Skip to main content

What To Do in Paris in February

Your Guide to What’s Happening in Paris this Month
Valentine's Day display at Ladurée macaron shop
Last updated June 1, 2024
We’re not sure about you, but we tend to want to hibernate en hiver, but these Paris events and exhibitions are sure to make you want to get dressed and out of the house. Scroll down for our selection of what to do this February in Paris.

This post may contain sponsored or affiliate links.

It was a very grey and dreary January in Paris this year and this coming month’s looking much the same. For those of you feeling the winter blues, these events and art exhibitions will give you a good reason to get out of the house and are sure to bring a bit of fun to your February.

Here’s what’s happening now in Paris:

Things To Do Every February in Paris

Happening in Paris this February Only

Things To Do Every February in Paris

Shop the Best Deals in Paris | Through February 6, 2024

The semi-annual sales season in France is nearly over, meaning you can get some of the best deals while shopping in Paris.

During the last week of les soldes, stores mark down their wares to the deepest discounts and you can take advantage of as much as 70% off normal prices. Not sure where to go?

Read our guide to the best places to shop the sales in Paris.

January 10 – February 6, 2024
Stores throughout Paris and France

Shopping the sales in Paris

Celebrate the Lunar New Year | February 3–18, 2024

Issue in the Year of the Wood Dragon this February by taking part in the city-wide celebrations in Paris. While the official holiday is February 10, 2024,

Family-friendly festivities begin the week before, with conferences, concerts, shows, and more leading up to the grand parade in the 13th Arrondissement. 

This is a great time of year to explore the areas often referred to as Paris’s Chinatown. Head to the Place d’Italie or the Belleville neighborhood to find the districts decorated for the holiday, along with tons of street food vendors and a lively buzz.

  • Belleville Lunar New Year Parade
    • Saturday, February 3, 2024 from 2pm
    • Rue de Belleville, 75020 Paris
  • Biggest Lunar New Year Parade in Paris
    • Sunday, February 18, 2024 from 12pm
    • Between Avenue de Choisy, Porte de Choisy, and Avenue d’Ivry

February 3–18, 2024
Throughout Paris

Lunar New Year celebrations in the street of Paris
© David Mendiboure

Celebrate Valentine’s Day in Paris | February 14, 2024

Where better to celebrate Valentine’s Day than in the City of Love?

Show that special someone a little extra amour by treating them to a romantic dinner at one of the best restaurants in Paris — be sure to reserve ahead of time — or by picking up a box of delicious chocolates from one of these top Paris chocolate shops. And if you really want to impress, why not get tickets to a cabaret show for le Saint-Valentin?

Learn more about Valentine’s Day in France.

Salon de l’Agriculture 2024 | February 24 – March 3, 2024

Acquaint yourself with French agriculture and taste as many Made-in-France foods as you can at this annual exhibition for all things farm-to-table. Bringing a bit of country life to the capital city, the Salon de l’Agriculture is a fun outing for families in Paris. You’ll find petting farms, tasting booths, and the opportunity to learn more about the origins of the food we consume. You can also rub elbows with several local politicians, including President Macron.

Tickets are 16€ for adults, 9€ for children ages 6-12, and entry is free for children under 6. Purchase your tickets on the event’s official website.

February 24 – March 3, 2024
Every day 09:00-19:00
Paris Parc des Expositions – Porte de Versailles
1 Place de la Porte de Versailles, 75015 Paris
Metro: Porte de Versailles or Balard

2024 Salon de l'Agriculture in Paris, February 24 - March 3, 2024

Happening This February in Paris

Berthe Morisot and the Art of the 18th Century at Musée Marmottan Monet | Ends March 3, 2024

This special exhibition, curated by Marianne Mathieu and Dominique d’Arnoult, showcases 65 artworks connecting Berthe Morisot’s impressionist style with 18th-century artists like Watteau, Boucher, Fragonard, and Perronneau. It offers a fresh perspective on their artistic affinities through unpublished sources and genealogical studies.

Ending soon at the Musée Marmottan Monet.

Musée Marmottan Monet
2 Rue Louis Boilly, 75016 Paris
Tues-Sun: 10am–6pm, Thurs until 9pm. Closed Mon.
Tickets: 14€

Berthe Morisot exhibition at Paris's Musée Marmottan Monet

Seth se la Joue at the Musée en Herbe | Extended through May 12, 2024

Immerse yourself and your little ones in the enchanting world of street artist Seth at Le Musée en Herbe in Paris.

This entertaining interactive exhibition tracks Seth’s journey across the globe, featuring large silhouettes of children’s faces embedded with his vibrant works from Madagascar, Java, Haiti, Ukraine, and China.

Wander through “Rue Marmaille,” a playful Parisian street scene from Seth’s dreams, and dive into “Haut les Masques,” where you can playfully mask up and step into a world of imagination and games.

The journey ends in a kaleidoscopic tunnel of wordplay and mirrors.

Musée en Herbe
23 Rue de l’Arbre Sec, 75001 Paris
Every day, 10 – 7pm,
Tickets: 7.5€

Giant street art mural on buildings in Paris's 13th Arrondissement.

Catch a Movie | February 2–29, 2024

Even if you don’t speak French, you can still enjoy the best of current French cinema while in the City of Light thanks to our friends over at Lost in Frenchlation.

This February, they’re hosting six film screenings — all with English subtitles — at movie theaters across town. Perfect for English speakers in Paris after a fun, French-infused night out.

  • Friday, February 2: Vermines + Women of Paris Tour at Club de l’Étoile
  • Sunday, February 11: Vivants + Q&A with film crew at Luminor
  • Friday, February 16: Un Homme et Une Femme + Romantic movie-themed walking tour at L’Entrepôt
  • Friday, February 23: Making Of + Ice cream at L’Entrepôt
  • Sunday, February 25: Iris et les Hommes + Stand-up comedy show at L’Arlequin
  • Thursday, February 29: Bonnard, Pierre et Marthe + Q&A with the director at Le Balzac

Want more Paris tips and tricks from local insiders? Join our free Urbansider Club to receive recommendations in your inbox and save your favorite places to your account!

Urbansider Paris Club logo white.
Want More Paris Insider Insights?
Create a Free Account to Receive More Tips & Picks

Join our free Urbansider Club to access personalized recommendationsdownloadable guides, and a monthly newsletter with the latest from Paris as well as our new top addresses and experiences. You’ll also be invited to our exclusive Urbansider events in Paris.

Leave a Reply