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…
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…
Orchestras strike up at 22 concerts in historic venues across Colmar, including Musée d’Unterlinden, during the 10-day Festival International de Colmar.
Mulled wine, spicy bredele (biscuits) and a Santa-loaded children’s village are all part and parcel of Strasbourg’s sparkly Marché de Noël.
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.
Villages all over Alsace toast summer with merry Fêtes du Vin (wine festivals); the tourist office has details.
The Fêtes de St-Nicolas bring festive twinkle, carols, shows, carousels and handicrafts to the city centre, revolving mostly around place Charles III.
The Soirées Folkloriques (free performances of Alsatian music and dancing) get toes tapping on Tuesday evenings on place de l’Ancienne Douane.
Strasbourg slides into summer with fireworks, fairs and striking cathedral illuminations at place à l’Été.
Sweet and juicy, the humble mirabelle (plum) has its day at the Fête de la Mirabelle.