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Christmas markets, activities and restaurants in the parisian area

Now that december has started, the Christmas spirit is fully established. Joy is also in the alleys of Seine-Saint-Denis’s christmas markets! They are perfect to find presents, drink hot wine (with moderation), eat a waffle or a pancake or just walk around and have fun with your family.

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Date of the Christmas window illumination in the department stores in Paris

Christmas windows 2021 in Paris

  • The Galeries Lafayette Christmas begins on November 17, 2021 + illumination of the tree.
  • La Samaritaine lights up its Christmas window from November 9, 2021.
  • BHV opens its Christmas windows from November 9, 2021 (rue de Rivoli).
  • Bon Marché Rive Gauche celebrates Christmas from October 29, 2021.
  • From November 10, 2021: Printemps' 2021 Christmas windows. (Paris 9e)
  • Bercy Village offers you a luminous umbrella alley! From November 18, 2021 to January 16, 2022.

Illumination of the Champs Elysées

The Champs-Elysées will be illuminated from November 21, 2021 to January 09, 2022 from 5pm to 2am (and all night on December 24 and 31, 2021)

Christmas in Paris 19th at the Pavillon des Canaux

From Saturday November 27th to Sunday December 19th 2021 at the Pavillon des Canaux in Paris four themed Christmas markets: 1 market per weekend). 
27 and 28 November 2021 + 4 and 5 December 2021 + 11 and 12 December 2021 + 18 and 19 December 2021 
> Opening on December 18 and 19, 2021 of the ILLUstration market. Always from 10am to 6pm

Christmas at Gare de l'Est - Paris

From December 1 to 17, 2021 opening of the Alsatian Christmas Market. It is as usual installed on the square of the Gare de l'Est.

Christmas market in Paris Tuileries

Visit the Jardin des Tuileries (Paris 1st - place de la Concorde) from November 20, 2021 for the Christmas market, animations and ice rink.

Christmas markets in Paris - Hasard Ludique in 2021

Three Christmas markets are proposed on this place ! Rv at 128 av de Saint-Ouen 75018 Paris.

  • The market "Je consomme noir" (I consume black) the weekend of December 4th and 5th 2021 (African culture)
  • The vegan Christmas market - Sunday, December 12, 2021 (with Merci Bernard)
  • The Christmas market made In 18e - Sunday, December 19, 2021 (creators of the 18th district)

The Christmas eco-villages at the Recyclerie de Paris 18e

From December 4 to 19, 2021 the markets will be open on weekends from 12pm to 8pm.

  • December 4 and 5, 2021: "Your Mother Nature" market
  • December 11 and 12, 2021: Japanese Christmas at the Recyclerie
  • December 18 and 19, 2021: Greenwitch - the eco-feminist Christmas village

Rv at 83 bvd Ornano - 75018 Paris

Christmas markets in Montreuil

Many Christmas markets and creators' markets take place before the holidays in Montreuil.

Christmas at the School Garden - Montreuil 2021

The first two Fridays of December 2021 festive Christmas market at the school garden in Montreuil with local delicacies.

> Christmas market : Meet us on Friday, December 17, 2021 from 2pm to 8pm in the Jardin-Ecole of Montreuil for a small outdoor Christmas market with local artisans and creators ...

Maker's Market "Make it Winter!"

See you on Saturday, December 4, 2021 between 11am and 6pm at Croix de Chavaux (market square). Nearly 80 stands, music and small food will be proposed.

Creators' market : The Strange Christmas

The Association Comme Vous Emoi and Taga propose you a creators' market on Sunday, December 5th, 2021 from 2 pm to 8 pm. Rv at 5 rue de la Révolution, 93100 MONTREUIL (Metro line 9: station Robespierre/Croix de Chavaux). Creators will offer you original and unique gift ideas.

Christmas markets in Pantin

Christmas at the Cité Fertile in Pantin 2021

Christmas market 2021 in Pantin -La Cité Fertile From November 27 to December 19, 2021 (Saturdays and Sundays) thematic Christmas markets focused on the Environmental, Social and Solidarity Economy are held at the Cité Fertile - 14 avenue Edouard Vaillant in Pantin - 93.

  • November 27 and 28, 2021: The Japanese Christmas market
  • December 4 and 5, 2021: Paris Night Market
  • December 11th and 12th 2021: Low Carbon and the creators of the OPAZ workshops
  • December 18 and 19, 2021: The gros marché (vintage objects and clothes)

The artisans of the other markets will also propose products on the online site.

Christmas in Saint-Denis

Foire des Savoir-Faire in December 2021

The Foire du Savoir-Faire 2021 will be held from Saturday, December 11 to Monday, December 20, 2021. See you as every year at the Foire des Savoir-Faire in St-Denis.

Waiting if renewed for 2021 : An ice rink will be installed from December 12 to the end of the year 2020 on the square of the City Hall of Saint-Denis but also... a mini-farm?

Bel Hiver - St Denis 2021

It's in progress... but the Bel Hiver in Saint-Denis should open its doors between December 11, 2021 and January 2, 2022 from 10 am to 11 pm. Craftsmen, animations, ... will be present during nearly 3 weeks of festivities. Some ideas of animations: a carousel on the Victor Hugo place, a carousel like flying chairs in the Pierre de Montreuil garden, a sled in

Find the perfect present and decoration idea for christmas !

Big malls like Rosny 2, the Millénaire, Aéroville or Domus are open every Sundays during December. If you’re looking for an original present, you can also go and check the Saint Ouen Flea Market (For all tastes and all prices).

You need to have a break ? Have something to eat in the restaurants of the flea market district that offer a large choice : old and authentic one like the Picolo or La Chope des Puces to chic ones like Ma Cocotte.

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