Christmas in Colmar

Marché de Noël

Colmar’s snow globe of a Marché de Noël glitters from late November to 31 December. The entire city goes to town with festive sparkle, and five markets brim with gifts, hand-crafted decorations and gingerbread heart…
Parade in Sélestat

Corso Fleuri

Sélestat's headline event is a floral affair. Some 500,000 dahlias adorn 12 floats at the two flower parades that weave their way through the old town streets on a Saturday in mid-August – a fixture on the summer ca…
Cultural in Colmar

Festival International de Colmar

Orchestras strike up at 22 concerts in historic venues across Colmar, including Musée d’Unterlinden, during the 10-day Festival International de Colmar.
Christmas in Strasbourg

Marché de Noël

Mulled wine, spicy bredele (biscuits) and a Santa-loaded children’s village are all part and parcel of Strasbourg’s sparkly Marché de Noël.
Music in Nancy

Jazz Pulsations

Get your groove on to live jazz, blues and Latin at the 10-day Jazz Pulsations. Events are held at numerous venues across town including Théâtre de la Manufacture.
Wine in Colmar

Fêtes du Vin

Villages all over Alsace toast summer with merry Fêtes du Vin (wine festivals); the tourist office has details.
Christmas Market in Nancy

Fêtes de St-Nicolas

The Fêtes de St-Nicolas bring festive twinkle, carols, shows, carousels and handicrafts to the city centre, revolving mostly around place Charles III.
Cultural in Colmar

Soirées Folkloriques

The Soirées Folkloriques (free performances of Alsatian music and dancing) get toes tapping on Tuesday evenings on place de l’Ancienne Douane.
Cultural in Strasbourg

Place à l’Été

Strasbourg slides into summer with fireworks, fairs and striking cathedral illuminations at place à l’Été.
Food & Drink in Metz

Fête de la Mirabelle

Sweet and juicy, the humble mirabelle (plum) has its day at the Fête de la Mirabelle.