The Christmas Lights are on!

Actus CCE

The Champs-Élysées Christmas Lights will sparkle from 5 pm to midnight daily until Sunday 8 January 2017, and all night long on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve. Now a Champs-Élysées tradition, the Christmas Lights thrill visitors of all ages year after year and help raise the avenue’s international profile.

The Committee has achieved energy savings since 2007: electricity consumption has been drastically reduced by the use of LED technology, falling from 480,000 kWh to 10,990 kWh throughout the Christmas Lights. An electricity-generating offset scheme was introduced in 2011.

Other events will also be held on the avenue, including:

– Christmas Market from 11 November to 2 January

– Car-free day on Sunday 4 December

– Light show at the Arc de Triomphe on New Year’s Eve

– New Year’s Day parade from 1 pm

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