Make an impression by holding your event in an original location or leave your guests with unforgettable memories by privately hiring a prestigious venue ... The French capital offers a huge array of places to celebrate Christmas and New Year! See our selection now.
Dance all night long
New on the scene at the beginning of the year, the former ‘Showcase’, a well-known club in the capital under the Alexander III bridge, has been transformed into ‘Bridge’. This fully modular and customizable place with both retro and futuristic features puts the emphasis on an immersive experience. Divided into spaces equipped with high-tech material, it also has a 64 m² stage and can accommodate up to 1,100 people for a cocktail reception and 480 for a sit-down dinner. A troupe of 19 artists is available to make your evening unforgettable.
In a building by Gustave Eiffel close to Place de la Bastille, the Pachamama dinner club offers an exotic setting with a South American vibe for your events for up to 1,000 guests! This huge restaurant has a surface area of 3,000 m² spread over 4 levels, and includes the impressive 500 m² ballroom, which is particularly suited to evenings with dancing. The venue, with a decor reminiscent of Buenos Aires or Rio de Janeiro, offers many activities, culinary tastings and artistic performances.
Alcazar, an iconic Parisian nightspot converted into a restaurant, offers various spaces for private hire. The ground floor (up to 220 people seated) has large tables and serves refined dishes in an atmosphere with English and Brazilian influences. The mezzanine (250 people standing) is ideal for chic cocktail parties and DJ sets. A private reception room also hosts 50 people and the entire venue can be privately hired for up to 600 people.
The Treplay Club, in the lively Rue de Lappe, hosts your party evenings in a jazzy atmosphere. The establishment can be partially or fully hired for a private event for up to 200 people. The ground floor has a cosy atmosphere with large sofas and armchairs, and upstairs the first floor offers a large dance floor and a heated terrace.
Dancing de la Coupole
The Dancing de la Coupole is a huge private function room with art decor interiors within the historic La Couple brasserie. On the lower ground floor, an exceptional 225 m² room hosts up to 250 people for a cocktail party and is reminiscent of the Roaring Twenties; it is the perfect place for dancing in complete privacy. Sound, lights, DJs and entertainment on request ... everything is on hand for partying away from the public eye.
Surprise people with an unusual address
The Orient Express
Offer your guests magic moments aboard the real Orient Express! 140 years after the train’s first journey to Constantinople, Potel et Chabot are offering you an unforgettable experience, for up to 120 people, in carriages listed as historic monuments, for an evening, a day of even a weekend. Leaving from the station of your choice, opt for a visit to the Château of the Loire Valley, a night on the Normandy coast or a dinner with champagne with Möet et Chandon, all accompanied by a delicious dinner, signed by the incomparable caterer.
Salle des Coffres at the Hôtel Banke Paris
The 5-star Hotel Banke Paris, housed in a former diamond bank, opened its historic Salle des Coffres for private events in 2017! More than 450 safes, most of them still sealed, line the walls of this mysterious room creating a unique atmosphere for your evening party with dancing. One of them is even said to have contained the wealth of the famous Gustave Eiffel! This timeless place in the basement of the hotel has a private entrance and can host up to 180 people for a cocktail party.
Take a seat aboard the Bus Toqué for a memorable culinary trip. This travelling restaurant, available for private hire for up to 38 people, offers a two-hour ‘Paris by night’ trip to see top sights such as the Opéra Garnier, the Champs-Elysées or Invalides. An ideal opportunity to admire the magic of Paris, all lit up for the festive season. A gastronomic meal is served in several stages and there are numerous options of offer, such as a DJ, wine tasting and the customization of the bus in the colours of your company.
Maison de la radio
A landmark in the West of Paris, the Maison de la radio welcomes your events (from 50 to 1,400 people) in its many private event spaces (4,500 m²). Two of these, the Galerie Seine and the Salle Panoramique host cocktail buffets for up to 500 and 100 people respectively. The bay windows of the rooms afford wonderful views of the Seine and the Eiffel Tower, and the Salle Panoramique, on the 22nd floor has a balcony that runs around the whole building giving a 360° view of the capital.
Opt for the big classics
Pavillon Dauphine Saint Clair
The Pavillon Dauphine Saint Clair is a perfect Parisian event venue for your festive celebrations. This listed building on the edge of the Bois de Boulogne is the former Chinese pavilion of the 1878 Universal Exhibition. In its entirety, this iconic venue offers a surface area of 900 m² across 5 modular lounges for a corporate evening event for up to 1,000 guests. The terraces can be covered to host more than 1,500 people in cocktail configuration. For the festivities, caterer Saint Clair Le Traiteur concocts and serves up gastronomic and creative cuisine.
Lido de Paris
The Lido de Paris, a legendary institution on the Champs-Elysées for more than 50 years, is the perfect setting for an end-of-year celebration. Its panoramic 2,000 m² modular room can accommodate up to 1,100 people and is equipped with giant screens, lasers and a mobile ground floor. For a memorable evening, count on the presence of the Bluebell Girls who will offer you a taste of the revue Bonheur and who can even incorporate a reference to your brand into the show!
La Grande Cascade
The starred Grande Cascade restaurant in the Bois de Boulogne, once a hunting lodge belonging to Napoleon III, is a splendid historic place in a green setting far removed from the hustle and bustle of the city. The 5 elegantly decorated private reception rooms (from 33 to 200 m²), with mirrors, gilding and chandeliers, host from 12 to 120 people. Chef Frédéric Robert and pastry chef Nelson Lechien offer creative classic dishes, combining exceptional ingredients with a modern touch to enhance French gastronomic cuisine.
Four Seasons Hotel George V
Enjoy an unforgettable evening by privately hiring a room in the Parisian palace George V! Recently renovated, its spaces can be hired for your prestigious receptions for up to 750 people. The Salon Vendôme (450 people in cocktail format), the hotel's ballroom which has seen many celebrities, will wow you with its majestic decor, colourful frescoes and cornices finished with gold leaf. Splendid floral arrangements, a cherished feature of the hotel, adorn the room for the duration of your evening.
The Salle Wagram was the centre of Parisian life and entertainment during the Second Empire and is now a listed historical monument. This former imperial ballroom was renovated in 2009 and has retained its neo-classical decor, columns and 12-metre high ceiling, and been fitted with the latest technical equipment. Comprising two spaces of 800 and 600 m², it hosts up to 1,300 guests in cocktail format and 600 guests for a sit-down dinner for your end-of-year party.
Maison de la Mutualité - GL Events
The Maison de la Mutualité, with its art deco facade classified as a historical monument, is the temple of events on the Left Bank. The impressive 1,728-seat auditorium is equipped with a sliding rail system that ‘slides’ the seats under the stage, freeing up 800 m² of space that is ideally suited to large receptions. Just above the auditorium, the Maubert space also offers a large modular surface area (778 m²) that can be divided into 3 lounges to host up to 1,000 people for a cocktail party and 700 for a sit-down dinner.
Details that make the difference
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Cédric HELSLY Photographer
Hire a professional photographer to immortalize your end-of-year evening. Cédric Helsly produces event reports and captures in photo or video the different highlights of your evening!