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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. What to do in Paris this month:
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 11 – February 27, 2023
Stores throughout Paris and France
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 five film screenings — all with English subtitles — at movie theaters across town. Perfect for English speakers in Paris after a fun, French-infused night out.
Check out the Lost in Frenchlation website for a synopsis of each movie and ticketing information.
This month, the Bourse de Commerce welcomes Avant l’orage by Danh Vo exhibition in its remarkable rotunda. Between the incredible dome that bathes you in light and the colorful artworks in this expo, it’s sure to brighten up your February.
February 8 – September 11, 2023
Bourse de Commerce – Collection Pinault
2 Rue de Viarmes, 75001 Paris
Metro: Les Halles, Palais-Royal – Musée du Louvre
Tickets: 14€ for adults,
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.
Bringing together works by Adrian Geller, Nathanaëlle Herbelin, Dora Jeridi, Nino Kapanadze, and Elené Shatberashvili for the first time, Cache-Cache at the must-visit Galerie Perrotin is a can’t-miss for contemporary art lovers in Paris this February. The twenty different artworks on display offer insights into childhood, an interesting blend of cultural and international customs as well as perspectives unique to each individual artist. This exhibition is sure to make you reflect on your own experiences growing up as well as your identity.
76 Rue Turenne, 75003 Paris
Metro: Saint-Sébastien – Froissart
Mon-Fri: 10:00-18:00. Closed Sat-Sun.
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 25 – March 5, 2023
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
Landscape lovers, be sure to make your way to the Fondation Louis Vuitton before the end of the month. Their current temporary exhibition Monet – Mitchell paris the works of famous Impressionist artist Claude Monet (1840-1926) with those of abstract artist Joan Mitchell (1925-1992), making for a brilliant dialogue based on the banks of the Seine river. Visit the event’s official website.
October 5, 2022 – February 27, 2023
Fondation Louis Vuitton
8 Avenue du Mahatma Gandhi, 75116 Paris
Metro Les Sablons, Neuilly – Porte Maillot
Tues-Wed: 11:00-20:00, Thurs: 11:00-21:00, Fri-Sun: 09:00-20:00. Closed Mondays.
Tickets: 16€ for adults on the Fondation Louis Vuitton Website
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