France Christmas Market Opening Dates 2021 | Confirmed Dates So Far

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When do Christmas markets open in France this year?

If you’re trying to research the answer to this question, you may have run into some trouble… that’s because the opening dates for Christmas markets in France vary by town, city & region.

That’s why we created this page for you, so you can peep the opening dates for France’s Christmas Markets quickly and at a glance.

We hope you find it helpful!

This list is by no means exhaustive, and includes mainly bigger Christmas markets that we could find official websites and dates for. Let us know in the comments if you have any more we should add.

NOTE: While some dates have been announced already, do note that plans could always change in light of our current situation. Please do plenty of research before making concrete plans, and use the information below simply for reference.

Christmas Market Opening Dates in France 2021

So, when are Christmas markets opening in France? Here are some confirmed opening dates as well as markets that have (historically) taken place, based on research from previous years.

We’ll try to keep this list as up to date as we can, but of course, be sure to check the official websites listed below for the most up-to-date information.

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LocationChristmas Market Name2021 DatesOfficial WebsiteHotels
AmiensAmiens Marché de Noël TBAOfficial Website
AnnecyMarché de Noël d'AnnecyTBAOfficial Website
ArrasArrras Marché de Noël Dec 3 - Jan 2Official Website
BennwihrLumières et Gourmandaises à la Cave BestheimNov 27-28Official Website
BergheimMarché de Noël de Bergheim Dec 10 - 12Official Website
BesançonMarché de Noël BesançonNov 26 - Dec 24Official Website
BordeauxMarché de Noël de BordeauxTBAOfficial Website
Caen Marché de Noël de CaenTBAOfficial Website
CastresMarché de Noël de Castres Dec 3 - 31Official Website
ColmarColmar: La Magie de Noël [Multiple Markets]Nov 26 to Dec 29Official Website
DijonDijon Marché de Noël TBAOfficial Website
DouaiDouai d'HiverTBAOfficial Website
EguisheimMarché de Noël Authentique d'EguisheimNov 26 - Dec 23Official Website
GuebwillerNoël BleuTBAOfficial Website
GuemarMarché de l'Avent de GuemarNov 27Official Website
HagenauSacré NoëlNov 27 - Dec 30Official Website
KaysersbergMarché de Noël Authentique de KaysersbergTBAOfficial Website
KingersheimMarché de Noël de KingersheimTBAOfficial Website
LilleVillage de Noël LilleNov 19 - Dec 30Official Website
LyonLyon Marché de Noël TBAOfficial Website
MarseilleVillage de Noël MarseilleNov 20 - Jan 2Official Website
MetzMetz Marché de Noël TBAOfficial Website
MontbéliardMontbéliard Marché de Noël Nov 27 - Dec 28Official Website
MontpellierHivernales de MontpellierNov 24 - Dec 26Official Website
MulhouseMarché de Noël de MulhouseNov 24 - Dec 27Official Website
NancyFêtes de Saint Nicholas NancyNov 19 - Jan 2Official Website
NiceNoël à NiceDec 2 - Jan 2, 2022Official Website
ObernaiMarché de Noël de la Gastronomie et de l'Artisanat d'ObernaiNov 20 - Dec 31Official Website
Marché de Noël d'OrléansTBAOfficial Website
OstheimMarché de l'Avent d'OstheimNov 27Official Website
ParisLa Magie de Noël - Marché de Noël des TuileriesTBAOfficial Website
ParisLa Défense Village de NoëlTBAOfficial Website
PfastattMarché de Noël de PfastattTBAOfficial Website
ReimsMarché de Noël de ReimsNov 26 - Dec 29Official Website
RennesRennes Marché de Noël TBAOfficial Website
RibeauvilléMarché de Noël Médiéval de RibeauvilléDec 4-5
Dec 11-12
Official Website
RiquewihrMarché de Noël Traditionnel de RiquevirNov 27 - Dec 22Official Website
SarlatMarché de Noël de SarlatTBAOfficial Website
SélestatNoël à Sélestat [Many Activities]Nov 26 - Dec 30Official Website
StrasbourgStrasbourg: Capitale de Noël [Multiple Markets]Nov 26 - Dec 26Official Website
ThannMarché de Noël de ThannTBAOfficial Website
ToulouseMarché de Noël ToulouseNov 26 - Dec 26Official Website
TurckheimMarché de Noël des Lutins
Nov 26 - Dec 30Official Website

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2 thoughts on “France Christmas Market Opening Dates 2021 | Confirmed Dates So Far”

  1. Hi there,

    I’m wondering if you have any information about Christmas Market in Narbonne, Perpignan or Barcarès? I know it must be hard to set an opening dates due to the current situation.

    Thank you so much!


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