Bourget

Collectors, professionals of vintage cars, two-wheel enthusiasts or fans of beautiful engines, do not miss the next Automedon fair in Hall 4 of Paris le Bourget exhibition park. Whether you are in search of authentic parts, the contact details of a vintage vehicle club or old toys, you will find everything there is to know on rare vehicles… 


October 15 - Paris Rollers Marathon 

Paris will welcome the 1st Paris roller marathon. The Departure and the Arrival will take place in front of the Eiffel Tower. 42,2 km in the heart of the Capital


October 18 to 22 – Paris Now , Paris Asian Art fair - 9 avenue Hoche, 75008

ASIA NOW is the first « boutique » Art Fair in Paris and Europe dedicated to Contemporary Asian Art.


October 19 to 22 - Outsider Art Fair - Hôtel du Duc - 22, rue de la Michodière 75002

30 international galleries are being given the opportunity to showcase their work at the Hotel du Duc. Running in parallel with la FIAC, this show will appeal to partisans of abstract art.


October 19 to 22 - FIAC (Contemporary Art Fair) - Grand Palais

For its 44th edition, FIAC will host a carefully balanced selection of leading international galleries in the iconic Grand Palais. FIAC consolidates the presence of major galleries working in the field of modern and contemporary art and confirms its support of the emerging generation


October 19 to 22 - YIA Art Fair (Young International Art Fair) - Carreau du Temple

The international fair of contemporary art YIA (Young International Artists) has been presenting a selection of international galleries every year. Sculpture, painting or video ... all media are represented and visitors can discover new talent among the 200 artists exhibiting. 


October 19 to 22 - Salon 8e Avenue Art Elysées

A dynamic event during the Parisian Art Week in autumn, the 8e Avenue Art Show will return on the Avenue des Champs-Élysées for its second edition. This new international contemporary art show is the very first art show that covers both contemporary art and urban culture in Paris.


October 28 to November 1  – Salon du Chocolat - Porte de Versailles

With over 500 participants from 60 countries, including over 200 renowned chefs and pastry chefs, the Salon du Chocolat is the must-see event for all chocolate lovers.

20,000 sqm of exhibition and show space for adults and children, the largest showcase of chocolates from the 5 continents and the presence of cocoa-producing countries, …