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Calendar of Paris Events

Through February 19
Skate on the Eiffel Tower! This year the ice skating rink on the first level of the Eiffel Tower is back, free for those who already have a ticket for the Tower, open daily 10:30am-10:30pm. Skip the line by taking the stairs, it will help you warm up, too! Skates size 25-47 (EU), sleds and scooters for kids, gloves are required. This year's theme is Ice Hockey, though it will be less brutal than the NHL!

January 11 - February 21
The annual winter sales, aka Les Soldes. Honestly, the rules about when and how sales can take place in France since the economic crise have essentially made the sales irrelevant. There are sales all of the time now (often called "promotion" or "7 Jours BHV" or something like that). 

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Christmas in Paris: Village de Noël 

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Reader Comments (3)

Wow, thanks for posting the video. Very neat! I have to make sure my husband and I go there before they close for the season. I could really use some of that chili right now! It's freezing here in Seattle! And that was a HUGE vat of it, too.
December 20, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterAshley M
nice video! :) i really enjoyed viewing it. The stand owners seemed to be in a merry mood too~
December 21, 2010 | Unregistered Commenteralivepixel
lol so cute and fun! Makes me want to be there! Thanks for posting!!!!! xoxo joyeaux noel!
December 22, 2010 | Unregistered Commenterchristine

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