The fall shows at the Parc des expositions of the Porte de Versailles
Are you something of a gourmet? Player? Designer? Visit the Parc des expositions to meet the professionals in your field!
From October 21 to 30, 2016, don't miss the famous Paris Fall Fair, with more than 330 exhibitors from all across the fields of homes, gastronomy and shopping. Again this year, the Fair highlights the most wonderful technological innovations in many categories: electronics, the smart home and even health and well-being. In addition, this year the Fall Fair will showcase Mexico and has dedicated an interactive space, with a number of creative and culinary workshops, shows, etc.
Completely dedicated to the world of video games, the Paris Games Week takes place this year from October 27 to October 31, 2016 and is spread out over three pavilions! Game fanatics can learn about and perform pre-release testing of the new games for 2017. You can also take advantage of a pavilion that is reserved for children, meet thousands of players from the Electronic Sports World Cup (ESWC) world competition, and go back to your childhood in the Retrogaming area, which traces the history of the video gaming, where some will (re)discover the old playing consoles and their games.
For gourmets, don’t miss the chocolate show from October 28 to November 1. Over an area of 20,000 m2, nearly 500 French and international participants will be taking part (5 continents are represented), including many chocolate makers, pastry chefs, producing countries, etc., who will take turns offering you recipes, workshops, conferences and other presentations centered on chocolate. Don't miss the chocolate dress show, which will take place each day at 5:00!
The 22nd edition of Paris Manga & Sci-Fi will take place for three days, November 4 to 6, 2016. The public will enjoy numerous specialized boutiques offering thousands of products from the world of manga and the latest innovations from Japan. In the realm of science fiction, Star Wars, Stargate or Spiderman fans will not be disappointed by the many stalls of collection toys, but also by the meetings planned with designers and actors. A lot of guests are expected, including the famous Charles Dance (Tywinn Lannister in Game of Thrones).
Creative types must be impatiently waiting for the design and crafts show, which takes place from November 16 to 21, 2016. Five days are dedicated to the latest trends in DIY (Do it Yourself), with more than 350 exhibitors in the following fields: fashion, style, decorating, creative cooking, home improvement, beauty, knotting, scrap booking, etc. This show also offers visitors exclusive events, as well as more than 500 Do it Yourself workshops!
For true connoisseurs, be there from November 24 to 28, 2016, to meet with wine growers and experience a gourmet tasting tour of their best vintages. The Salon des Vignerons Indépendants de Paris (Independent Vintners of Paris Show) has become a can’t miss event, with over 900 vintners! Come and discover the best wine cellars of the country and meet the wine makers in person!
Prepare for your visits to the Parc des Expositions de la Porte de Versailles by taking advantage of the best parking rates: reserve your parking place on line up to 30 minutes before your arrival (only €14 for 12 hours of parking).