Every year, for the Holidays, Paris is covered in lights with beautiful Christmas lights. The night seems sweeter, streets merrier despite the cold and rain.
Star shower, twinkling lights, light garlands, shimmering trees and multicolored Christmas tree bulbs enliven over 150 streets and 70 neighborhoods in Paris from the Champs-Elysées to Montmartre without forgetting the Boulevard Saint-Germain, Avenue des Gobelins, Place du Marché Sainte-Catherine, Bercy Village… A magical décor for a gleaming Christmas! Have some hot chocolate, eat some waffles on the streets while enjoying the light shows.
Article currently updated. Even though we hope the lights will be kept, nothing tells us organizers - often being local storekeepers committee - will come and light up the streets this year because of coronavirus. Lights dates will be live as soon as we get the info.
In the meantime, here is the best Christmas lights 2019 in Paris:
Christmas lights 2019 on Paris Champs-Elysées, date
Friends, Christmas is just around the corner and with it, it brings its share of magic in Paris. Among the enchanting moments, the beautiful Christmas lights on the Champs-Elysées are said to be launched this Wednesday November 20, 2019.
Christmas at Bercy Village 2019: lights and entertainments
Bercy Village invites you to enjoy a magical Christmas. Once again, you'll visit an enchanted and lit forest expecting you for the Holidays starting November 14, 2019. Impish elves, treasure hunt, waltzing with penguins, Christmas carols and Santa Claus expect children and adults.
Avenue Montaigne, Paris Christmas lights 2018: Christmas Montaigne and designers’ trees
From November 20, 2018 to January 2, 2019, Avenue Montaigne shines bright to celebrate the Holidays 2018. Shimmering Christmas trees, magical decors and stores open on Sundays, December will be festive in Avenue Montaigne! This year, Comité Montaigne reveals an exclusive program called Christmas Montaigne, here’s the program…
Christmas lights 2018 on Boulevard Haussmann in Paris
Christmas magic is back on Boulevard Haussmann: from November 29, 2018 to January 7, 2019 the department store-boulevard is going to be light up and thanks to you! Colors, effects, and rhythms with illuminations, we could choose the atmosphere of the boulevard with a mobile application: #PlayHaussmann. And on weekends, the Gang Haussmann brings life to the neighborhood with a show!
Paris Faubourg St Honoré Christmas lights 2018
Christmas is just around the corner and Faubourg St Honoré is about to sparkle. Don't miss this feast for the eyes and ears with dozens of garlands and lights shining like a diamond and Christmas carols performed by a Gospel Choir.
Christmas lights 2018 at Paris Forum des Halles with Bérengère Krief, our pictures
For this Christmas 2018, the Forum des Halles promises us a lot of surprises. Celebrations kick off on Thursday November 15, 2018 at 6 p.m. with Bérengère Krief and a gospbel band, just 6 weeks before Christmas.
Paris Place Vendôme Christmas lights 2018
For the Holidays 2018, the Comité Vendôme offers us Christmas lights on the Place Vendôme.
And for even more Christmas magic, don’t forget department stores Christmas windows that are always more inventive to make children’s and adults’ eyes sparkle. Without forgetting Christmas markets for strolls as magical as delicious…
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