Halloween in France….

Well Halloween approaches and once again another pass in France. Many years ago I participated going around each home in New Jersey, then as grow older stop. Then several years later had sons, and started them on it in Florida, going around with them dressed in superman, etc;;;; they continue until we came to France for good in 2003.

We then saw the kids in the neighborhood coming to our day for candies trick or treat and it was magical again. We started handing them out but them they were so many after the years went by and we decided to a big bowl of candies outside the door, and they well behave took it. Now my sons are grown man ,and no longer do it. I still have the nostalgia of it , I guess the kids never left out of me.

Here are some spots in the Paris region to do it, that I have participated before, usually the American Cathedral or Church hosted them but this year the Cathedral under renovation and do not know if they do it.

Disneyland Paris has until November ‘ this year….going on  now. You go there on RER A train from Paris, and the hours are Saturday to Friday October 6 to 26,  this is it, Mondays to Fridays from  10h to 20h, Saturdays from 10h to 22h, Sundays from 10h to  21h , and the schedule from Saturday October 27 to Tuesday October 30  is all week from  10h to 22h, then from Thursday Nov 1 to Sunday NOv 4 , Thursdays to Sundays from 10h to  20h30; admission adults is 61€ , children gets a pass for many activities for 74€.  info http://disney-village.disneylandparis.co.uk/latest-news/index.xhtml

Le Manoir de Paris, 18  rue de Paradis, has full activities this year. You get there on Métro Gare de l’Est or Château d’Eau, and the program is from Thursday October 25 to Sunday November 4, all week from 18h to 22h , admission is adults  20 € –  children under 15 15€. more info here  http://lemanoirdeparis.fr/accueil/

Parc de Choisy has pony rides for the kids, at 160  avenue de Choisy, free admission is this is the schedule, already going on until wednesday October 31 ; Mondays to Fridays from 16h30 to 19h, Saturday, Sundays from 9h to 12h ,and Saturdays also from 13H30 to à 19h and also on Sundays from 13h30 to 18h, then on Thursdays to Sunday and from Nov 1 to Nov 11  Mondays to Fridays from 16h30 to 17h30,and Saturdays and Sundays from 9h to 12h, more info on the parc de Choisy from the city of Paris webpage http://www.paris.fr/accueil/sport/paris-poneys-un-centre-equstre-au-parc-de-choisy/rub_9631_actu_106028_port_23699

You have the ice skating ring at the city of Boulogne-Billancourt at 1  rue Victor-Griffuelhes ; they will have a special Halloween event on October 31th for young adults from 21h to midnite, you get there on metro Marcel Sembat line 9 from Paris, and walk out on rue de 5 chéminées that becomes the rue Victor-Griffuelhes. more info here http://www.vert-marine.com/patinoire-boulogne-billancourt-92/index.php

My Versailles is not behind with a reading of fairytales (like in a castle) ,,but not in the castle (I always said V is a lot more than the castle !) You will be delighted at the Musée Lambinet; 54 blvd de la Reine, on Wednesday October 31, from 14h30 – 15h30 and  15h45 – 16h45, admission is   6 €, and the best way to get here from Paris is taken the train at Gare St Lazare to  Versailles Rive Droite, the museum is about 8 minutes on foot( you get out of train station turn left on Rue du Maréchal Foch, and next street is blvd de la Reine turn right, and the museum is on your left hand side. here is the official site from the other tourist site in Versailles ::) http://www.versailles-tourisme.com/en/discoveries/heritage-palace-city/muste-sees/musee-lambinet.html

A site in French to see it all at halloween 2012 :http://www.halloween2012.fr/

And I do critiques on cityvox ,see the link bottom of my blog, in French. So here is their schedule of things to do all over France on Halloween, and remember be safe,enjoy it, trick or treat anyone !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!   http://www.halloween.cityvox.com/

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