By Megan Millisky
Paris awaits you this February! There’s lots to do for the whole family. Stop by the Paris Carnival for a fun day out! Then for a relaxing evening, take in an orchestra by the Seine River. This February, take advantage of all the fun activities in the City of Lights. Bon Voyage!
This February 23, attend the legendary Paris Carnival. Kids and adults of all ages will love the “fantastic air world” theme. This free parade begins at Place Gambetta at 2 PM.
Address: Place Gambetta 75020 Paris France
2. Swan Lake
Watch a stunning performance of Tchaikovsky’s famous show, Swan Lake. The Russian National Opera ballet will pirouette and spin through this magical show from February 21-March 8.
3. Overseas Gastronomy Fair
January 31-February 2, children and adults alike will enjoy the gourmet food at this fair. There will be cooking classes and the chance to try delicious French food. There will be a whimsical parade of people dressed up as fruits and vegetables too!
4. Concert at Palais Garnier
Enjoy the sounds of Paris at the gorgeous Palais Garnier. Talented musicians from the Paris Opera Orchestra will perform on February 28. The show begins at 8 PM, making this the perfect way to spend your evening.
5. Salon Rétromobile
Car fanatics will want to visit Salon Rétromobile for everything automobile. Discover new car models as well as vendors selling spare parts and restored cars. The show is a great chance to learn about the most legendary vehicles in the world!
6. 1001 Orchids Show
In this show, you’ll see over a thousand orchids in this huge greenhouse! You’ll see both common and rare orchids as you stroll through the Paris Jardin des Plantes. The show runs from February 5-March 2.
Address: 57 Rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France
7. An Hommage to T.S. Eliot
Enjoy this violin and clarinet concert. An Hommage to T.S. Eliot will be performed on February 23. The venue, on the Avenue du Président Kennedy, is close to Seine River and L'île aux Cygnes.
8. Art Exhibits at the Louvre Museum
This classic Paris art museum has rotating exhibits that make the museum worth visiting again and again. This February, discover exhibits on Leonardo da Vinci, Pierre Soulage, and the Advent of the Artist.
Address: Rue de Rivoli, 75001 Paris, France
9. Montmartre Walking Tour
Through February, stroll through Paris like a local! Musee de Montmartre, Basilique du Sacre-Coeur, and Le Bateau-Lavoir are just a few of the fascinating sites you’ll walk by.
10. Eiffel Tower by Night
Spend an evening in February riding through the city of lights on a panoramic bus! This is a great way to see a lot of Paris in just four hours. You’ll also get to visit the second floor of the Eiffel Tower, and cruise down the River Seine.
Address: V75X+6M Paris, France