Christmas markets in Paris

In Paris, Christmas markets are the opportunity to shop for Christmas.

Traditional and popular Christmas markets are a major shopping event and are held from November onwards.

Originating in Germany and the Alsace, Christmas markets have spread across the whole of Europe since the 1990s. A great favourite with Parisians and visitors to the city, they have gradually become an essential part of the festive season in Paris. Christmas markets can be found all over the French capital, from Les Halles, Notre-Dame to Les Tuileries, as well as the impressive Christmas Village at La Défense. Soak up the Christmas atmosphere on the streets of Paris!

These markets made up of wooden chalets create a warm and magical Christmassy atmosphere and are the perfect place to pick up Christmas decorations, festive objects, regional produce and arts & crafts … You will certainly find  decorations for your Christmas tree, some original ideas for Christmas presents and ingredients to make your Christmas meals even more delicious.

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From £12 one way until 19th December and after 6th January 2019
From £35 one way from 19th December to 6th January 2019


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The Magic of Christmas

Trade fair, trade show, exhibition | Celebration
from 24 November 2018 to 06 January 2019
Jardin des Tuileries - Place de la Concorde, Paris

Christmas Market, ice rink, big wheel, children's theatre, the magic of Christmas comes to the Tuileries Gardens

Christmas Market at the City Hall

Celebration
from 14 December 2018 to 06 January 2019
Hôtel de Ville de Paris - Mairie de Paris - Place de l'Hôtel de Ville, Paris

Little train, enchanted forest and Christmas specialities on the square in front of the City Hall

Christmas village on La Défense esplanade

Celebration | Trade fair, trade show, exhibition
from 22 November 2018 to 29 December 2018
Paris La Défense - Parvis de la Défense, Paris La Défense

Village over 10,000m ² with more than 300 chalets with traditional arts and crafts, 400 m ² of festive decorations

Christmas market at Notre Dame Cathedral

Celebration | Trade fair, trade show, exhibition
from 14 December 2018 to 23 December 2018
Square René Viviani - 2 rue du Fouarre, Paris

A festive atmosphere at Notre-Dame de Paris

St Germain des Prés Christmas market

Celebration | Trade fair, trade show, exhibition
from 01 December 2018 to 01 January 2019
Quartier Saint-Germain-des-Prés - Place Saint-Germain-des-Prés, Paris

Christmas village on the square in front of the church St Germain des Prés

Marché de Noël Paris Beaubourg

Celebration | Trade fair, trade show, exhibition
from 01 December 2018 to 02 January 2019
Centre Pompidou - Place Georges Pompidou, Paris

Pour Noël, le quartier Beaubourg s'habille de blanc.

Traditional Alsace Christmas market at the Gare de l'Est

Celebration | Trade fair, trade show, exhibition
from 05 December 2018 to 21 December 2018
Gare de l'Est - Place du 11 novembre 1918, Paris

Bretzels, gingerbread, little Christmas biscuits, decorations... the best of Alsatian gastronomy, gare de l'Est

Christmas market in the 15th

Celebration | Trade fair, trade show, exhibition
from 14 December 2018 to 23 December 2018
Tout Paris - Paris, Paris

The 15th arrondissement Christmas market: wooden chalets, free events for kids and tasting sessions

Christmas market at the Fééries d'Auteuil

Celebration | Trade fair, trade show, exhibition
from 01 December 2018 to 09 December 2018
Paris et Ile-de-France - Paris et Île-de-France, Paris

Christmas market with its rustic wooden chalets presenting regional products as well as decorative objects...

Vincennes Christmas market

Celebration
from 07 December 2018 to 24 December 2018
Paris et Ile-de-France - Paris et Île-de-France, Paris

Sweet and savoury specialities and Christmas decorations at Vincennes

English Christmas!

Celebration
from 01 December 2018 to 01 December 2018
Tout Paris - Paris, Paris

Typically English market!

Vegan Christmas Market

Trade fair, trade show, exhibition | Celebration
from 16 December 2018 to 16 December 2018
La REcyclerie - 83 boulevard Ornano, Paris

Ethical Christmas gifts and vegetarian Christmas fare at La REcyclerie Vegan Christmas Market

Nordic Christmas Market

Trade fair, trade show, exhibition | Celebration
from 15 December 2018 to 15 December 2018
La REcyclerie - 83 boulevard Ornano, Paris

A traditional Christmas market devoted to Nordic traditions at La REcyclerie

Swedish Christmas Market

Trade fair, trade show, exhibition | Celebration
from 30 November 2018 to 02 December 2018
Tout Paris - Paris, Paris

The Swedish Church in Paris is hosting a Christmas market devoted to Swedish culture, food and crafts

Idées Japon: The Japanese Christmas market

Trade fair, trade show, exhibition | Celebration
from 28 November 2018 to 01 December 2018
Passage Choiseul - 40 rue des Petits Champs, Paris

A Christmas market entirely devoted to Japanese crafts and cuisine

Klin d'oeil d'hiver - Christmas Market

Celebration
from 08 December 2018 to 09 December 2018
Le Carreau du Temple - 4 rue Eugène Spuller, Paris

Klin d’œil celebrates Christmas with 70 designers at the Carreau du Temple

Christmas market: #ETHICAL

Celebration | Trade fair, trade show, exhibition
from 09 December 2018 to 09 December 2018
Le Hasard Ludique - 128 avenue de Saint-Ouen, Paris

Visit Le Hasard Ludique’s Christmas market to shop for ethical gifts

Christmas market: #AFRO

Trade fair, trade show, exhibition | Celebration
from 02 December 2018 to 02 December 2018
Le Hasard Ludique - 128 avenue de Saint-Ouen, Paris

An African-style Christmas market at Le Hasard Ludique

Christmas market: #MADEIN18E

Trade fair, trade show, exhibition | Celebration
from 16 December 2018 to 16 December 2018
Le Hasard Ludique - 128 avenue de Saint-Ouen, Paris

Le Hasard Ludique’s Christmas market shines a spotlight on locally-crafted wares

The Pavillon Christmas market – Rock My Bergamote

Celebration | Trade fair, trade show, exhibition
from 08 December 2018 to 08 December 2018
Le Pavillon des Canaux - 39 quai de la Loire, Paris

This Christmas market displays creations by young French designers, selected by Rock my Bergamote’s bloggers