Montbeliard Christmas market 2023

Event Date:

November 24, 2023

Event Time:

10:00 am

Event Location:


1. Montbeliard

From 25th November to 24th December 2023

Located in Franche-Comté (Eastern France), the town of Montbéliard – well known for its hospitality- turns into a pure enchantment few weeks before Christmas.


During the time of Advent, Montbéliard revives the tradition of Württemberg and organizes a Christmas market like no other with 160 lovely stalls full of authentic and high quality items. Taking a stroll down the illuminated streets, the visitors may taste the delicious gastronomic products from Montbéliard and France, marvel at the variety of art and crafts, dance to the music and the sound of choral songs.

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Opening dates: From 25th November to 24th December 2023 (Confirmed).


How to get there: Book your flights to Montbéliard or Basel/Mulhouse (1h by car, 2h by public transport).


Where to stay:  “Ibis Styles Montbéliard“. Perfect for a 2-night stay!


Select the “free cancellation” option and book your accommodation at the best price in Montbeliard.

Title: Experience the Magic of Montbéliard Christmas Market

Nestled in the heart of the enchanting Franche-Comté region of eastern France, the Montbéliard Christmas Market is a holiday wonderland that captures the essence of the festive season like no other. This charming market, often referred to as the “Cité de Noël” (City of Christmas), transforms the historic streets of Montbéliard into a magical winter wonderland each December. Let’s embark on a journey to discover the unique charm and traditions that make Montbéliard’s Christmas Market a must-visit destination during the holiday season.

A Tapestry of Lights and Decorations

As you step into Montbéliard during the holiday season, you’ll be greeted by a breathtaking tapestry of lights and decorations that adorn the town. The Christmas Market, which typically runs from late November until Christmas Eve, features beautifully decorated wooden chalets that line the streets. These chalets are adorned with twinkling lights, evergreen garlands, and festive ornaments, creating an atmosphere of pure enchantment.

Local Crafts and Artisanal Gifts

One of the highlights of Montbéliard’s Christmas Market is the opportunity to discover unique, handcrafted gifts and treasures. Local artisans set up shop in the wooden chalets, offering a wide array of products that range from intricate jewelry and handmade ceramics to delicious gourmet treats and regional wines. This is the perfect place to find one-of-a-kind gifts for your loved ones, making it a shopper’s paradise.

A Gastronomic Delight

Food lovers will rejoice at the mouthwatering culinary delights available at the market. Traditional Alsatian and regional dishes take center stage, with vendors offering treats like flammekueche (a type of thin-crust pizza), sausages, raclette cheese, and hot mulled wine. The aromas wafting through the air are irresistible, inviting visitors to savor the flavors of the season.

Entertainment for All Ages

The Montbéliard Christmas Market is not just about shopping and dining; it’s a celebration for the entire family. Children will be delighted by the festive atmosphere and the chance to meet Santa Claus himself. Additionally, the market hosts various live performances, including music and dance, adding to the overall merriment.

Christmas Lights and Parade

The highlight of the Montbéliard Christmas Market is undoubtedly its dazzling Christmas lights and parade. Each evening, the town comes alive with a spectacular light show that transforms Montbéliard’s historical buildings into a canvas of vivid colors and patterns. This mesmerizing display is a feast for the eyes and a perfect backdrop for the grand Christmas parade, featuring beautifully decorated floats, marching bands, and costumed characters.


The Montbéliard Christmas Market is a true winter wonderland that offers a magical escape into the spirit of the holiday season. With its charming decorations, artisanal gifts, delectable cuisine, and enchanting entertainment, it’s no wonder that this market has become a beloved tradition for both locals and visitors alike. So, if you’re seeking a festive experience that captures the essence of Christmas, Montbéliard’s Christmas Market is waiting to welcome you with open arms and holiday cheer.

Montbéliard Christmas Market

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  • montbeliard
  • Montbéliard
  • 25200
  • France

Event Schedule Details

  • November 24, 2023 10:00 am   -   December 25, 2023 8:00 pm
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