Living space, restaurant and event venues at La Villette Venue


A la Folie, a festive, young, trendy and eclectic venue in the Parc de la Villette, available for private hire or not, for indoor or outdoor events! A summery atmosphere all year round!

Ideal for your next team-building event, your next company party or your big day seminar in Paris!

Located at the entrance to the Parc de La Villette, À la Folie is a real place to live, combining space and privacy, nature and industrial structures, conviviality and leisure.

Come and enjoy its 500m² of fully-equipped indoor space, which opens out through bay windows onto 900m² of terrace and garden.

With capacity for 20 to 700 people, you can use some or all of the space for your cocktail parties, dinners and lunches, dance evenings, product launches, business seminars, end-of-shooting parties, etc.

What is A la Folie?

Surprise your customers or staff with a giant barbecue, a pétanque tournament or a karaoke session to relax and bond.

- a venue at the entrance to the Parc de La Villette

- 500m² of fully-equipped indoor space

- 60m² of rooftop space

- 900m² terrace and garden

- capacity for 20 to 700 people, with full or partial privatisation all year round

- a bar-restaurant

- artistic programming on request

- all your turnkey events

A summer's day? The outdoor areas

The outside gives you a feeling of total escape and holiday!

- Wooden terrace for garden parties, corporate meals, afterwork events...

- 3 outdoor bars

- Deckchair beach

- Giant barbecue

- Petanque courts

- Seated: 150 people at tables + 80 deckchairs

- Standing: 350 people


A la Folie can be fully or semi-privatised in both summer and winter.

A vast, modular interior space with character, comprising two levels: the ground floor and the first floor with its rooftop terrace. The large bay windows let in plenty of natural light and open directly onto the terrace, allowing you to switch back and forth between indoors and outdoors.

equipped with a large central bar, a dance floor, a sound and light system, a DJ booth, a screen and a video projector, this is the place to be.a screen and video projector, and arcade games, the interior lends itself to all kinds of events.

During the day, a conference, a product launch, a cocktail reception... In the evening, a showcase, a private party or an end-of-shooting party for up to 500 people.

The first floor, accessible by a staircase leading directly to the rooftop, is ideal for VIP events, breakfasts, press lunches, cocktail receptions and dance parties. It can accommodate up to 200 people for semi-private events.

The wooden terrace under the lime trees is like a country setting in Paris!

Take advantage of its giant wood-fired barbecue, its deckchairs and Fat-boys lounge, its cabane bar, its ice-cream shack and its petanque and Molky fields.

Ideally positioned near the Canal Saint-Denis, this terrace is perfect for hosting a garden party or a chic picnic. Four small lounges at the back of the terrace can be used to organise a pétanque tournament to delight your guests. The terrace can also accommodate semi-private groups of 70 to 250 people.

Our services

Artistic proposals, bar and restaurant services, reception staff, service, technology, security and maintenance. Technical, decoration and logistics services.

Number of rooms: 3

Total surface area: 1400m²

Maximum seated capacity: 400 people divided between the different areas

Standing: 800 people

Possibility of privatising the entire site

The different areas:

Ground floor - 250m²

Capacity: 50 people

Conference: 30 people

Cocktail: 250 people

Disco club and rooftop terrace - 250m² :

Capacity: 80 people

Conference: 40 people

Cocktail party: 200 people

Wooden terrace - 900m² :

Maxi banquet meal: 250 people

Outdoor cocktail party: 500 people


Because it's been the emblem of the place since its creation, come and treat yourself to your first barbecue of the summer!

Here, we turn the barbecue into a food station for your summer events!

In winter, we also offer special dishes.


À la folie isn't just a bar and a restaurant, it's above all a lively place with an eclectic programme, where you can meet up, dance and chat.

There's plenty of entertainment on offer:

DJ set - Drag queen show - Dinner and show - Stand up - Karaoke - Blind test - Arcade games and with our partners: iFLY Indoor Skydiving

Les PétanCœurs and many others...

How to get there

- Metro: line 7 Corentin Cariou

- Tram: line 3 bis, Porte de la Villette stop

- Nearby public car park: 1,500 spaces

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