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…
Orchestras strike up at 22 concerts in historic venues across Colmar, including Musée d’Unterlinden, during the 10-day Festival International de Colmar.
Villages all over Alsace toast summer with merry Fêtes du Vin (wine festivals); the tourist office has details.
The Soirées Folkloriques (free performances of Alsatian music and dancing) get toes tapping on Tuesday evenings on place de l’Ancienne Douane.