Spring sneaks up on Paris in March and Parisians are ready to get outside and play at the first signs of sun. Sporty city dwellers will hope to soak up some sun on on March 4 when they attack the 21km circuit in the Bois de Vincennes for the Fitbit Semi-Marathon.
March is a great month for visiting museums and special exhibits, with Le Musée de la Mode kicking off a retrospective of the work of designer Martin Margiela. The Musée Jacquemart-André presents Mary Cassatt : une Américaine à Paris starting March 9, reuniting the artist’s work from American and French collections.
Musée Picasso celebrates the 80th anniversary of the artist’s masterpiece Guernica (27 March to 29 July) and le Centquatre kicks off the festival Circulation(s) dedicated to young European photographers.
Ballet lovers should head to the Opéra de Paris until March 24 for the Benjamin Millepied choreographed Ravel piece Daphnis et Chloé and bibliophiles will love the Salon de Livres taking place on March 16 to 19.
Paris always has an exciting selection of food and drink events and this month is no exception. The Omnivore World Tour comes to Paris from March 4-6 with presentations, tastings, and masterclasses given by chefs and brands.
Omnivore World Tour
The fourth edition of Planète Bière takes place on March 25 and 26 with 500 beers to taste from 100 breweries from around the world. Beer lovers will also enjoy the Salon des Brasseries Artisanales Parisiennes which features craft beer from Paris and the Ile-de-France.
March is also women’s month, with International Women’s Day taking place on March 8, support the women’s movement in Paris by attending the Women Celebrating Women event which includes presentations, networking opportunities, and round tables.
- For more of what’s on in Paris this March, head to the Paris Tourist Office.
- Explore new and delicious additions to one of our favorite Paris neighbourhoods, Montmartre.
- Need a cure for the winter blues? Head to Stoney Clove Bakery for American comfort classics.