Not To Be Missed Events in Paris this November 2019
Whether it’s your first time in the city or you’re all too familiar with the chill in the air this time of year, November is a great time to visit Paris. The early evenings mean the streets are lit up, everyone huddles indoors instead of dining al fresco, and several of the boutiques and big-name stores are gearing up to get their Christmas displays organised.
As long as you make sure to pack a good coat and scarf, you could be experiencing some of the amazing events taking place across the city in November.
To help you plan accordingly, we’ve listed some of what we think are the top events taking place in Paris for November 2019.
Our pick the top events in Paris in November 2019:
- Enchanted Christmas at Disneyland Paris – Mid November
- ATP Masters 1000 Paris at Palais Omnisports – 28th October to 3rd November
- Garage Dayz at Casino De Paris - November 20th
- The Stranglers at L’Olympia – 27th November
- Paris Photo 2019 at Grand Palais – 7th to 10th November
- Mac DeMarco at Zenith – 15th November
- Gregory Porter at L’Olympia – 28th November
- Dermot Kennedy at Bataclan – 29th November
- Queen Symphonic at Paris Grand Rex – 4th November
- Supercross de Paris at La Defence Arena – 9th November
- Dido at La Seine Musicale/ Grande Seine – 22nd November
More Details on some of the events:
1. Enchanted Christmas
- Date: Mid November
- Venue: Disneyland Paris
Talk about a little Christmas magic? At the time of writing, Disney has been keeping it very hush-hush, but once the Hallowe’en decorations come down the first week of November, Disneyland Paris completely transforms into an enchanted winter wonderland.
Every evening sees a Disney Christmas parade, while you can expect certain attractions to get a makeover. In recent years Animagique was turned into Mickey’s Christmas Big Band Stand, while Disney village becomes a mini Christmas market.
Details will come out closer to the time, but you can keep an eye on updates here.
2. ATP Masters 100 Paris
- Date: 28th October to 3rd November
- Venue: Palais Omnisports
If you’re in town at the start of the month, you might be able to catch a last-minute ticket to the semi-finals and finals of the ATP Masters. It is the last major tennis event in the calendar and the venue, some say, is the best place in Europe to watch tennis.
Tickets will be like gold dust for those final days, but you can always try your luck and see.
3. Garage Dayz
- Date: 20th November
- Venue: Casino de Paris
A bit of an odd event if we do say so ourselves. Upon first reading about this, we were under the impression Metallica had randomly decided to do a one-off performance of their seminal live album S&M here in Paris with a full orchestra joining in. That is only half true though.
Russian cover band Garage Dayz is renowned for being one of the best imitation acts out there, and this unique gig is a complete recreation from top to bottom. Fans of Metallica may not usually be interested in cover acts, but when they’re attempting something as audacious as this, it has to be seen to be believed.
4. The Stranglers
- Date: 28th November
- Venue: L’Olympia
Forty-five years; that’s how long The Strangers have been together. This rare performance at Paris is expected to be a run-through of all their greatest hits and then some.
And fun fact music fans, their 7th album Feline is their only album to hit gold status in France.
5. Paris Photo 2019
- Date: 7th to 9th November
- Venue: Grand Palais
Just a stone’s throw from our front door here at the Champs-Elysées, Paris Photo continues to be the largest festival of its kind dedicated to photography, with over 200 exhibitors giving a glimpse into how the world is viewed through their lens.
For amateur photographers or those of us who want to up their Instagram game, it’s one of the more unique festivals we have here in the city.
More information and tickets to select events can be found on the Paris Photo website.
6. Mac DeMarco
- Date: 15th November
- Venue: Zenith
There’s a good argument to make that Mac DeMarco has been Canada’s biggest breakout star of the decade, and his shows always have a fantastic intimate feel.
This Friday night show is the perfect way to kick off a weekend in Paris, especially if you’re a massive music fan.
7. Gregory Porter
- Date: 28th November
- Venue: L’Olympia
L’Olympia is one of those venues where if you get to see someone with a commanding voice, it can be quite the experience. So aren’t we lucky to have Grammy award-winning American vocalist Gregory Porter grace the stage for one evening.
Even if you’re not the biggest fan of jazz music, you’ll be won over in no time with just a few hours in Gregory’s company.
8. Dermot Kennedy
- Date: 29th November
- Venue: Bataclan
What a year Dermot Kennedy is having. His debut self-titled album has become a sleeper hit across Europe. With over 6.7 million monthly streams on Spotify, by the time this gig takes places at the Bataclan, his second album Without Fear will have been released and (we’re guessing) will already be a smash hit.
9. Queen Symphonic
- Date: 4th – 5th November
- Venue: Paris Grand Rex
There is no denying that Oscar-winning Bohemian Rhapsody has re-ignited the fandom and passion for Queen fans around the world.
And while this show isn’t the real band, the next best thing is taking to the stage. Performers from the musical We Will Rock You will take everyone through all the big hits of the back catalogue, with a full symphonic orchestra accompanying affairs.
10. Supercross de Paris
- Date: 9th November
- Venue: La Défense Arena
Get the engines revved and make sure there’s enough dirt on the ground. The Paris Supercross is back again as the biggest Supercross bike event in Europe. Expect plenty of racing, lots of loud noises and one of the toughest race tracks riders will come across.
- Date: 22nd November
- Venue: La Seine Musicale/ Grande Seine
This month sees Dido visit the city as part of the first tour she has for 15 years. Touring off of recent album Still on My Mind, the show will see here dip into her back catalogue so expect classics like White Flag, Here with Me (her biggest hit in France!) and Life for Rent.
Where to stay in Paris in November
Now that you have an idea of all the exciting things happening in Paris this month, you may be looking for somewhere to stay.
And you can’t get any better than staying at award-winning Fraser Suites Le Claridge Champs-Elysées. Situated by one of the world’s most famous streets, our luxury serviced studio apartments make for the perfect city-centre accommodation.
If you already know what dates you’ll be visiting, see if you can save on accommodation by booking into one of our amazing early offers.