What are the best parties in Paris this weekend?

As a modern local tour organizer, with fun walking tours in Paris and the Cote d’Azur, and with visits, activities and some of the best pub crawls in the French capital. At Riviera Bar Crawl and Tours, we have experienced a lot of places, some of the best pubs and bars in town, and some crazy nights on Friday and Saturday, in the best and most iconic clubs in Paris.

We discover some bars in atypical districts, we dance until the early hours on barges … Paris is a party and we must enjoy it as much as possible.

To make the best of your parties in Paris this weekend, we give the eight districts of the capital to party:

Pub crawl in Paris: the best weekend parties

We are organizing and hosting activities, walking tours, visits, parties, and pub crawl all over the Cote d’Azur and Paris for some years now. We have established excellent relationships with some of the best pubs and bars in Paris.


A pub crawl with Riviera Bar Crawl & Tours is a great way to discover the Parisian nightlife.

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We understand that it may be complicated to find your way around the French capital at first and that it will be even more challenging to know which neighborhood to choose for party, or which bar and clubs are the best and the ones where you can party all night long.

We are ready for the night owls from, with the biggest parties on Friday and Saturday. So, if you wish to find out about the best happy hours, if you want to hit the clubs in Paris, head to the dance floor, with sound systems, hype French electronic DJs, or hip-hop music, we have it for you.

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A pub crawl is also the best way to make new friends. So, join us with friends or alone, and be sure that you will meet new people, from many horizons, as we know that some drinks in Paris will be the right way to create new relations. Just have fun!


Le Quartier Latin: the Latin Quarter

A trendy area of Paris where students and young people share drinks. A typical city atmosphere in this charming neighborhood.


What are the best parties Paris this weekend

The Marais district

In this posh district, the party is in the spotlight! There are bars and clubs to spend memorable evenings.


The Pigalle district

The Pigalle area is known for the cabarets and the Moulin Rouge; this is the ideal neighborhood for partying with friends. You will find bars, lounges, restaurants, and clubs.


The Montmartre district

Authentic district of Paris. We settle in a small bistro, we drink glasses, and we enjoy the sunset with friends before going to party!


The Châtelet – Les Halles district

A lively area where there are bars, restaurants, and nightclubs, notably 1979, which offers themed evenings.


The neighborhood of Republique

Place de la République is an ideal meeting point for parties, fun, and entertainment in the bars and restaurants nearby.


Les Quais / The docks

Many barges give you an appointment on the banks of the Seine to party all night. We then think of the Concrete barge in the 12th arrondissement, the Playtime or the Petit Bain.


The neighborhood of Belleville

Many bars and nightclubs welcome you in the 20th arrondissement. In Belleville, all styles are present, jazz at La Bellevilloise, rock at La Féline but also concert halls like La Maroquinerie, and more.

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The best clubs and discos in Paris 

In Paris, you will have the choice: iconic clubs such as the world-famous Rex Club, new clubs, high-end club like the Baron, low-ceilinged-club as Les Caves Saint-Sabin, gay-friendly club like La Boite à Frissons, or vintage club like the Memphis, and more.

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Our team of local pub crawl guides and party-goers is giving you some tips to find the best parties in Paris this weekend, by districts or by affinities, we will help you, even in the darkest nights, to find the discotheque that you need.


Nightclubs and discos are always places of festivity and meetings, places where the youth of travelers and locals can let off steam until the early hours. Clubs where music is not as important as the context in which it is listened to and where dancing is often close to famous stars and local icons.


In the profusion of nightclubs in Paris, it is sometimes difficult to find your way around as it gets challenging to put your hands on your keys at five in the morning, after a night of hitting the bars in Paris.


If you want to let off steam on a Latin rhythm, between friends or students, on Rn’B or good old variety top hits? Follow our Riviera Bar Crawl and Tours guide to the best nightclubs in Paris!


The most popular Parisian nightclubs

One thing is sure, the Parisian night world is doing very well! The organizers are getting more and more inspired, and the establishments are sold out every weekend. Hee is our list of the best clubs in Paris, according to the programming, the sound system, the staff, the atmosphere, and finally, the setting.


La Concrete

Located in the 12th arrondissement of Paris, this houseboat, which serves nightclub, is a monster of a party! You can even party there in the middle of the day.

Indeed, the prices of the evenings are relatively high, but we are in Paris, so to have a good evening, you have to pay the price!


The Rex Club

The Rex Club is located next to the eponymous cinema on the Grands Boulevards. Thanks to avant-garde programming, this club has been a temple of Parisian nights for over 20 years! If you have a taste for electro, techno, or deep house, this nightclub is for you. It takes 15 euros, but the programming is worth it.



Located in the 11th district in Bastille, this old concert hall was divided into several parts with distinct and unique atmospheres. You can enjoy its excellent sound system as well as its cocktail bar and tapas.

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In the first part of the evening, you will find concerts before giving way to the clubbing part.


The Glazart

The Glazart is located in the 19th arrondissement of Paris at Porte de la Villette. This place often hosts exceptional evenings such as the Jungle Juice. You can also attend concerts in a pleasant setting with a bar and comfortable armchairs.


The Chinese

This new cultural place located in Montreuil is installed on the old premises of a Chinese restaurant: hence its name. With uncompromising programming, this club nevertheless sees indie rock with young groups like Velvet Veins. The entrance can be free or up to 10 euros.


The Moulin Rouge Machine

Located in the 18th arrondissement of Paris, this nightclub in the atmosphere metal-techno-industrial is a Berlin type address. La Machine offers a program with electro, rock, and hip-hop trends. You will have the opportunity to discover and appreciate groups and Parisian DJs underground for your enjoyment.



Located in the 10th arrondissement of Paris, this mythical place since the 30s welcomed Jean Gabin or Edith Piaf. Today, Java programs rock, punk concerts, or even techno parties with big BPM!

Some other party ideas from our tour guides

At Riviera Bar Crawl and Tours, we have a whole team of walking tour guides in Paris, so we have asked them to give you some ideas on some fun activities you could do at night in Paris if clubbing all night long is not your plan.


If change can be useful, it is not always easy to know how to shake up our age-old routine. We, therefore, enlighten you on some good plans things to do in Paris this weekend, a little from the right old bar in the area:


  • Visit a beer brewery: How about replacing your local bar for an authentic Parisian craft brewery? The producers of the famous local beer “La Parisienne” take you on a 2 hours tour of their world and tell you all about their manufacturing secrets.


  • Organize a karaoke or a bowling alley: Take the microphones or put on a pair of non-slip shoes, and off you go for an evening of madness.


  • Take part in an Escape Game: If there is one new game concept that is all the rage at the moment in the capital, it is the Escape Game! There are lots of places in Paris in which to indulge in these puzzle games for several.