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:
World Body Fitness show 2020 at Paris Porte de Versailles postponed to June
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.
The Running show becomes Run Experience: postponed to October
Surprise! The Salon du Running (or running show) becomes Run Experience and will finally not take place from April 2 to 4, 2020 at the Parc des Expositions. Due to the coronavirus outbreak, the fair is postponed to October 15 to 17, 2020.
Coronavirus: Le Mondial du Tatouage, the tattoo show 2020 in Paris, postponed to October 2020
Famous Tattoo show Le Mondial du Tatouage 2020 is finally postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. Save the dates, the famous tattoo show in Paris will take place on Friday October 16, Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 and still at the Grande Halle de la Villette.
Drawing Now Paris 2020, the contemporary drawing fair // Postponed
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, Drawing Now Art Fair, or the contemporary drawing fair, will finally be back from May 29 to June 1, 2020 instead of March 25 to 29, 2020 at Paris Carreau du Temple for a 14th edition full of surprises and discoveries.
The Survival Expo 2020 at the Paris Event Center / Postponed
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.
Paris Vintage Festival 2020 at Paris Event Center, postponed
On March 28 and 29, 2020 let’s head to Paris Event Center for the second edition of the Paris Vintage Festival that – as you guessed it – highlights vintage and retro! The show is postponed but no dates have been shared yet.
Coronavirus: Rhum Fest Paris 2020: postponed to July 2020
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.
Mondial de la Bière Paris 2020 at Vincennes Parc Floral - Postponed
Due to the current health crisis, the Mondial de la Bière - initially planned from May 15 to 17, 2020 at the Vincennes Parc Floral - is postponed to Friday September 11, Saturday 12 and Sunday 13, 2020 at the same place.
La Foire de Paris 2020, new dates
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!
Taste of Paris 2021 at the Grand Palais Ephémère in September 2021
First postponed to December 2020 then to May 2021, the next edition of the Taste of Paris food festival is ultimately postponed to September 16-19, 2021 at the Grand Palais Ephémère.
Japan Expo 2021 cancelled over the health crisis
Japan Expo is cancelled over the health crisis this year as well. Faced with uncertainties as for the coming months, the promoters of the event prefered postponing the event to 2022.
Shows cancelled and no new date:
Paris Manga and Sci-Fi Show 2021
Paris Manga & Sci-Fi Show will be back for the 30th edition running on April 10 and 11, 2021, at Paris Parc des expos Porte de Versailles, after a one-year break because of coronavirus. For a weekend, pop culture fans will meet to enjoy with their families or friends, new manga, series and cosplays!
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.
Destinations Nature 2020, the outdoor sports show at Paris Porte de Versailles // CANCELLED
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.
DirecTravel, the digital travel freelances' show at the Halle des Blancs-Manteaux
Travel fans are expected from November 5 to 8, 2020 online. 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, going live this year.
The Salon de la Patisserie 2020 in Paris // Cancelled
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.
Art Paris 2021 at the Grand Palais Ephémère on the Champ-de-Mars
Unmissable Art Paris fair has been postponed again. Initially planned from April 8 to 11, 2021 at the Grand Palais Ephémère on the Champ-de-Mars, it will eventually take place from September 9 to 12, 2021. Enjoy 140 galleries come 19 different countries for this 23rd edition.
VivaTech show 2020 at Paris Porte de Versailles - Cancelled
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.
Drawing Fair 2020 at Paris Palais Brongniart: Postponed to 2021
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.