Coronavirus: fairs cancelled in Paris, new dates

Published by Julie M. · Photos by Caroline J. · Published on 19 May 2020 at 13h30 · Updated on 19 May 2020 at 15h31
While coronavirus is currently spreading in France, a health and safety measure forbids any gathering over 5000 people in a closed space. Consequently, many fairs in Paris must be cancelled or postponed to another date as an obligation or for a precautionary measure. Will it open, will it be cancelled? Sortiraparis tells you everything!

Coronavirus keeps on spreading a bit everywhere in the world and 5437 cases have been reported in France including 127 dead and 12 people cured the day we wrote this article on March 16, 2020. Consequently, the French government has asked as a health and safety measure to shut down restaurants, bars, non-essential stores and movie theaters. In the meantime, Île-de-France is getting ready for total confinement. Many fairs planned in Paris and Île de France will have to be cancelled or postponed. Including:

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CAUTION, EVENT CANCELLED! Due to the coronavirus pandemic and the health measures taken by the Health Ministry, the World Body Fitness planned from March 13 to 15, 2020 is postponed to June 19 to 21, 2020 still at the Parc des Expositions de la Porte de Versaille.

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The Survival Expo 2020 said to take place from March 20 to 22, 2020 at the Paris Event Center has been postponed due to the coronavirus epidemic.

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If you’re a rum connoisseur, don’t miss the new and 7th edition of Rhum Fest Paris to be discovered at Vincennes Parc Floral on Saturday July 18 to Sunday 19, 2020 for the general public, and on Monday 20 for professionals. On the menu? Tasting and animations over this famous spirit.

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The Foire de Paris was said to be back from April 30 to May 11, 2020, but due to the coronavirus pandemic, it will take place from July 4 to 15, 2020. This year again the Foire de Paris will be featuring home decor ideas and remodeling, hobbies and gastronomy and all the services that come along with it!

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Taste of Paris, The chefs and foodies festival planned at the Grand Palais from May 14 to 17, 2020 is postponed to December 10 to 13, 2020. For 4 days, let's enjoy the best of gastronomy in one and only place. The most famous Parisian chefs will be gathered in the French capital's most beautiful setting: the Grand Palais. A show sustained despite the coronavirus outbreak, but with a limited access to 4200 people per session.

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We know it was going to happen, but the news has broken: the edition 2020 of the Japan Expo is cancelled because of the coronavirus epidemic. Initially planned from July 2 to 5, 2020, the show is postponed to July 15 to 18, 2021. To comfort you, you can still enjoy pictures and video from the edition 2019.

Shows cancelled and no new date:

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CAUTION, EVENT CANCELLED! Paris Manga & Sci-Fi Show is back for the 29th edition running on March 7 and 8, 2020 at Paris Parc des expos Porte de Versailles. For a weekend, pop culture fans will meet to enjoy with their families or friends, new manga, series and cosplays!

Le Salon Mondial du Tourisme à Paris 2016Le Salon Mondial du Tourisme à Paris 2016Le Salon Mondial du Tourisme à Paris 2016Le Salon Mondial du Tourisme à Paris 2016 The International Tourism Trade Show 2020 in Paris // CANCELLED
The International Tourism Trade Show was expected to return from March 12 to 15, 2010. Unfortunately, the show won't take place this year as the coronavirus pandemic spreads worldwide since earlier this year.

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Outdoor event Destinations Natures was expected to be back from March 12 to 15, 2020 at Paris Porte de Versailles. Unfortunately, the show won't take place this year due to the coronavirus pandemic that spreads worldwide since earlier this year.

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Travel fans were expected from March 20 to 22, 2020 at the Halle des Blancs-Manteaux to discover the travel independent show, DirecTravel. Only tailor-made travel market, Direcravel is the event for short-circuit tourism gathering guides, experts and agents from over 100 countries. The opportunity for private people and skilled professionals for authentic travels for a fair price.

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The biggest Pastry Show is back in Paris at the Porte de Versailles for a third edition from June 20 to 22, 2020. With its 7 universes, 200 exhibitors and covering 6,000 sqm, it's the pastry show you don't want to miss. Save the date, sweet-toothed people, this edition sounds more delicious and festive. Unfortunately, the show is cancelled because of the coronavirus epidemic currently hitting.

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Due to the coronavirus outbreak, Art Paris, the major contemporary art fair, said to take place in Paris from April 2 to 5, 2020 has been postponed to May 28 to 31, 2020 but has been ultimately cancelled. This unmissable event of contemporary art in Paris is the promise of beautiful discoveries including, this year, an exploration of Barcelona, Lisbon, Madrid and Porto.

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Initially planned in June 2020, at Paris Porte de Versailles, the Vivatech show will ultimately not happen. This show that gathers the best of technologies will be back then in 2021.

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The Drawing Fair that was said to be back at Paris Palais Brongniart from March 25 to 30, 2020 then postponed from May 28 to 31, 2020 but it will ultimately take place from March 24 to 29, 2021. This new edition welcomes many collectors, searchers, experts... and you! Come along and discover over 1000 ancient or modern drawings in this international fair.


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