You plan to visit Paris in February, You need tips about weather, things to do, what to pack, how to spend a romantic Valentine’s Day in Paris… Welcome !
Many Exhibitions, musicals and Ballet are taking place during this month but February is also the last weeks of winter sales and many celebration will take place for the Chinese new year.
Weather in Paris in February
–min temperature : 1°C / 34°F
–max temperature: 7°C / 45°F
–average rainfall : 44 mm
February is also cold, and there can be snow. You are really in the middle of the winter. The begin and the end of the month are often cold, temperatures can be low (about 0°C -30°F) during all the month.
But it is romantic to spend Valentine’s day in the city of Light.
read more : daily and monthly weather forecast
What to pack, what to wear in Paris in February
So during this month it is better to be dressed for the cold. You need to bring with you a winter coat (or parka or jacket), a scarf, gloves. An umbrella might be useful, shoes which support snow too. If you are planning to do shopping, you will not feel the cold.
Things to do in Paris in February
Opera, musicals, exhibitions, Chinese new year Celebrations.. many things to do in Paris in February
Sales in Paris in February
During the two first weeks of February you still have sales in France, they end Tuesday, on February 10th even if the best deals are already done.
You can do shopping in many famous shopping places in Paris like rue Montaigne for “Haute Couture” designers, boulevard Haussmann for great department stores like Le Printemps or Galeries Lafayette, You can also go to rue de Renne, Chatelet disctrict, rue des Abesses in Montmartre district, Champs Elysée Avenue.
You can also discover the fleas at porte de Clignancourt ( Northern Paris).
Outlets in Paris
You can also get good deals in Haute Couture designers outlets stores which can be in Paris or in outlets centers in suburbs. the Greatest is the Vallée Village Center where you can find Sandro, Maje, Givenchy, Lacoste … near Eurodisney
Have a romantic Valentine’s Day in Paris
You are in Paris on February 14th and you are looking for ideas to spend a romantic Valentine’s Day in the City of Light have look on Romantic things to do in Paris and our selection of romantic restaurants in the French Capital.
read more : Valentine’s day in Paris
Chinese new year celebrations in Paris
The Chinese new year, named year of the Red fire chicken, begins on the 28th of January 2017. Celebrations in Paris occur the two first weekends of February.
The parade of 3rd and 4th arrondissements of Paris is certainly the most spectacular and the most inevitable of all.During the parade, organized on the occasion of Chinese New Year, many Dragons and Lions will be dancing and many costumes will amaze you. 28th January 2017(to be confirmed). start at 2h30 pm at Hotel de Ville (City Hall) end at
- Belleville and Marais Disctrict
4th February 2017 – The parade starts at Mo Belleville (known to be a Chinese district in Paris) and ends at rue Beaubourg
- Chinese district : Paris 13th arrondissement – The greatest parade
The 13th arrondissement of Paris offers each year the most legendary parade in the most famous Chine district in Paris. Onlookers that day are numerous and even if it is sometimes hard to carve out a place to watch the spectacle, the atmosphere amazing.
5th February 2017(confirmed)- Start at 1 pm at 44th avenue de la porte d’Ivry then avenue de Choisy, place d’Italie, tolbiac and the back to the avenue d’Ivry.
read more : Chinese new year in Paris
Open-Air Ice Skating
During this period, many open-air ice skating rinks are available to enjoy winter activities with friends or family outdoor activities
-on the square in front of the Paris City Hall (Hôtel de Ville)
the 1,365-square-metre rink with anarea for children and beginners. Instructors and trainer will also teach you how to skate . Free entry, €5 for skate rental – Place de l’Hôtel de Ville 75004 Paris
Read our selection of best Paris events in February 2016
Watch the super bowl in Paris.
Many Bars and Restaurants in Paris organize special Parties for the Super Bowl. Find a selection of places to watch the Super Bowl here
Sunday’s screening on Sunday February 8th – Marais Art Galeries
On Sunday February 9th will be the 10th Sunday’s Screening edition , video art event in the Marais district Art galleries from 2pm to 7pm.
The Screening Sunday’s were created in 2010 by Polaris gallery to reserve three Sunday afternoons a year in video art.
So every edition, fifteen galleries gather for you to discover pearls of video art.
Exhibits in Paris in February
Many Exhibits in Paris in February:
–Warhol Unlimited at Musée d’Art Moderne de la ville de Paris (until Feb. 9th, 2016)
– Geat Exhibition the King is dead at Chateau de Versailles (until Feb 21st, 2016)
–Picasso Mania at Grand Palais, painting and contemporary art exhibition (until Feb 29th, 2016)