Christmas holidays 2022: what to do in Paris?

Are you in Paris with your family for the 2022 Christmas holidays and wondering what to do? Paris is full of activities, each more entertaining than the next at the end of the year. Festival of lights, shows, exhibitions… Paris Secret has brought you from behind the bundles a top 10 of the best activities to do during the Christmas holidays. Follow the leader !

1. Be ecstatic in front of Jam Capsule

lovers ofimmersive exhibits and D’cultural experiences innovative, this event is for you. To Paris Expo Porte de Versailles5 works proposed in the form of thematic capsules are projected in very high definition at 360 degrees, offering a true journey to the heart of the works. “Legacy, the courage of truth” (Yann Arthus-Bertrand), “Japan, another look” (Pierre Goismier), “Flemish painters”, “Maria by Callas, experience” (Tom Volf) or “Zingaro Ex Anima” (Bartabas)… With friends or family, which immersive capsule will capture your attention?

2. Marvel at Lumières en Seine

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Notice to aesthetes and lovers of magical walks. An experience worthy of a real fairy tale awaits you in the heart of the National Domain of Saint-Cloud. After the overwhelming success of the first edition (more than 130,000 visitors), Lights in the Seine returns to the forefront of the winter scene with a new illuminated course to discover until January 8, 2023. Perfect to immerse yourself in the magic of the holidays!

3. Time travel through Stranger Things

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A cousin who loves Stranger Things ? This is the opportunity to discover this pofficial op-up store dedicated to the event series. Get on your bikes, as a family, you’re off to explore the streets of Hawkins! The whole universe of Stranger Things opens up to you in Paris thanks to the first official store from the Netflix series! On the shelves, a mountain of exclusive official products around the sensation series to allow you to do some last Christmas shopping…

4. Participate in a crazy Santa On Ice party

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For this end of the year, come and celebrate Art by participating in a unique evening: Santa On Ice. On the menu of the festivities: exhibition, evening with DJ set, raffle, mulled wine, Christmas snack and other surprises to discover. To Urban of Panamaeverything has been thought out so that Christmas begins on December 22 in a most festive and wintry setting: the Saint-Ouen ice rink !

5. Laugh out loud with the Golden Comedy ALL Star

The Golden Comedy Club puts you in the jovial atmosphere of the holiday season! At Marie-Bell Gymnasium Theater (10th), a unique evening in the company of the most great stars of humor of the French-speaking scene awaits you. Kyan Khojandi, Kev Adams, Fabrice Eboué, Yassine Belattar, or even Paul Mirabel: keep your eyes open, these stand-up icons could well be back on this stage. Bonus: on December 23, the comedy club is organizing a special Christmas session at the Republic Theater and on December 31, you are also invited to celebrate the New Year in joy and good humor at the Théâtre du Gymnase Marie-Bell.

6. Dreaming with Polnarêves

The Christmas holidays are made for disconnecting, escaping and dreaming. It’s not Michel Polnareff who will say otherwise! Indeed, it is making its great virtual return to the The Palace Theater (9th district) with Polnarêves. On the program: a immersive exhibition in the artist’s dreams, a visual projection 360º with its most iconic titles in the background: Goodbye Marylou, Love Me Please Love Me… An enchanting experience!

7. Go to the movies

It’s been ages since you’ve made yourself a canvas? Take advantage of Christmas vacation to catch up and go see, with friends or family, all those films that have been catching your eye for a while! Comedies, dramas, thrillers, cartoons… There is always something for everyone at the Pathé-Gaumont Cinema !

8. Immerse yourself in the Hyperrealism exhibition

What better occasion than the Christmas holidays to introduce you to a artistic and cultural movement different ? This is good, after a dazzling success in Lyon, the fascinating – and disconcerting – exposure Hyperrealism: this is not a body settled down in Paris, in Maillol museum. With her sculptures larger than life, she will immerse you in a universe on the border between falsehood and reality during a retrospective of the hyperrealistic movement at Human scale !

9. Immerse yourself in the magic of the holidays with La Féerie des Eaux

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At the heart of Great Rex, the largest cinema in Europe, treat yourself to a breathtaking show during the end-of-year celebrations. For the occasion, the mythical room of the Grand Rex has decked itself out in its finest Christmas finery. Before the projection of “Puss in Boots 2”, attend “La Féérie des Eaux” with your family, a water and light show breathtaking. Giant illuminated waterfall, light effects, special effects… Enough to amaze young and old children for an immersion in the magic of the holidays in preview !

10. Put on your most beautiful costume of light with Candlelight

As the holidays approach, the candlelight concerts put on their 31 and adorn themselves with their most beautiful dress of light. Of the most beautiful christmas music to the most beautiful cartoon music, including dedicated concerts to Chopin, Ludovico Einaudi, Ennio Morricone, Pink Floyd, Doors, Muse or even Queen… Get ready to experience an enchanted parenthesis!

Bonus: spend a night at the museum

To extend the holidays and put you in the atmosphere of the start of the new school year, on January 7, take part in the Night at the Grévin Museum : its essential monthly night. Incredible but true, during this nocturnal, the wax statues of the museum come to life. Great athletes, actors, singers and show business personalities are ready to make you spend an unforgettable evening!

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Christmas holidays 2022: what to do in Paris?

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