Exhilarating Alsace

Proud of its traditions, but excited about new beginnings, Alsace is a festive place! Between tradition and modernity, our festivities come in all shapes and sizes, so there's something for everyone, in every style. Find your festivity!

Les Ponts Couverts illuminés durant Strasbourg Mon Amour ©Philippe de Rexel 1

Strasbourg mon Amour

In February, Strasbourg goes all out! For Strasbourg Mon Amour, the capital of Alsace turns heads and thrills hearts. You’ll be bewitched by this festival’s delightful programming, designed for romance.

Fall in love
Mülhüser Waggis - Carnaval de Mulhouse ©Thomas Itty 2

The Carnival of Mulhouse

With the arrival of the fine weather, Mulhouse celebrates the first signs of spring with lots of confetti! Participate in its famous Carnival, where colourful floats and carnival performers take over the streets, creating an unforgettable atmosphere.

Join in the fun
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Easter in Alsace

After Christmas, Easter is the other great festive celebration in Alsace. It's the chance to rediscover all the traditions that celebrate the return of spring, bringing together locals of all generations.

Colmar fête le printemps ©OT Colmar 4

Colmar celebrates spring

Celebrating spring in Colmar Easter markets, concerts, fun events and art exhibitions await you, to celebrate the arrival of spring and enjoy the first rays of sunshine.

slowUp Alsace ©ADT-C.Fleith 5

The slowUp Alsace

It’s time for slowUp Alsace, a day for taking it easy and feeling good in the enchanting setting of the Alsace Wine Route. You can walk, ride your bike or rollerblade - pick your activity and make your way along this legendary route!

Follow the route
Fête du vin en Alsace ©31 Photography 6

The wine festivals

All summer long, it’s a non-stop celebration in the villages on the Alsace Wine Route! Wineries open their doors, winegrowers organise original wine tasting events, and parades and folk dances revive the traditions of yesteryear.

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Colmar International Festival

The world-renowned Colmar International Festival is a definite must for all music lovers, enthusiasts and connoisseurs. The greatest musicians present the essence of their art, with the very highest standards!

Savour the moment
Festival Décibulles ©Emilie Fux 8

The Décibulles Festival

What makes the biggest outdoor music festival in Alsace, the Décibulles, a success? A lush green setting, catchy melodies, big-name acts and 3 days of friends and fun - that’s what!

Turn it up
Festival de la Foire aux Vins d'Alsace à Colmar ©Benoit Facchi 9

Alsace Wine Fair

A must for epicureans, the Alsace Wine Fair brings to life the capital of Alsace wine. On the programme: 10 days of festivities, wine discoveries and lively concerts! 

Corso Fleuri de Sélestat ©Ville de Sélestat 10

The Corso Fleuri in Sélestat

A traditional folklore celebration, the Corso Fleuri flower parade will take you to a bright and colourful world! Come and join in the fun at this popular summer happening and watch one of the most festive parades, with lots of surprises in store.

Cheer on the procession
Danse - Fête des Ménétriers Pfifferdaj Ribeauvillé ©31 Photography 11

The Fiddlers’ Festival - Pfifferdaj

Musicians, street performers, jugglers and fire-eaters: immerse yourself in a uniquely medieval ambiance at the Fiddlers’ Festival. Marvel at a multitude of activities, events, street performances and the big parade of floats with a thousand participants.

Travel through the ages
ST-ART - Art contemporain Strasbourg © Bartosch Salmanski - 128db - Strasbourg Evénements 12


The best of contemporary art awaits you in Strasbourg at ST-ART, one of the biggest art fairs in France. A magnet for talent, ST-ART is now an eagerly anticipated event featuring more than 70 French and international galleries.

Admire the artworks
Illuminations de Noël en Alsace ©AAA-Nis&For 13

Alsace at Christmas time

Starting on 25 November, all of Alsace welcomes you eagerly, to share the most marvellous of all the holidays. Alsace at Christmastime is unique, welcoming you with warmth and generosity, good food and drink and a magical ambiance!

Experience the magic
Major events in Alsace