New Year’s Eve in Paris: places where gatherings and alcohol-drinking are banned

Published by Rizhlaine F. · Photos by Laurent P. · Published on 31 December 2021 at 17h46
As France is about to celebrate the New Year 2022, in Paris, the Police Prefecture announced measures and restrictions to supervise alcohol-drinking in the street. Here are places alcohol-drinking is banned.

This year again, the New Year 2022 is celebrated with the coronavirus epidemic in the background. On the eve of the new year, measures and restrictions are instated in order to limit risks related to Covid-19 for the traditional New Year’s Eve parties. In Paris, the Police Prefecture has unveiled measures to be applied on New Year’s Eve as far as it involves alcohol-drinking in the street.

Gatheringsleading to alcohol-drinking” are banned in the city, authorities considering “alcoholic drink group-drinking, for their festive and social character, can originate gatherings of people, and lead to a lack of health guidelines”, or be fined €135.

Starting from Friday December 31, 2021, from 6 p.m. to January 1, 2022, at 6 a.m., alcohol-drinking and selling are banned in Parisian places usually crowded on New Year’s Eve. Including the following venues:

-          Seine riverbanks: left and right banks, between the Pont des Arts and the Pont de Sully, Île de la Cité banks, and Île Saint-Louis banks

-          Paris city center: Place du Bourg-Tibourg, Place Sainte-Catherine, rue des Hospitalières-Saint-Gervais, rue des Petits Carreaux, Place Joachim-du-Bellay

-          5th arrondissement: Place de la Contrescarpe

-          6th arrondissement: Rue de Buci

-          7th arrondissement: Esplanade des Invalides

-          8th arrondissement: perimeter delimited by the following streets: rue de Tilsitt, rue de Presbourg, rue Vernet, rue Quentin Bauchart, rue François 1er, Avenue Montaigne, rue Bayard, Place François 1er, rue Goujon, rue du Général Eisenhower, Avenue Winston Churchill, Cours la Reine, Place de la Concorde, rue Boissy d’Anglas, rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré, rue d’Aguesseau, rue de Surène, Place des Saussaies, rue Cambacérès, rue de Penthièvre, Avenue Matignon, rue de Ponthieu, rue de Berri, rue d’Artois, rue Washington, rue Chateaubriand, rue Lord Byron, Avenue de Friedland

-          9th and 18th arrondissements: Avenue Trudaine (between the Place Lino Ventura and rue Turgot), rue des Martyrs (between rue La Vieuville and the Place Lino Ventura), Place Lino Ventura, Place du Tertre, rue Marcadet

-          10th arrondissement: Canal Saint-Martin (Quai de Jemmapes and Quai de Valmy), cour des Petites-Ecuries, perimeter delimited by rue du Faubourg-Saint-Denis, rue de la Fidélité, boulevard de Magenta, rue du Faubourg Saint-Martin and boulevard Saint-Denis including: boulevard de Strasbourg, rue Jarry, passage du Désir, rue du Château d’Eau, passage Reilhac, impasse du 49 Faubourg Saint-Martin, passage Brady, rue Gustave Goublier, rue de Metz, impasse Martini, passage du Prado

-          11th arrondissement: rue du Général Renault, rue du Général Blaise

-          12th arrondissement: Place d’Aligre, rue de Cotte, rue d’Aligre

-          13th arrondissement: perimeter delimited by boulevard Auguste Blanqui, rue Barrault, rue de Tolbiac, rue Bobillot and the Place d’Italie including: jardin Brassaï, place Trannoy, rue Atget, passage Jonas, passage Barrault, rue Alphand, passage Sigaud, rue Méry, rue du Moulin des Près, passage du Moulin des Près, square Henri Rousselle, rue Chéreau, rue de Pouy, rue Buot, rue Michal, rue de la Providence, rue Bernard, rue de l’Espérance, rue des Cinq-Diamants, rue Samson, rue Gérard, rue de la Butte-aux-Cailles, rue du Père Guérin, place de la Commune de Paris, rue Simonet, rue Jean-Marie Jégo

-          14th arrondissement: Place Flora Tristan

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