Le printemps! The winter thaw is finally over and Paris has yet again found its joie de vivre. Throw off your winter coats and don a pair of sunglasses, because the best way to enjoy springtime in Paris is to spend it outside. With warm weather and one of the largest indie film festivals in the world taking place, March is easily one of the best months of the year to be in Paris.
ÉCU Launch Party 2013
Want to preview the 8th edition of the festival? Join ÉCU for the exclusive 2013 Launch Party. Celebrate the power of indie films and The European Independent Film Festival with your hosts at Le Gibus Club on March 13th, 2013. Free admission.
35 countries. 108 films. 17 categories. 3 days. Paris is buzzing with anticipation for what’s to be one of the best film events of the year. Filmmakers, directors, actors and the like will all be in attendance, so be sure to grab your weekend passes here!
When: March 29th, 30, and 31.
Where: Les 7 Parnassiens and Cinéma Action Christine.st
The warm weather marks the perfect time to go over to Musée Rodin, located in the 7th arrondissment. With various gardens and a mansion housing permanent and temporary collections, this is the perfect afternoon outing. Work during the day? Don’t worry; Wednesday’s are open late until 8:45 pm. Check out the perfectly manicured gardens and see the flowers in bloom. Price varies from free admission-9€.
When: Open Tuesday through Sunday
Where: 79 Rue de Varenne, Metro Line 13 (Varenne)
Paris may not be Dublin or New York, but Parisians still enjoy a good Guinness! Celebrate your St. Patrick’s Day by visiting one of the many Irish bars and pubs that Paris has to offer. Grab a pint and some corn beef and cabbage at a local favorite. Spots include the longest running Irish pub in Paris Kitty O’Shea’s (Opéra), Connolly’s Corner and Finnegans Wake in the Latin Quarter, Kitty’s at Bastille, or O’Sullivans on Grans Boulevards for some dancing.
When: March 17th, 2013
Where: Throughout Paris