January 11 – February 7
The twice-annual gross sales (soldes en français) kick off in outlets throughout France, with clothes and residential items as much as 70% off. Even when “the whole lot is cheaper on-line,” the gross sales are a good time to assist small, impartial outlets, particularly these that are normally a bit out of your value vary.
Able to discover the hidden aspect of Paris? This weekend is the tenth annual Paris Face Caché with visits underneath 4 classes: “L’Inédit”, “L’Interdit”, “CUlturelles” and “Artistiques”. Some are free, some are paid (€9-€15), reserve your spots from January twenty third, it fills up quick! See the total program right here.
January 22 – February 4
The Chinese language Lunar New Yr of the Rabbit is well known over two weeks in a number of places all through Paris, notably within the thirteenth arrondissement, dwelling to the biggest Chinatown in France, with the well-known parade of dancing dragons and lions on the twenty ninth. Whereas ready for the total schedule of occasions to be revealed, you possibly can study extra in regards to the largest Chinatown in France right here: Celebrating the Chinese language New Yr in Paris’ thirteenth Arrondissement
By way of February 12
CAPITALE(S) is a free exposition on the Hôtel de Ville (4th) celebrating 60 years of Paris road artwork, that includes probably the most influential artists, together with Invader, Miss Tic, André, Swoon and Banksy. Within the Salle Saint-Jean at 5 rue de Lobau, free entry with reservations on-line, Mon-Sat 10am-6:30pm (Thursdays till 9pm).
By way of February 19
“Dance and Music” is the newest collective images exposition at La Fab, the gallery-museum of French clothier Agnès b within the thirteenth (between Station F and La Bibliothèque Nationale Française F. Mitterrand). “The exhibition appears, by way of the eyes of seven photographers, at this natural relationship between musicians and the viewers. It captures the immeasurable pleasure and wish to maneuver to notes.” Entry €7. Open Wed-Solar 11am-7pm (from 2pm on Sunday).
Each Weekend till March 5
The Cité Fertile, a “Third House” within the Parisian suburb of Pantin, transforms into La Cité des Merveilles each weekend by way of March at their huge area devoted to sustainable residing. On this system of this enjoyable honest are candy and savory street-food stands, outsized artwork installations, and completely different eco-friendly Christmas markets each weekend in December, together with a Shizen Japanese Christmas market on Dec 10-11 and a Paris Night time Market Dec 17-18 with native artisans (see the schedule right here), reside music, a labyrinth, video games and sights for younger and outdated, and a magical ambiance the place tree-huggers have a very good time! Free entry (however reserve your date on-line), open midday till 8pm.
By way of March
The longest-lasting Marché de Noël is the Place Suisse within the Trocadéro Gardens, on the foot of the Eiffel Tower (5 avenue Albert de Mun, sixteenth), extra centered on Swiss meals (just like the tacky raclette and fondue) in addition to crêpes, sandwiches, and vin chaud. There’s additionally some video games for youths and a BAM Karokoé stand for adults. Open day by day midday till midnight.