Paris Main Annual Events In November
Chirstmas Market On The Champs-Elysées
From end of November to end of Desember, the Chirstmas Market on the Champs-Elysées offers you various Christmas foods, toys, provincial specialties. You can also find stalls representing various countries. Metro stations: Champs-Elysées or Concorde.
Beaujolais Wine Celebration
On the 3rd Thursday of November, every year, the Beaujolais is celebrated. Wine testing takes place all around France. The wine trademark is "Beaujolais". It's the primeur wine which cannot be kept: it must be drunk without waiting. Both Beaujolais Villages and Primeur are favorites. All Parisian "cafés" are packed by those who want to celebrate the particular event. Beaujolais took his name from a village in the South of France where the Beaujolais wine is produced. French also celebrate this event at home sharing their wine with friends.
Paris International Photo Fair
November is dedicated to the Maison Européenne de la Photographie which shows works for amateur photographers and encourages interest in photography as an art form. The Paris International Photo Fair is held mid-November at the Carrousel du Louvre. It gives visitors a chance to witness some of the most creative images in 21st century photography. Galleries, bookstores and publishers from around the world all present there. Top photographers are exhibited. A lot of events take place around the exhibition. It is indeed a great pleasure to enjoy some photographic beauty. Call (33) 44 78 75 08 for more information.
Festival des Inrockuptibles
Les Inrockuptibles, a popular and the best music magazine in France sponsors live performances by selected popular groups at a great number of venues throughout Paris during the first two weeks of November. It is one of the best music festivals among a range of venues throughout Paris. Call (33) 892 683 000 for more information.
The Paris Bercy Palais Omnisports hosts an annual motorbike competition in mid-November. Call (33) 40 02 60 60 for more information.
On November 11 every year, the President lays a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier under the Arc de Triomphe, in memory of those who gave their lives in both World Wars. Call (33) 55 37 73 77 for more information.
Salon du Cheval
The Porte de Versailles Convention Center in Paris hosts a variety of international competitions between champion horses, including an exhibition of the finest Arabian horses and award-winning showjumpers. Held in late November through early December. Call (33) 43 95 10 10 for more information.
On Champs-Elysées, shops, lamp posts, cafés and historic landmarks are all lit up with Christmas decorations. Throughout the holiday season it becomes the number one avenue to stroll along and do shopping. Call (33) 892 683 000 for more information.
Lalique Ice-Skating Trophy
In mid-November, the Paris Bercy Palais Omnisports offers the International ice skater champions a show and give them the possibility to compete for a prize. Call (33) 40 02 60 60 for more information.
Gay and Lesbian Film Festival
Towards the end of November the Forum des Images offers a selection of films by and about the gay community. Call (33) 44 76 62 00 for more information.