Spotlighting venues for end-of-year parties in Paris

The festive season is just around the corner! Now is the perfect time of year to organize a soirée that brings your colleagues and clients together in a party atmosphere.

Pavillon Wagram soirée des adhérents 2017

Paris offers numerous original venues to make your event a memorable one, ranging from a waterfront location for a gastronomical meal to a typical Parisian night spot, from a mecca for culture, to an hôtel particulier for a chic soirée … So, hurry and take a look at our selection and find the ingredients that will make your end-of-year celebrations the perfect cocktail!

A touch of elegance

Hilton Paris Opera  salon Baccarat - banquet

Make an impression by opting for ELEGANCE. Why not receive your guests in the chic Salons Marceau (renovated in 2016), next to the Arc de Triomphe? Their 5 entirely-modular spaces can accommodate up to 300 people. Or, discover the Hôtel Salomon de Rothschild, an hôtel particulier and a listed building in the same neighbourhood. The venue boasts a 3,900 m² garden and reception spaces spread over 1,300 m² (100 to 1,300 people). Over towards the former stock exchange, the Palais Brongniart promises an upscale event (up to 1,500 people for a cocktail party) in a historical listed building, with bespoke catering services and various activities. Head to the Champs-Elysées to admire the Pavillon Wagram. This 3-floor hôtel particulier has a surface area of more than 800 m² and 2 terraces, plus a magnificent view of the Arc de Triomphe, for evening functions of up to 800 people. The Hilton Paris Opéra offers a prestigious setting in the heart of Paris. Among the 800 m² of space for private hire, the Salon Baccarat (180 people), with its lofty ceilings and magnificent crystal chandeliers will amaze your guests.

New in 2018 are the Pavillon Gabriel and the 5-star hotel Lutetia. The former has been fully renovated and is a haven of peace boasting a huge terrace and exceptional reception rooms (up to 900 people); the latter, a mythical Parisian palace, has also reopened this year after a complete refit, and offers numerous reception rooms, notably the ‘Cristal’ ballroom (700 m²).

A hint of culture

Atelier des Lumières diner Klimt vus rapprochée

Give your evening event a CULTURAL note! The Museum National d’Histoire Naturelle provides an unusual setting with its Grande Galerie de l’Evolution, in the midst of the natural history collections. The latter comprises several spaces available for private hire separately or in full, able to host from 80 to 1,200 people. The Atelier des Lumières, opened in 2018, will amaze your guests (from 50 to 1,200 people) with a unique immersive artistic experience. This first digital centre in Paris gives you the option of projecting your own images on a chosen theme.

For an event in a green setting, the WIP (up to 680 people) or Folies — small quirky buildings in the Parc de la Villette ranging from 40 m² to 100 m² -, lend themselves to numerous types of events in the heart of the park. What’s more, some of the Folies have a terrace and/or a panoramic view. It welcomes your evening functions, for up to 250 people.

A taste of Parisian nightlife

Moulin Rouge - Plumes rouges, Paris

Be daring and choose a PARISIAN NIGHT SPOT for your end of year party with dancing. Book the Buddha-Bar for a mood with Asian flavours, up to 500 people, or its speakeasy, the Secret 8, for original cocktails in an intimate setting (25 people). The Moulin Rouge is a dream place to welcome your guests in a mythical French music hall, with private rooms for up to 50 people or for larger groups in the 900-seat main room

A dash of water

Ducasse sur Seine - Tables, Paris

For a moveable feast with breathtaking moments, head to the new Ducasse sur Seine. Accommodating up to 146 people, this river cruise is electric and guarantees silent and ecological navigation. Enjoy a gastronomic menu, exemplary service, cruise and stop in front of the glittering Eiffel Tower ...