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What to do after 24 December?

What to do after 24 December?

Published on 23 December 2023

On 24 December, the Strasbourg Christmas Market will close its doors to make way for the festive evenings and the New Year. Strasbourg Capitale de Noël will see you again in a year's time, when the elves will be preparing the next edition.

But the end of the Christmas Market doesn't mean the end of activities: a number of events will continue to enliven the city until the end of the winter holidays, to the delight of young and old alike.

Christmas in Strasbourg

  • Illuminations in Strasbourg until 7 January
  • The Grand Sapin lights up every hour between 4pm and 9pm until 7 January
  • The Strasbourg Municipal Baths Market until 31 December
  • The Gourmet Christmas Market by Sofitel until 7 January
  • Guided tour by the Tourist Office: La Petite France, a charming district until 30 December
  • Guided tour by the Tourist Office: Discovering Christmas traditions until 30 December
  • Christmas tour of the tourist train until 7 January
  • Tour: Alsatian Christmas traditions at the Musée Alsacien until 8 January

Christmas markets in the region

  • Mulhouse until 27 December
  • La Petite Pierre until 27 December
  • Sélestat until 29 December
  • Eguisheim, until 30 December
  • Haguenau until 30 December
  • Colmar until 30 December
  • Turckheim until 30 December
  • Obernai until 31 December
  • Guebwiller until 31 December
  • Munster until 31 December
  • Saverne until 7 January 2024

As well as markets and activities across the Rhine in the Ortenau and Black Forests regions.


In the city's museums

Alsatian Museum :

A tour of Alsatian Christmas traditions, until 8 January

Charles Freger, souvenirs d'Alsace exhibition, until 1 April


Au temps du sida. Œuvres, récits et entrelacs, until 4 February

Être ou paraître, le costume et ses représentations dans les collections du MAMCS, until 11 August

Archaeological museum :

Un dinghof à Schiltigheim exhibition: archaeology on every floor, until 26 June

Tomi Ungerer Museum :

Anna Haifisch exhibition, until 7 April

Juste à temps exhibition, until 7 April

Cabinet des Estampes :

Stfano Della Bella, Master of 17th-century engraving between Italy and France, until 16 February

5ème Lieu :

Strasbourg, river and port metropolis exhibition, until 30 March


  • André Malraux : Métamorphose until 30 December
  • André Malraux : Greenpeace until 30 December
  • Olympes de Gouges : Fais péter les ouates until 30 December 
  • Gisèle Halimi : Une farouche liberté until 10 January 2024
  • André Malraux : À fleur de pages, la forêt en hiver until 16 January 2024
  • André Malraux : Invitation au voyage until 27 january 2024

Other exhibitions

Glass roof of the central railway station

Monolithe Noir - an invitation to travel within, until 7 January

Strasbourg Cathedral

The tapestries of the cathedral, until 14 January

Parc des expositions

Tutankhamun - discovering the pharaoh, until 23 February

Other activities

The Eurometropole's media libraries are organising a whole series of workshops, available on their websites..

All the shows, concerts, workshops and other events taking place each day are available on strasbourg.eu website.

You can also find out about events at the city's museums, the 5ème Lieu, and jardin des sciences (including the planetarium) on their websites.