Practical info 2020-03-27T12:08:23+02:00

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Show dates & Hours

From Wednesday 21 October to Sunday 25 October 2020

Open every day from 10am to 7pm


Porte de Versailles
Pavilion 4
1 place de la Porte de Versailles – 75015 Paris


Metro: Line 12 / Bus: L80 – “Porte de Versailles”
Metro: Line 8 / Bus: Lines 39, 42, 169 – “Balard”

Tramway: T2, T3 – “Porte de Versailles”

Dates & Hours

From Wednesday 21 October to Sunday 25 November 2020
Open every day from 10am to 7pm


Porte de Versailles Exhibition Center – Pavillon 4
1 place de la Porte de Versailles – 75015 Paris


Metro: Line12 / Bus: Line 80 – “Porte de Versailles”
Metro: Line 8 / Bus: Lines 39, 42, 169 – “Balard”
Tramway: T2, T3 – “Porte de Versailles”

Frequently asked questions

Find below the answers to frequently asked questions.

The 26th Salon du Chocolat will take place from Wednesday 21 October to Sunday 25 October, 2020 at Paris Expo – Porte de Versailles. The Oepning Night evening will take place on Tuesday 20 October.

The Salon is open every day from 10am to 7pm. For the inaugural evening, on Tuesday 20 October, the doors open at 7pm.

The Salon is at Pavilion 4, Paris Expo – Porte de Versailles

1 Place de la Porte de Versailles

75015 Paris

The various travel options are as follows:

Line 12: Porte de Versailles station
Line 8:  Balard station

T2 and T3:  Porte de Versailles stop

Line 80:  Porte de Versailles stop
Line 39, 42 ,169: Balard stop


  • From motorways A1, A3, A14, A15: Following directions to Paris, access via the “périphérique Ouest” (western ring road), Porte de Sèvres or Porte de Versailles exit
  • From motorways A3, A4, A6, A10: Following directions to Paris, access via the “périphérique Sud” (southern ring road), Porte de Versailles, Porte de la Plaine or Porte de Sèvres exit
  • From the “périphérique” (ring road): Porte de Versailles exit

There are several car parks near the Salon

  • Car park R, Paris Exhibition Centre: 2 rue d’Oradour-sur-Glane 75015 Paris
  • Car park F, Paris Exhibition Centre: Rue Marcel Yol, 92170 Vanves.

Due to works at Paris Expo Porte de Versailles, the number of parking spaces is limited. We suggest that you use public transport.

Yes, there is a cloakroom at the Salon (price: 2 € per article). For security reasons, large suitcases and bags are not permitted.

Access to Paris-Expo Porte de Versailles will be provided for people with reduced mobility.

Yes, there are several places in Pavilion 4 where you can buy sandwiches and salads: Paul, Café de Seine and Bagel’s Bar.

For safety and hygiene reasons, pets are not admitted to the Salon, apart from guide dogs for the blind.

The 2020 Exhibitors list will be available soon.

There are no cash machines inside the Salon. Please note that any exit is permanent: we therefore suggest that you withdraw some cash before you enter.

You’ll find all our prices on our online ticket sales site.

  • Adult rate : 15 €
  • 3 to 12 years old children : 7 €
  • Free for under 3s
  • Family Pack (2 adults + 2 children between 3 and 12 years old) : 40 €

Tickets for the 2020 Salon du Chocolat are available on our tickets-salon-du-chocolat.com site and via the Fnac, France Billet and Ticketmaster networks. You can also buy your tickets at the Salon: ticket counters will be available at the entrance during Salon opening hours.

Use only an official sales circuit for buying your tickets.

Never buy your entry tickets from a ticket tout: they may have already been used or may be counterfeit and you won’t be able to enter the Salon.

Tickets for the inaugural evening are sold on a pre-sales basis only. There will be no ticket sales on the spot. You may buy tickets here: online ticket sales

Any exit is final: you won’t be allowed to come back in.

No. A ticket is valid for one day only (any exit is permanent). If you want to come for several days, feel free to buy several tickets.

You can’t buy entry tickets for the Salon du Chocolat with holiday vouchers.

In order to be validated, the ticket must be printed (in black and white or colour) in portrait mode (vertical) on white, blank A4 paper with no change to the print size. You may also present your ticket on a Smartphone or tablet. It is prohibited to duplicate tickets.

It is prohibited to re-sell tickets for the Salon du Chocolat

“Art. 313-6-2 of the Penal Code − The fact of routinely selling, offering for sale or exhibiting with a view to selling or supplying the means with a view to selling or transferring tickets giving access to a sporting, cultural or commercial event or a live performance without the permission of the producer, organiser or owner of the exploitation rights for the event or performance, is punishable by a fine of 15,000 €. This punishment rises to a fine of 30,000 € in the event of a repeat offence.

For the application of paragraph 1, “tickets giving access” are considered to be any ticket, document, message or code, regardless of form and medium, certifying that the purchaser has obtained from the producer, organiser or owner of the exploitation rights the right to attend the event or performance.”

The tickets purchased from our online ticket sales site cannot be exchanged or refunded unless there has been a technical problem for which we are responsible.

No problem: you can give your second ticket to a friend or family member.

No, we do not offer free entry for the disabled.

There are preferential rates for works committees: heads of works committees can request them via the Fnac/France Billet and Ticketmaster networks.

Group rates (30 people and over) are also available from Fnac/France Billet.

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