Goodbye Christmas ice skating rink in front of Paris City Hall. In 2018, the city of Paris provides a Christmas market with a mini Christmas market with free animations running from December 20, 2018 to January 6, 2019. Initially said to start on December 14, works ran late and the market only opens on December 20.
The Christmas village includes:
With this Christmas village, the city of Paris wants to cheer up the square in front of the city hall that was empty back in 2017 after the announcement of the cancellation of the ice skating rink for ecological reasons.
Trees set in front of the City Hall come at 70% from the Achères garden center belonging to Paris horticultural center that mostly aims at producing Christmas trees for Paris public equipments decorations. It's an ecofriendly cultivation.
Also note that at the end of the Holiday season, these trees cut into shavings will be used for mulching the city's green spaces.
From 20 December 2018 to 6 January 2019
Hôtel de Ville
Place de l'Hôtel de ville
75004 Paris 4