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What are the dates of the next Salon du Chocolat in Paris and Lyon?

The Salon du Chocolat de Paris will take place from Wednesday October 30 to Sunday November 3rd, 2024 in Paris - Porte de Versailles.
The Salon du Chocolat de Lyon dates will be announce later on.

What are the Salon opening times?

The Paris and Lyon shows are open every day from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. (excluding the opening night). The BtoB village (only at the Paris Show) will only be open from October 30th to November 1st.

What is the address of the Salon?

Salon du Chocolat Paris
The Show is located in Pavilion 5 of Paris Expo - Porte de Versailles
1 Place de la Porte de Versailles
75015 Paris
Salon du Chocolat Lyon
The Show is located at the Lyon Congress Center at the Cité Internationale:
50 Quai Charles de Gaulle
69463 Lyons

How can I travel to the Salon?

Salon du Chocolat de Paris
Here are the different means of access available:
Metro :
Line 12: Porte de Versailles station
Line 8: Balard station
T2 and T3: Porte de Versailles stop
Bus :
Line 80: Porte de Versailles stop
Line 39, 42, 169: Balard stop
Car :
• From the A1, A3, A14, A15 motorways: Head towards Paris, access by the western ring road, exit Porte de Sèvres or Porte de Versailles
• From the A3, A4, A6, A10 motorways: Head towards Paris, access by the southern ring road, exit at Porte de Versailles, Porte de la Plaine or Porte de Sèvres
• From the ring road: Exit Porte de Versailles

Salon du Chocolat de Lyon
The Congress Center is located at the Porte Nord-Est of Lyon, between the Parc de la Tête d'Or, the Quai Charles de Gaulle and the Rhône, just at the entrance to the city center, near the northern ring road.
By Trolleybus
C1: Part Dieu–Cuire station. “Cité Internationale-Convention Center” stop.
By bus
C4: Jean Macé–Cité internationale connecting with metro lines A and D. Foch stops
(A) and Saxe Gambetta (D). “Cité internationale-Centre de Congrès” stop.
C5: Bellecour Antonin Poncet–Rillieux Semailles/Vancia Château Bérard. Connection with the peninsula
(city center of Lyon – Bellecour). “Cité internationale-Centre de Congrès” stop.
C2: Part-Dieu station in Rillieux. “Transbordeur-Cité Internationale” stop.
C26: Cité Internationale–Transbordeur at Grange Blanche. “Transbordeur-Cité Internationale” stop.
No. 70: Part-Dieu station in Neuville. “Transbordeur-Cité Internationale” stop.

Is there a car park nearby?

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.
Please note that the number of parking spaces at Porte de Versailles is limited. We advise you to use public transport instead.

Is there a cloakroom at the Salon?

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

Is the Salon accessible to people with reduced mobility?

Access is provided for people with reduced mobility.

Are pets admitted to the Salon?

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

Can I withdraw cash from a cash machine inside the Salon?

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.

How much is an entry ticket for the Salon du Chocolat?

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

Where can I buy tickets for the next Salon du Chocolat?

Tickets for the Salon du Chocolat 2023 are available on our online ticket office, https://tickets-salon-du-chocolat.com/en/
You can also buy your tickets on site: cash desks will be available at the entrance during the opening hours of the Show.
Use only an official sales channel to buy your tickets.
Never buy your admission tickets from a street vendor; this ticket will not be valid during access control and you will be refused access to the lounge. Counterfeit tickets purchased from a street vendor do not entitle you to reimbursement or compensation.

Can I leave and come back later?

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

Does my ticket give me access to the Salon for several days?

No, a ticket is only valid for one day (any exit is final). If you want to come several days, don't hesitate to buy our 2-day or 5-day Passes, which allow you to access the show whenever you like.

Can I buy an entry ticket with holiday vouchers ?

You cannot buy entry tickets for the Salon du Chocolat with holiday vouchers.

Do I have to print out my ticket ?

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.

Am I allowed to re-sell 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.

Are tickets exchangeable or refundable for reasons of convenience?

Tickets purchased through our online ticketing service are not exchangeable or refundable except in the case of technical problems caused by us.

I’ve bought two entry tickets and my name appears on both tickets: is that a problem?

No problem: you can give your second ticket to a friend or family member. However, we offer a reduced rate on presentation of proof.

Is entry free for the disabled?

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

Is there a special rate for works committees and groups?

We offer preferential rates for groups and CE (from 20 people), for more information and to request a quote, please contact us by email at [email protected] or fill in your request via this link : https://www.salon-du-chocolat.com/formulaire-demande-devis-groupe/ 

If you can’t find an answer to your question, please contact us by e-mail on [email protected]