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France : complete schedule of public and bank holidays, closure of banks and stock exchanges, school vacations, trade fairs, cultural and sporting events, festivals, carnivals, election during the current 2 months

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Weekend: Saturday & Sunday

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Chinese New Year**Friday February 16, 2018cards/flowers 
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Nice Carnaval (Nice only)**Saturday February 17, 2018Culture 
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Marseille Open 13 Tennis Cup*Monday February 19, 2018Sports events 
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Vinisud (even years only)**Monday February 19, 2018Tradeshows 
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Parliament recess (beginning)Friday February 23, 2018Special Events 
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Salon de l'Agriculture**Saturday February 24, 2018Tradeshows 
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Grandmothers Day*Sunday March 4, 2018cards/flowers 
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Parliament recess (end)Monday March 5, 2018Special Events 
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Mondial du Tourisme**Thursday March 15, 2018Tradeshows 
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Paris Book Fair - Salon du Livre**Friday March 16, 2018Tradeshows 
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Arbor DayWednesday March 21, 2018cards/flowers 
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Daylight Saving Time*Sunday March 25, 2018Special Events 
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Passover**Friday March 30, 2018cards/flowers 
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Valentine's Day -
Thursday February 14, 2019

cards/flowers : Introduced by Pope Gelasus in 498, perhaps in response to a local Roman tradition of lovers writing their names on an urn in February

Chinese New Year -
Friday February 16, 2018

cards/flowers : At New Year during the night, the Jade Emperor conveyed all animals. Only 12 showed up. To thank them, Buddha dedicated one symbolic year per visitor. Each new born would inherit the relevant animal's characteristics. NOT a public holiday

Nice Carnaval (Nice only) -
Saturday February 17, 2018

Culture : in Southern France 2018 edition confirmed

Marseille Open 13 Tennis Cup -
Monday February 19, 2018

Sports events : Http:// 2018 edition confirmed

Vinisud (even years only) -
Monday February 19, 2018

Tradeshows : Lasts 3 days - in Montpellier 2018 edition confirmed

Parliament recess (beginning) -
Friday February 23, 2018

Special Events :

Salon de l'Agriculture -
Saturday February 24, 2018

Tradeshows : Lasts 10 days - in Paris 2018 edition confirmed

Grandmothers Day -
Sunday March 4, 2018

cards/flowers : Depuis 1987

Parliament recess (end) -
Monday March 5, 2018

Special Events :

Mondial du Tourisme -
Thursday March 15, 2018

Tradeshows : Lasts 5 days - Porte de Versailles in Paris 2018 edition confirmed

Paris Book Fair - Salon du Livre -
Friday March 16, 2018

Tradeshows : lasts 4 days - in Paris 2018 edition confirmed

Arbor Day -
Wednesday March 21, 2018

cards/flowers :

Daylight Saving Time -
Sunday March 25, 2018

Special Events : At 1:00 am local times

Passover -
Friday March 30, 2018

cards/flowers : Deliverance of the Jewish people from Egypt. The Seder service on the first two evenings recounts the story of the Exodus NOT a public holiday