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Festivals & Parades
Food & Drink
Raise a glass to Alsatian beer at October’s Mondial de la Bière.
Holidays & Seasonal
Mulled wine, spicy bredele (biscuits) and a Santa-loaded children’s village are all part and parcel of Strasbourg’s sparkly Marché de Noël, running from the last Saturday in November until 31 December.
Raise a glass to Alsatian wine at the Riesling du Monde in mid-April.
Strasbourg slides into summer with fireworks, fairs and striking cathedral illuminations at Les Fesiv’Étés in July and August.
Strasbourg slides into summer with fireworks, fairs and striking cathedral illuminations at Place à L’Été from late June to August.
Folksy Soirées Folkloriques (free performances of traditional Alsatian music and dancing) get toes tapping on Tuesday evenings from mid-May to mid-September.
Orchestras strike up in historic venues across Colmar, including Musée d’Unterlinden, during July’s Festival International de Colmar.
Markets & Fairs
Colmar’s magical Marché de Noël runs from the last Saturday in November to 31 December.
In summer, villages all over Alsace throw merry Fêtes du Vin; the tourist office has details.
Liberate your duckie from the bathtub at the Entenrennen on the first Saturday in October, when some 6000 rubber ducks bob from Alleenbrücke to Neckarbrücke.
Vintners throw open their doors for tastings at In Oterfingen’s Trottenfest in mid-October.
Herrrenacker is an atmospheric backdrop for music fest Stars in Town in August. Amy Macdonald and Status Quo were headliners in 2014.
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