European Night of Museums on May 21st in which a hundred or more museums across the Ile-de-France region keep their doors open afterhours:

Fête de la Musique on June 21st- Enjoy free music on the longest day of the year! Expect big concerts in top Venues in Paris as well as amateur musicians on every street corner of Paris:

We Love Green festival (rock to electronic) on the 28th and 29th May at the Parc de Bagatelle:

The Weather Festival on the 3rd, 4th and 5th June for techno lovers:

Solidays festival (ranges from rock and pop to electronic music) on the 24th and 26th June at the Longchamp racecourse:

Jazz à Saint-Germain-des-Prés festival on the Left Bank from 19th to the 31st May

Peacock Society Festival in the Parc Floral de Paris from July 13th to 17th for electronic music fans:

Bastille Day on 14th July includes a military parade in the morning on the Avenue des Champs-Élysées, a firemen’s ball in the evening, and between 11pm and 11:30pm the spectacular fireworks at the Eiffel Tower and Trocadéro

Rock en Seine festival held the 26th, 27th and 28th of August at the Chateau de Saint-Cloud park: